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Weather on the Web Tuesday, August 13th at 8:00pm

Officials say this years potato season went well

As potato seasons go, this year's went well, according to officials in the industry. Don Flannery, Executive Director of the Maine Potato Board, says County farmers experienced minimal problems in the fields.

Those in need received free smoke alarms over the weekend

This past week was National Fire Prevention Week. On Saturday, Aroostook County American Red Cross and The Presque Isle Fire Department teamed up to bring free smoke detectors to local communities. Both the Deputy Fire Chief and Community Manager of the Red Cross says it feels great to help out.

Local firefighter talks about chimney maintenance

With it now getting colder, people are starting up the wood or pellet stove to keep their homes warm. But, how often should we clean our chimneys to prevent a chimney fire? Megan Cole has the story.

Fort Fairfield officials discuss creating fire-based EMS service

Chief Vince Baldwin says the purpose is to increase fire protection and EMS services in the town.

Intervention Aroostook: Dangers of Vaping

On this special guest edition of Intervention Aroostook, we talk with two county educators from ACAP about the dangers and health risks tied to vaping.

 

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Posted: 10/15/2019 - Highlights and stats from around The County.

Posted: 10/14/2019 - The Southern Aroostook Warrior girls make a statement in Class D, the Caribou Viking boys stay undefeated in this edition of Around the County.

Posted: 10/11/2019 - It was Senior Day at Fort Fairfield as the Tigers hosted the Wisdom Pioneers. Those games and more in this edition of Around the County.

Updated: 10/10/2019 - The UMPI volleyball team got off to a rough start. They lost their first 8 matches of the season without winning a single set. Since the first 8, UMPI has won 6 of 10. They've got six games left to try and make a run at a NAC championship.

Updated: 10/10/2019 - Ashland takes on the Katahdin Cougars in this edition of Around the County.