Presque Isle and Houlton District Court Judge Retiring

The Presque Isle and Houlton district court judge, Bernard O'Mara, has officially submitted his notice to retire as of March 2nd and has requested to be considered for appointment to active retired, this according to Governor Paul Lepage's press secretary. Replacing judges or appointing judges is a function of the governor, and according to District 2 Senator Michael Carpenter, the Governors screening committee has already interviewed several law professionals from the area who have expressed interest in the position. He says a recommendation may be coming soon.

Patten business owners enjoying benefits of monument establishment

It's been two years since the Katahdin Woods and Waters national monument was established. Newssource 8's Megan Cole visited Patten recently to see how things are going since the designation was put in place.

County fire department receives over $50,000 to upgrade equipment

A County fire department has received more than $50,000 to update some equipment. Kathy McCarty met with the fire chief to find out how the money will be used.

Presque Isle city officials looking for ways to maintain clean streets

City officials are looking at their options for maintaining clean streets in Presque Isle.

Senator Collins celebrates start of BikeMaine 2018

BikeMaine cyclists have officially started their 320-mile journey.

Local library helping people find their roots

Genealogy is available for free at a local public library.

Councilors continue to look at lighting options

Councilors are continuing to look at lighting options for the city of Presque Isle.

 

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