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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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Town officials concerned about LePage’s proposed state budget

Town officials concerned about LePage’s proposed state budget

| January 22, 2015

“Municipalities know what services their community needs more so than the state does I feel. I think the state should be helping us rather than making it harder for us,” said Houlton town manager Butch Asselin. Asselin is concerned about Governor LePage’s budget proposal for the 2016-17 fiscal year. That’s because if the state goes […]

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