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Maine could experience planning ‘gap’ if faced with crude oil rail accident
EDMUNDSTON, New Brunswick - Less than a year ago, a runaway train carrying crude oil derailed in Lac-Mégantic, a small Quebec town 10 miles from the Maine border. Thousands of gallons of the highly...
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Obituary: GENEVA FOURNIER, 1929 - 2014
MADAWASKA, Maine - Geneva Fournier, 84, of Madawaska died peacefully on Friday, April 18, 2014. She was born on Nov. 2, 1929 in Wallagrass, a daughter of the late Frederick and Mamie (Boucher) Four...
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Obituary: GEORGE H. MICHAUD, 1935 - 2014
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. and EAGLE LAKE, Maine - George H. Michaud, 78, of Cape Canaveral, Fla., formerly of Eagle Lake, passed away on March 15, 2014, at a Cape Canaveral hospital. He was born June 12...
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Aroostook County man found guilty of workers' comp fraud
MONTICELLO, Maine – An Aroostook County trial jury convicted Stephen Tucker Sr., 63, of Monticello on Friday of theft of more than $10,000 in workers’ compensation benefits. Tucker received more th...
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Obituary: RINETTE MARIE (DECHAINE) CYR, 1945 - 2014
EAST HARTFORD, Conn. and VAN BUREN, Maine - Rinette Marie (Dechaine) Cyr, 68, of East Hartford, Conn., beloved wife of the late Joseph Luc Cyr, entered into eternal life at home with her family by ...
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Obituary: LEVERETTE "LEB" HAFFORD, 1939 - 2014
ALLAGASH, Maine - Leverette "Leb" Hafford, 74, passed away peacefully at home on April 15, 2014. He was born Nov. 8, 1939, son of Sam and Adie (Pelletier) Hafford. He is survived by his beloved wif...
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Ice jams release in Grand Isle, Van Buren; Canadian towns prep for incoming ice
UPDATE: 8:50 a.m. April 20. ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - After receiving reports of the Grand Isle ice jam releasing, Aroostook County Emergency Management Agency (AKEMA) Director Darren Woods confirme...
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Parishioners celebrate Good Friday, Easter in the Valley
FRENCHVILLE, Maine - Friday, April 18 is Good Friday. Palm Sunday, April 13, began the final week of Lent. The Christian tradition of Holy Week will end on April 20, Easter Sunday. Holy Week is the...
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Maine IF&W suspends spring hunt on turkeys
AROOSTOOK COUNTY, Maine - The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife has suspended the spring hunting season on wild turkeys in Wildlife Management Districts 1-6, in northern Maine. The ...
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Obituary: MARTHA (CYR) DAIGLE, 1920 - 2014
STAFFORD SPRINGS, Conn. - Martha (Cyr) Daigle of Stafford Springs, Conn., passed away at the age of 93 on April 14, 2014. The daughter of the late Robert and Elise (Clavette) Cyr of Daigle, she was...
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Maine facing $7 million fine related to TANF shortcomings
AUGUSTA, Maine – Governor Paul R. LePage announced today, April 17, that Maine faces a $7.1 million penalty because its Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program did not meet work part...
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Health fair to include activities and presentations
FORT KENT, Maine - The University of Maine at Fort Kent Student Nurses Organization will host a community health and wellness fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, April 18 in the UMFK Sports Center....
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Holocaust and genocide survivors to speak at UMFK
FORT KENT, Maine – Speakers who have lived through or witnessed genocide will present “Genocide Across the World” today, April 17, at the University of Maine at Fort Kent. Speaking from 5:30 to 6:3...
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AG warns of phone scammers claiming to collect fines
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine Attorney General Janet T. Mills is warning Mainers to be aware of a phone scam that claims to be from the Bureau of Motor Vehicles. The caller demands a fee be paid immediate...
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Agency launches Money Minders program
AROOSTOOK COUNTY, Maine - Recipient of a grant by the John T. Gorman Foundation, Maine’s five Area Agencies on Aging launched a statewide program, earlier this month, called Money Minders. The prog...
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