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Families share memories of loved ones lost to suicide
FORT KENT, Maine - “I was grasping at anything,” said Pauline Bouchard of Fort Kent on Thursday afternoon, Aug. 14, explaining her grief upon learning she had lost her son to suicide. With the rece...
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Ray Jalbert escapes serious injury as car goes down embankment
FORT KENT, Maine - A Fort Kent man received minor cuts after his car went off the road and into the woods Wednesday afternoon. The Aroostook County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle cr...
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GUEST COLUMN: 'Lowering energy costs is a win for all Mainers'
AUGUSTA, Maine - During the bitter cold winter season, New England governors spoke with a sense of urgency about lowering energy costs. Now, just two months away from an election, that urgency is g...
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LETTER: Slow down at Madawaska crosswalks
To the Editor, Please tell all people driving through Madawaska, especially at designated crosswalks, they must stop for the people crossing safely. I almost got run over by a black GMC today, and ...
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Conditions 'prime' in northern Maine for subtle color changes
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - As Maine's fall foliage season approaches, the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry reported yesterday, Aug. 27, that conditions in the northernmost p...
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BIRTHS: Michaud boy, L'Italien boy, Reese girl
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - MICHAUD: A boy, Brently Bobby Michaud, was born on Aug. 24, 2014 to Brent and Donna Michaud of Frenchville. Maternal grandparents are Ron and Diane Tardif of Frenchville. P...
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Chamber encouraging businesses to decorate for Scarecrow Festival
FORT KENT, Maine - The Greater Fort Kent Area Chamber of Commerce will host a Scarecrow Decorating Contest for businesses, as part of the annual Scarecrow Festival scheduled for Sept. 19-21. Entry ...
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Farm stands now carrying local string beans, zucchini and cukes
ST. DAVID, Maine - String beans, zucchini and cucumber are now showing up on St. John Valley farm stands, including this honor-system one on Beaulieu Road. Acadian Valley Farms stand owner Jason Di...
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Obituary: THERESE J. COUTURE, 1928 – 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla., SOUTHINGTON, Conn. and MADAWASKA, Maine - Therese Couture, 86, passed away on Aug. 14, 2014 at a Gainesville, Fla. health care facility after a long battle with heart complicatio...
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Madawaska students participate in ‘dictée’ in Cabano
MADAWASKA, Maine - Eight students from Debbie Nadeau’s Madawaska Middle / High School Advanced French 7 class participated in the Dictée Richelieu Internationale , Saturday, Aug. 23 in Cabano, Québ...
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Body of missing New Brunswick woman found
UPDATE: Tuesday, 8:15 a.m.: The body of Normande Chantal Martin was found late Friday, according to an RCMP press release. The RCMP has not specified where her body was found. Foul play is not susp...
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Students sing in traditional attire at Acadian Festival
MADAWASKA, Maine - Children from La Maternelle, the French preschool based in Frenchville, danced and sang songs in French as part of the Acadian Festival entertainment on Thursday, Aug. 14 at the ...
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Voters to weigh in again on revised school budget
MADAWASKA, Maine - A special town meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept 2, to allow an initial vote on the revised school department budget, according to a town notice. This will be the third town...
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Winterville man taken to hospital after ATV accident
T16 R6 WELS, Maine - Maine game wardens and emergency personnel responded to an all-terrain vehicle accident Saturday morning, Aug 23, that sent a Winterville man to the hospital. At approximately ...
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Two accidents, one day, on Maine Route 161 in St. Francis and St. John Plantation
ST. FRANCIS / ST. JOHN PLANTATION, Maine - The Aroostook County Sheriff’s Office responded to two separate vehicle accidents on Maine Route 161 in St. John Plantation and St. Francis today, Aug. 24...
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