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WCSH 6 Portland
National monument office opens in MillinocketMILLINOCKET, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Just 24 hours after President Barack Obama
National monument office opens in Millinocket
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 5 hours ago
MILLINOCKET, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Just 24 hours after President Barack Obama declared a national monument in Maine, the National Park Service opened its office doors in Millinocket. "We've had a lot of locals come in. They've been very welcoming... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
National monument office opens in MillinocketMILLINOCKET, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Just 24 hours after President Barack Obama
National monument office opens in Millinocket
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 5 hours ago
MILLINOCKET, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Just 24 hours after President Barack Obama declared a national monument in Maine, the National Park Service opened its office doors in Millinocket. "We've had a lot of locals come in. They've been very welcoming... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Obama signs order creating North Woods national monumentthree years. Fulfilling a promise made by National Park Service Director Jonat
Obama signs order creating North Woods national monument
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 hours ago
three years. Fulfilling a promise made by National Park Service Director Jonathan Jarvis, park service workers will be in Millinocket on Thursday at 200 Penobscot Ave., and visitors to the monument are welcome immediately. Another office, closer... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Poliquin speaks out on national monument at roundtable meetingfederal government, the White House, the state government, the local folks up i
Poliquin speaks out on national monument at roundtable meeting
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 22 hours ago
federal government, the White House, the state government, the local folks up in the Katahdin region to make sure we protect those 4,100 good paying forest product jobs, career jobs, in the Millinocket area,” Poliquin said. Copyright... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Poliquin speaks out on national monument at roundtable meetingfederal government, the White House, the state government, the local folks up i
Poliquin speaks out on national monument at roundtable meeting
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 22 hours ago
federal government, the White House, the state government, the local folks up in the Katahdin region to make sure we protect those 4,100 good paying forest product jobs, career jobs, in the Millinocket area,” Poliquin said. Copyright... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Will National Park Service Address key concerns in Congressional LetterMILLINOCKET, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Before the President issued a proclamation
Will National Park Service Address key concerns in Congressional Letter
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted yesterday
MILLINOCKET, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Before the President issued a proclamation designating land in the Katahdin region as a national monument, Maine's Congressional Delegation sent a letter to the National Park Service Director laying out 9 points... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Will National Park Service Address key concerns in Congressional LetterMILLINOCKET, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Before the President issued a proclamation
Will National Park Service Address key concerns in Congressional Letter
WLBZ Bangor / Posted yesterday
MILLINOCKET, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Before the President issued a proclamation designating land in the Katahdin region as a national monument, Maine's Congressional Delegation sent a letter to the National Park Service Director laying out 9 points... Read more
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WMTW Portland
Millinocket Divided: Residents reaction to new national monument mixedFor residents around Millinocket, the designation of a new national monument is
Millinocket Divided: Residents reaction to new national monument mixed
WMTW Portland / Posted yesterday
For residents around Millinocket, the designation of a new national monument is either an economic shot in the arm, or arm-twisting by the federal government, depending on who you talk to. On Wednesday, President Obama declared more than 87,000... Read more
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WMTW Portland
Mixed reaction to new national monument in northern MaineWHAT THEY CAN DO WITH THE LAND THEY HAVE COME TO ENJOY FOR HUNTING, SNOWMOBILIN
Mixed reaction to new national monument in northern Maine
WMTW Portland / Posted yesterday
WHAT THEY CAN DO WITH THE LAND THEY HAVE COME TO ENJOY FOR HUNTING, SNOWMOBILING AND OTHER RECREATION. CRITICS, INCLUDING MILLINOCKET TOWN COUNCILOR MICHAEL MADORE SAYS IT WILL BE 30 YEARS BEFORE PROSPERITY COMES TO THE REGION. SAKE. I DON'T THINK... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Maine man, 83, indicted in connection with assault on companionof scheduled drugs, unlawful possession of scheduled drugs, violation of condit
Maine man, 83, indicted in connection with assault on companion
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
of scheduled drugs, unlawful possession of scheduled drugs, violation of condition of release. Tamara Lebron, 25, Millinocket, two counts of theft by unauthorized taking, violation of condition of release. Thomas R. Long Jr., 36,... Read more
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Newser
Burt's Bees Founder Sees a Dream Fulfilled in Maineanniversary. Supporters say the move will create hundreds of jobs in a region
Burt's Bees Founder Sees a Dream Fulfilled in Maine
Newser / Posted yesterday
anniversary. Supporters say the move will create hundreds of jobs in a region hurt by the closing of paper mills in Millinocket and East Millinocket. But critics fear that property maintained by the National Park Service would hinder efforts... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Obama signs order creating North Woods national monumentshuttered since 2008. The closures represent a direct loss of approximately 430
