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Red Cross Launches Home Fire Preparedness Campaign

| January 16, 2015

“We never know when it’s going to happen, we’ve got to have a plan. You have two minutes to get out of your house or apartment,” said Joyce Knorr, community manager for Aroostook County of the American Red Cross of northern and eastern Maine. The Red Cross doesn’t want to see any more people tragically die […]

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Organizations in St. John Valley work to improve oral health of young kids

| January 15, 2015

Making little teeth sparkle and shine! Five organizations in the St. John Valley have come together to improve oral health care for young kids. “It’s a lifetime effect. Statistically, children miss a lot of school because of dental decay or pain related to their mouth. And then ongoing through life it’s self esteem or even […]

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Animals taken from Littleton home settling in at shelters statewide

| January 14, 2015

“It was almost unimaginable when we pulled in down there, the barking that was going on. I can’t even imagine living in that,” said Betsy Hallett, manager of the Central Aroostook Humane Society. The Central Aroostook Humane Society was one of many agencies that responded to a seizure of more than fifty animals from a […]

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More than 50 Animals Rescued from Littleton Home

| January 13, 2015

Animal welfare officials were on scene conducting a search warrant at a home located at 1064 Framingham road in Litteton today. The director of animal welfare for the Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resource said more than fifty animals were taken out of the home. Liam Hughes said that this is an investigation that has been running […]

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Madore retires after more than 13 years as Sheriff

| January 8, 2015

“This was definitely what I was born to do…and I’ve enjoyed every minute of it.” Jim Madore is going to miss wearing his uniform. He’s going to miss his interactions with the public, and he’s going to miss the great people that work underneath him. But he says after more than 13 years as the […]

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