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COLUMN: Give me a paintbrush, but don't give me a roller
I have discovered something about myself over the weekend that I have never known before. I’m good with a paintbrush, but I would give some advice to anyone looking for renovation help from me. Don...
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LETTER: 'You read too many books'
To the Editor, Even in high school more than 50 years ago, I read many books. My mother once told me, “You read too many books!” I laughed and picked up another one. My habit unbroken, I’ve just co...
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Food pantry reopens in new location on Wednesday
MADAWASKA, Maine - The children of Karen Cyr and Thad Guillemette - Jenna Guillemette, 11, left, and her brother Jiovanni, 7 - help bring groceries and nonperishable household items into the Good S...
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St. Agatha woman released from hospital after vehicle rollover
ST. AGATHA, Maine - Monica Chamberlain, 38, of St. Agatha was transported to Northern Maine Medical Center by ambulance yesterday, Sept. 29, following a single-vehicle accident on U.S. Route 162, a...
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Reps. visit Madawaska schools during Math Power Hour
MADAWASKA, Maine - State Rep. Charles “Ken” Theriault, left, D-Madawaska, and Maine Senate President Justin Alfond, D-Portland, listen to Madawaska Elementary School students Samantha Thomas, front...
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Eagle Lake Mud Bogs raises $1,000 for fire department
EAGLE LAKE, Maine - The third and final Eagle Lake Mud Bogs of the year raised $1,000 for the Eagle Lake Fire Department. Held on Saturday, Sept 27, on Convent Road, the Mud Bogs includes runs that...
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Becker College sweeps UMFK in women’s volleyball
FORT KENT, Maine - The UMFK women's volleyball team closed the weekend with a two-match sweep at the hands of Becker College Sunday, Sept. 28, in Leicester, Mass. Playing without star senior Daniel...
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UMFK women’s volleyball team defeats Unity
FORT KENT, Maine - The University of Maine at Fort Kent women’s volleyball team defeated USCAA foe Unity College 3-0 on Monday night, Sept. 22. It was a close match for two sets with the Bengals pu...
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Valley foliage peaking
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - Foliage in Maine Zones 6 and 7, which covers north of Millinocket, was still listed as between 75 and 100 percent peak as of Monday afternoon, according to the Maine Office...
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Volunteers help clear trails in Fort Kent
FORT KENT, Maine - Volunteers Anthony Bryan of Fort Kent, from left, Norman Martin of Fort Kent, Chip McIlwain of Eagle Lake and George Dumond of Fort Kent helped clear and maintain trails at 10th ...
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DaPonte String Quartet to perform at UMFK on Wednesday
FORT KENT, Maine – The University of Maine at Fort Kent will present the DaPonte String Quartet in a free concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, in Fox Auditorium. The quartet's repertoire spans from...
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Obituary: LENA HEBERT, 1927 - 2014
MADAWASKA, Maine - Lena Hebert, 87, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at a Frenchville health care facility. She was born on Sept. 9, 1927 in St. Agatha, daughter of the late Alcime and Leda...
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Obituary: GRETA MARIE (CYR) BRADLEY, 1930 – 2014
VAN BUREN, Maine and EAST WENATCHEE, Wash. – Greta Marie (Cyr) Bradley passed away on Sept. 16, 2014 at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee, Wash. She was born on Sept. 1, 1930 in Van Buren to...
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Theriault takes eighth at Oxford Plains
FORT KENT, Maine - Austin Theriault finished eighth on Saturday, Sept. 27, in the PASS Championships at Oxford Plains Speedway. This was the final scheduled start of the season for the 20-year-old ...
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Former mill worker turns hobby into business
FRENCHVILLE, Maine - Specializing in one area of engine repair would “defeat the purpose” of owning his own business, Karl Lavoie said Monday, Sept. 22, via telephone. “I like the variety,” he said...
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