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Two county after school programs are the first of their kind in the state

The county is now home to two afterschool programs that are the first of their kind in the state of Maine. Champions after school program is now in Houlton and Presque Isle..and as News Source 8's Ashley Blackford learns, afterschool care is something that's needed here in the County.


As we get closer and closer to spring, officials with school departments around the County are hoping that means the weather won't threaten the school calendar anymore than it has. Surprisingly though, even though it's certainly been a snowy winter, local superintendents say at this point, the end of the year won't be affected a whole lot. Katie Zarrilli reports.



Champions after school program is now in Houlton and Presque Isle.


A decision by the town of Madawaska to double the appraisal value and thus double the taxes of Twin Rivers Paper Company has mill officials displeased. They're concerned with the value and how it was calculated...and concerned about how this will limit the mill going forward. Earlier this month we gave you the town manager's perspective, tonight we hear from leaders at the mill.


First Acadian Pond Hockey Classic held in The Valley


Pain clinic to help county residents


Updated information on the murder-suicide that occurred in Presque Isle yesterday


An agreement between McCains Foods and EFD makes staffing easy at the firehouse


Bodies discovered in Presque Isle murder-suicide were sent to southern Maine for autopsy


New Zealand holds first funerals for mosque shooting victims


FDA approves first drug for treating postpartum depression


Disney closes $71B deal for Fox entertainment assets


Caribou pharmacy robbed over the weekend



Nominee to lead FAA will face challenge on Boeing oversight


Statue of Liberty climber won’t serve any prison time


Feds release files on GOP train crash ahead of final report


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Patriots owner Kraft offered plea deal in prostitution case


Facebook to overhaul ad targeting to prevent discrimination


Colleges weigh fate of students with tainted applications


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White House foresees long economic boom where others don't


Judges grill lawyers in suit over Trump's Washington hotel


SEC says Musk's contempt defense 'borders on the ridiculous'


AP source: Trout, Angels close to record $432M, 12-year deal


Standoff ends in murder/suicide in Presque Isle


Fire chief explains benefits of sprinklers


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