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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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Figure Skaters Bringing “The Lion King” to the Ice

| March 14, 2014

They’ve got zebras, giraffes, and even little lions! It’s the 32nd annual Ice Show put on by the Northern Maine Figure Skating Club. This year’s musical is The Lion King, and over 50 skaters have spent hours practicing for the big day. “We work all year on their foundations, like their elements and their little […]

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Snowdogs Prep for State Tournament

| March 13, 2014

Wednesday marked the last practice for the Aroostook Snowdogs basketball team, as another season comes to an end. “Before we start every practice we have a cheer and I got in the middle of the huddle and I told them how proud I was with the way they represented themselves and their communit,” said Head […]

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The Salvation Army Thrift Store in Presque Isle is Closing its Doors Soon

| March 12, 2014

Another building on main street will be empty within the next few weeks, and that’s the Salvation Army Thrift Store. “We never know why exactly a business closes. But my sense is that obviously their revenues weren’t meeting their expenses. It’s just difficult to have the right sized revenues generated to support the expenses,” says […]

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2013 World Series Trophy Visits Presque Isle

| March 5, 2014

It was a night worth waiting for, as Red Sox fans got an up close and personal look at the 2013 World Series Trophy. “I’ve had a chance to see them play four times and this is a dream come true to see the trophy here,” said fan John Bouley. Red Sox Fan Robbie Smith […]

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