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Volume V Issue 38 - Sept. 20, 2014 - Saturday edition
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20 September 2014

FORT KENT - The UMFK women’s volleyball team swept Machias in a doubleheader Friday night, in their first home match of the season.

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19 September 2014

ALLAGASH – Valley author Cathie Pelletier released her latest book, “A Year After Henry: A Novel” on Aug. 5. The novel follows the process of grief of the family of a man who passed away. In an interview with Fiddlehead Focus, Pelletier explained the basis and goals in writing the novel.

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19 September 2014

FORT KENT – At 1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 19, more than 60 sixth-grade students from Fort Kent Elementary School arrived at the Fort Kent Sears parking lot to participate in the Hope and Justice Project's third annual Chalk It Up event. The event took place on what would have been the 32nd birthday of Amy Theriault, who died as a result of domestic violence.

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19 September 2014

FORT KENT – The University of Maine at Fort Kent has claimed the title of a Best Northeastern College for the 10 consecutive year among colleges and universities in “The Princeton Review.”

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19 September 2014

MAINE - On Monday, Sept. 22, more than 1,000 moose hunters will enter the woods to embark on what many people call the hunt of a lifetime.

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19 September 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - They say lightening never strikes twice, but that was not the case for a very fortunate Northern Maine Community College student who is attending college again this year courtesy of the Alumni and Friends Organization tuition-free raffle. Business student Heather Copeland of Easton won for a second time, having won during last year’s raffle.

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19 September 2014

AUGUSTA – Sunday, Sept. 28, is World Rabies Day, and the State of Maine reminds Mainers about ways to protect themselves and their pets from rabies infection. This year, health professionals have joined together to plan the eighth annual World Rabies Day, with educational events across the state during the month of September.

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19 September 2014

MADAWASKA– The Madawaska Police have charged Scott St. Pierre of Madawaska with filing a false report, after his vehicle struck another vehicle, and St. Pierre reported himself as the victim of a hit and run, according to Madawaska Police Chief Carroll Theriault.

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19 September 2014

MAINE – The Better Business Bureau is warning schools and school districts across the country about receiving possible fake invoices for educational supplies. In the past few weeks, there has been a rush of complaints filed with BBB against “Scholastic School Supply,” which claim either a Nevada or New Jersey address that turn out to be mail drops.

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17 September 2014

Each month Fiddlehead Focus staff will select a few pieces found online that may be in the form of a video, image, animation that we find noteworthy. The pieces will explore a variety of topics, and all pieces will be appropriate for every age and audience. Our goal is to shed light on some of the uplifting, funny, educational, and beautiful pieces out in the wild online world that our readers may never see.

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19 September 2014

Click on the sign to see the Police BLOGGER for your town

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18 September 2014

FRENCHVILLE – Officials with The Maine Arts Commission met with Valley community members on Wednesday, Sept. 17 at the St. John Valley Technology Center to gather feedback to improve the MAC and its offerings. Approximately 10 people attended the forum and provided feedback.

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19 September 2014

FORT KENT- The Fort Kent Recreation and Parks Department, and The American Red Cross will be co-sponsoring the Babysitter’s Training Workshop for participants 11–15 years old.

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19 September 2014

AUGUSTA - There is a hint of color in northern Maine as The Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry has reported low 10-30 percent color change and very low leaf drop. 

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19 September 2014

WASHINGTON– On Wednesday, Sen. Angus King continued his support for small businesses in Maine and around the country by announcing his co-sponsorship of legislation that would encourage women's ownership and give women-owned small businesses more opportunities to win federal contracts.

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18 September 2014

To the Editor,

"Opportunity presents themselves every day - to everyone. You just have to be alert and ready to act." - Marc Ostrofsky

Last month, the quiet little town of Grand Isle watched as Frenchie's Store closed its doors. The store had been open at the Main street location (under different ownership) since decades before I was born. I remember seeing photos of the store with horses tied outside and wooden sidewalks crossing it's doorstep.

