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Caribou Residents Devastated After Fatal Fire

| November 20, 2014

“Life…it’s just gone,” said Janet McGuinness of Limestone. Caribou area residents are shocked and grief stricken after their city’s most tragic fire in recent years. “Sad and devastated..nobody wants to see this happen,” said Milo Haney. A mother and her three young children died inside this mobile home on Thursday morning according to the State […]

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Fire Claims Life of St. Francis Man

| November 19, 2014

Residents in the small community of St. Francis are in shock at the sudden loss of their neighbor. “Not nice to lose a neighbor….from what I knew of him he was an alright guy,” said Nathalie Jackson. 74-year-old Patrick Deignan was killed in a house fire on Wednesday morning. The St. Francis fire department got […]

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Ark Animal Sanctuary Begins Rebuilding Effort

| November 17, 2014

“We continue to hit bumps in the road but we’re not going to give up we’re just going to keep pushing forward and every bump that we hit it’s a learning curve for us and someday we’ll just reach it and we’ll be in a comfortable spot,” said Lorraine Monfils, president of the Ark Animal […]

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History of the Presque Isle Airport: Part 5

| November 14, 2014

Commercial aviation at the Presque Isle airport started in 1933 with Boston and Maine Airways. “It connected Presque Isle with the rest of the country,” said Nate Grass. InĀ 1940, Boston and Maine changed its name to Northeast Airlines — which served the city for 32 years — and in the 60s, jet service was included. […]

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History of the Presque Isle Airport: Part 4

| November 13, 2014

The closure of the Presque Isle Air Force Base happened in the fall of 1961, but the city had known it was coming since March. That’s when then President Kennedy declared the snark missile obsolete. That month the Department of Defense announced they’d be closing 50 bases throughout the US..they didn’t name the communities in […]

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