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County Retailers and Bulk Distributors Struggling with High Demand for Wood Pellets

County Retailers and Bulk Distributors Struggling with High Demand for Wood Pellets

| February 9, 2015

If you go into any S.W. Collins store looking to buy wood pellets, you’re going to be out of luck for a little while. All three County stores are out and won’t be getting more until later this month. “Unfortunately they’re just going out faster than they’re even coming in,” said Greg Easter, the store […]

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Caribou firefighters move forward after responding to fatal fires

Caribou firefighters move forward after responding to fatal fires

| February 3, 2015

“Can’t save them all,” said Caribou firefighter and paramedic Justin LaPlante. It’s been a tough few months for the Caribou Fire Department – on Monday they responded to their second fatal fire since November. For this crew, it’s not easy knowing that there were five lives they couldn’t save in just three months. “We don’t […]

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Fort Fairfield Border Patrol hosts active shooter training

Fort Fairfield Border Patrol hosts active shooter training

| January 30, 2015

It’s as close to the real thing as it gets. From the gunshot sounds, to the adrenaline rush, to the feeling of¬†danger. Members of law enforcement from all over the County spent this week training on their active shooter response techniques. “When you’re going into a situation where you know that there’s a threat and […]

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Winter enthusiasts excited about snowstorm

Winter enthusiasts excited about snowstorm

| January 27, 2015

“If we’re going to have winter 3-4 months of the year, we might as well enjoy it,” said Heidi Bartley. Bartley was thrilled when she found out we’d be getting a hefty amount of snow this week. She’s on the committee for the annual Aroostook Women’s Ski Day. The skiing and snowshoeing event at the […]

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Snow Plow accident turns up 100 year old time capsule

Snow Plow accident turns up 100 year old time capsule

| January 23, 2015

“”The whole thing is crazy,’ said Mary Lou Brown, who can’t stop smiling. The co-chair of the history and records committee for the Gray Memorial United Methodist Church in Caribou is overwhelmed with joy¬†because the time capsule she’s been searching for for years has finally turned up. “When Mr. Alden called me to tell me […]

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