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Young Woman Battles Immune Disease, Shares Story in Documentary

Shelby Tozier looks like your typical 21-year-old, but for most of her life she’s been battling an immune disorder. “Ultimately if I get sick, the antibodies that attack the bacteria in me will end up attacking my brain,” said Tozier. At age 6, she was diagnosed with PANDAS, a Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder. Symptoms seem […]

Needles and Yarn Keep a Knox Woman Young at Heart

At the age of 95, Coral Furrow is the oldest person in the town of Knox. “I always wondered why The Lord didn’t take me, but maybe he kept me to keep kids hands warm,” said Furrow. But age doesn’t slow this woman down. “She’s a wonderful woman. She’s helping a lot of children be […]

Lincoln Residents React to Mill Layoffs

About half of the employees at the Lincoln Paper and Tissue Mill were told not to go to work on Thursday. “It affects the whole region, it affects the whole town, so it’s devastating news,” said Bill Lawrence, Lincoln Town Manager. The mill layoffs are the talk of the town. “It will affect our business […]

Canines Help UMaine Students Prepare for Finals

Talk to a college student towards the end of the semester and the word “stress” is bound to come up. The University of Maine is trying to help students relax with a little help from man’s best friend. “It’s really nice to have well trained dogs that can come, visit and be welcomed in public […]

Despite a Possible Deal, Mainers Feel the Impacts from the Government Shutdown

Charles Piper owns a small business in Searsport. His company, Sundog Solar, installs solar panels and installation is usually funded for by federal grants or rebates. Piper said at least one customer was waiting to hear from the Department of Agriculture for the money. “He turned his paperwork in the week before the shutdown and […]

Arrive Alive Tour Stops in Machias

Nearly 13,000 people are killed each year in alcohol-related accidents. That’s according to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence. “You are six times more likely to get in a crash texting and driving than you are drinking and driving. And we all know how dangerous drinking and driving is,” said Tyler Herbstrieth, a […]

Young Woman Battles Immune Disease, Shares Story in Documentary

Shelby Tozier looks like your typical 21-year-old, but for most of her life she’s been battling an immune disorder. “Ultimately if I get sick, the antibodies that attack the bacteria in me will end up attacking my brain,” said Tozier. At age 6, she was diagnosed with PANDAS, a Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder. Symptoms seem […]