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  1. Aroostook Outdoor News: 5.26.17 editionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangor Daily News

    In this edition: 1) A historic walking tour in Presque Isle. 2) Ice fishing in Forest City.

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  2. No joke: Clown car chauffers Maine teens to promRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

    A group of Anah Temple Shrine clowns gathered in Presque Isle on May 20 to usher Skyler McAtee and her date Grant Bridges to the Presque Isle High School prom. Eleven clowns posed with the couple before getting into a stretch limo to head to the prom where they exited the vehicle one by one in colorful flourishes and with balloon animals in hand, before the couple stepped out to applause.

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  3. DeVos reconsidering $624,000 in grant applications for UMPI programRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bangor Daily News

    The U.S. Department of Education will review applications for nearly $624,000 in grant funding for the University of Maine Presque Isle that had been rejected by the agency last month because of minor clerical errors , according to Maine's congressional delegation. Federal funding for the UMPI Upward Bound program, which would have benefitted an estimated 960 students over the next five years, had been rejected because of line-spacing errors on two of the 65 pages in the applications.

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  4. UMaine-Presque Isle appoints new athletic administratorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bangor Daily News

    The University of Maine at Presque Isle has tapped Dan Kane as its new athletic administrator and men's basketball coach, the school announced Tuesday. The Bradford native fills the two positions vacated when Mike Holmes accepted a position as athletic director at Franciscan University.

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  5. UMS board approves first system-wide tuition hike in six yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | Bangor Daily News

    The University of Maine System Board of Trustees approved a $540 million budget for the coming fiscal year that will increase tuition for the first time in six years. The board backed the budget Monday during the second day of a regular meeting held at the University of Maine at Presque Isle.

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  6. Aroostook Savings & Loan donates funds for County Dialysis CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | Bangor Daily News

    Representatives from Aroostook Savings & Loan recently presented a check demonstrating their $25,000 gift to the County Dialysis Center in memory of William "Bill" Smythe. Presenting the check were, from left: President & CEO John S. Swanberg and Al Condon, a member of the bank's board of directors.

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  7. Caribou farm named northern Maine food aggregator for UMaine systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | Bangor Daily News

    A major University of Maine system food service provider is partnering with Circle B Farms of Caribou to bring more locally grown food to four UMaine campuses. Sodexo, the French food service giant that holds a $12 million per year contract with the UMaine system, has hired Circle B Farms as its northern Maine food aggregator, as part of an effort to source 20 percent of all UMaine food locally by 2020.

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  8. John Bapst replacing longtime girls basketball coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 20 | Bangor Daily News

    Mike Webb will not return for his 16th season as the girls basketball coach at Bangor's John Bapst Memorial High School next winter, according to John Bapst athletic director Rick Sinclair. "Coach Webb has done a lot for the girls basketball program and he's done a lot for a lot of girls at John Bapst.

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  9. UMS trustees set to weigh $540M budget with tuition hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | Bangor Daily News

    Leaders of the University of Maine System will weigh a $540 million budget for the next fiscal year on Monday. That budget includes the first tuition bump in six years, bringing an end to an unusual streak among public higher education institutions in the U.S. The system's board of trustees is scheduled to meet for its regular two-day meeting on May 21 and 22 at the University of Maine in Presque Isle.

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  10. How Presque Isle became home to the Cold War's most coveted missileRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | Bangor Daily News

    It was an email out of the blue, forwarded by a reader eager for me to write about the story Tom Shay had to tell. "I bet there are a few people in Presque Isle who know the intimate connection their town has had with the space program," wrote Shay, a former Presque Isle resident who now lives in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

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  11. NMCC Celebrates 178 GraduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | Bangor Daily News

    President Timothy Crowley presents the President's Award to Dennis Curley , CEO of Channel X Radio for more than 30 years of broadcast excellence. It was a very proud moment as NMCC students celebrate their graduation among confetti and streamers during commencement, May 13. NMCC commencement speaker, Sara Gideon, Speaker of the Maine House of Representatives, encouraged graduates to be bold, take risks and consider the positive impact they can have in Aroostook and the State of Maine.

