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24 May 2016

ST. JOHN VALLEY - Last week the St. John Valley Times and Fiddlehead Focus asked Valley residents: "Whose memory would you like to share with the Valley this Memorial Day?" We're sharing a few more responses this week.

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24 May 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - The sun shone brightly on the walking / running trail just behind McDonald's in Fort Kent on Sunday, May 22, 2016.  Fiddleheads were spreading out into young fern leaves, and the trees were budding.  This photo, by journalist Jessica Potila's daughter Yana Nadeau, is our jigsaw of the week.

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24 May 2016

VAN BUREN, Maine - Van Buren police are seeking the public’s help in locating Michael C. Doucette, 30, who also goes by the name Michael Hoague.

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24 May 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - The Martin-Klein American Legion Post 133 of Fort Kent invites the public to join them Sunday, May 29, for Memorial Day activities to honor the fallen who have made the ultimate sacrifice.

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24 May 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - During a Fort Kent Town Council meeting Monday evening, May 23, Town Manager Don Guimond shared with the council that the town is facing “major staff shortfalls” regarding lifeguards and certified swim instructors to work at the town pool this summer.

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24 May 2016

MADAWASKA, Maine - The Madawaska Board of Selectpersons unanimously approved a list of near 20 roads and intersections to schedule for hot top repairs this year. Public Works Director Yves Lizotte and board member Dave Morneault had reviewed a much longer list of roads and conducted site inspections before developing their final recommendations.

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24 May 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - The Martin-Klein American Legion Post No. 133 has announced they are collecting items for a fund-raising auction to benefit the Post 133 Building Fund.

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24 May 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - The following cases were heard under the Aroostook Criminal Docket at the Fort Kent Courthouse during the month of April, 2016.

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24 May 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - When the chicks arrive each May at Bouchard's Country Store in Fort Kent, it's zoo time. The store has hosted a petting zoo at the store three years in a row, each year drawing a larger crowd. Wide-eyed children followed by their parents and grandparents eagerly darted from one animal to the next at the third installment of the petting zoo, Saturday, May 21.

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24 May 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - Volunteer firefighters with the Fort Kent Fire Department tamed two grass fires over the weekend, both of which Chief Ed Endee said may have been preventable.

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24 May 2016

CARIBOU / Fort Kent, Maine - Aroostook County supremacy in track and field was up for grabs Thursday, May 19, 2016 in Caribou.

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24 May 2016

ST. JOHN VALLEY - This year marks the 32nd anniversary of the Maine Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. Local law enforcement members from local, state and federal agencies will be running June 8, 2016 along U.S. Route 1 through the St. John Valley.

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24 May 2016

MADAWASKA, Maine - The Southern Aroostook High School Warriors took advantage of three walks and three errors in the sixth inning, Saturday, May 21, to score five runs and pull ahead en route to a win against Madawaska Middle/High School Owls.

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24 May 2016

VAN BUREN, Maine - The Van Buren girls' Crusaders tennis squad improved to 5-2 following a doubleheader match against Woodland, Saturday, May 21.

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24 May 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - PAWS Animal Welfare Shelter presents Gabby as PAWS Pet of the Week in hopes that this little cat will find her forever home.

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24 May 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - The Fort Kent Knights of Columbus have announced the winner of their ongoing lotto fundraiser for the week of May 23 - 29, 2016.

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24 May 2016

FRENCHVILLE, Maine - Roger L. Dumais, 67, died surrounded by his family in Bangor on Thursday, May 12, 2016, after a brief illness. He was born in Eagle Lake on September 27, 1948, the son of Leonard and Jeanne (Lagasse) Dumais.

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24 May 2016

ST. JOHN VALLEY - The following is an ongoing list of obituaries for those who have passed on during the month of May, 2016. The staff at Fiddlehead Focus and the St. John Valley Times send their deepest condolences to family and friends of the deceased.

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