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Forecast calls for more rain
MADAWASKA, Maine - Addison Plourde, 4, of Fort Kent, enjoyed springtime sunshine on Thursday, April 16, with her grandfather, Mark Dionne, at his downtown home. Her outdoor playtime with Pépère wil...
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Council approves employee contracts
FORT KENT, Maine - Town council members have approved the contracts for municipal employees in the water and wastewater, public works and police departments, according to Town Manager Donald Guimon...
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Middle school students participate in ‘Stop, Drop and Read’
FORT KENT, Maine – Students at Valley Middle School participated in "Stop, Drop and Read,” a program that promoted reading. On Wednesday, April 15, students and staff "stopped" what they were doing...
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VRMS names 'Warriors of the Month'
FORT KENT, Maine – Valley Rivers Middle School “Warriors of the Month” for April are seventh-graders Madison Saucier, the daughter of Curtis and Christine Saucier of Fort Kent, and Eden Paradis, th...
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Jonathan Blanchette to receive scholarship to attend three-week EXPLO at Yale
FORT KENT, Maine – Three Aroostook County students have been selected to receive full scholarships to attend EXPLO at Yale University for three weeks in July and August. In addition, the Richard St...
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Mindy Guerrette chosen for $2,000 scholarship
ST. AGATHA, Maine – This year’s Wisdom Middle / High School recipient of the Tyler / Grandmaison MELMAC Foundation scholarship - given at many high schools in Maine - is Mindy Guerrette, the daught...
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Obituary: MARIE ANGE CYR, 1916 - 2015
FRENCHVILLE, Maine - Marie Ange Cyr, 98, died peacefully on Saturday, April 18, 2015, at a Madawaska health care facility. She was born in Frenchville on July 29, 1916, the daughter of the late And...
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Obituary: JAMES J. VAILLANCOURT, 1954 - 2015
VAN BUREN, Maine - James J. Vaillancourt, 60, died unexpectedly on Monday, April 13, 2015. He was born on Nov. 29, 1954 in Grand Falls, New Brunswick, a son of Fernande (Lafrance) Vaillancourt and ...
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Obituary: WILLIAM PICARD, 1932 - 2015
FORT KENT, Maine / FORT WHITE, Florida - William Picard, 82, passed away unexpectedly at his winter home in Fort White, Fla. on Thursday, April 16, 2015. He was born on April 21, 1932 in Fort Kent....
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Obituary: STELLA DEPREY DUBOIS, 1933 - 2015
FORT KENT, Maine - Surrounded by her family, Stella (Deprey) Dubois, 81, died peacefully on Saturday, April 18, 2015, at a Fort Kent health care facility. She was born in New Canada, on May 11, 193...
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Beaver fells tree that then knocks out power near Sherman
UPDATE: Power restored around 1 p.m., according to Emera. SHERMAN, Maine - Emera Maine crews have been working overnight to restore service to customers after a beaver felled a tree that then took ...
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Martin bill would extend three-day 'registration reciprocity' to snowmobilers from New Brunswick and Québec
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - Snowmobilers who are registered in Vermont and New Hampshire may operate their snowmobile sleds in Maine for three consecutive days without being registered in the state as...
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Cathie Pelletier reads at NMCC for its creative writing series
ALLAGASH, Maine - St. John Valley native Cathie Pelletier participated in Northern Maine Community College's celebration of Community College Month and National Poetry Month. For the eighth consecu...
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Aroostook County sees decline in foreign-born residents
AROOSTOOK COUNTY, Maine - The size of the Aroostook County   immigrant   population declined in the past decade, unlike most other counties in the United States. The findings could be important loc...
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Nursing leader to address UMFK students at commencement
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine – The University of Maine at Fort Kent will present Susan B. Hassmiller as its keynote speaker at the university's 133rd Commencement on Saturday, May 9. Hassmiller, who will...
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