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  12. UMPI College Softball 0 at Penn St. Fayette 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 16 | Bangor Daily News

    The University of Maine at Presque Isle softball team dropped all three games during its appearance at the United States Collegiate Athletic Association national tournament at Firestone Stadium. Penn State Fayette shut out the Owls 2-0 on Tuesday after UMPI lost a pair of one-run, extra-inning games on Monday.

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  13. Presque Isle man appeals drug conviction to state supreme courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 16 | Bangor Daily News

    An attorney for a Presque Isle man found guilty of a felony drug offense nearly two years ago is appealing his conviction , arguing that there was insufficient evidence that the pills he allegedly provided to an informant were in fact oxycodone, a narcotic. Alan Harding, an attorney for Charles Libby, also argued before the state supreme court on May 11 that there was not enough evidence to prove that his client was guilty of unlawful trafficking in scheduled drugs, the felony for which he was found guilty after a jury trial.

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  14. Paul Monyok Promoted to Principal at WBRC Architects EngineersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 16 | Bangor Daily News

    WBRC Architects Engineers, a full-service architecture and engineering firm with offices in Maine and Florida, is pleased to announce that civil engineer Paul A. Monyok, P.E. has joined its owner/management team as a Principal. Paul was unanimously elected to WBRC's Board of Directors in recognition of his high-quality design capabilities, responsive service to clients, and positive relationships with clients, colleagues, and the community.

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  15. Speaker of the Maine House of Representatives To Give NMCC Commencement AddressRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 | Bangor Daily News

    Aroostook- Northern Maine Community College will celebrate the graduation of 178 students during commencement exercises on Saturday, May 13. Students from the Arts and Sciences, Business Technology, Nursing and Allied Health, and Trade and Technical Occupations will march at the Forum in Presque Isle at 10 a.m. to receive their Associates' Degrees and certificates from 37 programs. Sara Gideon, Speaker of the Maine House of Representatives, will deliver the commencement address.

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  16. Aroostook Youth Tri Club Begins May 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 | Bangor Daily News

    The Aroostook Medical Center and the University of Maine at Presque Isle have once again teamed up to bring a fun event to The County this summer. The Aroostook Youth Triathlon is set for June 17, 2017 on the UMPI campus.

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  17. Local leaders help guide The County's largest healthcare organizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 5 | Bangor Daily News

    Members of the TAMC Board of Trustees met on May 4 at the Presque Isle hospital. Those at the meeting included, seated from left: new board members Scott Violette and Jane Towle; Steven St. Pierre, chair of the board; Carol Bell, vice chair; and Gene Lynch II, immediate past chair of the board and current chair of the finance committee.

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  18. 'Upward Bound was my lighthouse': Program alums flood UMPI with letters of supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 4 | Bangor Daily News

    It was a dark day in the office of the University of Maine at Presque Isle Upward Bound program when the staff learned that the U.S. Department of Education would not read its grant applications for five years worth of funding because they contained two charts that were not properly spaced . But if there is a silver lining in the midst of adversity, it is the flood of support for Upward Bound unleashed by the news that the applications were removed from consideration because of the formatting error - support that may have broad impact.

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  19. Lincoln's town manager faces criminal charges for alleged trespassRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | Bangor Daily News

    Lincoln Town Manager John Sutherland faces criminal charges in Aroostook County for allegedly breaking into the garage of his daughter's then-boyfriend, according to officials and the alleged victim. Sutherland , 50, of Lincoln, was issued summonses by state police on Feb. 14 for Class E criminal trespass and Class D criminal mischief for allegedly breaking into a garage in Castle Hill and damaging a door on Nov. 5, according to a prosecutor and a court clerk.

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  20. Maine's 3 biggest bills to fill health care worker shortagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 2 | Bangor Daily News

    For a small, aging state, that's a lot of people. Indeed, nurses and direct care workers are among the fastest growing positions in the state.

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