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4 May 2016

ST. FRANCIS, Maine - Hilda (Jandreau) Guerrette, 85, died peacefully with family by her side on Monday, May 2, 2016 at a Fort Kent healthcare facility. She was born in Allagash “Castoguay Settlement”, December 13, 1930, the daughter of Dedime and Annie (Castonguay) Jandreau.

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4 May 2016

VAN BUREN, Maine - Michael “Crazy Bear” Rossignol, 51, died peacefully Thursday, April 28, 2016, at a Van Buren healthcare facility, following an illness. He was born June 30, 1964 in Van Buren, a son of Beatrice (Dubay) Rossignol and the late Aurele Rossignol.

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4 May 2016

VAN BUREN, Maine - GO-Van Buren recently announced that its annual Aroostook Artisans Craft Fair will be held this year on Saturday, May 7 at the Community Center on Champlain Street in Van Buren. Doors open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with no admission charge.

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4 May 2016

MADAWASKA, Maine - The latest installment of "Chicken Soup for the Soul: For Mom, with Love," the book series' Mother's Day edition, includes a personal short story by Madawaska author Angel Dionne, in which she shares a pivotal moment between her and her mother.

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4 May 2016

EDMUNDSTON, NEW BRUNSWICK - During a ceremony held Sunday, May 1 at City Hall, the Edmundston City Council honored 37 "stars" in recognition of their dedication to the community and citizens of Edmundston.

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4 May 2016

MADAWASKA, Maine - Madawaska’s Finance Committee voted Monday evening, May 2, to recommend all of the budget items presented by the town’s Board of Selectpersons.

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4 May 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - The following cases were heard under the Aroostook Criminal Docket at the Fort Kent Courthouse during the month of March.

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4 May 2016

ST. JOHN VALLEY - The following is an ongoing list of obituaries for those who have passed on during the month of April, 2016. The staff at Fiddlehead Focus and the St. John Valley Times send their deepest condolences to family and friends of the deceased.

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4 May 2016

ST. JOHN VALLEY - The following is an ongoing list of obituaries for those who have passed on during the month of March, 2016. 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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3 May 2016

ST. JOHN VALLEY - Many think of spring as a time of birth and renewal. On the Guimond Farm in Fort Kent and at Aroostook Beef in New Canada, the increasing numbers of newborn calves is a clear indication that winter is over.

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3 May 2016

SINCLAIR, Maine - With a heart for giving and a wet T-shirt to prove it, Mike Plourde of Fort Kent was one of 25 volunteers who participated in the sixth annual Polar Dip in Long Lake on Sunday, May 1 to raise funds for Aroostook Special Olympics.

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3 May 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - Whether they work outside the home or inside the home, whether they are young or old, whether they are a mother of one or five, moms know love.

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3 May 2016

ST. JOHN VALLEY - Mother's Day is right around the corner. The St. John Valley Times and Fiddlehead Focus recently asked a few St. John Valley area residents: "What is the best advice your mom ever gave you?"

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3 May 2016

MADAWASKA, Maine - Lucille T. “Trudy” Cyr passed to spirit at the age of 90 on Sunday, May 1, 2016, surrounded by her seven children at their family summer home on Long Lake in Madawaska.

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3 May 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - Students at Valley Rivers Middle School recently participated in "Stop, Drop and Read," which educators say increases community awareness regarding the importance of having strong reading skills. The students and staff stopped what they were doing, dropped everything, and read for 30 minutes.

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3 May 2016

MADAWASKA, Maine - When it comes to Mother’s Day gifts, flowers have been atop many a son’s or daughter’s list. In the past few years, the trend in flower arrangements for Mother's Day has moved away from traditional roses and pastel-color varieties, according to the staff at Pierrette Florist in Madawaska.

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3 May 2016

To the editor: First Annual PAWS Yard Sale organizers Sue Voisine and Kathleen Hafford, together with volunteers and community members helped raise a grand total of $6,581.00 in proceeds to benefit PAWS.

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3 May 2016

FRENCHVILLE, Maine - Members of the School Administrative District 33 board of directors had their first review of a proposed budget at their regular meeting Monday evening, May 2 at Dr. Levesque Elementary School.

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3 May 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - PAWS Animal Welfare Shelter presents Lucky as PAWS Pet of the Week in hopes that this little cat will find his forever home.

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