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1 July 2015

FORT KENT – The University of Maine at Fort Kent announced Wednesday, July1 it has a new four year bachelor of science degree program in conservation law enforcement for the upcoming fall 2015 semester.

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1 July 2015

AUGUSTA - After several years of trying, a group of citizens from the state’s rural Unorganized Territories (UT) have won their fight to pass legislation that could give them greater say in the siting of large, industrial wind turbines in their communities.

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1 July 2015

MAINE – Virginia Manuel, Maine’s first female State Director of USDA Rural Development and third-generation Aroostook County farmer, introduced the all-women farmer panel during the Women in Ag Panel discussion this week at Wolfe’s Neck Farm in Freeport.

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30 June 2015

FORT KENT / St. John Valley – On June 28 at the University of Maine at Fort Kent's Fox Auditorium, Louisiana-based musical group La Recolte kicked off their St. John Valley tour with a Cajun music performance for a house full of appreciative Valley fans, many of whom are likely distant Acadian relatives of the band members.

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30 June 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Passenger rail’s recent one-day return to Aroostook County proved popular, with more than 500 area residents boarding three excursions to benefit local pediatric and newborn care.

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30 June 2015

FORT KENT - Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC) is a recipient of the Women’s Choice Award (WCA) as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Emergency Care.

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29 June 2015

MAINE – University of Maine System Chancellor James H. Page announced Monday, June 29, he has appointed John Murphy as interim president for the University of Maine at Fort Kent.

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28 June 2015

EDMUNDSTON - Eight car dealerships in the Edmundston region have joined forces to contribute $155,000 to an ongoing financial campaign to build an Edmundston community amphitheater.

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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

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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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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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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23 June 2015

MADAWASKA – Town Manager Christina Therrien has decided to leave her position after nine years. Therrien submitted her resignation at a Board of Selectpersons meeting on Tuesday, June 23.

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23 June 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Chris and Cindy Johnson, founders of Cubby Thriftstores located across Aroostook County, are celebrating the organization's fifth anniversary by giving back to the communities they say have given them so much.

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23 June 2015

FORT KENT – The rain stayed at bay in Fort Kent on Saturday, June 20, as children of all ages participated in the Northern Maine Medical Center's (NMMC) Rally in the Valley at the Fort Kent Outdoor Center.

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