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Potato farmers eye healthy crop | Print |
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 15:21

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 and exhibits, enjoy some food and take a ride or two.

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Locals receive Allagash Award | Print |
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 15:12

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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Dream comes true for disabled local hunter | Print |
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 13:14

Dream comes true for disabled local hunter

By Kathy McCarty 
Staff Writer

    A local disabled man had his dream of going turkey hunting come true, thanks to a local hunting guide and other volunteers.

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Tuff Truck event, Demolition Derby set for Aug. 2 | Print |
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 13:07

Tuff Truck event, Demolition Derby set for Aug. 2

By Kathy McCarty 
Staff Writer

    PRESQUE ISLE — The third annual Tuff Truck Contest will be held Saturday, Aug. 2, at 1 p.m. in front of the grandstand — one of many family-oriented festivities taking place as part of the 160th annual Northern Maine Fair.

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Aroostook Aspirations Initiative lauded | Print |
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 13:06

Aroostook Aspirations Initiative lauded

    PRESQUE ISLE — On June 7, Aroostook Aspirations Initiative (AAI) held a celebration at the Aroostook Centre Mall in Presque Isle. The purpose of the celebration was two-fold. In addition to a proclamation announcing Aroostook Aspirations Day, the AAI program officially announced the initial group of Gauvin Scholars for 2014 and presented them with a round-trip airfare ticket donated by PenAir.

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