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Conference to include round table on history and cultural preservation
ST. DAVID, Maine – A "fact-finding conference" will address the past, present, and future efforts of local organizations and the Franco-American Center at the University of Maine to preserve the hi...
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Preserving Acadian landing site, one stone at a time
ST. DAVID, Maine - Alex Ruest is repairing the rock wall around the cross at the Acadian landing site in St. David as his Eagle Scout project. Madawaska Troop 190 Scout Master Michael Dechaine said...
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WORDS OF THE WEEK
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - The St. John Valley Times "Words of the Week" for the weekend of July 26, 2014 are the following: - "gigoter" (French), - "the éminence grise," - "loadstone," - "poetaster,...
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Former Valley residents display their Acadian flags
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - Joyce Comeau Crosby displays an Acadian flag on her Lisbon, Maine home. Crosby, originally from the Madawaska and St. Agatha area, is a former member of the Acadian Singers...
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U.S. and Canada bridged anew July 31
FORT KENT, Maine - Construction of the new international bridge connecting Fort Kent and Clair, New Brunswick, is on schedule. The bridge will open to traffic on July 31, according to Jennifer Paul...
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Acadian Village receives grant for new signs
VAN BUREN, Maine - The Aroostook County Committee of the Maine Community Foundation presented a $1,534 grant to La Societe Historique-Heritage Vivant of Van Buren on July 8. The grant, from the MCF...
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LETTER: Fallen bicyclist ‘will never forget’ strangers’ kindness
To the Editor, I was bicycling last Friday from Fort Kent to St. Agatha on Route 1. The front wheel of my bicycle got caught in railroad tracks just inside the boundary of Frenchville. I remember h...
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BIRTHS: Theriault girl, Gillis boy
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - THERIAULT - A girl, Ryder Tinleigh Joan Theriault, was born on June 12, 2014, to Shawna LaPointe and Travis Theriault of Van Buren. GILLIS - A boy, Ryker Odies Ray Gillis, ...
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CMA 2014: Water to the roots
MADAWASKA, Maine - Main Street homeowner Lawrence Gervais built an oversized "watering can" for the upcoming Congres mondial acadian 2014 / 2014 World Acadian Congress. The homemade wooden lawn dec...
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Obituary: HENRY L. MORNEAULT, 2014 - 2014
FORT KENT, Maine - Henry Lucas Morneault died peacefully in the arms of his loving parents on Monday, July 21, 2014 in Portland. He was born prematurely on June 14, 2014 to Jason Morneault and Aman...
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Obituary: ASHLEY DON CHASSE, 1982 - 2014
ELLINGTON, Conn. and FRENCHVILLE, Maine - Ashley Chasse, 32, died accidentally on July 20, 2014 in Mansfield, Conn. He was born on March 26, 1982, in Fort Kent, the son of Donald and Sharon Chasse ...
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Obituary: GILBERT PELLETIER, 1942 - 2014
MADAWASKA, Maine - With his family at his side, Gilbert Pelletier, 72, died on July 22, 2014 at a Madawaska health care facility after a long illness with muscular dystrophy. He was born on March 2...
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UMFK to host Summer Fun Run
FORT KENT, Maine - The University of Maine at Fort Kent plans to host a Summer Fun Run 5K fundraiser race on Saturday, Aug. 2. Proceeds will go to the Dylan R. Levesque Memorial Scholarship Fund, a...
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Valley youth attend health care occupations camp
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - St. John Valley youth ages 13 and 14 participated in the 2014 Survivor Aroostook Camp, June 23-26, at Northern Maine Community College in Presque Isle. Hosted by The Aroost...
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State utility regulators approve wind deal, again
AROOSTOOK COUNTY, Maine - A deal to pump hundreds of millions of dollars into construction of wind energy projects in Maine and across the Northeast has been approved by Maine’s utility regulators....
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