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Rick Chamberlain recognized for 24 years as fire warden
ST. AGATHA, Maine - Rick Chamberlain was recognized on Friday, March 27, for more than 24 years as St. Agatha's fire warden. Town fire wardens are responsible for issuing fire permits within the to...
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NMG names Sandra Plourde as its Employee of Quarter
EAGLE LAKE, Maine - Northern Maine General Hospital has named Sandra Plourde of Eagle Lake as its Employee of the Quarter for the first quarter of 2015, according to a March 30 press release issued...
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Girl Scout cookie fundraiser ends April 4
ST. AGATHA, Maine - The annual Girl Scout of Maine cookie sale will end this year on Saturday, April 4. Cookies sell for $4 per box. To locate the nearest seller of cookies, go to girlscoutsofmaine...
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St. Agatha town manager leaving for private sector
ST. AGATHA, Maine - Following more than five years as town manager, Christy Sirois will be leaving that post on Friday, April 17 to take a job in the private sector. Prior to being hired as town ma...
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UMFK inducts four into its athletic hall of fame
FORT KENT, Maine – The University of Maine at Fort Kent inducted four people into its Athletic Hall of Fame at a dinner on campus on Saturday, March 21. Inducted into the hall's "Class of 2015" wer...
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UMFK fundraising gala to be flavored with Cajun and Zydeco beat
FORT KENT, Maine - The Boogaloo Swamis will be the musical guests at the University of Maine at Fort Kent’s 10th annual Dinner Gala on Saturday, April 11. The Boston-based Cajun and Zydeco band is ...
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'Sucrerie' draws 300
FORT KENT, Maine - Approximately 300 people attended the University of Maine at Fort Kent's "sucrerie" on Thursday, March 19, according to the university relations office. The annual event celebrat...
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Martin introduces bill to establish veterinary school in Maine
AUGUSTA, Maine – Rep. John Martin, D-Eagle Lake, has introduced a bill to establish a veterinary school in the state. “We are losing talented students who leave Maine to attend veterinary school,” ...
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Obituary: JOEL ROBERT ST. PETER, 1944 - 2015
FRENCHVILLE, Maine - Joel Robert St. Peter, 70, died peacefully on Friday, March 20, 2015, of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, 40 hours after his mother, Jeanne St. Peter, passed away in the ...
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Obituary: NORMAN 'BOY' LAFRANCE SR., 1932 - 2015
FORT KENT, Maine - Norman "Boy" Lafrance Sr., 82, died peacefully with his wife by his side on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at a Fort Kent health care facility. He was born on July 8, 1932 in Winterv...
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Obituary: RINO CHASSE, 1957 - 2015
EDMUNDSTON, New Brunswick - Surrounded by his family, Rino Chasse, 58, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 28, 2015, following a long battle with cancer. He was born on March 3, 1957 in Edmun...
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Obituary: ROSEMARY INA FARR, 1920 - 2015
FORT KENT, Maine - Rosemary Ina Farr, 94, passed away in her sleep on Saturday, March 21, at a Fort Kent health care facility. She was born on June 9, 1920 in Niskyauna, New York, the daughter of t...
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Student Nurses Organization to host community health fair on April 10
FORT KENT, Maine – The University of Maine at Fort Kent's Student Nurses Organization has scheduled a holisitic health fair, “Spring into Health,” for 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Friday, April 10 in the Sport...
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'Beat the Pack' program expands to St. John Valley
FORT KENT, Maine – A new smoking cessation program that has helped people in central Aroostook is expanding to the St. John Valley. Beat the Pack, a free four-week smoking cessation program will st...
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Valley Rivers Middle School students throw 'beach party' for winter carnival
FORT KENT, Maine - Students at Valley Rivers Middle School had their yearly Winter Carnival celebration in mid-March. This year's theme was "Beach Party!" Activities ranged from a pie-eating contes...
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