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BIRTHS: Fontaine boy, Pelletier boy
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - FONTAINE - A boy, Lincoln Fontaine, was born on July 8, 2014 to Cherie Beaulieu and Logan Fontaine of Madawaska. Maternal grandparents are Belinda Albert of Summerfield, Fl...
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Jesse Marquis indicted for murder
ST. FRANCIS, Maine - The Aroostook County Grand Jury has indicted Jesse Marquis for the murder of Amy Theriault of St. Francis, according to a July 14 press release from Aroostook County District A...
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Survey finds no evidence of tornado
STORY UPDATED AT 4 P.M. to reflect new information: WALLAGRASS, Maine - The National Weather Service’s Caribou office investigated a "possible tornado" that appeared to have touched down early Sund...
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Antique tractors trek for hospice
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - The Northern Maine Antique Tractor Club hosted its annual memorial trek, "Hospice Tractor Trek 2014," in the St. John Valley on Saturday, July 12. More than 20 tractors fro...
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After running out of gas at Loudon, it's 'on to Kentucky' for Theriault
FORT KENT, Maine - Fort Kent native Austin Theriault placed 21st after running out of fuel two laps from the finish line on Saturday, July 12, in the Sta-Green 200 at the New Hampshire Motor Speedw...
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LETTER: 'Atmosphere of us against them will only continue to hurt our community'
To the Editor, The educators in Madawaska have made concessions, agreeing to cut salaries to save taxpayers money. My association opened the contract and agreed to changes resulting in massive savi...
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Obituary: RICHARD R. COLLINS, 1936 - 2014
NORTHPORT, Maine - Richard R. (Dick) Collins of Northport passed away July 7, 2014. A former president of the American Life Insurance Co. and ardent supporter of the University of Maine, he was 77....
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Obituary: PETER NESBITT, 1935 - 2014
FORT KENT, Maine - Peter Nesbitt, 79, died unexpectedly on July 9, 2014, at his home in Fort Kent. He was born July 8, 1935, in Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada, the son of Earle and Helen (Steven...
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Obituary: RONALD P. SAVAGE SR., 1954 - 2014
BRISTOL, Conn. - Ronald P. Savage Sr., 59, of Bristol, Conn., passed away on Saturday, July 5, 2014, at Bristol Hospital. He was the husband of the late Debra (Brennan) Savage. Born July 31, 1954, ...
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CMA 2014 releases program schedule
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine – As the Aug. 8 opening date approaches, Congrès mondial acadien 2014 / 2014 World Acadian Congress organizers have launched the official program schedule with 120 family reu...
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Laid-off workers to receive more assistance
FORT KENT, Maine - Workers who lost their jobs when Creative Apparel closed its doors in March will now have additional resources to help find new employment, according to a June 27 press release f...
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Mental health agency opens new location
MADAWASKA, Maine - Healing Hearts, a mental health therapy and counseling agency, opened a new location, June 1, at 112 11th Ave. Sherry Pelletier, LCSW, oversees the new office and also still sees...
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Shoes to Boot in Fort Kent closing end of July
FORT KENT, Maine - Shoes to Boot will close at the end of July, owner Greta Soucy Ouellette confirmed via telephone July 9. Ouellette recently posted information on the business's social media page...
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Radio Shack closes in Madawaska
MADAWASKA, Maine - The Radio Shack store on Fox Street closed its doors on June 27. According to co-owner Vern Labbe, Radio Shack had a presence in Madawaska for more than 35 years. Labbe and his s...
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Tour de la Vallée organizers add walk and run options
FORT KENT, Maine – This year, the annual Tour de la Vallée fundraiser will include a new option: to run or walk the three, five or 10 miles in addition to the traditional bicycle tour. The Tour de ...
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