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19 September 2014

PORTLAND - Following the lead of Pope Francis and Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, Bishop Robert P. Deeley has officially joined Twitter - @BishopDeeley. The bishop’s tweets will include reflections on prayer and scripture; tales, pictures and videos from his travels around Maine; quotes from his homilies; and responses to questions from followers.

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18 September 2014

FORT KENT - The Valley ATV Riders have opened a new trail which is located off of North Perley Brook Road, and is approximately 1.9 miles in length. The trail bypasses an existing stretch of a 2,000 foot trail that the club closed off due to issues between the club and the landowner.

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18 September 2014

FORT KENT – Maine residents often hear about declines in university enrollment. But one Maine university, the University of Maine at Fort Kent (UMFK), is bucking the trend. University officials have announced that fall enrollments have reached a historic high of 1,342 students, surpassing the previous mark of 1,339 students set in 2006.

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18 September 2014

MAINE - Maine drivers are nearly 20 percent more likely to collide with a deer in the next 12 months than they were last year, according to new claims data from State Farm. The odds drivers will hit a deer in Maine the coming year are 1 out of 150, below the national odds of 1 in 169.

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18 September 2014

AUGUSTA – Maine’s Education Commissioner is asking the public and a panel of parents, educators and business leaders to inform improvements that the MDOE plans to make to the state’s learning standards for mathematics and English language arts. 

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18 September 2014

MADAWASKA – Voters narrowly approved the third version of the 2014-2015 Madawaska School Department budget in a referendum vote on Tuesday, Sept. 16, according to Executive Secretary Lynn Beaulieu.

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17 September 2014

FORT KENT – The Fort Kent Historical Society is hosting an art exhibit featuring the works of notable artist Gilbert Roy, who lived in Fort Kent during the 20th century. Roy moved to the Valley in 1903 and was the patriarch of a family that Historical Society Director Chad Pelletier refers to as a “dynasty of artists.”

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15 September 2014

FORT KENT – After a shower of more than 300 golf balls, three winners emerged at the annual Fort Kent Lions Club Golf Ball Drop Saturday evening, September 13.

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18 September 2014

FORT KENT- Bangor Savings Bank is teaming up with Maine NASCAR Rookie, Austin Theriault to help promote Maine business and tourism nationally.

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18 September 2014

WASHINGTON – Earlier this week, U.S. Sens. Angus King and Richard Burr introduced legislation to reform federal student loan repayment programs. Current graduates face a maze of federal student loan repayment programs from which to choose that often leave students confused about which program best fits their needs.

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18 September 2014

FORT KENT - Sierra Babin and Christopher Albert of Fort Kent, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Trenton Christopher Albert.

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18 September 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY – A newly installed state-of-the-art MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) machine at TAMC will provide County patients with the latest in imaging technology close to home. The new unit, which provides improved image quality for the more than 2,200 MRI scans done annually at The County’s largest medical center, also offers greater comfort for patients.

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18 September 2014

SINCLAIR - Denise and Neal Martin of Sinclair, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Kenneth O'Neal Martin.

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18 September 2014

LIMESTONE - The Maine School of Science and Mathematics in Limestone is ranked as the 11th best school in America, according to the 2014 Newsweek ranking. The ranking is based on methodology from Newsweek that weighs last year’s enrollment, graduation rate, weighted SAT composite scores, changes in student enrollment in 9-12 grade levels, and the counselor-to-student ratio.

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16 September 2014

FORT KENT - Residents at the Rosewood Estates condominium complex and visitors of the Fort Kent Senior Citizens Center will now have access to town water thanks to the hard work of the Town of Fort Kent and an engineering firm.

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17 September 2014

FORT KENT- The 10th Mountain Outdoor Club’s community Fall Foliage Hike and Bike event will take place on Sunday, Sept. 28.

