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Caribou Man Killed in ATV Accident

| October 15, 2013

An ATV accident claims the life of a Caribou man. 76 year old Marvin Hedstrom died Tuesday morning from injuries he received while driving his ATV on the rail bed in New Sweden on Saturday afternoon. Hedstrom was just south of the Rista Road crossing, when he struck a washed out area of the trail and […]

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New Sweden Arsenic poisoning 10 year anniversary

| May 3, 2013

Ten years ago…the largest criminal arsenic poisoning in United States history rocked the small town of New Sweden. Media outlets from across the country flooded the town… And now 10 years later we take a look back at the attack… and how the town of New Sweden is doing… News Source 8 Reporter Angela Christoforos […]

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Music Bowl Renovations Begin in New Sweden

| September 19, 2012

Thomas Park in New Sweden has been home to the historic Music Bowl for 75 years. As time goes on, the structure has slowly fallen apart. Now some dedicated volunteers are working to restore it. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli has an update on how things are going.

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Maine-made Music Showcased in New Sweden

| July 13, 2012

Maine-made music was showcased in the County Saturday, at the sixth annual Arootsakoostik musical festival. News Source 8s Gina DiPietro has more from New Sweden.

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Hundreds Celebrate Arrival of Summer

| June 23, 2012

Hundreds of County residents are celebrating the arrival of Summer this weekend. It’s called the Midsummers Festival. News Source 8′s Gina DiPietro has more on the event from New Sweden.

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