Obama signs order creating North Woods national monument
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
shuttered since 2008. The closures represent a direct loss of approximately 430 manufacturing jobs. The last mill, in East Millinocket, closed in 2014. The order states that studies have shown that every dollar national parks draw generates $10... Read more
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Boston Herald
Maine land from Burt's Bees founder is new national monumentSally Jewell said. Supporters say the move will create hundreds of jobs in a r
Maine land from Burt's Bees founder is new national monument
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
Sally Jewell said. Supporters say the move will create hundreds of jobs in a region hurt by the closing of paper mills in Millinocket and East Millinocket. But critics fear that property maintained by the National Park Service would hinder efforts... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Maine land from Burt's Bees founder is new national monumentSally Jewell said. Supporters say the move will create hundreds of jobs in a r
Maine land from Burt's Bees founder is new national monument
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted yesterday
Sally Jewell said. Supporters say the move will create hundreds of jobs in a region hurt by the closing of paper mills in Millinocket and East Millinocket. But critics fear that property maintained by the National Park Service would hinder efforts... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Maine land from Burt's Bees founder is new national monumentSally Jewell said. Supporters say the move will create hundreds of jobs in a r
Maine land from Burt's Bees founder is new national monument
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted yesterday
Sally Jewell said. Supporters say the move will create hundreds of jobs in a region hurt by the closing of paper mills in Millinocket and East Millinocket. But critics fear that property maintained by the National Park Service would hinder efforts... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
President Obama creates national monument on Maine land donated by Burt's Bees foundersay the move will create hundreds of jobs in a region that needs it after the c
President Obama creates national monument on Maine land donated by Burt's Bees founder
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
say the move will create hundreds of jobs in a region that needs it after the closing of paper mills in Millinocket and East Millinocket. But many in the Katahdin region have opposed the move, mostly over concerns of federal... Read more
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The Washington Times
Obama declares new national monument in MaineMaine.” Supporters say the move will create hundreds of jobs in a region that
Obama declares new national monument in Maine
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
Maine.” Supporters say the move will create hundreds of jobs in a region that needs it after the closing of paper mills in Millinocket and East Millinocket. Burt’s Bees co-founder Roxanne Quimby has been pushing for the designation for years. Ms.... Read more
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CBS News
Maine land from Burt's Bees founder is new national monumentsay the move will create hundreds of jobs in a region that needs it after the c
Maine land from Burt's Bees founder is new national monument
CBS News / Posted yesterday
say the move will create hundreds of jobs in a region that needs it after the closing of paper mills in Millinocket and East Millinocket. But many in the Katahdin region have opposed the move, mostly over concerns of federal... Read more
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Daily Herald
Maine land from Burt's Bees founder is new national monumentsay the move will create hundreds of jobs in a region that needs it after the c
Maine land from Burt's Bees founder is new national monument
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
say the move will create hundreds of jobs in a region that needs it after the closing of paper mills in Millinocket and East Millinocket. But many in the Katahdin region have opposed the move, mostly over concerns of federal... Read more
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Boston Globe
Maine land from the founder of Burt’s Bees is now a national monumentsay the move will create hundreds of jobs in a region that needs it after the c
Maine land from the founder of Burt’s Bees is now a national monument
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
say the move will create hundreds of jobs in a region that needs it after the closing of paper mills in Millinocket and East Millinocket. But many in the Katahdin region have opposed the move, mostly over concerns of federal... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Maine land from Burt's Bees founder is new national monumentsay the move will create hundreds of jobs in a region that needs it after the c
Maine land from Burt's Bees founder is new national monument
Brandon Sun / Posted yesterday
say the move will create hundreds of jobs in a region that needs it after the closing of paper mills in Millinocket and East Millinocket. But many in the Katahdin region have opposed the move, mostly over concerns of federal... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Obama signs order creating North Woods national monumentshuttered since 2008. The closures represent a direct loss of approximately 430
Obama signs order creating North Woods national monument
Bangor Daily News / Posted yesterday
shuttered since 2008. The closures represent a direct loss of approximately 430 manufacturing jobs. The last mill, in East Millinocket, closed in 2014. Quimby’s dream, as she said when she launched her campaign in 2011, was to achieve a kind of... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Will a national monument work in the Katahdin region?EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — With absolutely no fanfare, millionaire
Will a national monument work in the Katahdin region?
