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McClung Steps in As Van Buren Town Manager

| July 10, 2014

He’s Van Buren’s new head honcho. Dan McClung stepped in as the new town manager of the St. John valley community last week. “The people have just been great to me..the community is everything I thought it was,” said McClung. McClung is excited to lead a community that wants to grow. And he’s certainly hitting […]

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6 Months After Train Derailment, Wapske Family Can’t Live in Home

| July 9, 2014

Jeffrey Levesque hasn’t slept in a bed in 6 months. “It’s been a living hell..honestly, I go to work and I beat the heat and fight flies..every day and I come home and sit on my lawn and beat flies the same,” he said. Levesque lives with his son Caleb and Caleb’s girlfriend Sam. The […]

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Presque Isle City Council Considers Moving City Hall Location

| July 8, 2014

Maintaining the Presque Isle City Hall building over the next five or ten years could cost somewhere between 250 and 500 thousand dollars – according to city manager Jim Bennett. “Obviously all of the windows need to be redone in the building, the heating system, although the boiler has been fixed the rest hasn’t been […]

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Delivery Rates Change for Emera Maine Customers

| July 7, 2014

It’s not a big decrease, but a decrease nonetheless. As of July 1st, delivery rates for Emera Maine Customers for the Maine Public District dropped by an average of four percent. “I think it’s great news for our customers..we’ve been trying real hard to keep our rates stable and the Maine Public District rates are […]

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Foodland Store Closing in Perth-Andover, Mayor Says it’s a Huge Loss

| June 27, 2014

“It’s just a huge, huge loss..” said Perth Andover Mayor Terry Ritchie when talking about the upcoming closure of the Foodland store. The grocery store chain Sobey’s announced this week that they’ll be closing around 50 stores in Canada. “All in all it’s a shame as far as I’m concerned..and a lot of people feel the […]

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