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FALL FIX-UP GUIDE | Print |
Wednesday, 14 September 2016 08:41

 

Is your money going up the chimney?

Tips on how to make your fireplace more efficient

(StatePoint) Nothing beats gathering around the fire in winter. Unfortunately, a wood-burning fireplace could be a major source of energy loss in your home, sending your utility bills sky high.

However, you don’t need to sacrifice the fire to improve your home’s energy efficiency and reduce your heating bills; in fact, it’s possible to convert your wood fireplace into an efficient heat source with the following tips.

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FIREPLACE A gas fireplace insert generates more radiant heat and is cleaner to maintain than a traditional masonry style wood-burning fireplace, which can be a leading source of indoor air loss.

 

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INTERNATIONAL SEAPLANE FLY-IN | Print |
Wednesday, 07 September 2016 09:50

 

43rd annual International Seaplane Fly-In Schedule

Thursday, Sept. 8

1 p.m. Registration begins at the “old” Folsom’s Hangar on Lower Lincoln Street — now known as Moosehead Aero Marine.

5:30 p.m. Registration will be moved to the Katahdin parking lot.

6-9 p.m. Katahdin Buffet and Sunset Cruise. Reservations for the buffet/cruise can be made ONLY through the Fly-In at 695-6121.

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2016 Piscataquis Valley Fair | Print |
Wednesday, 31 August 2016 09:22

 

POWER WHEEL DEMOLITION DERBY

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NOT PLAYING NICE — Children had the opportunity to drive into each other, with encouragement, in attempt to pop each other’s balloons during the power wheel demolition derby on Aug. 28 at the 129th edition of the Piscataquis Valley Fair in Dover-Foxcroft. Later during the last of the four-day fair, the young drivers could watch adults crash and smash their vehicles in the demolition derby.

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PISCATAQUIS VALLEY FAIR GUIDE | Print |
Wednesday, 24 August 2016 08:13

 

Piscataquis Valley Fair returns for the 129th year Aug. 25-28 

DOVER-FOXCROFT — This year marks the 129th anniversary of the Piscataquis Valley Fair, which began in 1887. The 2016 fair will run from Thursday, Aug. 25 to Sunday, Aug. 28 at the fairgrounds located at 77 Fairview Avenue. The four days will feature exhibitions, rides, concerts and fun for all ages.

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Bus routes for SAD 4 | Print |
Wednesday, 17 August 2016 08:09

Bus 3: Driver Lorna Lander — Abbot: Moosehorns Road at 6:35 - Howard Siding Road at 6:42 - Piper Pond Road at 6:46 - West Road at 7:05 - Monument Road at 7:17 - Lower Davidson Road at 7:25 - Back Abbot Road at 7:28 - High Street at 7:33 - High School at 7:36 - Elementary School at 7:40.

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