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Potato and oat fields can be seen on the last day of planting on June 18 at Hemphill Farms in Presque Isle. The farm rotates fields between oats and potatoes.

Maine potato planting wrapped up after winter of reckoning with outbreak

Maine potato farmers have wrapped up planting and are hoping for a good year.
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Chris Austin, FAPCO Hampden;
Stacey Perry, FAPCO Lincoln;
Mark Russell, President and CEO of Ohio Mutual Insurance Group

F.A. Peabody Company Honored by Ohio Mutual Insurance Group as Million Dollar Agency

HOULTON, ME – F.A. Peabody Company was recently recognized by Ohio Mutual Insurance Group President and CEO Mark C. Russell as a “Million Dollar Agency” …
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Cary Medical Center Birth Announcements

The following births were recently announced at Cary Medical Center: Gogain- A boy, Elijah Aaron Gogain born to Melissa and Aaron Gogain of Presque Isle …
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Madawaska Town Manager Elected to NMDC Executive Board of Directors

Madawaska – After a six year hiatus, Ryan Pelletier will be returning to the Board of Directors of Northern Maine Development Commission, an organization which …
Sam Blackstone of Circle B Farms in Caribou practices integrated pest management at the apple and blueberry farm.

What does climate change mean for The County?

“If you think back a few decades ago and feel like winters were colder, the plant hardiness zones would suggest that’s right,” said Susan Erich, an agriculture professor at the University of Maine.

NMMC Childbirth Class

Saturday, July 30, 2016 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Northern Maine Medical Center, Medical …

Suicide Loss Support Group

Thursday, July 7, 2016 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Northern Maine Medical Center, Medical …

Alzheimer’s Dementia Support Group meeting

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Location: Forest Hill Rehab and Skilled …

NMMC Cancer Support Group

Friday, July 1, 2016 1:45 p.m. to 3 p.m. Location: Mizpah, 126 Doucette Road, Grand …
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Madawaska Town Voters Approve All Town Meeting Article in Record Time

Madawaska – It took just slightly over an hour for 64 residents to decide on …

Grand jury indicts Houlton man on charges of kidnapping, terrorizing

A Houlton man charged with kidnapping in March has been indicted on numerous related charges.

Madawaska High School fourth quarter honor roll

Madawaska High School Fourth quarter honor roll Grade 12, high honors: Samuel Caron, Aspen Cote, Alexandra …

State Farm Funds Cary Medical Center and American Red Cross Fire Safety Ladder Program

State Farm has awarded Cary Medical Center a grant in the amount of $11,000 to …

Hit-and-run at Madawaska gas pump leads to multiple charges

Eye witness accounts and video surveillance footage indicate both men returned to the truck after talking with the owner of the other vehicle, once they were told the incident was reportable to the police.

Community High School third trimester honor roll

Community High School, Fort Kent Third trimester honor roll Grade 12, high honors: Alyssa Charette, …

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