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Obituary: LUCIEN J. LAVERTU, 1934 - 2015
ST. DAVID, Maine - Lucien J. Lavertu, 80, of East Hartford, Conn., beloved husband of Joan (Cyr) Lavertu, passed away peacefully on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, at home. He was born on July 8, 1934 in St...
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GUEST COLUMN: Energy costs hurting Mainers and Maine businesses
High energy costs drive away business and raise rates for Mainers. We must lower electricity rates and home heating costs. We have seen reduced prices at the pump and lower costs for heating oil th...
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Two vehicles and tractor lost in overnight fire
FRENCHVILLE, Maine - Two personal vehicles and a tractor were lost overnight, Wednesday, Feb. 25, in a garage fire at 10 Boucher St., according to Frenchville Fire Chief Michael Michaud. Firefighte...
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Four teenagers escape injury after rollover onto Fish River
SOLDIER POND, Maine - Ryan Macnaught, 19, of New Gloucester was traveling on Soldier Pond Road at 10:20 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, when he lost control of his 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer as he approache...
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Obituary: DONALD RAYMOND, 1939 - 2015
FORT KENT, Maine - Donald Raymond, 75, died on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at his Caribou residence following an extended illness. He was born on Dec. 8, 1939 in Fort Kent, the son of the late Willard a...
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UMS Chancellor James Page to speak at UMFK business breakfast
FORT KENT, Maine - The University of Maine at Fort Kent Board of Visitors’ Business Breakfast Series will present an informational session by University Maine System Chancellor James H. Page at 7:3...
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No fatalites in series of accidents involving 70 vehicles on I-95; pileup includes school bus and tractor-trailor
UPDATE 3:45 p.m.: State police now say more than 70 vehicles were involved in the interstate pileup this morning, with 50 of the vehicles requiring towing, according to a follow-up press release by...
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Another cell tower to be erected in Valley
SINCLAIR, Maine - Less than one month after erecting a communications tower in St. David, Boston-based Bay Communications II, LLC has proposed constructing another tower in the St. John Valley, thi...
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Pittsfield snowmobilers stop in Van Buren on way to Gaspé
VAN BUREN, Maine - Dale Wilson and his son Shawn stopped in to refuel their snowmobiles on Main Street on Thursday, Feb. 19. The pair, along with five other riders from Pittsfield, was on their way...
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Brothers snowmobile in Madawaska in memory of their father
MADAWASKA, Maine - Neil Greenly of Pittsburgh, Pa. and his two brothers Roger Greenly and Sid Greenly, both of Los Angeles, Calif., stopped in town on Thursday, Feb. 19, to refill the gas tanks of ...
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Free six-week caregiver class to start March 6
MADAWASKA, Maine - The Aroostook Area Agency on Aging is offering a free series of Savvy Caregiver classes. The classes, for families and friends caring for people with memory loss, dementia or Alz...
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CLUB NEWS: Lions plan Mother-Son Dance
FORT KENT, Maine – The Fort Kent Lions Club will present a fundraiser Mother-Son Dance from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 20 at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Admission will be $7 at the door. Proceeds ...
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Obituary: DORIS (SOUCY) BOUCHER, 1930 - 2015
FORT KENT, Maine - Doris (Soucy) Boucher, 85, died unexpectedly on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, while visiting family in Florida. She was born on Feb. 21, 1930 in Fort Kent, the daughter of Baptiste and ...
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BIRTHS: Valcourt boy, Dionne girl
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - VALCOURT: A boy, Eric Gray Valcourt, was born on Monday, Feb. 16, 2015, to Danielle and Ben Valcourt of Eagle Lake. Maternal grandparents are Charlene Gray and John Banks o...
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FUNDRAISERS: Afternoon of video games to help raise funds for historical society
FORT KENT, Maine - A “St. John Valley Grand Prix” Mario Kart fundraiser tournament is set to take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at Century Theater. All proceeds from the video game sessions w...
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