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Presque Isle Power Outage

| May 19, 2014

Power was restored after a number of businesses on Main Street in Presque Isle found themselves without electricity Sunday night. Emera Maine received reports around 6:30 Sunday evening that power was out from Mardens on the north end of the city to just shy of downtown. Wal-Mart was forced to evacuate 80 shoppers and had to […]

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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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