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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 ...
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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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GUEST COLUMN: 'Getting energy and electricity prices under control'
Nearly every household in Maine pays the electric bill, which is roughly $80 per month. And that expense has a big impact on our low-income and middle-income households, as well as our elderly who ...
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Shuttles available to transport Valley volunteers to CMA 2014 evening in Quebec
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine – A recognition evening for all Congrès mondial acadien 2014 / 2014 World Acadian Congress volunteers is planned in Quebec. The CMA 2014 Volunteers Recognition Evening is pla...
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Rough start of season for UMFK Bengals
FORT KENT, Maine - The University of Maine Fort Kent men’s basketball team got the season off to a rough start with a pair of losses in Massachusetts, losing Friday night, Nov. 14, to NAIA powerhou...
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Friends, family raise $6,500 for Tom Gagnon
FORT KENT, Maine - Family and friends of Tom Gagnon have raised approximately $6,500 to help with medical costs and home renovations, according to Ellen Deschaine, Gagnon's partner. More than $2,30...
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Hope for the Holidays Food Drive underway at more than 20 locations
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine – NorState Federal Credit Union’s annual Hope for the Holidays Food Drive is entering its 11th year. Non-perishable food items may be dropped off at more than 20 local organi...
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