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Ventresco takes over as Limestone town manager

| January 8, 2015

“It’s almost like the method of jumping right in to learn how to swim…you almost just have to dive right into it,” said Limestone’s new town manager. And that’s what Fred Ventresco has done in Limestone. He started as the new town manager on Monday. He comes in with 8 collective years of town manager […]

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Houlton’s New Police Chief is Excited to Meet the Community

| January 6, 2015

“My goal is that everybody in town will know who I am. Good or bad,” said Houlton’s new police chief. And it appears that Chief Terry Joseph McKenna is off to a pretty good start. The new head of the Shiretown’s police department shook hands with a number of community leaders on Tuesday afternoon. This […]

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SAD 27 Could Move Forward to Close St. Francis School, Community Members Fight to Keep it Open

| January 5, 2015

“When you lose your school, you lose the heart of your community,” said Colleen McBreairty, who  is passionate about keeping the St. Francis elementary school open. That’s why she and others have worked as a committee since August to try to find some solutions. “It’s a good school and there’s good people here. And the […]

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Local police chiefs react to recent violence against police

| December 23, 2014

“It is the brotherhood. We’re all affects us all..makes us aware of the job that we do every day, that we hope we return to our families at night.” Caribou Police Chief Michael Gahagan is talking about the tragic deaths of two police officers in New York over the weekend. 28-year-old Ismaaiyl Brinsley shot […]

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One month after transition to VIP Tires and Service, Former Sears employees are happy

| December 19, 2014

Wearing a VIP hat and jacket was a little strange at first for Dan Castle. But the former Sears Auto Center employee says it didn’t take long at all for him to feel at home at his new job. “They’ve all been really welcoming and it’s been a really easy transition,” said Castle. Castle is one […]

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