WLBZ Bangor / Posted yesterday
EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — With absolutely no fanfare, millionaire Roxanne Quimby's holding company transferred the ownership of thousands of acres in Maine to the federal government, clearing the way for what many are speculating to be... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Will a national monument work in the Katahdin region?EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — In a move that went slightly under the
Will a national monument work in the Katahdin region?
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 2 days ago
EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — In a move that went slightly under the radar for a couple weeks, Roxanne Quimby's company, Elliotsville Plantation, transferred 16 parcels of land to the U.S. Dept. of Interior, the agency that oversees the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Burt’s Bees landowner gifts 87,500 acres to US governmentpark by lobbying Maine’s congressional delegation. Nonbinding votes conducted
Burt’s Bees landowner gifts 87,500 acres to US government
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
park by lobbying Maine’s congressional delegation. Nonbinding votes conducted in 2015 showed residents in Medway and East Millinocket — both hit hard by the paper mill closures — opposed the proposal 2 to 1. Local officials have said the plan... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Officials, public react to land transfer for North Woods national monumentMILLINOCKET, Maine — News that Roxanne Quimby transferred 87,563 acres to the f
Officials, public react to land transfer for North Woods national monument
Bangor Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
MILLINOCKET, Maine — News that Roxanne Quimby transferred 87,563 acres to the federal government on Tuesday in a major step toward creation of a proposed North Woods national monument drew strong reactions from interested parties and members of the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Burt's Bees landowner gifts land to US governmentpark by lobbying Maine's congressional delegation. Nonbinding votes conducted
Burt's Bees landowner gifts land to US government
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
park by lobbying Maine's congressional delegation. Nonbinding votes conducted in 2015 showed residents in Medway and East Millinocket - both hit hard by the paper mill closures - opposed the proposal 2 to 1. Local officials have said the plan... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Burt's Bees landowner gifts land to US governmentpark by lobbying Maine's congressional delegation. Nonbinding votes conducted
Burt's Bees landowner gifts land to US government
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 2 days ago
park by lobbying Maine's congressional delegation. Nonbinding votes conducted in 2015 showed residents in Medway and East Millinocket both hit hard by the paper mill closures opposed the proposal 2 to 1. Local officials have said the plan wouldn't... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
A primer on the national monument debate from RESTORE: the North Woods to todaywith the vocal opposition from residents in towns adjacent to the area under co
A primer on the national monument debate from RESTORE: the North Woods to today
Bangor Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
with the vocal opposition from residents in towns adjacent to the area under consideration.North Woods park plan blasted in Millinocket — Oct. 4, 2000 Opponents of a RESTORE’s proposal for a 3.2 million acre national park in the North Woods turned... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
A primer on the national monument debate from RESTORE the North Woods to todayreject national park and monument in vote — April 19, 2016 After a tense forum
A primer on the national monument debate from RESTORE the North Woods to today
Bangor Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
reject national park and monument in vote — April 19, 2016 After a tense forum involving Katahdin region leaders in East Millinocket, where speakers were almost universally opposed to the proposal, the audience at a public meeting at UMaine’s... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Low turnout, safety concerns prompt Boothbay football program to drop to club statusBoothbay the smallest single-school entity in the state to field what has been
Low turnout, safety concerns prompt Boothbay football program to drop to club status
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Boothbay the smallest single-school entity in the state to field what has been a varsity football program. Stearns of Millinocket is smaller at 181 students but is listed in the Maine Principals’ Association football bulletin as a cooperative... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
New Maine Basketball Hall of Fame class represents generational shiftof the Portland-based Griffin Club semi-pro basketball team; legendary Aroostoo
New Maine Basketball Hall of Fame class represents generational shift
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
