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Fireworks Sales and Safety

| July 4, 2014

Business at Pyro City Fireworks Store in Presque Isle, is booming. “It has been awesome. There’s no other word to describe it other than awesome,” says store manager Corrie Kierstead. Kierstead says she’s had customers from all over the United States coming in to buy fireworks. Now in their third season, she says they have […]

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Flood Safety Remains Priority…Urges Residents Use Caution and Common Sense

| April 18, 2014

Water has receded a bit in Fort Fairfield, but officials say they’re still eyeing the river. Most importantly they’re warning folks to use caution and common sense in staying safe until the potential for flooding is no longer a threat. Shawn Cunningham reports. 00:00 Fort Fairfield (track 1) The water has gone down a bit […]

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Official Says Prisons Safer Despite Recent Slaying

| March 7, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A Maine official says prisons are safer than they were three years ago despite last week’s slaying of an inmate at the Maine State Prison. WMTW-TV reports that Maine Department of Corrections Commissioner Joseph Ponte says little could be done to prevent the murder of Micah Boland. Boland died after he […]

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Though Late in Season, Game Wardens Still Checking Boats

| September 2, 2013

Cloudy skies and rain in the forecast didn’t make for an ideal Labor Day to be out cruising the waters — but weather didn’t stop game wardens from patrolling our area’s lakes to make sure those who were out there this holiday were being safe. Ed Christie, District Game Warden says, “Some of the things […]

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Caribou Police Setting Up Safety Checkpoint

| June 28, 2013

The Caribou Police Department is concerned about people operating under the influence. After already making a few arrests this summer, they’re getting ahead of the game this weekend. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli reports.   Caribou Police Contact Information: (207) 493-3301 25 High St¬†¬†Caribou, ME 04736  

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