Presque Isle

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Thoughts on food waste

To the editor:
My apologies for the late reply to the May 15 article “Local farming wastes the most food in Maine.”

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How people ‘called’ in Victorian times

Anyone familiar with me knows that I am fascinated by all things Victorian.  The Victorian Era refers to the period from 1837 to1901 when Queen Victoria reigned in England.  

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Be safe in the woods

It’s time for Nancy’s annual “how to stay safe in the woods” column. When the weather warms, many genealogists head out to explore. If you’re planning on bashing through the woods, hunting up the old family homestead or the site of a long-neglected cemetery, there are a few things to keep in mind.

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County student brings gold home to Maine

Josh McGillicuddy, a recent graduate of Northern Maine Community College’s (NMCC) Electrical Construction and Maintenance program, won a gold medal at the SkillsUSA National Leadership & Skills Conference (NLSC) in Atlanta, G.A.

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Giberson named to the Bates dean’s list

LEWISTON — Colby Giberson of Fort Fairfield was named to the dean’s list at Bates College for the winter semester ending in April 2024. This is a distinction earned by students whose grade point average is 3.92 or higher. Giberson is majoring in psychology and minoring in anthropology at Bates.

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Tractor Supply Company awards grant to Mapleton veteran to support farming venture

Tractor Supply Company  (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retailer in the United States, and the Farmer Veteran Coalition have awarded veteran Phillip Elliott in Mapleton $1,000 to support his farm, Bedford Farms of Maine.  The grant is part of Tractor Supply’s $100,000 donation to FVC’s Fellowship Fund, which provides direct assistance to veterans in […]

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Presque Isle area From our Files – Week of July 10, 2024

25 Years Ago – July 14, 1999
Kavanaugh crowned Jr. Potato Blossom — Candace Kavanaugh of Presque Isle was crowned Jr. Miss Potato Blossom Saturday at Fort Fairfield High School in the first of three pageants during the Potato Blossom Festival.