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Local Patten author will speak | Print |
Wednesday, 22 June 2016 08:28

PATTEN — Tellis Coolong of Patten will discuss his second book, “I’m Not Walczyk,” in a presentation at the Patten Lumberman’s Museum on Friday, June 24, sponsored by the Patten Area Woman’s Club.

He will have copies of his books for sale.

All are welcome to come see this hometown author.

Head Start/Pre-K raise funds for St. Jude | Print |
Wednesday, 22 June 2016 08:02
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Youngsters who participated in the ACAP trikeathon include, from left, Ian Cumming, Owen Betschner, Mrs. Lyons, Lilley McMannus, Joseph Thomas, Avery Demers, Lily Casey, Shawn Grass, Zachary Lilley, Beckett Sheilds and Scarlett Curry.

OAKFIELD — Aroostook County Action Program Head Start/Southern Aroostook Community School Pre-K Partnership held their annual community service project in April. The students rode their bikes, trikes and scooters in the Trike-A-Thon to benefit the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The event was held at Oakfield Community Center.

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Man hurt in rollover | Print |
Wednesday, 15 June 2016 11:46
By Joseph Cyr
Staff Writer
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A Linneus man was injured Thursday evening when the vehicle he was driving rolled over in a wooded area on the County Road (U.S. Route 2) in New Limerick. The driver, Ronald Dupont II, 49, of Linneus sustained cuts to his head and was taken to Houlton Regional Hospital.

NEW LIMERICK — A Linneus man was injured Thursday evening when the vehicle he was driving rolled over into a wooded area on the County Road (U.S. Route 2).

Ronald Dupont II, 49, was traveling west on County Road at 7:27 p.m. in a 2014 Chevrolet Impala when he lost control of his vehicle, according to Cpl. Dennis Quint of the Maine State Police.

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Vehicle rolls on I-95 in Oakfield | Print |
Wednesday, 15 June 2016 11:43
By Joseph Cyr
Staff Writer
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Cody Kennedy, 18, of Presque Isle escaped serious injury Tuesday when the 2003 Dodge Ram he was driving on the northbound lane of Interstate 95 left the roadway and overturned. Kennedy reportedly fell asleep behind the wheel, according to Maine State Police Sgt. Josh Haines. 

OAKFIELD — An 18-year-old Presque Isle man suffered only minor injuries last Tuesday evening after his vehicle went off the road and rolled over on Interstate 95 in Oakfield.

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Fishing Derby | Print |
Wednesday, 15 June 2016 07:42

The Patten Recreation Department will host a fishing derby on Saturday, June 18, on Upper and Lower Shin Pond. The registration fee is $20 for adults and $5 for children. A $750 cash prize for adults will be offered and the top 10 kids will receive a prize and trophy.

For more information, call 267-0071.


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