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Aug. 6, last day to register for Acadian Festival home decorating contest
MADAWASKA, Maine - The Greater Madawaska Chamber of Commerce is asking local residents to decorate for the 37th Annual Acadian Festival Residential Decorating Contest, Aug. 7. Entries will be judge...
Jul 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lise Pelletier to present on local identity: Acadian, French Canadian, or American?
MADAWASKA, Maine - University of Maine at Fort Kent Acadian Archives Acadienne Director Lise Pelletier will present “Are we Acadians, French Canadians, or Americans, and how did the Acadians settle...
Jul 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Conference to include round table on history and cultural preservation
ST. DAVID, Maine – A "fact-finding conference" will address the past, present, and future efforts of local organizations and the Franco-American Center at the University of Maine to preserve the hi...
Jul 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former Valley residents display their Acadian flags
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - Joyce Comeau Crosby displays an Acadian flag on her Lisbon, Maine home. Crosby, originally from the Madawaska and St. Agatha area, is a former member of the Acadian Singers...
Jul 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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BIRTHS: Theriault girl, Gillis boy
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - THERIAULT - A girl, Ryder Tinleigh Joan Theriault, was born on June 12, 2014, to Shawna LaPointe and Travis Theriault of Van Buren. GILLIS - A boy, Ryker Odies Ray Gillis, ...
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At 91, Plaisted resident takes first plane ride
EAGLE LAKE, Maine - Laura Saucier, 91, of Plaisted, Eagle Lake, took her first ride in an airplane on Friday, July 18 when her nephew Gary Saucier of Connecticut visited. He had been in the Caribou...
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Local Social Security offices to continue providing benefit verification letters
AROOSTOOK COUNTY, Maine - The Social Security Administration (SSA) announced on July 17 that it will continue to provide benefit verification letters at local and regional offices. The announcement...
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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BIRTH: Pelletier boy
FORT KENT, Maine - A boy, Dylan Thomas Pelletier, was born to Jefferey and Shelly Pelletier of Fort Kent on July 15, 2014. Maternal grandparents are Reno and Linda Cyr of Fort Kent. Paternal grandp...
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