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4 March 2015

MAINE / Fort Kent - Parish Social Ministry, a Catholic Charities Maine program, has announced that St. John Vianney Parish in Fort Kent, along with ten other local parishes, will receive Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) Parish Grants totaling $16,500.

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4 March 2015

UNIONTOWN, Pennsylvania / Fort Kent, Maine - Five University of Maine at Fort Kent (UMFK) Bengals were honored Tuesday night, March 2, at the USCAA Basketball National Championship banquet in Uniontown, PA.

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4 March 2015

FORT KENT – When Fiddlehead Focus Publisher Andrew Birden took flight with pilot Cody Anderson on Saturday, Feb. 27, seeking spectacular overhead views of the Can-Am International Sled Dog Races in Fort Kent, he discovered giant crop-circle-esque symbols printed in the snow at Riverside Park.

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4 March 2015

(Reprinted with permission, courtesy of the Bangor Daily News)

FORT KENT — Mushers finishing the Can-Am Crown 250-mile sled dog race with fewer dogs than they started with is nothing new.

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4 March 2015

FORT KENT – The 23rd annual Can-Am Crown International Sled Dog Races came to a close on Tuesday, March 3, following five days of excitement and camaraderie which brought more than 1,000 spectators out to cheer on mushers and their teams of sled dogs from all across the country.

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4 March 2015

FORT KENT - The faculty and staff of the University of Maine at Fort kent are exhibiting their art at the Blake Library. Several instructors and support personnel contributed art pieces in a variety of mediums, from oils to photographs to fiber, which visitors can enjoy through the month of March. In this image, photographer Andrew Birden created a collage of several pieces which forms the jigsaw for this week. - various

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3 March 2015

FORT KENT – John's Shurfine seems to operate best when there is a husband and wife team at the helm, and that will continue to be the case with the grocery store's new owners.

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3 March 2015

"For hundreds of years, men and women have had the right to life; but many are now searching for the right to die. Assisted suicide and euthanasia is one of the world’s most controversial topics. Many people think it is only fair that one may choose their own destiny even if that means death. Opposers of assisted suicide and euthanasia use the argument that every life is special, and should not be taken even with the person's permission. The government should put laws in place to legalize assisted suicide and euthanasia so that men and women can die with dignity.

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3 March 2015

MAINE - With the current snow pack and upcoming spring thaws and rains, Governor Paul R. LePage is joining Insurance Superintendent Eric Cioppa in urging all Maine home owners, business owners, and renters to evaluate their need for flood insurance.

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3 March 2015

MAINE - In a letter dated Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, Senator Susan M. Collins addressed the issues surrounding health care access for rural veterans:

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3 March 2015

MAINE - The Maine Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHS), in collaboration with the Gambling Control Board, Maine's casinos, and the Maine Council on Problem Gambling, will host the state's annual conference on Gambling Awareness on Wednesday, March 11 at Maple Hill Farms in Hallowell from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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3 March 2015

FORT KENT - PAWS Animal Welfare Shelter presents Jessie as PAWS Pet of the Week in hopes that this little guy will find his forever home.

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3 March 2015

FORT KENT - The Fort Kent Knights of Columbus have announced the winner of their ongoing lotto fundraiser for the week of March 2 - March 8, 2015.

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3 March 2015

PEEL, NEW BRUNSWICK - The Royal Canadian Mounted Police's (RCMP) Major Crime Unit, along with West District RCMP from Woodstock, are investigating the death of a person in Peel, New Brunswick.

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3 March 2015

FORT KENT – At approximately 6 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 27, Sgt. Dalen Boucher of the Fort Kent Police Department (FKPD) responded to a report of drunk driver on Baker Street and subsequently arrested Sam Littrell, age 32, of Fort Kent.

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3 March 2015

FORT KENT – University of Maine at Fort Kent's (UMFK) Blake Library will host an exhibit of art titled “Eclectic Collection of UMFK,” which features works of art in a variety of mediums by university faculty and staff.

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3 March 2015

FORT KENT - Kaylee Dionne and Brandon Dumais are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Bailey Grace Dumais. Bailey Grace was born February 28, 2015 at the Northern Maine Medical Center.

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3 March 2015

NORTHERN MAINE / St. David - The Madawaska Snowmobile Club (MSC) will host its first Snowmobiler Rider’s Clinic at noon on March 7 at the MSC on Fournier Road in St. David.

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3 March 2015

MADAWASKA - The Madawaska Board of Select People will hold a public hearing Tuesday, March 3 at 4:30 p.m. to consider a liquor license and special entertainment permit for the Knights of Columbus.

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