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LOOKING BACK: Grand Isle Lumber Co. mill, 1913
GRAND ISLE, Maine - The Grand Isle Lumber Co. mill was known as “Crawford Mill,” as the owner’s name was James Crawford, according to Gerald Soucy with the Greater Grand Isle Historical Society. Th...
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Pingree applauds decision by UMS to give all veterans in-state tuition
FORT KENT, Maine - U.S. Congresswoman Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, praised a decision by the University of Maine System to honor the in-state tuition rate for all veterans, regardless of where they li...
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Maine fire departments signing up for more rail safety training
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - Ever since a crude oil train disaster decimated a Quebec village’s downtown last July, more and more Maine fire departments have been requesting training on rail safety. “I...
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Irving commits $1 million to UMFK Foundation
FORT KENT, Maine – The University of Maine at Fort Kent Foundation has received its largest donation in the university's history as Irving Woodlands LLC has committed $1 million to forest research ...
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LETTER: 'Kudos to Ross'
To the Editor, Kudos to Ross Paradis for his excellent (column) about Dennis Dechaine (April 16 edition of the St. John Valley Times). What distorted view of justice does our state have to allow a ...
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Austin Theriault to drive three races for Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s management company
FORT KENT, Maine – Austin Theriault will make his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut this season, as JR Motorsports has signed him to drive three races in the No. 5 Chevrolet, according to an April 22 ...
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Obituary: GALE LORENZEN FLAGG, 1936 - 2014
FORT KENT, Maine - Gale Lorenzen Flagg passed away at home on April 17, 2014 from respiratory failure due to ALS (aka Lou Gehrig disease). She was the daughter of Frederick Lorenzen and Dorothy Wal...
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COFFEE BREAK: ‘It’s what we do’
As the sun rose over a blue sky Friday morning, I was up to my hips in a snow bank, in pink pajamas, reaching in vain with a shovel and trying to rescue my daughter’s hoodie from the top of the sno...
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Plymouth State associate professor of French to give keynote address at UMFK symposium
FORT KENT, Maine - The University of Maine at Fort Kent’s fifth annual Scholars’ Symposium will showcase students’ academic achievements. The theme of this year’s event is “The Language of Learning...
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2014 World Acadian Congress featured in Echoes magazine
ST. JOHN VALLEY - This month’s edition of Echoes magazine highlights the St. John Valley, with Fort Kent's 10th Mountain Lodge featured on the cover and a story about the 2014 World Acadian Congres...
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USDA to award $662,000 loan and $200,000 grant to Van Buren
VAN BUREN, Maine - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced yesterday, April 22, that nearly $387 million is being awarded to 116 recipients in 40 states and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. The...
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Maine College Circle awards 84 scholarships to Valley students
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - Community representatives of the St. John Valley, in partnership with the nonprofit Maine College Circle and the Dead River Company, have selected 84 local students in grad...
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Farmer’s daughter deeply rooted
ST. AGATHA, Maine - The daughter of a local farmer, Sandra San Antonio has strong connections to the St. John Valley. San Antonio spoke with the St. John Valley Times about growing up on a farm, be...
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CMA organizers prepare to disclose logistics plan
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine – The logistics team for the CMA 2014 / 2014 WAC has approved plans for shuttle service, proposed parking, street closures and other adjustments to ensure the safe and effici...
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Law enforcement fair covers distracted driving
ST. AGATHA, Maine - Maine State Tr. Dennis Quint shows students at Wisdom Middle / High School an mock example of being distracted behind the wheel, as part in a Law Enforcement Fair at the school ...
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