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17 September 2014

As Ranking Member of the Senate Aging Committee, an issue I care deeply about is whether older Americans will have the financial resources they need to be secure in retirement. After four decades in the workforce, seniors should be confident they will have the money they need to pay their bills and enjoy their retirement, without fearing they will be overtaken by debt and fall into poverty.

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17 September 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY- The Aroostook Emergency Management Agency (AKEMA) held a free training on Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Caribou Courthouse to teach new Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) members who will serve all of Aroostook County.

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17 September 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY – The Maine Health Care Association is recognizing a TAMC employee for her role in providing excellent quality care to the Aroostook Health Center community for more than 20 years.

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17 September 2014

FORT KENT - The University of Maine at Fort Kent women's volleyball team has a new coach, is fielding a roster of many new players, and all of the team members are playing far from home, but these apparent deficits are actually surprising benefits that have already helped the team win a major tournament in the first weeks of school.

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16 September 2014

MADAWASKA – On Sept. 19, students from the Madawaska Middle and High School will join teachers and members of the public to walk, run or jog the Madawaska Mile in preparation for the students’ annual Presidential Fitness Challenge.

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16 September 2014

MADAWASKA – The Madawaska School Committee held its regularly scheduled meeting at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 15 at the superintendent's office. Madawaska Superintendent Ginette Albert reported her initial impression of the district's new bus as a "disgrace."

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16 September 2014

FORT KENT – According to Fort Kent Police Chief Tom Pelletier, five teenage juveniles from Fort Kent are facing charges of burglary and criminal mischief for damaging a camp over the summer.

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16 September 2014

Editor’s note - This is the latest installment in the Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting’s series about Maine’s victim restitution program.

BANGOR - Steven Bell stood before a judge at Penobscot Judicial Center, answering questions about the $1,083 he owes in restitution for a theft that happened 9 years ago.

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16 September 2014

FORT KENT - The Fort Kent Knights of Columbus have announced the winner of their ongoing lotto fundraiser for the week of Sept. 15.

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16 September 2014

TRACTOR TREK - Over the summer, the Memorial Tractor Trek on July 12 featured over 40 tractors that drove 50 miles to raise money for the Hospice of Aroostook and the Aroostook House of comfort. They had one of their vintage tractors break down while they were passing by Fiddlehead focus publisher Andrew birden's house.  He grabbed his camera and snagged this image of PTO aficionados which is this week's jigsaw puzzle. - Photo by Andrew Birden

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16 September 2014

DORA- This little lady's name is Dora. She is a petite girl who was alone until PAWS found her. Since then, she has received her distemper and rabies vaccinations, been cleared of any parasites, and given some needed dental work. She had already been spayed.

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15 September 2014

Aroostook County Commissioners’ Meeting

Sept. 17 - 4:30 P.M. - Fort Kent Registry Of Deeds Building Conference Room

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15 September 2014

The 33rd meeting of the Directors of MSAD No. 10

6 p.m. - Sept. 17, 2014 - Allagash Community Center

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16 September 2014

FORT KENT – Along with showcasing how much the region can offer to visitors, an article in the September issue of the online version of Men's Journal referred to Fiddlehead Focus as “the world's best-named paper”.

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15 September 2014

EAGLE LAKE - Approximately 25 Ford Raptor enthusiasts from across the East Coast traveled to Eagle Lake, where they stayed at The Overlook Motel on Sunday, Sept. 14.

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16 September 2014

ST. JOHN VALLEY - On Aug. 21 and 22, as part of the World Acadian Congress events, the Nursing Department of the Universite de Moncton, campus d’Edmundston (UMCE) in partnership with the Nursing faculty of the University of Maine at Fort Kent (UMFK) and the Nursing Department of the Universite du Quebec at Rimouski (UQAR), held a two day conference, “The Nursing Profession: History, Analysis of the Present and Looking Towards Future Directions.”

