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Early morning fire destroys R.F. Chamberland garage and 11 trucks
P.M. UPDATE: Truck count confirmed by Maine Department of Public Safety at 11. Department describes overall damage as "a multi-million dollar loss." Three from Fire Marshal's Office investigated; d...
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FRRH offering free assistance for Health Insurance Marketplace
EAGLE LAKE, Maine – Fish River Rural Health is offering free assistance through Feb. 15, 2015, for persons looking to take part in open enrollment for the Health Insurance Marketplace, FRRH will pr...
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Twin Rivers joins Evangelical Christian Publishing Association
MADAWASKA, Maine - Twin Rivers Paper Company joined the Evangelical Christian Publishing Association, an international nonprofit trade organization involved in the publishing and distribution of re...
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Hospitals partner with United Way to bring books to children
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine - Hospital representatives gathered in Presque Isle on Friday, Nov. 14, to discuss a new collaboration to help families with young children receive a new book every month. The p...
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Lloyd Fortin tags 228.5-pound buck
GRAND ISLE, Maine - Lloyd Fortin of Grand Isle harvested this six-point, 228.5-pound buck on Thursday, Nov. 20. Fortin shot the deer in Grand Isle and tagged it at Ouellette's Trading Post in Van B...
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Fire claims lives of mother and three children in Caribou
CARIBOU, Maine - A fire has claimed the lives of three children and a woman in central Aroostook County. The State Fire Marshal’s Office says a mother and her three young children died this morning...
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Bishop to celebrate Mass of Thanksgiving in Fort Kent
FORT KENT, Maine - Bishop Robert P. Deeley will celebrate a Mass of Thanksgiving starting at 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 24, at St. Louis Catholic Church on Main Street for the new affiliate of The Presenc...
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Town manager improperly removed international survey markers from bridge
FORT KENT, Maine – Fort Kent Town Manager Don Guimond should not have removed two boundary signs from the international bridge without proper permission. That is according to the International Boun...
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Ski coaches organize Valley Racing Team
FORT KENT, Maine - A new race-oriented Valley Racing Team will be open to athletes across the St. John Valley, according to Mike Lavertu of Madawaska, one of the coaches and president of the team. ...
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Obituary: MADELINE (DAIGLE) SAUCIER, 1925 - 2014
FORT KENT, Maine - Surrounded by family, Madeline (Daigle) Saucier, 89, died peacefully on Nov. 18, 2014, at a Fort Kent health care facility. She was born on Nov. 2, 1925 in Daigle, the daughter o...
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Pageant winners collect donations for Toys for Tots
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - The St. John Valley Toys for Tots program received a donation of 205 items, collected by Van Buren pageant winners. Along with raising funds for their personal charities, B...
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County hospitals gather food for animal groups, including PAWS
FORT KENT, Maine - “Pitch in for the Paws” project donations collected in the St. John Valley since Oct. 31 were presented on Thursday, Nov. 13, to PAWS Animal Welfare Society representatives. The ...
Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ladies Auxiliary with Post 147 takes part in Remembrance Day parade
MADAWASKA, Maine - Gemma Thibodeau, a representative of the Ladies Auxiliary of American Legion Post 147, participated in the Nov. 11 Remembrance Day parade in Edmundston, New Brunswick with the 31...
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Obituary: CLAIRE M. SIROIS, 1929 - 2014
MADAWASKA, Maine - Claire M. Sirois, 85, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, at a Madawaska health care facility. She was born on March 11, 1929 in Baker Brook, New Brunswick. She was the daugh...
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Flammable liquid leads to St. Francis fire, homeowner death
UPDATE: ST. FRANCIS, Maine, Nov. 20, 8:30 a.m. - The deceased person found at a Wednesday, Nov. 19, house fire has been identified as 74-year-old Patrick Deignan. Deignan, who owned the home, and h...
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