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Long Lake Summerfest one year earlier to coincide with CMA 2014
ST. AGATHA, Maine - Every five years the residents of St. Agatha put on the Long Lake Summerfest. It will arrive one year early this year to coincide with the Congrès mondial acadien 2014 / 2014 Wo...
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Lise Pelletier to present on local identity: Acadian, French Canadian, or American?
MADAWASKA, Maine - Director of the Acadian Archives at the University of Maine at Fort Kent, Lise Pelletier will present “Are we Acadians, French Canadians, or Americans, and how did the Acadians s...
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Gabrielle Naranja graduates from Bates College
FORT KENT, Maine - Gabrielle Naranja graduated May 25 from Bates College in Lewiston. A 2010 graduate of Fort Kent Community High School, Naranja graduated after majoring in psychology. She is the ...
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MOVERS & SHAKERS: Dave Draper
FORT KENT, Maine – Dave Draper moved from Guilford back to the St. John Valley to work as a mechanic for H&S Garage in early July. Draper has been a mechanic for 20 years. He owned his own garage f...
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Obituary: LLOYD DUMOND, 1927 - 2014
FORT KENT, Maine - Lloyd Dumond, 87, passed away on July 27, 2014 at a Fort Kent health care facility. He was born on Feb. 1, 1927, to George and Emma (Austin) Dumond of Daigle. On June 30, 1952, h...
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Obituary: LAURINA M. GAGNON, 1929 - 2014
FRENCHVILLE, Maine and FORT KENT, Maine- Surrounded by family, Laurina M. Gagnon, 85, died peacefully on July 25, 2014, at a Frenchville health care facility. She was born April 10, 1929, in Wallag...
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Obituary: JEANNETTE T. GROVE, 1943 - 2014
STEPHENS CITY, Va. and VAN BUREN, Maine - Jeannette Theresa Cyr Grove, 71, of Stephens City, Va., went to her final resting place Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Winchester Medical Center in Winchester...
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Families preparing for CMA 2014
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - Organizers of the Congrès mondial acadien 2014 / 2014 World Acadian Congress are encouraging local residents to register ahead for the family reunion they plan to attend. A...
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UMFK Summer Theatre to present 'The Learned Ladies'
FORT KENT, Maine - The University of Maine at Fort Kent's Summer Theatre, which includes a cast of community members, will present Moliere's “The Learned Ladies” this weekend in Fox Auditorium. Per...
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Frenchville man spared serious injury in St. Agatha rollover
ST. AGATHA, Maine - A Frenchville man was spared serious injury when his vehicle rolled over several times on a dirt road in the back settlements. Paul St. Peter, 46, lost control of 1998 Ford stat...
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EDITORIAL: The righting power of cemeteries
Tucked here and there in this fertile river valley are storied old cemeteries where the spirit is awakened by beauty of a different sort, where peace floats on the breeze between statues, old stone...
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Gauvin Scholars participate in skills-building weekend
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - Four St. John Valley students, part of this year’s Gauvin Scholars, took part in "Skills, Habits, Assets, Networking, Teamwork, and Education Weekend" activities on July 19...
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ATV trail: 'Awesome condition'
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - ATV enthusiast Steve Page of Frenchville said he found the ATV trail heading from Sinclair through Sly Brook to Fort Kent to be in "awesome condition, although quite dusty"...
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BIRTH: Martin boy
WALLAGRASS, Maine - A boy, Kolton James Martin, was born on July 24, 2014 to Ken Martin and Leslie Lopez of Wallagrass. Maternal grandparents are Gwen Kendall of St. Francis and Les Lopez of Fort K...
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Northern Maine Fair underway
AROOSTOOK COUNTY, Maine - A livestock show ring, farm and petting zoo, and a horse show are among the activities making up the Northern Maine Fair & Music Festival, which starts today, Friday, July...
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