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31 August 2015

MAINE - Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Patricia Aho is stepping down after four years serving in the LePage Administration to accept a position within the Office of Senator Susan Collins.

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31 August 2015

EDMUNDSTON, New Brunswick – About 200 people came out to Mont Farlagne in St. Jacques to hear from 13 new investors about their plans for the ski center's future.

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31 August 2015

MADAWASKA, Maine - Heather Picard and Nicholas Thibeault of Madawaska are pleased to announce the birth of their son Jonathan Adam Thibeault. Jonathan was born August 31, 2015 at Northern Maine Medical Center in Fort Kent.

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31 August 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - A motorcycle and vehicle ride in memory of Brian Caldwell, who died of cancer, has raised more than $5,000 to benefit local cancer patients through the Jefferson Cary Cancer Center in Caribou.

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31 August 2015

GRAND ISLE, Maine - On September 12, Grand Isle Historical Society members will be "slapping on" local clay mud by handfuls to form the dome of a French Canadian/Acadian bread oven, and the society is inviting the public to participate.

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31 August 2015

SAINTE-ANNE-DE-MADAWASKA, New Brunswick - A 17-year-old Edmundston girl has died following an All-Terrain-Vehicle (ATV) crash on Martin Road in Sainte-Anne-de-Madawaska on Sunday, August 30, 2015. A 21-year-old Sainte-Anne-de-Madawaska man also sustained serious injuries in the crash.

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31 August 2015

Monday, August 31, 2015 – Sunday, September 6, 2015

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31 August 2015

FORT KENT, Maine - On Tuesday, September 15, 2015, the St. John Valley Small Business Academy will hold a workplace seminar from 8:00 a.m. to noon at the University of Maine at Fort Kent's Nadeau Hall Teleconference Room. The theme of the seminar is "Workplace Positivity: Catch the Energy; Release the Power."

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31 August 2015

VAN BUREN, Maine - Helene Dube, 80, died peacefully Friday morning, August 28, 2015 at a Van Buren healthcare facility. She was born April 1, 1935 in St. Leonard, New Brunswick, Canada, a daughter of the late Eddie and Adele (Dionne) Gauvin, being raised in Notre Dame de Lourdes.

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31 August 2015

ORIENT, Maine - On Saturday afternoon, August 29, driver Jordan Toner, age 29 of Hampden, and seven friends were traveling on the Deering Lake Road in Orient when Toner leaned over to appear in a “selfie” picture and drove off the road into a tree. (Editor's correction: State Police report the operator of the vehicle was not taking the actual picture. He was attempting to position himself into a picture, which caused him to fail to maintain control of the vehicle.) 

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31 August 2015

To the editor and the residents of MSAD No. 27:

We’re listening and hearing you. On the one hand, we heard you in June when you told us we needed to deliver a budget with a 0 percent mill rate increase for education by voting down our initial proposed budget of approximately 12.8 million dollars. We came back in July with a budget resulting in a 0 percent mill rate increase for education.

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31 August 2015

MADAWASKA, Maine - Melinda Krajewski and Eli Doucette of Madawaska are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Gwynavere Davina Doucette. Gwynavere was born August 28, 2015 at Northern Maine Medical Center.

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31 August 2015

ST. JOHN VALLEY - The following is an ongoing list of obituaries submitted to the Fiddlehead Focus during the months of July and August, 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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30 August 2015

T2-R9 - A man who grew up in Fort Kent has died as a result of injuries from a motorcycle accident that occurred on Saturday afternoon at approximately 5:02 p.m., five miles south of the Medway exit 244 on Interstate 95.

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28 August 2015

FORT KENT, Maine - The Valley Rivers Middle School (VRMS) boys soccer team took down the Presque Isle Middle School (PIMS) Blue Team in a 3-0 shutout on the Warriors' home turf on Thursday, August 27.

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28 August 2015

FORT KENT, Maine - Kelly and Kevin Raymond of Fort Kent are pleased to announce the birth of their son Karter Raymond. Karter was born August 27, 2015 at Northern Maine Medical Center.

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28 August 2015

FORT KENT, Maine – Residents of Crosswinds Residential Care partied like it was 1969, sort of, at a 'hippie' party on the afternoon of Thursday, August 27.

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28 August 2015

MADAWASKA, Maine - The Madawaska Board of Selectpersons will meet Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at the Madawaska Town Office. The agenda is as follows:

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