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22 May 2015

MADAWASKA – Police arrested a Madawaska man on Thursday, May 21 for two active warrants.

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22 May 2015

MADAWASKA – A tourism summit Thursday, May 21, in Madawaska focused on growing the economy as a collaborative effort, networking, how to bring tourism dollars to the region, and the lasting effects of the 2014 World Acadian Congress.

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22 May 2015

FORT KENT - Valley Rivers Middle School (VRMS) has recognized four students who have shown exceptional character, leadership, and citizenship during the month of May, 2015.

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22 May 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Throughout our history, Americans have joined together to honor the service and sacrifice of our men and women in uniform. This Memorial Day, let us continue that sacred ritual by paying tribute to those who gave their lives to preserve and protect this great Nation.

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22 May 2015

MADAWASKA - After Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC) moved its remaining services at the Madawaska Outpatient Center to the Acadia Family Health Center in Madawaska, NMMC staff are pleased with how the community collaborated to retain the fitness center which was housed in the Acadia Family Health Center.

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22 May 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - The second annual AROOSTOOK ‘House of Comfort’ Golf Classic will be held Saturday, June 20, 2015, at the Presque Isle Country Club.

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22 May 2015

VAN BUREN - Jessica and Isaac Gagnon of Van Buren are pleased to announce the birth of their son Benjamin James Gagnon. Benjamin was born March 30, 2015 at Cary Medical Center.

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22 May 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Bruce Poliquin (R-Maine) says he supports the subpoena issued May 21, 2015 by the House Financial Services Committee, on which he sits, to the U.S. Federal Reserve. According to Congressman Poliquin, America's central bank has refused to provide the Committee responsible for its oversight with documentation regarding the leak of market-sensitive inside information to an outside private entity.

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22 May 2015
FORT KENT- The Fiddlehead Focus office will be closed Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial Day. Thank you to all the men and women who have served and who continue to serve our community and nation. 
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22 May 2015

FORT KENT – When nationally-touring children's ministry KidzTurn camped-out at the First Assembly of God church in Fort Kent on May 17 - 20, kids of all ages showed up to have a blast learning about Jesus.

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21 May 2015

FORT KENT – As a part of its continuing relationship with Make-A-Wish, the Sears Hometown Store of Fort Kent - along with Sears Appliance and Hardware Stores, Sears Outlet Stores and Sears Home Appliance Showrooms nationwide - is participating in a charitable program this spring to allow Make-A-Wish to help more children with life-threatening medical conditions experience the powerful, and oftentimes life-changing impact of a wish come true.

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21 May 2015

FORT KENT - Students from Valley Rivers Middle School (VRMS) participated in a community service project geared toward providing a little bit of comfort to young patients at Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC).

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21 May 2015

MAINE- Governor Paul R. LePage has ordered that the United States flag and the State of Maine flag at all state facilities be flown at half-staff Monday in observance of Memorial Day. Flags should be flown at half-staff from sunrise until noon on Monday, May 25.

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21 May 2015

ALLAGASH / Fort Kent - Louis A. Pelletier Sr., husband of the late Ethel (O'Leary) Pelletier, passed away on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at a Fort Kent Health Care Facility at the age of 95. He was born April 30, 1920 in Allagash, Maine, the son of Thomas and Edith (Thibodeau) Pelletier.

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21 May 2015

ACADIA OF THE LANDS AND FORESTS - 2014 World Acadian Congress / Congrès mondial acadien (CMA) organizers passed the virtual torch over to Claudette Thériault, chair of the 2019 World Acadian Congress’ organizing committee, at the final dissolution meeting of the CMA 2014 organizing committee on Tuesday, May 19 in Edmundston.

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21 May 2015

MAINE - Memorial Day is a time to honor our service men and women; but it has also become an opportunity for scammers to target those who are serving or have served their nation, especially elderly veterans. As Memorial Day approaches, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) - serving Eastern Massachusetts, Maine, Rhode Island and Vermont - is alerting the military community and the public to malicious tactics that scammers use to steal money and identities.

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21 May 2015

ST. JOHN VALLEY - The following is an ongoing list of obituaries submitted to the Fiddlehead Focus during the months of April and May, 2015. The staff at Fiddlehead Focus send their deepest condolences to family and friends of the deceased.

For detailed obituaries, please refer to the obituary section of the Fiddlehead Focus by clicking on "Obits" on the homepage menu bar.

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20 May 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Passenger rail charity rides will occur in Aroostook County on Father’s Day Weekend, which will ultimately benefit county newborn and pediatric patients.

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