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Police and Fire Prevent Suicide

| May 7, 2014

At approximately 8:53 p.m. Tuesday night, the Presque Isle Police Department and Fire Rescue responded to an attempted suicide [by hanging] at Portland Glass on Main Street.  First responders were able to physically intercede.  A 61 year old Presque Isle resident was transported by Crown Ambulance to TAMC for treatment and injuries.

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University of Maine at Presque Isle held its 13th Annual University Day

| April 21, 2014

What interests you? Maybe witch hunts? Different cultures? Or maybe even computer mapping? All these topics and more were covered at UMPI’s 13th annual University Day. “It’s really a chance to have a conference-style, full day long meeting for presentations and poster sessions,” says Jason Johnston, Chair of the University Day Committee. “It’s a very […]

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Council Tells Bou’s Brew Pub Owners to Make Action Plan With City

| April 8, 2014

After hearing concerns from law enforcement, residents, and neighboring businesses about Bou’s Brew Pub, city councilors have told owners of the bar in downtown Presque Isle that they need to come up with a plan of action if they want to stay in business. The bar’s owner Kylie Oliveira ¬†understands. “We don’t want to lose […]

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UMPI Softball Team Prepares for Season on the Road

| March 26, 2014

It’s another day of practicing indoors for the University of Maine Presque Isle softball team, something these girls are kind of getting tired of. “Our outfielders never get to see a fly ball, and we don’t get to work on cutoffs with them that well, and you never really get to see how the ball […]

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Cavendish Indefinitely Suspending Farming Operations in Presque Isle

| March 19, 2014

Suspended indefinitely – that’s what’s happening to Cavendish Farms potato farming operations in the Star City. “There’s gonna be jobs lost in the community, there’s gonna be revenues lost in the community..the upside is they’re going to keep their land,” said Presque Isle director of development and planning Ken Arndt. Thirteen total jobs will be […]

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