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POLICE BLOTTER: Madawaska
MADAWASKA, Maine - Thursday, Jan. 22 9:22 a.m. Officer performed traffic control on Bridge Avenue for paper mill. 11 a.m. Officer issued a parking violation. 2:05 p.m. Automobile accident was repor...
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Sisters donate to Locks of Love in great-uncle’s name
FRENCHVILLE, Maine - Halayna Hayes, 8, and Rebecca Hayes, 7, of Frenchville had their “locks” cut on Jan. 16 by their aunt, Chantal Hayes of Fort Kent. The girls plan to send their hair to Locks of...
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Feb. 15 deadline approaches for grants from Aroostook County Fund
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - Nonprofit and public organizations have a Feb. 15 deadline to apply for grants from Maine Community Foundation's Aroostook County Fund. The fund is part of the Ellsworth- a...
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Medicare notifies NMMC that it meets requirements for 'swing beds'
FORT KENT, Maine - Northern Maine Medical Center has met the requirements for participation in the Medicare “Swing Bed” program, according to a press release by NMMC. The Maine Department of Health...
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DEAN'S LIST: Elliott Coffman
FORT KENT, Maine - Elliott Coffman of Fort Kent has been named to the dean’s list for the 2014 fall semester at Colby-Sawyer College in New London, N.H. Coffman, a member of the class of 2018, is m...
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DEAN'S LIST: Nick Michaud
FORT KENT, Maine – Nick Michaud was named to the fall 2014 dean's list at Bates College in Lewiston. Michaud, a 2010 graduate of Fort Kent Community High School, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy A. M...
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DEAN'S LIST: Brittany Guerrette
MADAWASKA, Maine - Brittany Guerrette of Madawaska has achieved a place on the University of Evansville dean's list for academic achievements during the fall 2014 semester. Guerrette is majoring in...
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Valley schools close early
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - Maine School Administrative District 27 was planning to have a two-hour storm delay on Wednesday morning, Jan. 28, but canceled it after the storm's appearance in the St. J...
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Pelletier's 5-pound salmon earns top spot at Long Lake Ice Fishing Derby
SINCLAIR, Maine - More than 830 people took to the ice on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 24 and 25, during the Long Lake Ice Fishing Derby, a record for the event, according to organizers. Anglers tried...
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Felisha Bouchard hits 1,000th point
VAN BUREN, Maine - Van Buren Lady Crusader senior Felisha Bouchard hit a jumper to record her 1,000th career point in a 47-64 loss to the Washburn Lady Beavers on Saturday, Jan. 24 at Washburn. Bou...
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Duplessis takes first place in Irving Woodlands 100 sled dog race
EAGLE LAKE, Maine – Stephane Duplessis of Quebec took first place in this year’s Irving Woodlands 100 on Saturday, Jan. 24, with a total time of 9:12, according to organizer John Kaleta of Eagle La...
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'Major' storm to bring snow and strong winds
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - A "major winter storm" could leave up to 14 inches of snow in the St. John Valley before it clears by end of day Wednesday, Jan. 28, according to the National Weather Servi...
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Snowmobile trails continuing to improve
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - Most snowmobile clubs in central and southern parts of Aroostook County are reporting less than ideal conditions, while clubs in the northern half are, for the most part, r...
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United Way reaches for another Northern Star
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine – A new search will begin on Jan. 30 for Aroostook County and Western New Brunswick’s top vocalist. The United Way of Aroostook has launched another season of its Northern St...
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BIRTHS: Jalbert boy, Pelletier girl, Charette girl, Parker girl
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - JALBERT: A boy, Tanner Michael Jalbert, was born on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, to Jesse and Jessica Jalbert of Cross Lake. Maternal grandparents are Mike and Mary Gagnon of ...
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