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In honor of POW/MIA

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Aroostook Republican photo/Natalie De La Garza
    Members of the Loring Honor Guard spent the afternoon of Sept. 18 hanging up flags around the city in honor of POW/MIA Day last Friday. Pictured are, from left, Loring Job Corps students Brandon Della Valle, David Roy and Claude Versallies.

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Grant could strengthen quality of childhood education

By Natalie De La Garza
Staff Writer

    LIMESTONE — A Title I grant could be just what the Limestone Community School needs to improve its early childhood education, but board members are worried that the federal funding might come with stringent requirements that could exceed staff resources.

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New town manager hired in Limestone

By Theron Larkins
Staff Writer

    LIMESTONE — The town of Limestone has recently made their official announcement of two major personnel changes within the town including the town manager and Recreation Deptartment director positions.

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King resigns from selectpeople
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Marilyn King

By Theron Larkins
Staff Writer

    LIMESTONE — The Limestone selectpeople held their regular meeting on Sept. 17 to discuss some important agenda items, as well as to accept the resignation of Marilyn King, who was unable to attend the meeting. King left a letter with Town Manager Donna Bernier to read to the board, explaining her situation and why she has made the decision to end her term before the three-year term ends.
    The letter from King addressed to the board of selectpeople read as follows:

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Neal Shaw brings excitement to Caribou Library
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Lisa Neal Shaw

By Natalie De La Garza
Staff Writer

    CARIBOU — Caribou’s new Librarian Lisa Neal Shaw’s first day on the job was Sept. 2 and while any first-day jitters are long gone, her excitement about the new career is unwavering.
    Neal Shaw, 46, comes to Caribou from the Presque Isle library, where she was the reference librarian, and brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience.

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Collaboration working well for Limestone schools

By Natalie De La Garza
Staff Writer

    LIMESTONE — The Maine School of Science and Mathematics and the Limestone Community School of RSU 39 have been sharing the same building for nearly 20 years, and the benefits of doing so seem to be growing.

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National POW/MIA Recognition Day observed at Northern Maine Veterans’ Cemetery
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Aroostook Republican photo/Theron Larkins
    Sgt. Maj. Roger Felix, at right, and chairman of the Northern Maine Veterans’ Cemetery Committee Harry Hafford stand at attention after the traditional wreath-laying ceremony at this year’s National POW/MIA Recognition Day. An observance honoring those who were prisoners of war or who are still missing in action was held at the NMVC on Sept. 19.

By Theron Larkins
Staff Writer

    CARIBOU — September 19 was National POW/MIA Recognition Day, and those who attended the ceremony at the Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery in Caribou experienced a heartfelt observance to remember all those soldiers who were prisoners of war, as well as those who were and still are missing in action.
    The emcee for the ceremony, Andy Olson, led the more than 50 people who came out to honor and promised to never forget those soldiers who had been imprisoned during times of war or those who rema

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PDF Download 09.24.2014

The pdf version of this week's Aroostook Republican & News is now available for download.

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