of the Portland-based Griffin Club semi-pro basketball team; legendary Aroostook County sports announcer Dewey Dewitt; and former Stearns of Millinocket star Terry Healey, who went on to play competitively for 15 years while serving in the Air Fo... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Most Maine courts to expand hours by 30 minutesthe 36 courthouses around the state will expand their hours. Because of limite
Most Maine courts to expand hours by 30 minutes
Bangor Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
the 36 courthouses around the state will expand their hours. Because of limited staff, courts in Dover-Foxcroft, Lincoln-Millinocket, Rumford, Newport, Calais, Houlton, Fort Kent and Presque Isle will be open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays. Story... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Federal team touring Maine to help find answers for beleaguered forest economybefore setting out on their tour, which will include stops in Bucksport, Skowhe
Federal team touring Maine to help find answers for beleaguered forest economy
Bangor Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
before setting out on their tour, which will include stops in Bucksport, Skowhegan, Dover-Foxcroft, Old Town and the Millinocket area. Although organized by Commerce, the federal team includes officials from eight departments. Within about... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Donors help Stearns girls afford 2-hour bus trips to play soccer with Lee AcademyMILLINOCKET, Maine — For Emma Alley, life on a bus during her middle-school and
Donors help Stearns girls afford 2-hour bus trips to play soccer with Lee Academy
Bangor Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
MILLINOCKET, Maine — For Emma Alley, life on a bus during her middle-school and high school years has consisted largely of road trips to various sports competitions. The Stearns High School senior is likely to amass many more frequent-rider miles... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Millinocket woman frees skunk from sticky, and potentially stinky, situationMILLINOCKET, Maine — It could have had an ending that really stunk, but there’s
Millinocket woman frees skunk from sticky, and potentially stinky, situation
Bangor Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
MILLINOCKET, Maine — It could have had an ending that really stunk, but there’s a skunk somewhere near Aroostook Avenue Extension Sunday that is free of a peanut butter jar it got stuck on its head and at least one person relieved that she didn’t get... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Man hospitalized following collision with tractor-trailer on Telos Roadnot avoid Dube’s rig, the deputy said. The crash occurred around 4 p.m. Thursd
Man hospitalized following collision with tractor-trailer on Telos Road
Bangor Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
not avoid Dube’s rig, the deputy said. The crash occurred around 4 p.m. Thursday, roughly 30 miles from the Golden Road’s Millinocket terminus, Wilson said. Story continues below advertisement. Dube was not injured, but Brown had to be... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Transportation issues a challenge in girls high school soccer cooperativeathletic budget to subsidize daily bus trips to and from Lee Academy for the es
Transportation issues a challenge in girls high school soccer cooperative
Bangor Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
athletic budget to subsidize daily bus trips to and from Lee Academy for the estimated three to six students from the Millinocket school who wish to play girls soccer, as was understood when the schools agreed earlier this year to field a... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Iconic Houlton McDonald’s to be razed, rebuilt with modern lookDec. 16, 1975, under the ownership of Ed and Dawn Degenhardt. They started thei
Iconic Houlton McDonald’s to be razed, rebuilt with modern look
Bangor Daily News / Posted 18 days ago
Dec. 16, 1975, under the ownership of Ed and Dawn Degenhardt. They started their franchise experience with a location in Millinocket in 1974, with a promise from the McDonald’s corporation that a restaurant would be opened in Houlton the... Read more
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Air Force Times
Spooked by obesity trends, the U.S. military is redefining its basic fitness standardsfit. Army Sgt. Jonathon Bailey shouts instructions while performing push-ups a
Spooked by obesity trends, the U.S. military is redefining its basic fitness standards
Air Force Times / Posted 18 days ago
fit. Army Sgt. Jonathon Bailey shouts instructions while performing push-ups aboard the joint high speed vessel USNS Millinocket. (Photo: Sgt. James Gulliver/Navy) “The question is: Is that the best way for us to assess body composition?”... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Man pleads guilty to spending $50,000 with Mainers’ credit, debit card numbersand Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations; and the Bangor, Bre
Man pleads guilty to spending $50,000 with Mainers’ credit, debit card numbers
Bangor Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations; and the Bangor, Brewer, Dexter, Dover-Foxcroft, Ellsworth, Hampden, Lincoln, Millinocket, Newport, Pittsfield, Rockland, Saco, Waterville and Londonderry, New Hampshire, police departm... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
