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Local businesses see boost during moose hunting season

| September 24, 2014

It’s a sunny September day and the Gateway Variety store in Ashland is packed. Dressed in their orange caps and camoflauge suits, hunters are coming in nonstop, tagging their prized possessions. “Today has been crazy busy…a day like this is just awesome for business,” said Dennis Beaulier who owns the Gateway Variety. The 2014 Maine […]

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Three weeks into school year, Wellington students and staff say transition to Houlton has gone well

| September 17, 2014

For kindergarten teacher Susan McMann, every new school year brings something different. But this year more than most. “We were a little anxious this is so much bigger than what we’ve been used to however with everybody’s help, and just doing it for a few days it wasn’t as bad as we thought it was […]

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Aroostook State Park makes upgrades in time for foliage season

| September 15, 2014

With the swinging of a pickaxe, the rolling of rocks, and some pretty intense digging..the puzzle that is the Aroostook State Park trail system continues to come together. “This is better…this is like getting your first bike you know as a kid…it’s exciting,” said Park Manager Scott Thompson. Seven crew members from the Maine Conservation […]

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One year later, BigRock Mountain financially in better shape, not out of the red

| September 12, 2014

It would be an understatement to say that people in Mars Hill think of Big Rock Mountain as a staple in their community. “Everything. This is everything. This is probably the centerpiece of Mars Hill,” said Darrin Muray. “I’ve had a season pass since I was like 8 years old,” said Matthew Shaw. But the […]

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Wheeler retires after 42 Years with Sheriff’s Office

| August 29, 2014

Keith Wheeler hates talking about himself. He’s also not a fan of having his picture taken. But a man who spends more than four decades committed to a cause greater than himself is well worth getting to know. “We’re there to help the people, that’s what’s important..people come first,” said Wheeler. Wheeler is taking off […]

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