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Small Business Saturday

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

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

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

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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New Oncology and Radiology Suite

New Oncology and Radiology Suite

| October 11, 2014

Presque Isle – As ground breaks on the new Oncology and radiology suite at TAMC, retired oncology nurse Joyce Davis is reminded of how things used to be done, We had an old cobalt machine, and I mean it was old, it functioned very well but it was wonderful when we could move on to […]

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