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Behind the Scenes: Presque Isle Rotary Auction

| December 4, 2014

Thursday wraps up the Presque Isle Rotary Club’s Annual auction. NewsSource 8 got an exclusive look at the behind the scenes action, of what it actually takes to put on an event of this size. “So Downstairs is kind of like an emergency and something needs to be taken care of immediately,” said Rotary Club […]

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Small Business Saturday

| November 29, 2014

These shoppers are going into one of the many local stores participating in small business Saturday. Many businesses had 20% off on nearly everything in store, including Sleepers in caribou and Merchants on the Corner in Presque Isle. “Black Friday was awesome we had a great day, and we are expecting more of the same today,” […]

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County residents give their take on November snowfall

| November 7, 2014

They’ve got their snow blowers and their shovels out in full force. Quite a winter wonderland outside…and it’s safe to say the people of Aroostook County have differing thoughts on this second November snowfall. “Hate it,” said Kalena Washington. “My thoughts are I love snow, I’m a downhill skier, can’t wait for Christmas to get […]

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MSAD 1 Chinese Exchange Program is Blossoming

| October 22, 2014

After three and a half years of planning, Chinese exchange students are now attending MSAD 1. It’s part of an initiative to expand diversity. “We’ve gone from modest beginnings to to a point where it’s really blossoming,” says Superintendent Gehrig Johnson. The first component of the initiative is having some schools in China use the Presque […]

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Aroostook Centre Mall Sears Location To Close January 2015…More than 60 Workers Affected

| October 16, 2014

Sears at the Aroostook Center Mall in Presque Isle is permanently closing its doors as of January 2015. Shawn Cunningham joins us now with local reaction. Its devastating news as yet another business, a corporate conglomerate is leaving Aroostook County. The closing leaves more than 60 workers unemployed and people in this region scrambling to wonder […]

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