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22 October 2014

LIMESTONE - Sam Heino, a student at the Maine School of Science and Mathematics, is used to writing research papers for class; but it’s not every day that one of her essays wins an honorable mention in the 2014 Ocean Awareness Student Contest, organized by the environmental non-profit From the Bow’s Seat.

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22 October 2014

PRESQUE ISLEA statewide plan to help older adults age in their homes and communities received strong support on Monday, Oct. 20, from Presque Isle area seniors and community leaders at an aging forum held at the Gathering Place senior center.

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21 October 2014

ST. AGATHA - The Van Buren Crusaders battled the Wisdom Pioneers on Monday, Oct. 20, in simultaneous boys' and girls' soccer games at Wisdom Middle High School.

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21 October 2014

HODGDON - Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a Hodgdon man and charged him with burning a four-year-old child with hot water.

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21 October 2014

FORT KENT- This pretty American short-hair feline is named Twyla, and she is looking for her forever home.

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21 October 2014

FORT KENT- The Fort Kent Knights of Columbus have announced the winner of their ongoing lotto fundraiser for the week of Oct. 20.

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21 October 2014

ST. FRANCIS- At approximately 10:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 18, six volunteer firefighters with the St. Francis Fire Department responded to a call from Dorilla Ouellette that her carbon monoxide detecting alarm was sounding and she felt ill.

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21 October 2014

FORT KENT- Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC) staff are actively reviewing the hospital's infection prevention and control policies and procedures as they apply to the management of a possible Ebola outbreak.

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21 October 2014

PRESQUE ISLE- The University of Maine at Presque Isle and the Presque Isle Rotary Club are joining forces to host their Third Annual World Polio Day and Purple Pinkie Project celebration; and this year, with the help of the Rotary Clubs in Caribou, Fort Fairfield, Limestone and Washburn, the celebration is going to spread throughout central Aroostook County.

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21 October 2014

FORT KENT - On Thursday, Oct. 17, the Fort Kent Rotary hosted a "Welcome Educators" night at the Swamp Buck Restaurant.

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21 October 2014

FORT KENT- Voter turnout was high at Fort Kent Elementary School on Monday, Oct. 20, when grades K-6 hit the booths in a mock political election.

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20 October 2014

I have known John Martin for over 50 years. For the past six years, my wife Joyce and I cooked for him at Moose Point Camp on Fish River Lake. While there, we witnessed hundreds of people from all walks of life come to the camp seeking help or advice. It didn't matter what Party they belonged to, he never
refused help to anyone.

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20 October 2014

MADAWASKA- An elderly couple fell prey to a phone scam and lost monies totaling $10,000, according to Madawaska Police Chief Carroll Theriault and investigating officer Ross Dubois.

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20 October 2014

MADAWASKA - Wayne Coltart, age 60, was pulling out of his driveway on 6th Avenue in Madawaska at approximately 3 p.m. on Oct. 14, when fellow Madawaska resident Gerard Pelletier, age 88, struck Coltart's vehicle.

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20 October 2014

VAN BUREN - Russell “Canard” Ouellette, 80, died on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 at a Van Buren healthcare facility. He was born March 27, 1934 in Cyr Plantation, a son of the late Patrick and Hattie (Lajoie) Ouellette.

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20 October 2014

BIDDEFORD - M. Doris Comtois, 86, of Saco, peacefully passed away on Friday, Oct. 11, 2014 at St. Andre's healthcare facility in Biddeford. She was born in Lawrence, Massachusetts on April 29, 1928, to Jean Baptiste and Delphine Marquis Comtois.

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20 October 2014

SOUTH PORTLAND - Theresa M. Fox, 86, of South Portland, passed away on Oct. 18, 2014, at the South Portland Nursing Home. She was born in Van Buren, on March 3, 1928, the daughter of John and Louise (McIntosh) Tardif, and was educated in Portland schools.

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