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2015 Houlton Memorial Day Parade

2015 Houlton Memorial Day Parade

| May 26, 2015

Originally named Declaration Day, Americans remember the lives of those who have died serving the country’s armed forces on Memorial Day. You can never thank a veteran enough. “It’s great, feels great to see everybody around coming out for this and telling us thanks. It means a lot to all the veterans,” said Michael London […]

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Sun Shines on  the 2015 Presque Isle Memorial Day Parade

Sun Shines on the 2015 Presque Isle Memorial Day Parade

| May 26, 2015

The sun was shining in Presque Isle as folks gathered for the Memorial Day Parade. The parade was lead by the Presque Isle Fire Department.  Lots of red, white and blue, and some patriotic tunes from the Presque Isle High School Marching Band. A ceremony was held at the Veterans Memorial Park following the parade. “We remember those […]

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County folks remember fallen heroes at Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetary in Caribou

County folks remember fallen heroes at Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetary in Caribou

| May 25, 2015

Remembering those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Veterans and non-veterans, people young and old, those who knew fallen heroes and those who didn’t, came together in Caribou this Memorial Day to honor those who gave their lives in service of this country. “It’s important to remember that it could have easily been me […]

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US Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer makes third grader’s dream come true

US Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer makes third grader’s dream come true

| May 22, 2015

If you ask students what they would like to add to their house, you’ll get plenty of answers. A local newspaper asked that very question – and kids listed everything from a big screen TV to a hot tub. But Isaac Campbell said something different. What he wanted contained stars and stripes. “I said the United […]

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The 2014 Presque Isle Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony

The 2014 Presque Isle Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony

| May 27, 2014

Fire trucks, police cars, the young marines, veterans, boy scouts, the Presque Isle High School Marching Band, and many more marched down Main Street in Presque Isle to honor the men and woman who have fought for our Freedom. The skies weren’t looking too good, but the rain managed to hold off until the end. “Today […]

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