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16 September 2014

PRESQUE ISLE – The Presque Isle Historical Society is hosting a special Antique Car Show on Sunday, Sept. 21 at Impact Auto Body on 90 Houlton Rd. Admission to the car show is free.

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15 September 2014

FORT KENT - Dozens of tents dotted the field behind the St. Louis Church on Saturday, Sept. 13, when the Boy Scout Troop 189 hosted an overnight Camporee for Aroostook County troops in Fort Kent.

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15 September 2014

FORT KENT - Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC) is pleased to welcome Dr. Abhimanyu Kaura to its medical staff.

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15 September 2014

MAINE – Gov. Paul R. LePage joined Maine Securities Administrator Judith Shaw in announcing the findings of a pilot project in which the Office of Securities participated. The project's goal is for officials to better understand the cybersecurity practices of state-registered investment advisers, which account for more than half of the registered investment advisers conducting business in the United States.

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15 September 2014

FORT KENT - On Friday, Sept. 12, at 12:08 p.m., Fort Kent Police Officer Dalen Boucher responded to a two car collision in the Paradis Shop 'n Save Plaza parking lot.

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15 September 2014

FORT KENT – After a shower of more than 300 golf balls, three winners emerged at the annual Fort Kent Lions Club Golf Ball Drop Saturday evening, September 13.

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15 September 2014

MADAWASKA– On Friday, Sept. 12, the Madawasaka Police Department received a call of a potential bomb threat at the Madawaska Middle/High School, according to Madawaska Police Chief Carroll Theriault.

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15 September 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY- The Maine Arts Commission is hosting community conversations throughout the County to hear from residents of all walks of life on their thoughts of current arts and cultural offerings and what they would like to see in the future.

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15 September 2014

ORONO – Following the first full week of school for Maine students, Emily Cain, a candidate for Maine’s Second Congressional District, underscored the importance of education to Maine’s economic success.

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15 September 2014

WASHINGTON - Rep. Mike Michaud and Sens. Collins and King announced at the end of last week an approximate $3 million investment to the Northern Maine Regional Airport at Presque Isle from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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12 September 2014

To the Editor,

Adoptive and Foster Families of Maine, Inc. and the Kinship Program,( AFFM ) remembered grandparents on their special day on Sept. 7, 2014, but additionally we celebrate and applaud grandparents who open their hearts and homes to parent their grandchildren every day all year long.

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13 September 2014

FORT KENT – A few minutes after midnight on Saturday morning, the Fort Kent police received a call that a tire had fallen off of a moving car and flew through a window of a building on Main Street, damaging the storefront that once was the home of Shoes to Boot.

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12 September 2014

MAINE - As the Class of 2018 enters its first year of secondary school, school leaders are thinking deeply and asking questions about what it means to award a proficiency-based diploma after Jan. 1, 2018.

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12 September 2014

If our students are going to keep up in a rapidly changing world, we need to think about education in new and bold ways.

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12 September 2014

NEW CANADA – Gina and Daniel Daigle of New Canada, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Emersyn Neacy Daigle.

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ST. JOHN VALLEY – The Aurora Borealis stretched south on Friday night giving Mainers an opportunity to see the striking nighttime light show.

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12 September 2014

Madawaska Board Of Select People Meeting
Sept. 16 - 4:30 P.M.

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12 September 2014

AUGUSTA - Maine Attorney General Janet T. Mills was on Capitol Hill on the morning of Wednesday, Sept. 10, to deliver remarks at the invitation of a Congressional panel focused on the impacts of free trade agreements.

12 September 2014

MAINE - Having a baby is expensive. Between one-time expenses such as a crib and stroller and ongoing costs that include diapers and formula, prospective parents must evaluate not only their life situations but also their finances before jumping in the deep end.

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12 September 2014

FORT KENT - National Surgical Technologist Week will take place across the country from Sept. 21-27. The celebration acknowledges the expertise required for a Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) to perform their duties.

