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Basketball players from Valley selected for Aroostook County All-Stars
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine – Nine students from the St. John Valley have been selected to the 25th Annual Aroostook County All-Star High School Basketball Classic teams, according to a press release by...
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All-Aroostook athletes chosen
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine – Students from the St. John Valley have been selected to All-Aroostook for accomplishments during the sports season, according to a press release by the Aroostook Middle / H...
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Obituary: VIOLA (MARTIN) CARON, 1930 - 2015
FORT KENT, Maine - Viola (Martin) Caron, 84, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, at a Fort Kent health care facility. She was born on June 10, 1930 in Stockholm, daughter of the late Victor and...
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Massicotte finishes first in Can-Am's 250-mile race
UPDATE: 2:40 p.m.: Amy Dionne of St. David has completed her first 250-mile race with a time of 36:40:51. With four mushers left on the course, Dionne's time is good enough for an eighth-place spot...
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GUEST COLUMN: 'Local government has failed at tax reform'
In January 2005, a law was passed that was supposed to cut property taxes and reduce government spending. A decade later, it has failed to decrease the overall tax burden on Maine residents. The la...
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Can-Am races kick off on a sunny Saturday morning
FORT KENT, Maine - The Cam-Am Crown International Sled Dog Races started this morning, Saturday, Feb. 28, along West Main Street in downtown. The 30- and 60-mile races will finish this afternoon at...
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Sun forecast for all day Saturday
ST. AGATHA, Maine - A cedar waxwing enjoys the morning sun and a berry-laden tree on the shore of Long Lake on Friday, Feb. 27. Sunshine and clear skies continue today, Saturday, Feb. 28. Local wea...
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King votes for 'clean and full funding' of Department of Homeland Security
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine – With the support of U.S. Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, the U.S. Senate has passed a bill to fully fund the Department of Homeland Security. The bill still requires passage by t...
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Obituary: VERNA M. CYR, 1935 - 2015
VAN BUREN, Maine - Verna M. Cyr, 79, entered her Fifth Day when she passed away peacefully on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, at a Biddeford hospital. She was born on March 12, 1935 in Van Buren, the daug...
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Collins questions Commerce Secretary Pritzker about Canadian paper subsidies
MADAWASKA, Maine – In a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing yesterday, Feb. 26, U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, questioned Department of Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker regarding the ong...
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GUEST COLUMN: Increased property taxes could result from governor's budget
The Legislature is fully underway in Augusta. We are tackling many important issues including property tax fairness, protecting Maine’s working class and growing our economy, especially in rural Ma...
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UMFK to recognize Dr. Johnson with Powell award during sports ceremony
FORT KENT, Maine – The University of Maine at Fort Kent is planning to give Dr. R. Paul Johnson the Floyd “Red” Powell Award at its eighth annual Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Dinner and Ceremony...
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Board of Pharmacy suspends former NMMC pharmacist's license for 15 days
FORT KENT, Maine - A former director of pharmacy at Northern Maine Medical Center had his license suspended for 15 days this month as part of a consent agreement between himself and the State of Ma...
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BIRTHS: Five girls, one boy
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - DROLET: A girl, Monroe Janelle Sharon Drolet, was born on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, to Jason and Fancy Drolet of Eagle Lake. Maternal grandparents are Bruce and Carolyn Labb...
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Deer and moose appearing on snowmobile trails
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - Wildlife including deer and moose are beginning to make an appearance on northern snowmobile trails, according to a Feb. 25 snowmobile trail report issued by Caribou Parks ...
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