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Council discusses Community Center bid specs

Council discusses Community Center bid specs

By Kathy McCarty 
Staff Writer

    PRESQUE ISLE — Councilors will meet tonight (Wednesday, Nov. 19) at 6 p.m. to continue discussing signing a contract with Harriman Associates (with offices in Auburn, Portland, and Manchester, N.H.) to prepare Community Center bid specs, following a presentation Monday night by City Manager Jim Bennett on the project’s status.

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Dollar Tree plans merger with national retailer

Dollar Tree plans merger with national retailer

By Kathy McCarty 
Staff Writer

    Dollar Tree, Inc., headquartered in Chesapeake, Va., the nation’s leading operator of discount variety stores, announced Nov. 7 that, as planned, it has certified substantial compliance with the request for additional information and documentary materials (second request) issued by the Federal Trade Commission on Sept. 8, regarding its proposed acquisition (proposed merger) of Family Dollar Stores, Inc.

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County hospitals, UWA give books to area children

County hospitals, UWA give books to area children

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Staff photo/Scott Mitchell Johnson

    PAM LILLEY, RN, manager of TAMC’s Women and Children’s Unit, reads one of her favorite books, “Oh My Baby, Little One” to, from left: Charlotte, Charlie and McKendzie, children who attend ACAP’s Early Head Start and Head Start programs. Lilley was part of an announcement made last Friday in which The County’s four hospitals and the United Way of Aroostook will team up to help put a new boo...
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Future Maysville Museum now ‘weatherproof’

Future Maysville Museum now ‘weatherproof’

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Staff photo/Scott Mitchell Johnson

    NEW WINDOWS WERE INSTALLED last week at the Maysville Museum in Presque Isle. Located at the corner of U.S. Route 1 and the Brewer Road, the museum will be dedicated to the history of Maysville, the Aroostook War, Presque Isle’s two Granges and its 21 one-room schoolhouses. Prepping for the window installation is Stephen Boucher, an employee of A&L Construction, as Rick Nadeau, owner of the local const...
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Harvest help on the rise at PIHS

Harvest help on the rise at PIHS

By Scott Mitchell Johnson
Staff Writer

    PRESQUE ISLE — Twenty-six more Presque Isle High School students worked during this year’s potato harvest than the previous year.

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Fort Fairfied Vets’ memorial dedicated

Fort Fairfied Vets’ memorial dedicated

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Contributed photo/Ben Pinette

    SOLEMN TRIBUTE — A new veterans’ memorial, featuring 10 flagpoles and seven granite stones — one for every war, and an additional larger stone in the center with four granite benches found in the perimeter — has been dedicated near the Fort Fairfield VFW Paul Lockhart Post 6187 on Presque Isle St.

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Administrators appointed

Administrators appointed

By Scott Mitchell Johnson
Staff Writer

    PRESQUE ISLE — Clint Deschene and Gehrig Johnson were unanimously appointed at last Wednesday night’s SAD 1 board meeting as assistant superintendent for business and superintendent, respectively.

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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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