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Wild winds close roads

By Joshua Archer
Staff Writer

    CARIBOU — An accident occurred on Route 1 near the Doyle Road in Caribou Sunday due to low visibility caused by high winds and blowing snow.
    According to Officer Ryan Eagles of the Presque Isle Police Department, there wasn't enough damage to the vehicles for him to risk trying to get the driver's info; the vehicle was pulled out without giving a person's name.

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Woodland citizens OK every article
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Staff photo/Joshua Archer
    Mike and Mary Ayers raise their hands while voting on articles during Woodland’s annual town meeting last week.

By Joshua Archer
Staff Writer

    WOODLAND — The Woodland selectpeople met with townspeople on March 17 for a town meeting at the Woodland school.
    Residents of Woodland voted on a series of articles outlined in the 2015 annual report for the town of Woodland. Harold Tardy was the moderator and 29 registered voters were there along with a few non-residents.

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LePage shares budget plan at ‘town hall’ event

 

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    Gov. Paul LePage responds to a participant's comment during a “town hall meeting” held at UMPI's Campus Center on March 19 in Presque Isle.

By Kathy McCarty 
Staff Writer

    PRESQUE ISLE — Gov. Paul R. LePage was on hand Thursday night, holding the fourth in a series of town hall meetings designed to present his proposed budget and the respective changes it will bring, if approved, to citizens across the state.
    The March 19 event was hosted by the University of Maine at Presque Isle, and held in the Campus Center's multi-purpose room, with more than 100 citizens, business and community leaders on hand to share their comments

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Teacher, business team up to purchase iPads for pupils
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Staff photo/Joshua Archer
    Caribou Middle School eighth-grader Kaylee Trombley no longer has to borrow an iPade from teacher Penny Jackson as she recently acquired one of her own thanks to generous community members.

By Joshua Archer
Staff Writer

    CARIBOU — Eighth-grader Kaylee Trombley is the proud owner of a new iPad thanks to her teachers in the Caribou Life Skills Program at the Caribou Middle School.
    Trombley has autism, which means social situations can be tricky, but according to special education teacher, Penny Jackson, Trombley is more at ease when she can play on her new iPad.

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Three queens crowned in Caribou

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Staff photo/Joshua Archer
    Chosen Saturday to officially represent the city as queens in 2015 were, from left, Pre-Teen Miss Caribou Naomi Cote, Junior Miss Caribou Crissy Corbin and Teen Miss Caribou Hannah McDonald. The pageant was held at the Caribou Performing Arts Center.

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Secession proponents take Lyndon plan to commissioners
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Staff photo/Joshua Archer
    Caribou Secession Committee spokesperson Paul Camping, left, and committee representative Maynard St. Peter, outline the proposed borders of Lyndon for county commissioners during a meeting last week in Caribou.

By Joshua Archer
Staff Writer

    CARIBOU — Representatives of the Caribou Secession Committee shook hands with County Commissioners at their March 18 meeting in Caribou.
    According to Secession Committee spokesperson Paul Camping, the committee wants to lay the groundwork with County Commissioners for any future partnerships that may arise.

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Kings of the Pinewood track

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    Winners of this year’s Cub Scout Pack 186 Pinewood Derby race are, from left, Evan Margeson, third place; Nicholas Margeson, second place, and Lars Spooner, first place. Please turn to page 5 for story and another photo.

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Limestone foreman Cote resigns

By Joshua Archer
Staff Writer

    LIMESTONE — The Limestone selectpeople met on Friday, March 20, to continue their discussions on initial budget requests.
    According to Town Manager Fred Ventresco, the board reviewed the town’s Rec Department budget, which saw no increases or decreases. “We pretty much held the line. We’re hoping things will stay the way they are with a flat budget,” Ventresco said.

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Club donates to groomer fund
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Staff photo/Joshua Archer
    Caribou City Manager Austin Bleess shakes hands with Caribou Snowmobile Club President Bob Kerber while accepting a $3,000 check for the groomer replacement fund.

By Joshua Archer
Staff Writer

    CARIBOU — The president of the Caribou Snowmobile Club, Bob Kerber, presented the city of Caribou with a check in the amount of $3,000 at the March city council meeting Monday.

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PDF Download 03.25.2015

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

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