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Abby’s Angel Bags to bring comfort

Abby’s Angel Bags to bring comfort

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Photo courtesy of TAMC

    FAMILY MEMBERS of Abigail Ladner, who passed away last November as the result of injuries she sustained from an automobile accident, recently presented the first basket of Abby’s Angel Bags to members of the emergency department and Critical Care Transport teams at TAMC. Pictured with the care and comfort bags are, from left: Kennedy Jarvis, Stacey Ladner, Troy Ladner, Connie Jarvis, Georgina Schiff, manager of the emergen...
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Six Chinese students to attend PIHS this fall

Six Chinese students to attend PIHS this fall

By Scott Mitchell Johnson
Staff Writer

    PRESQUE ISLE — As part of SAD 1’s growing Chinese Initiative at Presque Isle High School, the district will be enrolling six Chinese students for the 2014-15 school year.

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White auditions for ‘American Idol’

White auditions for ‘American Idol’

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Photo courtesy of Drew White

    DREW WHITE, of Wade, made the trip to Portland to audition for “American Idol.” Though the WDHS grad didn’t make it, he enjoyed the experience.   

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Little Free Libraries come to Presque Isle

Little Free Libraries come to Presque Isle

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Photo courtesy of Sonja Plummer-Morgan

    EMILY SHAW, 21, of Presque Isle, leaves a book at the Little Free Library found at the William V. Haskell Community Center in Presque Isle. The city recently received a $1,000 grant from the Maine Humanities Council that allowed for the purchase of three free-standing structures that will help promote reading and literacy in the community by providing free books 24/7. Residents and visitors alike are enc...
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District replacing sewer, water mains

District replacing sewer, water mains

By Kathy McCarty 
Staff Writer

    PRESQUE ISLE — A project to replace some sewer and water mains in the central business district is under way.

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Police, educators learn to interact with autistic citizens

Police, educators learn to interact with autistic citizens

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    MATT BROWN, a U.S. probation officer and autism information specialist with the Autism Society of Maine — whose teenage son is on the autism spectrum — served as instructor at a safety training session held at UMPI June 26. He’s the founder of the Law Enforcement Program and has been educating first responders about autism for over 10 years. Brown educates all police cadets at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy about how ...
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Haying machine sparks grass fire

Haying machine sparks grass fire

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Photo courtesy of Justin Carney

    AN AERIAL SHOT, taken from a Maine Forest Service helicopter, shows the extent of damage to about 12 acres caused by a grass fire in a field off the State Road. The vehicle belongs to someone who responded to the blaze and was not damaged.

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BEAUTIFUL DAY FOR FLYING

BEAUTIFUL DAY FOR FLYING

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Photo by Peter Coffin

    This hot-air balloon landed in the field just south of Presque Isle Country Club driving range on Parkhurst Siding Road at 6:45 a.m. on Friday, July 11, a beautiful sight on a sunny, quiet morning.

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Local man indicted on 29 counts

Local man indicted on 29 counts

By Kathy McCarty 
Staff Writer

    PRESQUE ISLE — A former school basketball official was indicted on 29 counts, following an investigation by the Aroostook County Sheriff’s Office that he had inappropriate contact with several minors throughout the region while serving as a referee.

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