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Despite Massachusetts Crash, Hot Air Balloon Pilot Coming to Crown of Maine Balloon Fest

| July 22, 2014

Theresa Fowler couldn’t believe her eyes when she watched the news on Monday morning – when she recognized the hot air balloon that crashed into power lines in Massachusetts over the weekend. “I was just ill at the thought of the pilot we know fairly well and a balloon accident period..and it was pretty upsetting […]

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Man Drives Truck Into Nackawic Fire Hall, Damages Building and Equipment

| July 21, 2014

Richard Barrow has fought fires with the Nackawic Fire Department for forty years. In all that time he has never battled one like he did Monday morning. “On our our own house it’s a different story altogether. Just devastating to come down here and see that,” he said. Nackawic Fire Chief William Hopkins says it was around […]

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As MOO Milk Disbands, County Farmers Find New Opportunities

| July 18, 2014

For organic dairy farmer Vaughn Chase, it’s the end of one chapter..and the beginning of a new one. “We’re actually looking forward to this challenge,” said Chase. On Saturday Chase’s Organic Dairy Farm will supply its last MOO Milk truck..something the farm in Mapleton has been doing for the last five years.. And then on Monday […]

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County Men Taking 114 Mile Hike to Honor Our Nation’s Heroes

| July 17, 2014

Chris Robinson has hiked Mt. Katahdin fourteen times. But his next venture up the mountain may be the most meaningful one yet. “It’s going to be very emotional at the end,” he said. That’s because he and six other men will be walking for our country’s heroes. Starting in the town of Monson and going […]

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Local Author and Photographer Team Up For Book About St. John Valley

| July 14, 2014

To Dottie Hutchins, the St. John Valley is more than a place, it’s a feeling. “There’s something really special about the valley..it’s a feeling of community, it’s a feeling of the family connection that people have,” she said. Hutchins’ love for the area started in Fort Kent – the first time she watched the Can-Am […]

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