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1 August 2015

FORT KENT -The Fort Kent Police Department is investigating a fatal two-motorcycle accident involving a Fort Kent teenager and a man from St. John Plantation.

At 1:40 am Police responded to Rt. 161, St John Rd. 19-year-old Colby Martin and 22-year-old Donny McBreairty of St John Plantation were traveling east on Rt. 161. Both were riding motorcycles, according to a press release from the Fort Kent Police Department.

31 July 2015

FORT KENT, Maine - Fiddlehead Focus publisher Andrew Birden announced the news outlet's office will be closed over the weekend of August 1 and 2, 2015. The office will open again at noon on Monday, August 3... perhaps due to the fact that two of his employees will be stabbing him repeatedly this weekend during UMFK Summer Theater's production of "Julius Caesar."

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31 July 2015

MADAWASKA, Maine – Following a two-hour long, “very heated” meeting Thursday evening, July 30, the Madawaska school committee has further cut the proposed 2015-2016 school budget and will present it – again – in a public meeting.

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31 July 2015

FORT KENT, Maine - Austin Theriault will make an appearance at the Pelletier Ford dealership on Thursday, August 6 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for autographs, give aways, and interviews.

31 July 2015

MAINE - As Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces during World War II, President Dwight D. Eisenhower understood how transportation could be a vehicle for communication, economic growth, and military superiority. He saw “the wisdom of broader ribbons across the land.”

31 July 2015

EDMUNDSTON, New Brunswick – Pledges for the Edmundston Community Ampitheater have reached $2.2 million of the fundraising campaign committee's goal of $2.5 million, according to a July 30 press release from campaign director Caroline Pagé.

31 July 2015

FORT KENT, Maine – The Maine School Administrative District No. 27 (MSAD No. 27) board of directors met early Friday, July 31, to discuss the district's second failed school budget of the summer.

31 July 2015

EDMUNDSTON and ST. LEONARD – The president of the airport authority, which oversees the St. Leonard and St. Jacques airports, is defending its decision to no longer plow the St. Leonard airport runway this winter, citing a lack of funding to keep up that service, even in the face of J.D. Irving making accusations and threatening legal action in a letter.

31 July 2015

SAINT-JACQUES, New Brunswick - West District RCMP arrested two men and seized a quantity of drugs after a vehicle stop on Highway 2 in Saint-Jacques, New Brunswick on July 29, 2015.

31 July 2015

MSAD No. 27 – The votes are in. With a final tally of 377-317, residents of Fort Kent and surrounding towns in Maine School Administrative District No. 27 have rejected the latest proposed school budget for 2015-2016.

30 July 2015

FORT KENT, Maine – A Fort Kent man is offering a $100 reward to anyone who locates his bicycle, which he said someone stole from the driveway of his Pleasant Street home sometime around July 20, 2015.

30 July 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, July 30, 2015, Maine’s Second District Congressman, Bruce Poliquin, introduced the Securing America’s Next Generation of Safe Loggers and Truckers Act.

30 July 2015

FORT KENT, Maine - The University of Maine Cooperative Extension will be offering a food preservation workshop August 3 and 4, 2015.

29 July 2015

MADAWASKA, Maine – The Madawaska School Committee met Monday, July 27, and will meet again Thursday, July 30, to go over the budget for the 2015-2016 school year in an effort to bring it back to residents for another vote.

29 July 2015

MADAWASKA, Maine - Madawaska residents voted at a special town meeting Tuesday, July 28, to pass five new amendments to town land use and development codes, including a change which will allow home renovations and construction with costs of up to $15,000 to not require a permit.

29 July 2015

FORT KENT, Maine - In its continued pursuit of ways to better serve patients, Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC) staff have announced they have dedicated new resources to ensure patients receive the right care, at the right place, and at the right time.

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