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Town of Washburn pitches in to return the love to one of their own

Town of Washburn pitches in to return the love to one of their own

| June 12, 2015

If there’s one man in Washburn that everybody knows, it’s 62 year old Owen James. “Owen has been my neighbor since we moved here in 1964,” said Robert Rossignol, who has since moved downstate but his mother still lives in Washburn. Not because he’s been around so long, but because he always seems to be […]

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Wish comes true for Washburn boy who beat cancer

Wish comes true for Washburn boy who beat cancer

| June 8, 2015

To look at him now, it’s hard to believe that 12 year old Reed from Washburn was recently in a fight against cancer. “Back and forth to Portland, I don’t know how many trips we made…. Chemo, radiation, a full year of treatment,” said Trina Farley, Reed’s mother. All of the back and forth travel […]

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4-H STEM Ambassador Program a Hit with Washburn Students, UMPI Student-Teachers

4-H STEM Ambassador Program a Hit with Washburn Students, UMPI Student-Teachers

| May 28, 2015

For University of Maine-Presque Isle student Leah Rodriguez, science is not a quiet study, but rather a roaring road to discovery. The Washburn elementary and middle school students she teaches as part of an after school program share this sentiment. “The more they get loud and crazy, the better we know we’re doing,” said Rodriguez. […]

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Washburn Mill Pond makes progress becoming stream

Washburn Mill Pond makes progress becoming stream

| May 4, 2015

Gone now is the snow, and Washburn residents can see what was once a pond making big progress becoming a stream. “I think it looks a lot better than what it did. It still needs a lot of work but they’re getting to it,” said Washburn resident Lisa Rossignol. “I knew it was going to […]

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Public Help Needed in Washburn Break In

Public Help Needed in Washburn Break In

| April 22, 2015

A break in took place in Washburn Tuesday night.  According to the Washburn Police Department Facebook page, a person or persons broke into White Services on Main Street in Washburn and took a large sum of loose and rolled quarters.  Police are asking that anyone with information contact the police department.  If you saw anything […]

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