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  1. Caribou welcomes BikeMaine during special 'Sunday on Sweden' festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Bangor Daily News

    The City of Caribou has had no shortage of events and festivals this summer, and capped off its Sweden Street celebrations with a special "Sunday on Sweden" to coincide with BikeMaine's trek through the state's largest county. The Sept.

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  2. Thunderstorm rips through Bangor area causing widespread outagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    More than 2,000 power customers were in the dark Thursday afternoon as a powerful thunderstorm rolled through Greater Bangor. Nearly 1,500 Emera Maine customers and around 700 Central Maine Power Co.

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  3. Severe microburst takes down 40-60 trees in New SwedenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    A short-lived but intense storm left its mark on New Sweden Tuesday morning, taking down 40 to 60 trees and knocking out power to hundreds of area residents, according to a County emergency official. John Gibson, deputy director of Aroostook County Emergency Management, said Wednesday that the damage occurred on Route 161, roughly one mile north of the four corners where Northstar Variety is located.

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  4. July was warmest month on record in CaribouRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Rich Norton, meteorologist at the NWS office in Caribou, said Wednesday that the average high for the month was 70.9 degrees, which was 5.3 degrees above average. The previous all-time warmest month at Caribou was recorded in July 1970, when the average temperature over the 31 days was 69.6 degrees.

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  5. Give Maine inmates their prescribed addiction treatment medicationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Zachary Smith, 30, of Caribou with his mother Cindy Levasseur. Smith filed a civil rights lawsuit in federal court Thursday against the Aroostook County Sheriff's Office and Maine Department of Corrections for not allowing him to continue his prescribed addiction treatment medication when he starts serving a nine-month sentence starting in September.

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  6. ACLU lawsuit demands Maine man get addiction treatment in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    A man from Caribou is suing for the right to continue taking his addiction treatment medication when he serves an upcoming sentence, in a case that could change the way Maine jails and prisons handle inmates with substance use disorders. Zachary Smith, 30, filed a civil rights lawsuit in federal court Thursday against the Aroostook County Sheriff's Office and Maine Department of Corrections, challenging their policy of not allowing inmates to continue their prescribed medications, such as buprenorphine or methadone, while incarcerated.

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  7. Sudden 'extreme illness' shuts down Caribou preschoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Miss Jordyn's Child Care and Preschool facility in Caribou had to close its doors on Monday after eight out of 12 teachers contracted an "extreme illness," with symptoms including vomiting, diarrhea, fever, and chills, according to owner and director Jordyn Rossignol. Miss Jordyn's Child Care and Preschool facility in Caribou had to close its doors on Monday after eight out of 12 teachers contracted an "extreme illness," with symptoms including vomiting, diarrhea, fever, and chills, according to owner and director Jordyn Rossignol.

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  8. Upcoming rain unlikely to break drought conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Parts of the state will see rain starting Sunday and extending at least into the middle of next week, but it will not be enough to have any real impact on current drought conditions in Maine. "You may need to put a raincoat on," according to Tony Mignone, meteorologist at the National Weather Service office in Caribou.

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  9. Caribou runner claims top national ranking in 3,000-meter steeplechaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Thomas Beckum of Caribou is the top-ranked athlete in the United States for his age group in the 3,000-meter steeplechase. The 42-year-old achieved the ranking by winning the steeplechase in the 40-44 age division at the USA Track and Field East Region and New England Masters, held July 7 at the College of Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts.

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  10. Aroostook County racetrack owner encouraged by success of Spud Speedway's first event since 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Troy Haney, owner of Spud Speedway in Caribou, said Tuesday night's race card, highlighted by the Aroostook Savings and Loan Firecracker 200 Pro All Stars Series Super Late Model North feature, couldn't have gone any better. "It was phenomenal," said Haney, who is trying to revive the 54-year old track that hadn't had racing since 2015 because it was losing money and hadn't had a PASS race since 2010.

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  11. On Deck, a sports calendar for June 28, 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    The Aroostook Basketball Camp for players ages 9-15 at the Presque Isle High School gymnasiums has announced its 2018 dates. The girls camp runs July 9-13.

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  12. 8-year-old hurt in summer camp incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    An 8-year-old boy suffered a head injury while riding a zip line at a residential summer camp in Winslow, officials said Wednesday. The summer resident of Camp Caribou struck his head on a metal rowboat after slipping off the line he was riding at about 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, Winslow Police Chief Shawn O'Leary said.

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  13. Trial over South Portland's oil pipeline ordinance starts MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    The trial to determine if South Portland's so-called Clear Skies ordinance violates the commerce clause of the U.S. Constitution is set to begin Monday before a federal judge in Portland. U.S. District Judge John Woodcock in December dismissed claims that the local law is preempted by federal law, but left open the question of whether it interferes with interstate and international commerce.

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  14. The County sets new weather records for low temperatures this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Among them, a new low was set Friday for any June 15 in recorded history. Tim Duda, meteorologist at the National Weather Service in Caribou, said that the low temperature of 37 degrees Friday was one degree below the record of 38 degrees that was set on June 15 in 1997.

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  15. Caribou doctor surrenders license to practice in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    A Caribou doctor, who was reprimanded by the state medical licensing board in 2014 for his role in improperly dispensing medical marijuana certificates, has now surrendered his license to practice in Maine. The Maine Board of Licensure in Medicine announced Friday that Dr. William Ortiz has surrendered his license as part of a consent agreement this week that resolved a new complaint against him.

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  16. Maine Sports Legends to induct seven, honor six student-athletes during Sunday ceremoniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    John Habeeb speaks to one of his Caribou tennis players during a 2016 match. Habeeb will be inducted into the Maine Sports Legends Hall of Honors during a banquet scheduled for June 24 in Waterville.

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  17. Maine man to serve 10 days in jail after plowing up road in dispute with townRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    A judge ordered a Madawaska man to serve ten days in jail on June 5 after he was found guilty of plowing over a portion of gravel road in a dispute with Frenchville town officials. Bruce Ouellette, 45, was sentenced to one year in prison with all but ten days suspended in Aroostook County Superior Court in Caribou after he was found guilty on a charge of aggravated criminal mischief.

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  18. June frosts affecting northern Maine farms and gardensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    It's early June, but the last few days have felt more like winter than summer as unseasonably cool temperatures have rolled across the state. But in Aroostook County, the cold has packed a punch.

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  19. Let's say hello to the elephant on The County's sofaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Low population, as we all know in Aroostook County, is the elephant on the sofa, and too often it seems that huge animal is invisible. At a presentation at the Caribou Inn and Convention Center on Tuesday, Paul Ouimet, project manager for Destinations International, laid out the results of a survey about the current state of our tourism industry in Maine.

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  20. Former Caribou star chosen to take over as Vikings boys basketball coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    For the second year in a row, Caribou has decided to let a young and energetic coach take the reins of a varsity basketball program. Kyle Corrigan, 28, received the nod out of a field of six candidates to succeed Chris Casavant as the boys basketball coach for the Vikings.

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