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Grant to enable Micmacs, Maliseets to ‘age in place’

Grant to enable Micmacs, Maliseets to ‘age in place’

By Scott Mitchell Johnson
Staff Writer

    PRESQUE ISLE — The Aroostook Band of Micmacs and the Houlton Band of Maliseets will benefit from a USDA Rural Development grant that will address housing needs.

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Giles leads historic trip to Iwo Jima, Peleliu

Giles leads historic trip to Iwo Jima, Peleliu

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    Anderson Giles, a retired UMPI professor, stands on a rusted anti-boat gun during his most recent trip to the Pacific to preserve the history of World War II. On his trip, Giles visited Iwo Jima and Peleliu.

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Susan Beaulier named 2015 County Teacher of the Year

Susan Beaulier named 2015 County Teacher of the Year

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By Scott Mitchell Johnson
Staff Writer

    ASHLAND — An Ashland educator has been named Aroostook County’s Teacher of the Year, and is now in the running for the state’s top honor.

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Training exercise interrupted by emergency

Training exercise interrupted by emergency

By Kathy McCarty 
Staff Writer

    PRESQUE ISLE — A local man was cold but uninjured after being rescued from Arnold Brook Lake on May 14 when his boat capsized.

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PI queens crowned

PI queens crowned

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Pre-Teen MISS Presque Isle 2015

Teen Miss Presque Isle 2015

Photos contributed by Jolene Kinney

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Easton begins revaluation

Easton begins revaluation

By Kathy McCarty 
Staff Writer

    EASTON — A revaluation project mandated by the state is now underway in Easton, involving all residential and commercial property (homes and businesses) — with the exception of McCain Foods and Huber, which are already valued at 100 percent.

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HISTORIC TOUR

HISTORIC TOUR

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Photo contributed by Hillary Hallett

    As part of Easton’s Sesquicentennial celebration, history comes to life this Friday, May 22, from 6-8 p.m. Students from Easton High School will be representing original Easton settlers and telling participants about their life near where they are laid to rest.

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SAD 1 district-wide budget meeting is tonight

SAD 1 district-wide budget meeting is tonight

By Scott Mitchell Johnson
Staff Writer

    PRESQUE ISLE — Residents in the SAD 1 communities of Castle Hill, Chapman, Mapleton, Presque Isle and Westfield will complete the first of a two-step budget approval process tonight as they vote on a proposed 2015-16 spending plan of $24,138,091.

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UMPI students earn degrees

UMPI students earn degrees

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 Staff photo/Kathy McCarty

    LAURA FANTASIA is presented with her owl wings by Barbara Lambert, administrative support supervisor for UMPI’s business/human resource office, at Saturday’s commencement, held in Wieden Hall gymnasium.

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NMCC students earn degrees

NMCC students earn degrees

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Staff photo/Scott Mitchell Johnson

    SATURDAY WAS A MEMORABLE DAY for Jesse Clark of Washburn. Not only did he graduate from NMCC with a certificate in welding and metal fabrication, but his 2-month-old daughter, Rylee, attended the ceremony, as well.

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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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