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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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.
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Presque Isle State Park Superintendent Harry Leslie said, "Thank you for such an excellent program this past weekend at Discover Presque Isle, and for making NASP available to thousands of children and adults during the festival.
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Lafarge North America's Presque Isle Quarry celebrated its 60th anniversary by hosting its first annual Stoneport 5K Quarry Run/Walk on August 28, 2014 to benefit the Cancer Center at Alpena Regional Medical Center (ARMC).
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine -- Marilyn Ruth Fillmore Fields, 65, a former longtime Clinton resident, passed away on Tuesday, March 4, at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.