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Three County hospitals join with two other to become Maine Rural Health Collaborative, LLC

Three County hospitals join with two other to become Maine Rural Health Collaborative, LLC

| March 25, 2015

Coming together. That’s what five rural hospitals in our state are doing to provide better healthcare in different communities. Three of them are hospitals right here in the County. “We believe the power of five is greater than the power of one. We believe by working together we can certainly improve our collaborative,” said Houlton […]

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Chapman celebrates 100th anniversary

Chapman celebrates 100th anniversary

| March 24, 2015

It’s a big year for a little town. Chapman will be celebrating its 100th anniversary throughout 2015. “It is a big deal. You only get to turn 100 once so we’re taking advantage of the opportunity to celebrate the centennial,” said town manager for Mapleton, Castle Hill and Chapman Jon Frederick. A farming and logging […]

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New potato variety named after Caribou

New potato variety named after Caribou

| March 20, 2015

“How many towns get a potato named after them?” asked Caribou resident Anita St. Peter. While we may not know the answer to that question, we do know that Caribou is now the list. Caribou Russet is our state’s newest potato variety…named after the most northeastern city in the US. “Having the Caribou potato certainly […]

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Monticello residents vote on whether or not they want to pull out of RSU 29

Monticello residents vote on whether or not they want to pull out of RSU 29

| March 16, 2015

“We’ve lost our sense of community,” said Monticello resident Laurice Grass-Bell. Grass-Bell doesn’t like what’s happened in her town. Since the Wellington school was shut down last June, she and others have worked to give residents the option of pulling out of Regional School Unit 29 and forming their own school district. “It’s the first year that […]

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One year after devastating fire, Ark Animal Sanctuary still receiving support, moving forward in rebuilding efforts

One year after devastating fire, Ark Animal Sanctuary still receiving support, moving forward in rebuilding efforts

| March 13, 2015

For Lorraine Monfils and the volunteers at the Ark Animal Sanctuary, remembering this day one year ago isn’t easy. “It brings out a lot of emotion, I mean we’re all still really sad when we look at the pictures,” she said. An early morning fire on March 12th, 2014 tore through the beloved sanctuary in […]

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