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Snowmobile trails continuing to improve
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - Most snowmobile clubs in central and southern parts of Aroostook County are reporting less than ideal conditions, while clubs in the northern half are, for the most part, r...
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United Way reaches for another Northern Star
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine – A new search will begin on Jan. 30 for Aroostook County and Western New Brunswick’s top vocalist. The United Way of Aroostook has launched another season of its Northern St...
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BIRTHS: Jalbert boy, Pelletier girl, Charette girl, Parker girl
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - JALBERT: A boy, Tanner Michael Jalbert, was born on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, to Jesse and Jessica Jalbert of Cross Lake. Maternal grandparents are Mike and Mary Gagnon of ...
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Motor scooter race coming to Madawaska in 2016
MADAWASKA, Maine – Downtown Madawaska has been selected as a destination for The Great Race 2016, a motor scooter and motorcycle race, according to Alan Spears of Chula Vista, Calif. Spears is an o...
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Obituary: JULIENNE (FECTEAU) SYLVAIN,1931 - 2015
CLAIR, New Brunswick - Julienne (Fecteau) Sylvain, 83, of Baker Brook, New Brunswick passed away on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at a Baker Brook
 care facility. She was born on May 20, 1931 in Quebec,...
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Cell tower rises in St. David
ST. DAVID, Maine - A cell phone tower under construction on Lavertu Road will add to the existing inventory of more than 20 towers in the state that Boston-based Bay Communications has constructed....
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Red Cross seeks 'Real Heroes'
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine – The Aroostook County branch of the Pine Tree Chapter of the American Red Cross is now accepting nominations for its 2015 Real Heroes program, according to a press release f...
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ENGAGEMENT: Clement-San Antonio
OAKLAND, Maine - Gary and Kimberly Clement of Rumford have announced the engagement of their daughter, Kiley Clement of Oakland, to Michael San Antonio of Oakland. He is the son of Albert and Sandr...
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Barons celebrate 60th anniversary
MADAWASKA, Maine - Gerald and Joan Baron of Madawaska celebrated 60 years of marriage on Nov. 24 at the Lakeview Restaurant in St. Agatha. He is the son of the late Arthur and Alvine Baron. She is ...
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Obituary: JOAN P. SIROIS, 1935 - 2015
MADAWASKA, Maine - Joan P. Sirois, 79, died on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at a Bangor hospital after a brief illness. She was born on Sept. 16, 1935 in St. Agatha, the daughter of Walter and Leona (Pe...
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Philanthropist Jack Gibson donates $1,000 for abandoned pets
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - After reading in the St. John Valley Times about the plight of pets found abandoned just before Christmas in a Fort Kent home, philanthropist Marshall “Jack” Gibson and his...
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UMFK women’s basketball drops two of three games on the road
FORT KENT, Maine - Recently ranked as the No. 4 team in USCAA Division I Women’s Basketball, the University of Maine Fort Kent women lost two of three games on the road this past weekend, according...
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Farm girl: Jeanne Chamberland recalls ‘hard times’
ST. AGATHA, Maine - In 1942 and 1943, the Farm Security Administration photographed family farms in the St. John Valley. Those photos were later assembled into "Acadian Hard Times"; in that book is...
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The pre- and post-quarantine life of Kaci Hickox and Ted Wilbur
FORT KENT, Maine - Kaci Hickox and Ted Wilbur: They were the protagonists of one of the most riveting public dramas in America last fall. Theirs was rated by Maine’s Associated Press as one of the ...
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American Legion Post 180 installs new officers
ST. FRANCIS, Maine - New officers of American Legion Post 180 were installed at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11. Former Department of Maine Commander and Adjutant Lloyd Woods of Post 147 in Madawaska served...
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