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The future of the Presque Isle City Hall still in question

| December 12, 2014

Presque Isle City Hall sits at 12 second street and is in need of some work. “The council noticed that this building is going to have to have some money spent on it in the very near future. So what they wanted to do was explore the possibility of how much they could get if […]

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County Business Leaders Gathered for Maine State Chamber Breakfast

| June 19, 2014

County business leaders gathered over breakfast to discuss important issues in the region. Dana Connors, the President and CEO of the Maine State Chamber of Commerce spoke and says they go around and put the recent legislative session in perspective and also says they take great pride in working with the local and regional chambers. […]

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Moving Forward on the Presque Isle Community Center and Outdoor Pool

| April 9, 2014

The Presque Isle Community Center is moving forward, as the council has given the go ahead for the next major steps. “They are going to end up getting the project to the point where it is prepared. So the next thing the council would authorize is for the architects to actually convert that design into […]

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If City Council Approves Budget, Presque Isle Indoor Pool Will Close

| December 9, 2013

On Monday afternoon, the Presque Isle High School swim team was just starting to get their laps in at the city’s indoor pool. Their practices there could be numbered if the Presque Isle City Council approves a budget that would close the indoor pool for good. City Manager Jim Bennett says, “with the capital money […]

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The 2014 property tax budget is already in the works

| October 8, 2013

At last nights city council meeting city manager of Presque Isle Jim Bennett proposed the 2014 budget. Bennett said, “This years budget that I proposed last night increases spending by about 60 thousands dollars over last years adjusted budget…and that’s all in capitol so that’s all that moneys being invested back into either roads, or […]

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