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12 September 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - A run/walk event unlike any other is coming to the Northern Maine Regional Airport as part of the second annual Take Flight event on Saturday, Oct. 4. The PenAir 5k on the Runway will provide participants of all ages the opportunity to run, walk, stroll or otherwise make their way down the second longest commercial runway in Maine—all the while supporting a great cause.

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12 September 2014

To the Editor,

In recognizing that Madawaska's difficult economic situation is a reality, the Madawaska School Committee and the Madawaska Board of Selectpersons has met their commitment of reducing the local tax burden by $178,000 ($89,500 from each), resulting in NO TAX INCREASE for the Town of Madawaska.

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11 September 2014

CARIBOU – On Sept. 5, a grand jury for the Aroostook County Superior Court in Caribou indicted a Madawaska resident for sexual abuse of a minor, a Class C felony.

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12 September 2014

FORT KENT– The fifth annual :Lions Gold Ball Drop will begin at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13.

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12 September 2014

CARIBOU– The National Weather Service Office in Caribou has issued a freeze watch for northern and southern Aroostook County.

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12 September 2014

FORT KENT – The Fort Kent Senior Club has announced its activities and gatherings for the month of September.

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12 September 2014

PRESQUE ISLE - An emergency preparedness drill on Tuesday, September 30 in Presque Isle will test procedures and protocols and enhance the community’s ability to respond and recover from an active shooter event. The drill is a joint exercise of TAMC, the City of Presque Isle, the EMHS Center for Emergency Preparedness, the Northeastern Maine Regional Resource Center, and several local and regional first responders.

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12 September 2014

PRESQUE ISLE – A new project management program is coming to Husson University Southern Maine and broadcast to the Dyke Center for Family Business at Husson University in Bangor and Presque Isle.

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11 September 2014

FORT KENT – Starting Friday, Sept. 19, the University of Maine at Fort Kent and the Greater Fort Kent Area Chamber of Commerce will host a weekend full of family friendly activities with the Homecoming and a city-wide Scarecrow Festival.

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12 September 2014

NEW CANADA – Community members are organizing a benefit supper for Brenda Caron from 4-7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13, at the New Canada Community Center on 1809 Caribou Rd.

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11 September 2014

FORT KENT – Kelly O’Leary and Lupita Albert took the title of Men’s and Ladies Club Champions at the 2014 Fort Kent Golf Club Club Championship tournament on Saturday, Aug. 30 and Sunday, Aug. 31. The two-day tournament had 42 participants across different divisions for both the men and women.

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11 September 2014

CASTINE – Maine Maritime Academy Women's soccer fell to the University of Fork Kent 1-0 on a rainy Sept. 11 afternoon at the MMA Ritchie Field.

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11 September 2014

ST. JOHN VALLEY – A combination of clear skies on Friday night and a double whammy of two coronal mass ejections (CME) from the sun have set the stage for a possible light show of aurora on Friday evening.

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11 September 2014

AUGUSTA – Although the colors are not fully here, Sept. 10 marked the official start of Maine’s fall foliage season. The 2014 Fall Foliage Report from the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry reported that the northernmost area of the state is still green with hints of color.

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11 September 2014

FRENCHVILLE - St. Joseph Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, a skilled nursing facility in Frenchville, has received the 2013-2014 Excellence in Action Award from the National Research Corporation for outstanding resident satisfaction.

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11 September 2014

MAINE - This October, the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry's Board of Pesticides Control (BPC) will team up with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection to help Mainers dispose of banned or unusable pesticides.

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11 September 2014

ST. JOHN VALLEY - The new word search puzzle is online, with an interactive webpage that people can see by clicking the following link:

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11 September 2014

WINTERVILLE PLANTATION - State Police responded to a two vehicle crash on the Aroostook Road in Winterville Plantation on Wednesday, Sept. 10.

