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Collins receives Principal’s Award

By Natalie De La Garza
Staff Writer
    CARIBOU — Caribou High School senior Clara Collins recently received the Principal’s Award, as presented by CHS Principal Mark Jones during a luncheon at the Spectacular Event Center in Bangor on April 5.
    The award, sponsored by the Maine Principals’ Association, is given in recognition of a high school senior’s academic achievement and citizenship.

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New department heads present budgets in Limestone

By Theron Larkins
Staff Writer
    LIMESTONE — The Limestone Selectpeople met on April 2 for their regular meeting, where the main topic of discussion was the 2014-15 municipal budget. The regular meeting, which is usually scheduled for 6:30 p.m. had to be pushed ahead to the earlier time slot in order for the board to hold a preparatory budget workshop.
    The workshop included some new faces of local department heads, who were asked to attend the meeting, and explain their proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year. Special workshop attendants on Wednesday included, Limestone Fire Dept. Chief Jon Poitras, the head of the Limestone Water and Sewer district’s Jim Leighton and Jessica Givens, the newly appoi

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Jones presents awards to Collinses — niece and auntኆ

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    Principal of the Caribou High School Mark Jones presented senior Clara Collins with the Principal’s Award during the Maine Principals’ Association event on Saturday, in Bangor.

By Natalie De La Garza
Staff Writer
    BANGOR — At the annual Maine Principal’s Association on Saturday, Mark Jones presented the Principal’s Award to Collinses — current CHS senior Clara Collins, and CHS alumnus representing the state in the U.S. Senate, Susan Collins.
    Interestingly enough, neither niece nor aunt knew the other would be attending the annual recognition luncheon until a few days before the event.
    Clara was slated to attend an opera at the University o

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Caribou man arrested for trafficking meth

    fs-meth-dcx1-arsh-15CARIBOU — A local man was arrested on April 4 for trafficking methamphetamine (meth), after law enforcement officials located significant evidence of a clandestine meth manufacturing operation at his residence on the Old Washburn Road.
    Keith Tingley Jr, 47, of Caribou is charged with Class B trafficking of methamphetamine, but was released from the Aroostook County Jail the morning after his arrest when he was able to produce the $20,000 cash bail that was ordered for the trafficking and other unrelated charges. He is next scheduled to appear at the Caribou Courthouse on Tuesday, April 22.

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Sheldon crowned Miss Caribou

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    Miss Caribou 2014 Courtney Sheldon was crowned during the April 6 pageant at the Caribou Performing Arts Center.

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To view lunar eclipse, look up

By Natalie De La Garza
Staff Writer
    Viewing the lunar eclipse on April 15 is as easy as looking up.
    More specifically, looking up to the southwest.
    “You don’t need a telescope — you don’t even need to go outside if you have a window facing southwest,” said Larry Berz, astronomy teacher at the Maine School of Science and Mathematics. “It’ll be low in the southwestern sky as it begins — and when it ends the moon will be quite low in the horizon, so the sooner you can see it the better.”

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Civic leader Tibbetts dies at 87

By Theron Larkins
Staff Writer
    A longtime Caribou businessman and civic leader passed away this week.
    After a long and fulfilling life, Sterling R. Tibbetts passed away on April 7, 2014, at the age of 87. Tibbetts was born in Caribou on August 21, 1926 to Forest Sidney Tibbetts and Emily Ouellette Tibbetts.

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The PDF Version of Aroostook Republican is available for download

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