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Downtown park's recreational opportunities include music series
MADAWASKA, Maine - Recreation opportunities at Madawaska’s Bicentennial Park on 11th Avenue this summer include the Greater Madawaska Chamber of Commerce's Music in the Park series. The series will...
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Fort Kent driver cited when delimber crashes into interstate overpass
FORT KENT, Maine - Driver Gary Theriault, 58, of Fort Kent was not injured when his 2003 Western Star tractor trailer crashed in Oakfield at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 20. The delimber he was hauling...
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Martin sponsors bill for 'Maine Capitol Connection'
AUGUSTA, Maine - A bill to promote transparency in Maine government received final approval in the House this week. Sponsored by Rep. John Martin, D-Eagle Lake, the bill would provide funds so that...
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Deer harvest second highest in the past six years
AROOSTOOK COUNTY, Maine - Deer hunters in Maine harvested 22,490 deer in 2014, the second-highest total in the past six years. “Hunters had an unusual year with heavy snow hitting much of the state...
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Searles, Knox, Lebel and Ouellette capture first place with presentation on Australia
VAN BUREN, Maine - Thirty-six Van Buren District Secondary School students took part in a World Cultures Fair at the school on Tuesday, April 14. Organized by students in the World Cultures class i...
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Burial Notice: WILLIAM R. PICARD
FORT WHITE, Florida / FORT KENT, Maine - Graveside services for William R. Picard, who passed away on April 16, 2015, will take place at 12:30 p.m. Friday, May 29, 2015 in St. Louis Cemetery, Fort ...
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Irving lowers Martin’s debt by $150,000 while he pushes for mining at Bald Mountain
EAGLE LAKE, Maine - An Irving family company agreed to reduce by $150,000 the debt a leading Democratic legislator owed to the company – the same legislator who has been pushing to loosen state env...
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Key legislator promoting Irving mining proposal took unreported free flight from firm’s lobbyists
PORTAGE LAKE, Maine - A Republican state senator among those leading the fight to pass legislation to benefit J.D. Irving’s proposal to develop an open-pit mine in the North Woods accepted a free p...
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Obituary: JOSEPH J. COLLINS, 1949 -2015
MADAWASKA, Maine - Joseph J. Collins, 66, passed away suddenly on Feb. 24, 2015, at his residence in Madawaska. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on Feb. 6, 1949, son of the late Lloyd and Alvira (Sc...
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New queens crowned at pageant
FORT KENT, Maine - Crowned at the Miss Fort Kent Pageant on Thursday, May 14 were Kayla Caron, Pre-Teen Miss Fort Kent; Destiny Morin, Teen Miss Fort Kent; and Shyla Bouchard, Miss Fort Kent 2015. ...
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OPINION: Federal takeover of the Katahdin region, 'the wrong way to go'
Maine is home to 48 state parks and historic sites. Acadia National Park is also right in our backyard. These parks are a part of what make Maine beautiful. They entice people from near and far to ...
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Obituary: NORMAND J. THIBEAULT, 1947 - 2015
VAN BUREN, Maine - Normand J. Thibeault, 67, died unexpectedly on Friday, May 15, 2015, at a Mars Hill health care facility. He was born on Oct. 7, 1947 in Sainte-Anne, New Brunswick, a son of the ...
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Students in SJVTC's Health Occupations program bring home 18 medals
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - Students in Marie May Chasse’s Health Occupation program at St. John Valley Technology Center won 18 medals at the 39th Annual Maine State Health Occupation Students of Ame...
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Students collect items for food pantry
FORT KENT, Maine – Students at Valley Rivers Middle School and Fort Kent Community High School hosted a middle school dance at CHS on May 1 to collect dry and canned goods for a local food pantry. ...
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Obituary: ABEL BEAULIEU JR., 1935 - 2015
FRENCHVILLE, Maine / ST. FRANCIS, Maine - Abel Beaulieu Jr., 79, died peacefully on Friday, May 8, 2015 at a Frenchville health care facility. He was born on Oct. 5, 1935 in St. Francis, the son of...
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