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lulu exhibit aug 20 2014
20 August 2014

FORT KENT – The University of Maine at Fort Kent Blake Library Gallery will host exhibit "Eye to Eye" by Artist Lulu Pelletier. The exhibit is on display until Friday, Sept. 26.

The exhibit, “Eye to Eye,” is a collection of portraits depicting animals and people in a realistic style. Pelletier says, “I remember my earliest paintings were of people and animals, funny that I am still drawn to these subjects…”

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20 August 2014

AUGUSTA – Gov. Paul R. LePage recently commented on the unemployment rate for July, which at 5.5 percent is down from 6.7 percent in July 2013, and is the lowest since August 2008. Maine's unemployment rate is far below the national unemployment rate of 6.2 percent.

The employment-to-population ratio—which is the share of Maine's population that is employed and a better indicator of economic recovery—is 61.4 percent. July was the 82nd consecutive month Maine's employment-to-population ratio was above the national average.

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20 August 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Anticipation is building for the 2014 REDY…Set…Let’s Go! Youth Triathlon as the online registration site is now live for the third annual event aimed at getting kids more active.

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20 August 2014

FORT KENT - The Fort Recreation and Parks Department will sponsor season of its co-ed soccer league for grades 3-6. The department plans to have at least five and possibly six teams again this year, and is currently accepting registrations for the upcoming season.

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20 August 2014

FORT KENT – On Aug. 18, at an MSAD 27 school board meeting at the Fort Kent Community High School, district officials met with the public and decided to wait until January 2015 to determine the future of the St. Francis Elementary School. For years, board members have considered closing the school, which has faced elimination due to funding issues and falling enrollment.

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20 August 2014

FORT KENT- Lisa Pelletier, unit leader of the operating room at the Northern Maine Medical Center recently announced that Daniel Beaulieu had successfully completed the perioperative nursing course. The Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN) offers the course, which utilizes the best surgical nursing practices based on scientific research to prepare and train operating room nurses.

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20 August 2014

AUGUSTA - The Maine Department of Labor’s Center for Workforce Research and Information has developed a new data system that measures the employment outcomes of college graduates. The system, which took three years to develop, links the records of University of Maine System and Maine Community College System students with their corresponding unemployment insurance wage records available at the department.

harvest race aug 20 2014
20 August 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY – CompetitorME has created a new event for runners who want to take on a challenging road race locally. The new Harvest Half Marathon and Relay on Aug. 31, allows runners to face that challenge, all while taking in the beauty of Northern Maine.

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19 August 2014

FORT KENT - The Fort Kent Knights of Columbus have announced the winner of their ongoing lotto fundraiser for the week of Aug. 18.

This week's Super 50 Lotto winner is Tammy Albert of Fort Kent. Albert won a total of $444.

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19 August 2014

ADDIE- This lovely lady is named Addie. She is a wonderful cat who would fit into any family.

Addie is only 6-7 months old, healthy and happy. Although she is very young, she is active but not hyper. She takes things in her stride, is friendly to everyone and gets along well with other animals. Addie is spayed, cleared of any parasites and has her rabies and distemper vaccinations.

19 August 2014

It was a typical Monday morning for Charles LaVerdiere, chief judge for Maine District Courts—He presided at Waterville District Court, facing 125 people who needed to be arraigned between 8:30 and 11:30 a.m.

One by one, LaVerdiere informed each defendant of the charges for crimes ranging from simple theft to shoplifting, to OUIs, to domestic violence and assaults.
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19 August 2014

FORT KENT - The family eatery Mill Bridge Restaurant has been undergoing construction for the past several weeks in order to expand dining space and add room for a full-service lounge. A local contractor and five employees are working on the addition to the building, which will also include living quarters underneath for owner Barry Pelletier.

"The dining room is quite small here. I find people come out in larger groups and felt we had a need to expand for people to come for parties and for the holidays," Pelletier said.

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19 August 2014

MADAWASKA– On Sunday, Aug. 17, the Acadian Festival Parade brought more than 100 floats to Main Street in Madawaska.

paint aug 19 2014
19 August 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - The Aroostook Medical Center is taking part in the celebration of the Crown of Maine Balloon Fest, and the healthcare provider is inviting community members to join in.

TAMC is bringing their theme of Paint the Town—featured in their parade entries throughout the summer—to life during the Street Fair on Thursday, Aug. 21, in downtown Presque Isle. TAMC is partnering with Wintergreen Arts Center to paint the sidewalks along Main Street.

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19 August 2014

ST. JOHN VALLEY- NorState Federal Credit Union has accepted Acadia Federal Credit Union's ice bucket challenge for ALS (Lou Gherig's Disease) awareness and will donate to the cause. NorState recorded its proof of completing the challenge on Aug. 15.

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19 August 2014
FORT KENT - The Fiddle Heads and Les Chanteurs will perform at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 19 at the University of Maine at Fort Kent Fox Auditorium. Admission is free.
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19 August 2014

ST. JOHN VALLEY- Emera has dispatched its Maine crews to determine the cause of a power outage this morning affecting more than 2,300 customers, according to a press release from Emera.

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18 August 2014

Aroostook County Commissioners’ Meeting -
4:30 P.M. - Aug. 19, 2014 - Caribou Courthouse Administrative Hearing Room

Agenda

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18 August 2014

Madawaska Board Of Select People
4:30 p.m. - Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Meeting Agenda

Call To Order
Vincent J. Frallicciardi, Chairperson

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