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24 July 2015

FORT KENT, Maine - Rebecca and Jon Michaud of Fort Kent are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Alexandra Jonna Michaud. Alexandra was born July 23, 2015 at Northern Maine Medical Center in Fort Kent.

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24 July 2015

MADAWASKA, Maine - Brad and Autumn Schmeling of Madawaska are pleased to announce the birth of their son Ian Justice Schmeling. Ian was born July 23, 2015 at Northern Maine Medical Center in Fort Kent.

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24 July 2015

ACADIA OF THE LAND AND FORESTS – In anticipation of a recent blog posting on July 24 in the Bangor Daily News by Mike Tipping, representatives with both the governor's office and some with the Maine Regional Coordinating Committee of the 2014 World Acadian Congress are denying any wrongdoing on the part of Maine Gov. Paul LePage in relation to former Co-President for Maine and International President Jason Parent leaving the committee.

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24 July 2015

FORT KENT, Maine - Maine School Administrative District No. 27 (MSAD No. 27) Superintendent Tim Doak announced his resignation from the district at a school board meeting held Thursday, July 23. The meeting followed a vote at which residents of the district approved a budget for the 2015-2016 academic year.

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24 July 2015

MADAWASKA, Maine - Robert and Kelsey Dionne of Madawaska are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Lanni Kycie Dionne. Lanni was born July 22, 2015 at Northern Maine Medical Center in Fort Kent.

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24 July 2015

MAINE - On Thursday, July 23, 2015, the House of Representatives passed, with bipartisan support, H.R. 3009, Enforce the Law for Sanctuary Cities Act.

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24 July 2015

NEW BRUNSWICK - The Northeast District RCMP is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a 14-year-old girl who has been missing since July 22, 2015 from the Allardville area. Allardville is located a few miles south of Bathurst, New Brunswick.

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24 July 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - An unknown delivery man quietly comes into the Emergency Department at TAMC and hands over to the registration specialist a box of hardwood toys, about fifty handcrafted pieces of approximately 20 unique wooden shapes, all with tiny wheels and a burned ToyMakers logo on the bottom.

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24 July 2015

FORT KENT, Maine – The 2015-2016 MSAD No. 27 budget passed Thursday evening, July 23; and grades three, four and five in Eagle Lake and Wallagrass will stay in their schools. According to the Bangor Daily News, Superintendent Tim Doak offered his resignation to the board after the meeting. Fiddlehead Focus has confirmed this with Doak and will have more details Friday. 

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23 July 2015

EDMUNDSTON, New Brunswick – Edmundston Police arrested four individuals on Tuesday, July 21 for alleged drug trafficking during a vehicle interception just off the Trans Canada Highway in Edmundston, New Brunswick.

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23 July 2015

FORT KENT, Maine – Those traveling Market Street in Fort Kent by vehicle, as well as exercisers "walking the mills," have experienced delays this week as construction equipment has taken over the road; but Mark Soucy of the Fort Kent water and wastewater department said Thursday, July 23, the disruption is only temporary.

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23 July 2015

MADAWASKA, Maine – On Tuesday, July 21, 2015, the Maine Supreme Court upheld a lower court's decision to deny Dennis Dechaine a new trial.

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23 July 2015

SAINT-LEONARD, New Brunswick -The RCMP is asking for the public’s help to locate a farm tractor that someone stole from a property on De La Grande-Rivière Road in Saint-Léonard between July 14, 2015 at 8:30 p.m. and July 15, 2015 at 1:30 p.m.

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23 July 2015

FORT KENT, Maine – On Wednesday evening, July 22, Officer Curtis Picard of the Fort Kent Police Department (FKPD) arrested Aaron McBreairty, 37, of Fort Kent, for assaulting his live-in girlfriend over the weekend.

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23 July 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Chief Darren R. Woods has announced that the federal government has awarded North Lakes Fire and Rescue with a FEMA Fire Grant.

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23 July 2015

DEBOULLIE, Maine - Dr. Peter Nelson, a professor of biological sciences and environmental studies at the University of Maine at Fort Kent (UMFK), began a climate-monitoring lichen "treasure hunt" at Deboullie Mountain in mid July to asses climate change's impact on "rare and threatened" vegetation communities in rock glaciers.

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23 July 2015

EDMUNDSTON, New Brunswick – A restaurant owner has come forward to give a financial boost to the ongoing efforts to bring a new amphitheater to Edmundston, New Brunswick.

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23 July 2015

FRENCHVILLE, Maine – The board of selectpersons in Frenchville discussed an increase to local road assistance reimbursement funding and an ongoing sewer-billing issue at its latest meeting on Tuesday, July 21.

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23 July 2015

MADAWASKA, Maine – A Madawaska resident's call for help led to an early-morning response from the Madawaska Fire Department on Tuesday, July 21, to a dumpster fire outside a Main Street apartment building.

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