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Fire heavily damages Fort home

Fire heavily damages Fort home

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    AN EASTON FIREFIGHTER rests on the back bumper of a fire truck, as other firefighters and a group of Amish men gather on the lawn outside a Route 1A home on Saturday. Fire broke out at the three-story Miller residence when ashes dumped outside set debris near the structure on fire, with flames subsequently spreading to the house. High winds and heat made fighting the fire difficult, as firefighters in heavy turnout gear tired, switching off with other fir...
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Potato farmers eye healthy crop

Potato farmers eye healthy crop

Recent rainfall welcomed in Aroostook County

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Staff photo/Kathy McCarty

    “KIDS” AT THE FAIR — Mia Isabella Arcott and her friend, Charlie Casavant — both 6 and from Presque Isle — visited the Northern Maine Fair on opening day, taking time to visit with many of the animals in the livestock area, including several baby goats in the Petting Zoo. The NMF runs through Saturday, Aug. 2, so there’s still plenty of time to check out several shows an...
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Laws to help veterans, property taxpayers

Laws to help veterans, property taxpayers

By Scott Mitchell Johnson
Staff Writer

    AUGUSTA — Laws aimed at helping Maine veterans and property taxpayers are among the measures going into effect Friday.

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Three charged with criminal threatening of delivery driver

Three charged with criminal threatening

of delivery driver

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Staff photo/Kathy McCarty

    THE REAR DOOR of a Bangor Daily News delivery driver’s car was damaged Friday when a group of teens mistook the vehicle for that of a friend’s ex-boyfriend and reportedly threw rocks and fired a pellet gun at the vehicle. A pellet struck the rear door, missing the window by about eight inches. The driver, his wife  and their 10-year-old son (who’d been asleep in the backseat) were scared but u...
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SUMMER

SUMMER

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Staff photo/Kathy McCarty

    SUMMER wildflowers are in full bloom across Aroostook, like this patch of Black-Eyed Susans.

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Locals receive Allagash Award

Locals receive Allagash Award

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Staff photo/Kathy McCarty

    FOUR INDIVIDUALS received the Allagash Award for 20 years or more of dedicated support to the Natural Resource Council of Maine, during a meeting July 23 held at UMPI’s Campus Center. Pictured in front from left are award recipients: Bonnie Wood and Thurley Briggs. In back: Lisa Pohlmann, NRCM’s executive director; and award recipients Stephen Wood and Kathryn Olmstead.

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Maintenance continues at Bigrock

Maintenance continues at Bigrock

Adventure race planned as next fundraiser

By Scott Mitchell Johnson
Staff Writer

    MARS HILL — Though opening day at Bigrock Mountain is still months away, officials are hard at work as the summer maintenance program is in full swing.

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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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