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CARIBOU, Maine, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Teamwork can pay off when it comes to increasing environmental stewardship and energy efficiency.
Democrat Richard C. Cleary Age: 40 Hometown: Houlton Address: 28 Market Square Education: Hodgdon High School; Purdue University; BS in political science with distinction, University of Maine, Orono; Western New England College School of Law, graduated cum laude, J.D.
By JESSICA BLOCH; OF THE NEWS STAFF There wasn't supposed to be a break in the evening's activities, but while a technician took a few minutes to get a computer back online, Cathie Pelletier had an opportunity to talk to her screenwriting class at the University of Maine at Presque Isle.
By JEN LYNDS; OF THE NEWS STAFF HOULTON - Officials with the Maine Power Connection wrapped up a weeklong tour of Aroostook County on Thursday morning, addressing business leaders, legislators and community members about a proposal to build a new $625 million transmission line from central Maine to connect northern Maine to the New England electric grid.
PRESQUE ISLE - President Don Zillman and Dr. John Zaborney of the University of Maine at Presque Isle will offer a joint lecture in recognition of Constitution Day from 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17. The lecture will be held in the Campus Center and is open to the campus and the community.
BELFAST - The U.S. Department of Agriculture will allocate $99,000 in Emergency Conservation Program funding to three Maine counties to help farmers and ranchers rehabilitate land damaged by last year's ice storms and other natural disasters.
HOULTON - Prescription drug return events are planned this fall in Aroostook County to coincide with the annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day. One collection will take place from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at Pine Tree Waste on Florence Avenue in Houlton.
By JEN LYNDS; OF THE NEWS STAFF FRENCHVILLE - A $1 million environmental bond referendum that was approved in June has opened the door for two St. John Valley towns to receive an extra $50,000 in grant money.
By Jen Lynds, Bangor Daily News, Maine Aug. 6--FRENCHVILLE, Maine -- A $1 million environmental bond referendum that was approved in June has opened the door for two St. John Valley towns to receive an extra $50,000 in grant money.