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11 September 2014

AUGUSTA - On Friday, Sept. 12, Gov. Paul R. LePage will join representatives of several Maine businesses and Austin Theriault, a 20-year-old NASCAR driver from Fort Kent, to unveil a unique public-private marketing partnership.

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11 September 2014

FORT KENT - When Fort Kent Community High School 2013-2014 Key Club President Jared Michaud sat down for his first meeting of the year, he announced that this year would be different.

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11 September 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Over the past decade, residents have witnessed the extent of just how far-reaching domestic abuse is in Aroostook County. While overall statistics for those impacted are staggering, it is important to remember that these are not just numbers and facts.

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11 September 2014

Madawaska School Committee regular meeting
Sept. 15, 2014 - 4:30 p.m. - Superintendent’s Conference Room
(A tour of the Elementary School will take place at 4 p.m.)

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11 September 2014

St. Agatha Board of Selectmen Meeting
Sept. 15, 2014 – 6:30 p.m. - St. Agatha Town Office

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10 September 2014

ALLAGASH - The nationally broadcast outdoor entertainment show, "The Future of Hunting" will film in Allagash from Sept. 21-26. The show's film crew will accompany a father and child from the Bangor area on a moose hunt.

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10 September 2014

MAINE– Troy Jackson recently announced that he will retire at the end of his term - officially when the 127th Maine Legislature are sworn in on the first week of December of this year.

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9 September 2014

FORT KENT – In its regularly scheduled meeting on Sept. 8, the Fort Kent Town Council unanimously passed a motion to hire Madawaska surveyor Matt McDonald to clarify ownership of land located near Riverside Park, according to Town Manager Don Guimond.

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11 September 2014

FORT KENT - The University of Maine at Fort Kent continues to climb the ladder of top public colleges, as it advanced in position as a Top Public College in the North region, according to the U.S. News and World Report 2015 rankings.

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10 September 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Congress officially designated October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in 1987 after unofficial observance for several years. In an effort to educate the community about domestic violence, the Hope and Justice Project is organizing events in both September and October.

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10 September 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Glenda Dwyer, vice president of TAMC's Medical Group, has announced the addition of five new healthcare providers to the TAMC team. The new providers join a well-rounded team of professionals that provide expert care to the residents of Northern Maine.

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10 September 2014

WASHINGTON – Sen. Angus King announced earlier this week that two healthcare organizations will receive grant awards from the Department of Health and Human Services to help Mainers look for and enroll in health coverage options offered through the marketplace under the Affordable Care Act.

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10 September 2014

AUGUSTA – Gov. Paul R. LePage has directed State of Maine flags to half-staff on Thursday, Sept. 11, and proclaimed Thursday as a Day of Service and Remembrance, in honor of the innocent victims, first responders and service members who lost their lives in the tragic terrorist attacks 13 years ago and ensuing conflicts.

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9 September 2014

FORT KENT– The Fort Kent Troop 189 Troop will host its annual North Star Fall Camporee this weekend from Friday, Sept. 12, until late Sunday morning on Sept. 14.

The theme for the weekend is, "Culture and History." Scout organizers are incorporating activities, such as a Blockhouse history memory match game, ploye toss, and jeopardy.

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10 September 2014

FORT KENT – The Public Access Cable TV studio WFKTV4 will broadcast Kirk Cameron’s 90 minute film, “Monumental: In Search of America's National Treasure” at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 14.

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10 September 2014

MAINE – Commissioner Walt Whitcomb recently announced the appointment of David McCrum of Rumford Point and reappointment of Dominic Lajoie of Van Buren to the Maine Seed Potato Board.

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10 September 2014

ST. THOMAS CHURCH STAINED GLASS - During the lead-up to the Grand Tintamarre for the World Acadian Congress, publisher/editor Andrew Birden captured this image of the sun shining through the stained glass window of the St. Thomas Church.  This image is this week's jigsaw puzzle. - Photo by Andrew Birden

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