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  1. Five out of six people killed in weekend crashes were not wearing seat beltsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 14 | Bangor Daily News

    ... early Sunday after visiting relatives in The County. Alcohol and speed are considered factors in a Friday night fatal Perham crash, officials say. Speed and alcohol also were cited by police as factors in a single-vehicle crash that killed a ...


  2. Speed, alcohol cited as factors in fatal rollover crash in The CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 12 | Bangor Daily News

    Speed and alcohol are believed to have contributed to a crash Friday night that claimed the life of a Perham man, Maine State Police Sgt. Jeffrey Clark said Saturday in a news release.


  3. Barber marks 50 years in downtown Presque IsleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    ... attack at age 40 and orthopedic back screws - "but I'm lucky enough to feel well and carry on." Helstrom grew up in Perham and went to barber school in Lewiston after high school. At age 19, he settled in Presque Isle, where he moved through a ...


  4. 1-minute hike: Salmon Brook Lake trails in PerhamRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    ... and 4 miles long if you hike beyond that to the group shelter. To hike the trails from the south, park at the Perham Town Office off High Meadow Road in Perham. To get there from downtown Presque Isle, take Route 164 (Washburn Road) through the ...


  5. Michael J LovelyRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    ... welder and enjoyed spending free time tinkering in the garage. He is survived by his daughter Wendy Lovely of Perham; his sister Tina (Madeline) Huckins and her husband Lawrence Huckins of Limestone; two grandchildren Brandon Lovely and fiance' ...


  6. Weather service confirms tornado touched down in Aroostook CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Here's video of confirmed tornado that touched down in Aroostook Cty this eve.Thanks Krista Beaupre in Perham #MEwx The National Weather Service surveyed about 100 yards of tornado damage on Tuesday north of Tangle Ridge Road in Perham. The National Weather Service surveyed about 100 yards of tornado damage on Tuesday north of Tangle Ridge Road in Perham.


  7. Lawrence Joseph LevesqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Acres, FL, David Levesque of Caribou, Gregory Levesque of Woodland, Cathy Frank of Corinna and Scott Gorneault of Perham, whom Anne and Lawrence raised; a sister, Edwina VanNess of CO; 13 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, all of whom he loved ...


  8. Weekly wrap-up: Lightning kills 60 in Bangladesh in 2 days; All-time...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 |

    ... this late in the season, according to the NWS. Higher amounts were reported throughout the state. One location near Perham, Maine, received 7.5 inches. In Wichita Falls, Texas, lightning struck a golf course on Tuesday, leaving a remarkable image of ...


  9. Late snowfall comes to New EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 |

    ... to the National Weather Service. "This is amazing," the NWS station in Caribou, Maine, wrote on Twitter. The town of Perham was the winner, receiving 7.5 inches, the weather service said. "There's still a bit of snow south of us, but it's cleared ...


  10. New England gets record spring snow stormRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | CBS News

    The leaves are coming out on trees, daffodils are starting to bloom and snow is falling in parts of Northern New England, a month before the official start of summer. The National Weather Service says the town of Perham in Maine saw 7.5 inches, and 4.5 inches was recorded in the northern Maine town of Caribou early Monday, setting a record for the most snow this late in May. 1.2" snow at NWS Caribou and still snowing.


  11. Tonya Elaine WardwellRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Tonya Elaine Wardwell 71, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 30, 20l6 at Mars Hill. Tonya was the eldest sibling of five children born to Calvin and Faye Wardwell of Perham.


  12. Six Aroostook County communities get 4G wireless serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Six Aroostook County communities have access to faster wireless communication service now that U.S. Cellular has added 4G LTE to an existing tower in Washburn, company officials announced on Monday. The 4G upgrade will provide access to faster Web browsing, video streaming, and Internet access to the towns of Washburn, Wade, Woodland, Mapleton, Castle Hill and Perham.


  13. Ralph R. SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Ralph R. Smith, 92, died peacefully Saturday, March 19, 2016 at a Presque Isle healthcare facility, surrounded by his loving family. He was born January 21, 1924 in Perham, a son of the late John and Laura Smith.


  14. Richard A. EdgecombRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    ... playing Santa for the kids. Dick is survived by his youngest daughter Andrea, and her husband Scott Gorneault of Perham, his siblings, Greg and Sandy Edgecomb of TX, Conrad and Beverly Edgecomb of SD and Dennis Edgecomb of CA. He will also be missed ...