Presque Isle


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Presque Isle

(prĕsk īl) [Fr.,=peninsula], city (1990 pop. 10,550), Aroostook co., NE Maine, inc. 1859. It is the trade, tourist, and shipping center of the Aroostook valley. During World War II an important air base there served as a ferry point for planes to Great Britain. The city is the seat of the Univ. of Maine at Presque Isle.

presque isle

[¦pres′kīl]
(geography)
A promontory or peninsula extending into a lake, nearly or almost forming an island; its head or end section is connected with the shore by a sag or low gap only slightly above water level or by a strip of lake bottom exposed as a land surface by a drop in lake level.
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Closing of the Presque Isle purchase, which is also conditioned on the closing of the Lady Luck Vicksburg transaction, is expected to close in Q4.
Dubai: Godolphin's Indulgent races on Tapeta artificial surface for the first time in the Group 2 Presque Isle Downs Masters at Presque Isle Downs, in the USA, on Monday.
The station serves the Presque Isle DMA, which Gray said is geographically larger than the states of Connecticut and Rhode Island combined, as well as the western portion of the Canadian province of New Brunswick outside of the Nielsen-defined DMA boundaries.
We Energies then proposed shutting Presque Isle in early 2014.
The result surpassed our expectations in terms of runners participating, money raised and community members attending our post-race anniversary celebration," said Presque Isle Quarry Manager Allan Idalski.
We are thankful to this generous community, as well as our many sponsors and volunteers, for making our event a huge success," said Allan Idalski, plant manager at the Lafarge Presque Isle quarry.
The Presque Isle Boys and Girls Club will host a Benefit Barbecue celebrating Presque Isle Graduating Seniors on June 27th from 4-7p.
We Energies, a company that serves electric customers in Wisconsin and Michigan's Upper Peninsula, has decided to end its joint venture with Wolverine Power Cooperative at the Presque Isle Power Plant.
A $5 million private girl from a Presque Isle native will have a "transformative impact" on the nation's northeastern-most community college.
Verizon Wireless, a US mobile operator and a joint venture between Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE:VOD) (LSE:VOD), announced on 10 September that it has activated a new cell site on the Bicentennial Observation Tower at Dobbins Landing in Erie, PA that improves its network coverage along the city's Bayfront area and for boaters on the Presque Isle Bay.
Race 6 Presque Isle Downs This is her third start after a layoff, often the time for a horse's best effort, and her first time in for a claiming price.
At that meeting, I suggested that archery be added to Presque Isle State Park's annual outdoors event in July.