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25 October 2014

BELFAST – Fort Kent Senior Mathew Toussaint was the region's fastest runner at the Class C Eastern Maine Regional Crosscountry Championship on October 25 in Belfast, Maine.

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25 October 2014

FORT KENT - The University of Maine Fort Kent men’s soccer team completed another perfect home soccer season on Friday afternoon, with a 9-0 win in the Annual Potato Barrel game over the University of Maine Presque Isle.

Ross Downie started the onslaught on senior night with a goal 90 seconds into the game. Stuart Conway threaded a through ball in to Downie streaking down the left sideline, Downie controlled the ball and rocketed a shot in the right side panel of the net past the UMPI keeper.

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24 October 2014

FORT KENT - Dora Jean Michaud, 64, died, peacefully on Oct. 22, 2014 at a Fort Kent healthcare facility. She was born in Fort Kent on Sept. 22, 1950, the daughter of Omer and Mable (Pelletier) Dionne.

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24 October 2014

LIMESTONE - Law enforcement have detained a former minister charged with sex crimes after he broke bail conditions Sunday, Oct. 19, and trespassed onto the Maine School of Science and Mathematics (MSSM) campus, home to high school students from across the state, including the St. John Valley.

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24 October 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Northern Maine Community College (NMCC) will be offering a 16-week High Pressure Boiler Operator course Tuesday evenings, beginning Nov. 18.

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24 October 2014

AUGUSTA - Governor Paul R. LePage will be lacing up his basketball shoes Nov. 2 for the 6th Annual Taylor Tip-Off Tournament, and is encouraging Mainers to do likewise during the month of November, to show support for children affected by domestic violence.

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24 October 2014

PRESQUE ISLE - The University of Maine at Presque Isle, in conjunction with the American Red Cross, will hold its annual fall blood drive Monday, Oct. 27, from noon until 5 p.m. in the Campus Center’s Multi-Purpose Room.

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24 October 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY / Presque Isle - Halloween monsters will be dashing out of the way Saturday, Nov.1, as a unique family run/walk event is set to get folks active with fun festivities in Presque Isle, all to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

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24 October 2014

FORT KENTRobin Damboise, Director of Human Resources at Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC), announced October 10, 2014 that Connie Deschaine has been selected as the Employee of the Quarter.

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24 October 2014

AUGUSTA- Hundreds of students filled the Augusta Armory Wednesday, Oct. 22, for the 2014 Rally and Tally Mock Election event, compiling student votes from around the state and taking part in election-related activities.

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24 October 2014

MAINE – In ongoing efforts to provide the latest information to healthcare providers and citizens regarding guideline updates, preparedness and response to potential or suspected cases of Ebola, the Maine Center for Disease Control announced Friday, Oct. 24, that it has launched a new website, www.maine.gov/ebola.

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24 October 2014

LILLE - William Shakespeare’s swift and relentless tragedy "Macbeth" comes to the Muse Culturel du Mont-Carmel in Lille from the Theater at Monmouth (TAM) Thursday evening, Oct. 30, at 7 p.m.

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24 October 2014

FORT KENT- The Greater Fort Kent Area Chamber of Commerce has hired Dona Saucier, a Frenchville native, as the group's newest executive director.

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24 October 2014

MAINE-  In a press release Thursday, Oct. 23, Maine Attorney General Janet Mills reminded fuel dealers and consumers that rules regulating the sale of heating fuel will be in effect Oct. 15 to April 30 throughout the state.

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23 October 2014

BANGOR and ST. FRANCIS - Liela Ann Jandreau, 63, died on Oct. 18, 2014 at the Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor. She was born May 8, 1951 in Fort Kent, the daughter of Alberie and Verna (Thibodeau) Jandreau.

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23 October 2014

FORT KENT - Geneva M. Nadeau, 87, passed away peacefully on Oct. 17, 2014 at the Forest Hill Manor in Fort Kent. She was born on July 25, 1927 the youngest of 13 children and was the last living sibling. She was the daughter of Honore and Catherine (Babin) Michaud.

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23 October 2014

FORT KENT - Dr. Deborah L. Wexler, executive director and founder for the Maine Immunization Action Coalition (IAC) notified Cheryl Daigle, RN and associate director of nursing for Northern Maine Medical Center, that NMMC received recognition in the IAC Birth Dose Honor Roll as a hospital and/or birthing center that has attained high coverage levels for administering the Hepatitis B vaccine at birth.

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23 October 2014

MAINE / Eagle LakeAgriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced on Thursday, Oct. 23, that a total of $6,139,400 in USDA Rural Development Water and Waste Loan and Grant funds will be shared among five rural Maine communities, one of which is Eagle Lake.

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23 October 2014

WALLAGRASS - Students at Wallagrass Elementary School enjoyed fresh, made-to-order ployes cooked in the school gym by Janice Bouchard of Bouchard Family Farms as a reward for winning "Most Creative" in this summer's contest to make banners for the Congres Mondial Acadien.

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23 October 2014

MADAWASKA- The Madawaska boys' and girls' soccer teams both lost to the Caribou Vikings in close-scoring evening games on Oct. 21, the last games before prelims.

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