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Veterans raise a flag at Grimes Mill cemetery

| September 20, 2013

The stars and stripes were on display down at the Grimes mill cemetery…It was a day full of pride, as well as emotions for most, especially Gail LaPointe… “my whole picnic is here, my grandfather, two uncles, my husband, my son, my father, my mom, and two brothers.” A flag was raised in the cemetery […]

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Presque Isle Holds Memorial Day Parade

| May 27, 2013

Monday¬†morning in Presque Isle¬† folks came out for the parade down main street. Despite some on and off rain showers, people lined up, eager to honor and remember those who have served. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli reports.

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Northern Maine Veterans’ Cemetary Celebrates Memorial Day

| May 27, 2013

We begin our news coverage tonight with a look at several local Memorial day celebrations, starting in Caribou at the Northern Maine Veteran’s Cemetary. That’s where Shawn Cunningham was for the tenth anniversary celebration. As she reports, while local veterans and the community came together to celebrate FALLEN vets…its also an opportunity to bring attention […]

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Military Ball Held in Fort Kent

| December 27, 2012

We don’t always get a chance to thank those who serve or have served our country. So, The Knights of Columbus in Fort Kent put on an big event last Saturday to do just that. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli has the story.

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New Grant to Help Veterans get Education

| September 7, 2012

The cost of a college education is an expensive thought for everyone — including veterans. But the Northern Maine Development Commission is hoping that with a grant they just received, they’ll be able to change that. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli explains

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