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Fitzpatricks of Houlton named 2014 Farm Family of the Year

| July 11, 2014

Albert Fitzpatrick says farming is in his blood. “You gotta be a risk taker and it’s not always fun but for the most part its not like going to work every day and dreading it..you like it,” he said. It was 1973 when Fitzpatrick took that risk and started his potato farm. What was first […]

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McClung Steps in As Van Buren Town Manager

| July 10, 2014

He’s Van Buren’s new head honcho. Dan McClung stepped in as the new town manager of the St. John valley community last week. “The people have just been great to me..the community is everything I thought it was,” said McClung. McClung is excited to lead a community that wants to grow. And he’s certainly hitting […]

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6 Months After Train Derailment, Wapske Family Can’t Live in Home

| July 9, 2014

Jeffrey Levesque hasn’t slept in a bed in 6 months. “It’s been a living hell..honestly, I go to work and I beat the heat and fight flies..every day and I come home and sit on my lawn and beat flies the same,” he said. Levesque lives with his son Caleb and Caleb’s girlfriend Sam. The […]

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Presque Isle City Council Considers Moving City Hall Location

| July 8, 2014

Maintaining the Presque Isle City Hall building over the next five or ten years could cost somewhere between 250 and 500 thousand dollars – according to city manager Jim Bennett. “Obviously all of the windows need to be redone in the building, the heating system, although the boiler has been fixed the rest hasn’t been […]

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Delivery Rates Change for Emera Maine Customers

| July 7, 2014

It’s not a big decrease, but a decrease nonetheless. As of July 1st, delivery rates for Emera Maine Customers for the Maine Public District dropped by an average of four percent. “I think it’s great news for our customers..we’ve been trying real hard to keep our rates stable and the Maine Public District rates are […]

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