Presque Isle

1 day ago

Hurricane pet safety tips

Even though Hurricane Lee was rather meek in our northern Maine area, other parts of the country usually aren’t so lucky. Hurricanes are a scary weather condition for humans and can be especially scary for our pets. 

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Missing death notices

Recently I chanced upon what I call the Case of the Missing Death Certificate. In Maine it’s not unusual to be unable to find a death record prior to 1892. Town clerks usually recorded marriages, but death records were normally left to family Bibles and tombstones.

2 days ago

Presque Isle area From our Files – Week of September 20, 2023

25 Years Ago – September 23, 1998
Award winner — Mapleton Elementary School principal and fifth-grade teacher, Gail Gibson, was left speechless at the surprise presentation. Gibson won the Milken Award for excellence in education, which carries a $25,000 cash award. Attending the ceremony were her entire family, plus Easton Superintendent of Schools, Richard Durost, a former Milken award winner.