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Youth Ministry Association meets to plan Advent Party for teenagers
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - Representatives of the Aroostook County Youth Ministry Association met Nov. 18 in St. Agatha to plan a regional holiday party for teenagers. The Advent Party is planned for...
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'Deck the Lodge' fundraiser draws 60
FORT KENT, Maine - Approximately 60 people attended the Deck the Lodge annual Christmas fundraiser and coffee house on Saturday, Dec. 6 at the Fort Kent Outdoor Center. A potluck was served to gues...
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Helgesens help create Christmas tree made of library books
FORT KENT, Maine - Using books, second-grader Brooke Helgesen, 8, and fourth-grader Hunter Helgesen, 9, made a Christmas tree in the Fort Kent Elementary School library. The siblings, children of S...
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Contract negotiations stall for town of Fort Kent employees
FORT KENT, Maine - Contract negotiations with the three bargaining units representing the majority of town of Fort Kent employees have stalled, according to Town Manager Donald Guimond, who said th...
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Decorated for the holidays, new tourism center helps Valley extend ‘Welcome home’
VAN BUREN, Maine - An information cabin on the corner of State Street and U.S. Route 1 has been decorated for the holiday season with wreaths, red bows, presents and three Christmas trees. Van Bure...
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COF presents Legion Post 45 with $1,500 in matching funds
FRENCHVILLE, Maine - Antoine Paradis of Frenchville, recording secretary for Catholic Order of Foresters, presented a check for $1,500 to Robert Sinclair of Sinclair, commander for American Legion ...
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Kearston granted wish to visit Disney World
FORT KENT, Maine - Kearston Albert, a 6-year-old St. John Valley youth diagnosed with cancer in August 2012, has been granted her wish to visit Disney World, courtesy of the Make A Wish Foundation....
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Thibodeaus celebrate 65th wedding
VAN BUREN, Maine - Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence and Leona Thibodeau of Van Buren celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with a surprise dinner on Friday, Oct. 31 at Lakeview Restaurant in St. Agatha. T...
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Knights present gifts to more than 90 children at annual Christmas party
FORT KENT, Maine - Santa Claus brought holiday gifts to the more than 90 children attending the Fort Kent Knights of Columbus children’s Christmas party on Sunday, Dec. 14. Children waited in line ...
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Craft fair raises $600 for Toys for Tots
MADAWASKA, Maine - The Madawaska Holiday Craft and Vendor Fair attracted more than 100 visitors on Saturday, Dec. 13. The show raised $600 for the Marine Corps’ Toys for Tots program through procee...
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Valley artists display more than 30 works in Christmas Art Gala
MADAWASKA, Maine - Nearly all of the dozen artists from the St. John Valley Artists / Artistes de la Vallée Saint-Jean group attended the organization's Christmas Art Gala throughout the afternoon,...
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Four Seasons plans Santa visit, sleigh rides, caroling at lodge
MADAWASKA, Maine – The Four Seasons Trail Association will host its annual Christmas at the Lodge from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21, at the lodge at 425 Spring St. Plans include a pasta lunch,...
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UMFK defeats Thomas College in women’s basketball
FORT KENT, Maine - The University of Fort Kent women’s basketball team beat Thomas College of Waterville by 69-41 on Sunday afternoon, Dec 14. UMFK scored the first 11 points, according to a press ...
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Gala to highlight 36 paintings by Valley artists
MADAWASKA, Maine - A group of artists, formed just a couple of weeks ago, is hosting A Christmas Art Gala from 12 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at the Meet Our Colors Gallery at the Chamber of Comme...
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Obituary: JERRY G. MCBREAIRTY, 1938-2014
ALLAGASH, Maine – Surrounded by family, Jerry G. McBreairty entered into eternal rest on the evening of Monday, Dec. 1, 2014. He was born on April 29, 1938 in Allagash. A lifetime resident of Allag...
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