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CDC and DHHS offering 'disaster behavorial health training' at UMFK
FORT KENT, Maine – Maine Center for Disease Control and the Maine Department of Health and Human Services are sponsoring a two-day regional training session, titled "Disaster Behavioral Health Trai...
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Roy and Cyr take part in film on Acadians
(APRIL 2015 UPDATE: This hour-long film - shot two years ago by Crown of Maine Productions of Madawaska Lake and shown only on special occasions in the Valley - became available on DVD in Aroostook...
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'Beneath the Harvest Sky' filmmakers receive fellowships for 'Crook County'
VAN BUREN, Maine - Maine filmmakers Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly have both been selected as Guggenheim Fellows for 2015. Gaudet and Pullapilly wrote, produced and directed "Beneath The Harvest S...
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Bill to create study on winter ticks advances in the Maine House
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - Legislation to protect Maine’s moose population from winter ticks received initial support from the House of Representatives this week with a bipartisan vote of 93 to 55, a...
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BIRTH: Michaud boy
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - MICHAUD - A boy, Alexander David Michaud, was born on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, to Eric and Pamela Michaud of Wallagrass. Paternal grandparents are David and Brenda Michaud ...
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Train derails in Saint-Basile
(The following is a press release as it appeared mid-afternoon on Edmundston's municipal Web site. English version follows.) SAINT-BASILE, New Brunswick - Les effectifs de deux casernes du Service ...
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THINGS TO DO, a calendar of events
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - The following is the full "Things to Do" calendar for the St. John Valley. FRI., APRIL 17 ACADIAN KITCHEN PARTY - Fort Kent, 6-8 p.m., Senior Center. Includes Acadian music...
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Elementary students to participate in 'Earth Day, Every Day' at UMFK
FORT KENT, Maine – The University of Maine at Fort Kent has scheduled its annual “Earth Day, Every Day" for 12:30 to 2:10 p.m. Friday, April 17, at the UMFK Sports Center. Approximately 55 first-gr...
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BIRTHS: Severe boy, Bouchard boy
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - SEVERE: A boy, William Ronald Daniel Severe, was born on Friday, March 27, 2015 to Shannon Morneault and David Severe of Eagle Lake. Maternal grandparents are Ronald and Su...
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School committee eliminates teaching position, other changes proposed
MADAWASKA, Maine - The Madawaska school committee voted Wednesday, April 15, to eliminate one teaching position as a result of combining grades three and four at the start of the next school year, ...
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Ice jam and field flooding observed in Keegan, Monday morning
(MONDAY NOON UPDATE: An ice jam occurred in the Keegan neighborhood of Van Buren early this morning. The National Weather Service in Caribou reported "just field flooding at this time.") (SUNDAY MO...
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'Fugitive' apprehended in Washburn
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine - Deputies with the Aroostook County Sheriff’s office arrested "fugitive" Robert Van Houten, 34, of Presque Isle on Wednesday, April 15, according to a press release by Sheriff ...
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SWEET FUN: Maple sugar lovers rein in sweet tooth with horse and wagon rides at sucrerie
ST. FRANCOIS, New Brunswick - Marcel Ouellette offered horse and wagon rides to those attending a special day of "taffy on the snow" at Unique Maples / L'Erabliere Unique Inc. on Sunday, April 12. ...
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Longtime interviewer still enjoys collecting St. John Valley memories
FORT KENT, Maine - Marc Chasse has enjoyed more than two decades capturing local history and local stories on videotape. The retired chiropractor shared some of his own stories from 77 years of liv...
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Man charged with theft of firearms from Eagle Lake residence
EAGLE LAKE, Maine - Maine State Trooper Corey Hafford was called to this small northern Maine town in northern Aroostook County at noon Tuesday, April 14, when a homeowner reported that a building ...
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