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Teacher opens greenhouse in St. Agatha
ST. AGATHA, Maine - For Nicholas Textor, a 33-year-old full-time school teacher who opened his own greenhouse business in May, having a "green thumb" is a family tradition. "I grew up around flower...
Sep 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Walkers raise $11,000 for Alzheimer’s awareness
UPDATE: Monday, Sept. 29: The 2014 Northern Maine Walk to End Alzheimer’s raised more than $11,000 this year, as of Monday, Sept. 29, according to a press release from the Maine chapter of the Alzh...
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Zoel Morneault's 1930 Ford Model A takes top prize in car show's antique category
FORT KENT, Maine – Those attending the Custom & Classic Car Show on Saturday, Sept. 20 - part of the Scarecrow Festival and University of Maine at Fort Kent Homecoming last weekend - had the opport...
Sep 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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BIRTHS
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - MARQUIS: A boy, Weston James Marquis, was born on Sept. 24, 2014, to Chad and Nicole Marquis of Fort Kent. Maternal grandparents are Peter and Nola Sirois of Fort Kent. Pat...
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Madawaska boys and girls defeat Wisdom in soccer
MADAWASKA, Maine - The Madawaska Owls scored 1-0 over the Wisdom Pioneers in a boys’ soccer game Sept 18. in Madawaska. The score remained 0-0 until, with 1:47 left in the game, Madawaska kicked on...
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Students of Fort Kent art instructor won awards at Northern Maine Fair
FORT KENT, Maine – Art instructor Gert Thibodeau’s students won awards at the Northern Maine Fair Art Exhibit in August in Presque Isle. Judges awarded the following distinctions for paintings and ...
Sep 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Firefighters respond to report of fire at Valley Fuel Stop
UPDATE: Friday, Sept. 26.: A small fire Thursday afternoon at Valley Fuel Stop was caused when welding sparks ignited a piece of plywood, according to Madawaska Fire Chief James Soucy. The chief sa...
Sep 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Maibec to acquire Fraser Timber’s Masardis mill
MASARDIS, Maine – A Quebec-based wood processing company will take ownership of Fraser Timber’s lumber mill in Masardis, south of Ashland. An agreement was signed on Sept. 17 between manufacturing ...
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Largest Valley moose so far this season weighs in at 1,017 pounds
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - With the first week of moose hunting season in northern Maine coming to a close on Saturday, the two official tagging stations in the St. John Valley have each had some lar...
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Obituary: ARMAND J. SIROIS, 1936 - 2014
VAN BUREN, Maine - Armand J. Sirois, 78, died Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, after a long illness. He was born March 29, 1936 in Van Buren, a son of the late Jean and Alma (Fournier) Sirois. He enlisted...
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Valley foliage peaking
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - Maine Forest Service rangers report that the fall foliage season will reach peak conditions in northern Maine this weekend, Sept. 27-28, according to a Sept. 24 press relea...
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Obituary: MARGUERITE A. (ST. ONGE) PARENT, 1946 - 2014
VAN BUREN, Maine - Marguerite A. (St. Onge) Parent, 68, of Van Buren succumbed to her illness at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington, Mass., on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. She was the belo...
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Forest Hill and NMMC get set for Walk to End Alzheimer’s
FORT KENT, Maine – The 2014 Northern Maine Walk to End Alzheimer’s is planned for this Saturday with the intention of raising funds and awareness. The three-mile walk is scheduled for Saturday, Sep...
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Four Seasons' fall festival to include horse-drawn rides
MADAWASKA, Maine – The Four Seasons Lodge will again host the Four Seasons Fall Festival. The festival is planned for 11 a.m.–3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, at the lodge. Activities for the day will incl...
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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10th Mountain's fall foliage 'Hike and Bike' planned for Sunday
FORT KENT, Maine - The 10th Mountain Outdoor Club’s community Fall Foliage Hike and Bike event is planned for Sunday, Sept. 28. The club will host an afternoon of walking, hiking and biking through...
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