First woman licensed as whitewater rafting guide has led groups down Maine’s wildest rivers for 40 yearspopulation of about 30. Other companies, including Northern Outdoors, maintain
First woman licensed as whitewater rafting guide has led groups down Maine’s wildest rivers for 40 years
Bangor Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
population of about 30. Other companies, including Northern Outdoors, maintain centers on the Penobscot River near Millinocket. These three rivers — the Kennebec, the Dead and the Penobscot — are the only rivers currently being rafted for... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
‘I thought, just stay alive’: Strength, doctors who stopped on I-95 helped Orono woman survive rolloverto their voices, listen to their voices, and especially don’t just go into shoc
‘I thought, just stay alive’: Strength, doctors who stopped on I-95 helped Orono woman survive rollover
Bangor Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
to their voices, listen to their voices, and especially don’t just go into shock.” Violette’s aunt, Dawn Boyington of Millinocket, said it was “an act of God” that the two doctors happened to come upon the accident. Boyington attributed... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
‘I thought, just stay alive’: Strength, doctors who stopped on I-95 helped Orono woman survive rolloverto their voices, listen to their voices, and especially don’t just go into shoc
‘I thought, just stay alive’: Strength, doctors who stopped on I-95 helped Orono woman survive rollover
Bangor Daily News / Posted 23 days ago
to their voices, listen to their voices, and especially don’t just go into shock.” Violette’s aunt, Dawn Boyington of Millinocket, said it was “an act of God” that the two doctors happened to come upon the accident. Boyington attributed... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Soft shoulder in Stacyville spells trouble for motorcyclistswife Holly Wellman, as well as Moores and his passenger, 37-year-old wife Randi
Soft shoulder in Stacyville spells trouble for motorcyclists
Bangor Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
wife Holly Wellman, as well as Moores and his passenger, 37-year-old wife Randi Moores, all were injured and taken to Millinocket Regional Hospital, the deputy said. Ronald Wellman suffered back injuries, while his wife suffered a head... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Why $1.5 million for Maine’s forest products industry is just a startgive the first inklings of where they might seek to focus the state’s forest pr
Why $1.5 million for Maine’s forest products industry is just a start
Bangor Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
give the first inklings of where they might seek to focus the state’s forest products industry, as communities such as East Millinocket and Lincoln remain particularly hard-hit. Penobscot County has been hit harder than other areas with paper... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Mattawamkeag couple indicted in welfare fraud schemeintoxicants. Dakota Leathers, 20, Greenbush, aggravated operation of a methamp
Mattawamkeag couple indicted in welfare fraud scheme
Bangor Daily News / Posted 28 days ago
intoxicants. Dakota Leathers, 20, Greenbush, aggravated operation of a methamphetamine laboratory. Tamara S. Lebron, 24, Millinocket, theft by unauthorized taking. Adam J. Littlefield, 31, Orland, operating after revocation, violation of... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
EMCC to offer free tuition for medical office technology certificatescollege's medical office technology programs on its rural campuses. Students a
EMCC to offer free tuition for medical office technology certificates
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 29 days ago
college's medical office technology programs on its rural campuses. Students at EMCC's Dover-Foxcroft, Ellsworth and East Millinocket locations have a unique opportunity to go back to school for free and receive certificate degrees for Health Care... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
EMCC to offer free tuition for medical office technology certificatescollege's medical office technology programs on its rural campuses. Students a
EMCC to offer free tuition for medical office technology certificates
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 30 days ago
college's medical office technology programs on its rural campuses. Students at EMCC's Dover-Foxcroft, Ellsworth and East Millinocket locations have a unique opportunity to go back to school for free and receive certificate degrees for Health Care... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
EMCC to offer free tuition for medical office technology certificatescollege's medical office technology programs on its rural campuses. Students a
EMCC to offer free tuition for medical office technology certificates
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 30 days ago
college's medical office technology programs on its rural campuses. Students at EMCC's Dover-Foxcroft, Ellsworth and East Millinocket locations have a unique opportunity to go back to school for free and receive certificate degrees for Health Care... Read more
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