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‘American Pickers’ crew planning Maine visit

‘American Pickers’ crew planning Maine visit

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Photo courtesy of Junior Gauthier

    THE STARS of the History Channel’s reality show, “American Pickers,” are planning to be in New England in the next couple of months and are looking for unique individuals and their collections, for possible inclusion on their popular television series. Pictured from left are Frank Fritz and Mike Wolfe, who tour the country in search of antiques and collectibles.

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Paving under way on Route 164

Paving under way on Route 164

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Staff photo/Kathy McCarty

    REPAVING OF ROUTE 164 between Presque Isle and Washburn is under way, with the project expected to be completed by September. Work is being done by McGillan’s Construction of Fort Fairfield, with Steelstone Industries, of Houlton, as subcontractor.

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Mapleton dairy operation joins Wisc.-based organic products cooperative

Mapleton dairy operation

joins Wisc.-based organic products cooperative

By Scott Mitchell Johnson
Staff Writer

    MAPLETON — Chase’s Organic Dairy Farm, owned and operated by Vaughn and Laura Chase, has joined the CROPP cooperative, based in Wisconsin, and is now selling its milk to Organic Valley.

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Ashland District School student named one of ‘Governor’s Young Writers of the Year’

Ashland District School student

named one of ‘Governor’s Young Writers of the Year’

By Scott Mitchell Johnson
Staff Writer

    PORTAGE LAKE — Justine Nason of Portage Lake said she was both “excited and emotional” upon learning she was one of three high school students chosen as winners of the Maine Community College System’s A Journey Into Writing contest and named a 2014 Governor’s Young Writer of the Year.

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Grant to boost visual arts project

Grant to boost visual arts project

    The University of Maine at Presque Isle has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to assist in the creation of the region’s very first facility dedicated to the visual arts. The university has been working with the Wintergreen Arts Center, the city of Presque Isle, building owners and several other partners to transform 149 State St. into the Northern Maine Center for the Cultural Arts.

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Top three selected in patch contest

Top three selected in patch contest

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Staff photo/Kathy McCarty

    WINNING ENTRIES — The top three entries for the Presque Isle Police Department’s patch contest have been announced. Pictured from left, they are: Jeff Ouellette, of Caribou; Ken Keaton Designs, of Caribou; and Lynn Cote, no town given,” said Chief Matt Irwin, of the PIPD. According to Chief Matt Irwin, of the PIPD, some revisions are necessary for the purpose of reproduction. 

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This week’s PDF

A PDF version of this week’s Star-Herald is now available for download.

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