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Sheriff’s Deputies Using Mars Hill Town Office As Base of Operations

Sheriff’s Deputies Using Mars Hill Town Office As Base of Operations

| January 16, 2014

Folks in Mars Hill are going to start seeing a sheriff’s car parked outside the town office more often. The Aroostook County Sheriff’s Office made an arrangement with town officials to utilize that space as a base of operations. “There’ll be times when we need to have a deputy go in and get some paperwork […]

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County Educators React To More Charter Schools Could Be Coming To Maine

County Educators React To More Charter Schools Could Be Coming To Maine

| December 12, 2013

Four new charter schools might open in Maine next year, bringing the total to nine charter schools in the state. The schools are in the beginning application phase with the Maine Charter School Commission. As the number of charter schools continues to grow in Maine, the concept is apparently GROWING on more parents. So where […]

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5th Grade Kids Paint The Windows Of Businesses In Mars Hill For The Holidays

5th Grade Kids Paint The Windows Of Businesses In Mars Hill For The Holidays

| December 6, 2013

Decorating the town for the holidays is a job that needs doing, so why not leave it to the kids. Here’s a look at the work kids were doing in Mars Hill. It’s a holiday wonderland in downtown Mars Hill with paintings on the windows, and it’s all done by 5th graders. Jennifer Mahan, a […]

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Mars Hill Town Manager Resigns

Mars Hill Town Manager Resigns

| November 19, 2013

She calls it one of the hardest decision she’s ever had to make. Karin Petrin announced her resignation from her town manager position to the town council Monday night. “This is a job that I’ve enjoyed because I’ve been able to work with a whole slue of people wonderful people with a lot of energy […]

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Wind Turbine Lawsuit Dismissed

Wind Turbine Lawsuit Dismissed

| November 11, 2013

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – The Maine Supreme Judicial Court has dismissed a lawsuit against a wind energy company over its northern Maine wind farm. A lower court judge previously dismissed a complaint by Michael Gosselin of Mars Hill against Boston-based First Wind. Gosselin said the noise from the turbines in Mars Hill are so unbearable […]

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