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Leaders Encouraging Aroostook Development Meet With Aroostook Delegation Lawmakers to Discuss Important County Issues

| December 10, 2014

County leaders of industry and economic development held an important meeting of the minds today with members of the Aroostook delegation. Shawn Cunningham reports. FILE A new state legislature will convene in January, 00:05 Caribou but before it does Aroostook state lawmakers are getting an earful from from this roundtable of county LEADERS, Leaders Encouraging […]

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Local Jeweler Warns Public To Beware Possible Lead in Jewelry

| October 8, 2014

The holiday shopping season isn’t too far away. One of the popular purchases is jewelry. But before you buy, be aware that you may be getting more than you bargained for. Shawn Cunningham reports. Presque Isle Master Jeweler Gary Holcombe is fixing a broken necklace. But what he wishes he could fix even more is […]

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Raye & Poliquin Set to Square Off in WAGM/LEAD Debate

| May 28, 2014

  Friday May 30th, republican candidates vying for the Second Congressional District seat will be in Aroostook County for a live debate. Bruce Poliquin and Kevin Raye will sit down to answer questions submitted by viewers. The debate/forum is a commercial-free, hour-long program. News Director and Evening News Anchor Chris Weimer will be one of […]

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APP/LEAD Annual Meeting Held Yesterday At UMPI

| November 1, 2013

Almost 80 people were in attendance at the the Aroostook Partnership for Progress and LEAD annual meeting. People came from all over Aroostook county to listen to new initiatives and how to work as a network. Ryan Pelletier, the Executive Director of LEAD was proud of the turnout. “We had a strong showing of both […]

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Pelletier Appointed LEAD Executive Director

| January 10, 2013

The organization Leaders Encouraging Aroostook Development named a new executive director on Tuesday. LEAD has never had an executive director before – but they say they’ve needed one for several years. News Source 8’s Katie Zarrilli caught up with the appointee Thursday and asked him about what some of his plans are

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