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Councilors receive draft of 2015 budget | Print |
Thursday, 16 October 2014 10:37

Councilors receive draft of 2015 budget

By Kathy McCarty 
Staff Writer

    PRESQUE ISLE — City Council received their first look at the proposed 2015 municipal budget Oct. 6, which included a PowerPoint presentation by City Manager Jim Bennett. Present for the meeting were Council Chair Emily Smith and Councilors Pete Hallowell, Dick Engels, Bruce Sargent, Craig Green and Mike Chasse.

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Hunter’s dream comes true | Print |
Thursday, 16 October 2014 10:36

Hunter’s dream comes true

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Photo courtesy of Scott Cyr

    HUNT OF A LIFETIME — Adam MacDonald, a Presque Isle man who suffers from Duchenne muscular dystrophy, had a dream come true recently, when he went moose hunting and got this 695-pound bull with his first shot. Pictured from left are: Scott Cyr, the registered Maine guide who helped organize the hunt; Joe Carvell, guide; Camille St. Peter, helper; MacDonald; and Dave Hentosh, guide.

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Color Me Pink 5K | Print |
Thursday, 16 October 2014 10:28

Color Me Pink 5K

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Staff photo/Kathy McCarty

    BUDDY SYSTEM — Jocelyn Marquis and Vicki Kinney, employees of the Presque Isle Police Department, at left, paired up to take part in the Color Me Pink 5K held on Saturday in Presque Isle. Money raised will help others in the region battle cancer, through the efforts of organizations like C-A-N-C-E-R and TAMC. Here they are pictured as they traveled west down Academy Street. CLOSE TO THE HEART — Nancy and Rick Duncan and their granddaughter Payton Caron, at right, were among more than 100 participants in Saturday’s Color Me Pink 5K, which raised money for the C-A-N-C-E-R organization and TAMC, to aid those diagnosed with the disease.

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SAD 1 board to re-open search for superintendent | Print |
Thursday, 16 October 2014 10:27

SAD 1 board to re-open search for superintendent

By Scott Mitchell Johnson
Staff Writer

    PRESQUE ISLE — The SAD 1 board of directors decided last Wednesday night to conclude its search process for a new superintendent and re-open the position with a new start date of July 1, 2015.

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Humane Society’s top dog visits The County in support of Question 1 | Print |
Thursday, 16 October 2014 10:25

Humane Society’s top dog

visits The County in support of Question 1

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Staff photo/Scott Mitchell Johnson

    WAYNE PACELLE, left, president/CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, and Katie Hansberry, campaign director of Mainers for Fair Bear Hunting, were in central Aroostook County last Wednesday meeting with supporters and “rallying the troops for the ‘Yes on Question 1’ campaign.” Voting “Yes” on the measure would ban the use of bait, dog or traps in bear hunting.”

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