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28 June 2015

MADAWASKA / EDMUNDSTON –The summer musical series season is underway in outdoor venues in Madawaska, Maine and Edmundston, New Brunswick.

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28 June 2015

ST. JOHN PLANTATION - Greg and Carissa Taggett of St. John Plantation are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Aria Marie Taggett. Aria was born June 26, 2015 at Northern Maine Medical Center in Fort Kent.

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26 June 2015

MADAWASKA - Summer program counselors Jillian Vanier and Allison Cyr played “Duck Duck Goose” and “Red Light-Green Light” with the Madawaska Recreation Department Summer Program's Pee Wee group on Wednesday, June 24, outside the Multi-Purpose Building.

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26 June 2015

The American spirit was born on July 4th, 1776, when 56 patriots gathered in Philadelphia. The Declaration of Independence they had crafted with care and forged by vigorous debate was considered an act of high treason against a king. At the same time, it was an act of supreme loyalty to the highest aspirations of mankind – the unalienable right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

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26 June 2015

To My Dear Patients:

First and foremost, I want to thank each and every one of you for your continued trust and confidence in permitting me to take care of your dental needs throughout the years. It’s hard to believe that I am entering my 36th year of treating the wonderful people of the St. John Valley! Your continued loyalty is the highest compliment you could ever pay me. For that, I thank you very, very much!

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26 June 2015

MADAWASKA - Omerine D. Boucher, 78, passed away on June 25, 2015 at her residence in Madawaska. She was born in St. David on June 5, 1937, daughter of the late Gilbert and Delima (Fongemie) Desjardins.

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26 June 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - When facing a cancer diagnosis, few people have the insight to understand what patients and their loved ones go through more than the providers who share the journey alongside them.

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26 June 2015

ST. JOHN VALLEY - The following is an ongoing list of obituaries submitted to the Fiddlehead Focus during the months of May and June, 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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25 June 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - To reduce access and abuse of prescription drug abuse, all 11 police departments in Aroostook County are equipped to receive and serve as prescription disposal sites all year long. This service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

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25 June 2015

ST. JOHN VALLEY – Several St. John Valley communities will be the recipients of several grants totaling just over $316,000 from the State Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCW) program and Department of Conservation (DOC) Municipal ATV Grant programs.

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25 June 2015

FORT KENT – Hospital officials, staff, and community members gathered at Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC) on Wednesday afternoon, June 24 to celebrate the hospital's completion of the emergency room renovation project.

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25 June 2015

MADAWASKA – At an emergency municipal meeting Thursday, June 25, the Madawaska Board of Selectpersons - without the legal counsel and opinion they sought Thursday from the Maine Municipal Association - voted 4-1 to have Town Manager Christina Therrien rescind her appointment, which she made three weeks ago, of Bob Ouellet to the position of code enforcement officer.

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25 June 2015

MAINE - Maine Securities Administrator Judith Shaw is seeking the public's help in locating Robert J. Howarth, whom authorities have indicted in two counties on charges of securities fraud and theft by deception. Mr. Howarth has used the aliases of Robert Chiofolo, Robert Kim Lee, and Robert Sachs.

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25 June 2015

ST. JOHN VALLEY - The National Weather Service has declared the week of June 21 through 27 as Lightning Safety Awareness Week.

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25 June 2015

ACADIA OF THE LANDS AND FORESTS - The Edmundston Républicains Sports Experts baseball team now has two players from Fort Kent and three from Madawaska, and will potentially have one or two more soon, according to Coach Ty Thériault.

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24 June 2015

EDMUNDSTON – A new multi-million dollar addiction services facility officially opened on Friday, June 19, in Edmundston. The project represents a total investment of $6.7 million, according to a press release from the New Brunswick Department of Health.

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24 June 2015

VAN BUREN - Richard J. Ayotte, 54, died unexpectedly Monday, June 22, 2015, at his home with his wife by his side. He was born April 12, 1961 in Grand Falls, NB, Canada, a son of the late Edmund and Joan (Brown) Ayotte.

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24 June 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - The following is the Maine State Police Troop F log report from June 14 through June 21, 2015:

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