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28 October 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - The Davis Family Foundation has awarded the Aroostook Hospice Foundation a $100,000 grant, which will be applied towards the cost of constructing the first free-standing hospice and palliative care center in Aroostook County.

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28 October 2014

The Allagash Wilderness Waterway is a great place to take a young person or inexperienced hunter grouse hunting- or as I like to say, “bird hunting”. There is nothing quite as encouraging to a young hunter as bringing home something to eat. I think it satisfies some primeval desire to provide food for the family. The odds for a young hunter to be successful are pretty good in the North Maine Woods (NMW).

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28 October 2014

FORT KENT – The Fort Kent Community High School soccer teams are in the playoff action at home this week for the MPA Eastern Maine Class C State Quarterfinals, with the boys taking on #10 seed Houlton on Tuesday, Oct 28, at 3 p.m.

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28 October 2014

FORT KENT- In the wake of some residents’ concerns about the return of Kaci Hickox to Fort Kent following a nationally-publicized disagreement with the governor of New Jersey over the conditions under which she was quarantined following a trip to Sierra Leone, Fort Kent town leaders are remaining calm.

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28 October 2014

BANGOR / Stockholm- United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced Tuesday, Oct. 28, that Benjamin A. Rossignol, 22, of Stockholm, Maine, was sentenced yesterday in U.S. District Court by Chief Judge John A. Woodcock, Jr. to 22 years in prison to be followed by 20 years of supervised release for possessing and distributing child pornography.

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28 October 2014

FORT KENT- The Fort Kent Knights of Columbus have announced the winner of their ongoing lotto fundraiser for the week of Oct. 27.

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27 October 2014

FORT KENT-- Officials at the University of Maine at Fort Kent have been working closely with state and local public health officials to ensure the campus is prepared to safely support students or anyone from the community potentially impacted by the Ebola outbreak.

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27 October 2014

FORT KENT – Reports indicate that nurse Kaci Hickox, a resident of Fort Kent, is returning home after an extended trip caring for Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, though it is unclear as to when that may be.

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27 October 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY- TAMC's mission to protect the local population from seasonal influenza has resulted in a record number of residents getting vaccinated at free flu shot clinics offered throughout the region by the organization.

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27 October 2014

The Aroostook County Action Program, Inc. (ACAP) Family Services was awarded a contract Oct.1, 2014, by the Maine Department of Education, to provide practice-based coaching for teachers in public pre-kindergarten programs in Aroostook, Washington and northern Piscataquis counties.

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27 October 2014

TINKER, NEW BRUNSWICK- The Perth Andover RCMP is asking for the public's assistance to identify the body of a woman that was found Oct. 26 in the Aroostook River at the Tinker Dam, in Tinker, N.B.

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27 October 2014

When I began serving in the United States Senate, there were only nine female senators at the time. Today, there are a record number of women—20 in all—serving together in the Senate. While much progress remains to be made, we have witnessed great strides in the advancement of women in our own country and most of the developed world over the past century.

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27 October 2014

VAN BUREN - Approximately 30 children rolled, walked, and ran in the first annual Harvest Festivities event at the Gateway School on Sunday, Oct. 19.

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27 October 2014

LINNEUS / Houlton - On Sunday, Oct. 26, State Police Trooper Jill Monahan responded to a single vehicle crash on the Burton Road in Linneus, which led to the arrest of Houlton resident Herbert Winship.

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27 October 2014

Monday, Oct. 27 – Sunday, Nov. 2

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27 October 2014

ALLAGASH– The Faye O'Leary Hafford Library in Allagash is hosting a fundraiser and business fair Saturday, Nov. 15, in an effort to educate the community on all that Allagash has to offer, including the library itself.

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26 October 2014

In a previous version of this article, Fiddlehead Focus reported Kaci Hickox lives in Fort Kent. At this time it is unclear if she lives in Fort Kent or if she was only planning to visit.

NEW JERSEY – Kaci Hickox, with connections to Fort Kent, Maine, who recently returned from one of the countries experiencing an Ebola outbreak, said an inaccurate thermometer reading and new protocols caused the state of New Jersey to place her under quarantine.

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