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Wind Farms Still Energizing Maine Economy…New Proposal for Another In Maine

Wind Farms Still Energizing Maine Economy…New Proposal for Another In Maine

| August 28, 2014

Bingham, ME: (AP) A proposal to build what would be Maine’s largest energy-generating wind farm has received preliminary approval from state environmental regulators. The Department of Environmental Protection’s draft decision, issued Wednesday by Commissioner Patricia Aho, means the department could issue a final decision as early as Sept. 5. The deadline is Sept. 8. Blue […]

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Medical Monday 8.4.14: Ebola Causing Global Distress

Medical Monday 8.4.14: Ebola Causing Global Distress

| August 7, 2014

The World Health Organization reports the death toll continues to rise in Western Africa from the ebola virus. More than 800 people have died in the past week in parts of Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. Two American aid workers have contracted the disease. One was flown back to the states for treatment. That […]

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Seven Men Complete Wilderness Walk for Warriors

Seven Men Complete Wilderness Walk for Warriors

| August 6, 2014

Blistered and bruised – Chris Robinson is back from a 9 day journey to the summit of Mount Katahdin. He and six other men hiked 114 miles from the town of Monson to the top of Maine’s biggest mountain. “A couple of the guys had to go to the doctor after,” he said. But their […]

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Fort Kent Named 27th Business Friendly Community in Maine

Fort Kent Named 27th Business Friendly Community in Maine

| June 26, 2014

It’s a big deal for the little town that could. Fort Kent is Maine’s newest certified business friendly community. “We’re really ecstatic about the recognition and we look forward to inviting more and more businesses here,” said Skyla Hamilton, executive director of the Greater Houlton Area Chamber of Commerce. “It’s a reaffirmation of the efforts […]

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Longtime Drug Enforcement Agent Receives Big Honor

Longtime Drug Enforcement Agent Receives Big Honor

| April 11, 2014

A standing ovation for Chief Deputy Sheriff and longtime Maine Drug Enforcement Agent Darrell Crandall on Friday, as he was recognized by the Maine Elks Association as the state’s nominee for the Enrique Camarena award. One he accepted on behalf of himself and the hundreds of officers he’s been able to work with. “I’m humbled […]

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