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John LaChance meets Prime Minister Stephen Harper at CMA 2014
EDMUNDSTON, New Brunswick - John LaChance met Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper during Congrès mondial acadien 2014 / 2014 World Acadian Congress ceremonies on Friday, Aug. 8. Originally of M...
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Le Festival Chautauqua to feature wagon rides, open houses, live music
FRENCHVILLE, Maine - Le Festival Chautauqua will take place Saturday and Sunday at the community center, town park and historical society buildings. Hours at the community center will be from 9 a.m...
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Florence Martin sings traditional 'complaintes'
LILLE, Maine - Florence Rose Martin and museum director Don Cyr presented traditional "complaintes," or ballads, Saturday, Aug. 16 in the back room of the Musée Culturel du Mont-Carmel. The present...
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Acadian Festival's tintamarre makes noise for National Acadian Day
MADAWASKA, Maine - Costumed walkers, with noisemakers, took part in a downtown "Grand Tintamarre" on Friday evening. The annual Acadian Festival noise parade, with a designated route of nearly a ha...
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Stage set for outdoor concert celebrating National Acadian Day
MADAWASKA, Maine - This week crews erected a large outdoor stage adjacent to the Multi-Purpose Building, where a National Acadian Day Mass is planned for Friday morning, with a concert and firework...
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Morris to pay homage to Edith Piaf
MADAWASKA, Maine – “Joëlle Morris chante Edith Piaf” will pay homage to French singer Edith Piaf at noon on Friday, Aug. 15, in the basement of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church on St. Thomas Stre...
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This edition of Echoes, all about Acadians
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - Echoes magazine has released an Acadian keepsake edition to recognize the Congrès mondial acadien 2014 / 2014 World Acadian Congress. Echoes 105 includes a collection of ar...
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Cyr and Faucher contribute to new book: 'Acadie, Then and Now'
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - Joseph Donald Cyr of Lille and Gisèle Faucher of Madawaska are two of 55 authors of a new book on Acadians and their communities in the United States, Canada and France. “A...
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