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Rep. David McCrea, D-Fort Fairfield, (second from right) and Sen. Michael Carpenter, D-Houlton, welcome members of the Fort Fairfield/Easton Amish community to the State House on Thursday, March 16. The Amish attended a public hearing that day to testify in support of legislation to allow them to wear red instead of orange during hunting season. Their national church group opposes wearing hunter orange due to its bright color.

Bill could let Amish Mainers wear red instead of orange when hunting

Rep. Dave McCrea, D-Fort Fairfield, wants to let Amish community members hunt wearing red rather than blaze orange in accordance with religious customs.
In January, Sanford Police and the York County Sheriff’s Office assisted state and federal drug agents in the arrest of two people in the largest heroin drug bust in Maine. The combined street value of the fentanyl laced heroin seized in both Maine and Massachusetts was over $1.8 million.

Maine needs more money to investigate fentanyl deaths

Of the 378 overdose deaths in 2016, 195 were attributed to fentanyl, up from only nine in 2013.

Adult Daycare Center Opens in Presque Isle

PHOTO: Back, left to right: Peyton Hebert, LSW; Andrea Daigle, LMSW-CC
Seated at front, left to right: Melissa Cyr, LSW-C; Andrea Dumond, LSW-C; Crystal Hughes, LSW; Patty Fournier, LSW

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“Tournées French Film Festival” at UMFK

“Tournées French Film Festival” at UMFK

Aroostook County power prices to dip slightly in June

Costs for residential customers in Emera Maine’s Maine Public Service district will stay basically flat through the end of 2017.

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