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28 February 2015

FORT KENT – With temperatures well below zero, teams for the Willard Jalbert Memorial Can-Am 60 shot down Main Street to the enthusiastic cheers of fans who braved the cold weather.

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27 February 2015

FORT KENT – The dogs were howling while old friends reunited in the Lonesome Pine Trails parking lot as mushers from across the country arrived at the ski resort on Friday, Feb. 27 to sign in for the 23rd annual Can-Am Crown International Sled Dog Races.

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27 February 2015

VAN BUREN - Van Buren middle school students Jayde Violette and Sophie Rioux, with the assistance of teachers and staff at Van Buren District School (VBDS), have organized a 100-mile club for the middle school community.

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27 February 2015

FORT KENT - The trucks and trailers have been arriving all week, carrying the odd-shaped dog boxes, displaying colorful signs and logos for sled teams and sporting dogsleds strapped to the tops of the vehicles like intricate crowns.

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27 February 2015

ST. FRANCIS – At a town meeting held on Monday, Feb. 23 at the St. Francis Elementary School (SFES), townspeople gathered to discuss the possibility of taking ownership of the SFES building from SAD 27.

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26 February 2015

ST. AGATHA The second annual Angel Snowfest benefit for Angel Flight New England and the Edgar J. Paradis Cancer Fund (in Memory of Dick and Carol Derosier) will take place March 7 from 11:00 a.m. until midnight at the Lakeview Restaurant in St. Agatha.

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26 February 2015

MAINE - On Wednesday, Feb. 25, the Research and Statistics Unit of the Bureau of Labor Standards at the Maine Department of Labor released separate reports on worker falls and injury due to chemical hazards, respectively.

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26 February 2015

FORT KENT – People will see a free print edition of the Fiddlehead Focus hit the newsstands on Thursday, February 26, as the local web news outlet celebrates the Can-Am Crown Sled Dog Races. The edition, which is similar to the informative flier that launched the young company five years ago, is free.

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26 February 2015

NEW SWEDEN / Caribou - Emera Maine crews are patrolling a transmission line to determine the cause of a power outage affecting customers in New Sweden, Woodland, Stockholm, Westmanland, Perham, Caribou, Connor, Cyr Plt and nearby townships.

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25 February 2015

FORT KENT – On Wednesday, Feb. 25, the Fort Kent Outdoor Center hosted several dozen guests with special needs for an enjoyable day of snowmobile rides and lunch sponsored by Pat's Ride For All.

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25 February 2015

Dear Editor,

Lawmakers recently had the opportunity to meet with nearly 100 employers, workers, students and community leaders during our three day jobs tour in Aroostook County. We were grateful for the opportunity to listen and hear from so many people.

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25 February 2015

MAINE - Since 1997, the National Education Association (NEA) has chosen March 2, the birthday of Dr. Seuss, as a day to celebrate reading in the United States with their Read Across America Day.

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25 February 2015

MAINE – In a move that reflects the demographic, economic and competitive challenges facing Maine’s universities as well as national trends in the not-for-profit higher education sector, Standard and Poor’s Ratings Services (S&P) revised its long-term outlook this week on the University of Maine System’s (UMS) outstanding revenue debt from stable to negative.

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25 February 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C.– U.S. Senator Angus King (I-Maine) announced Tuesday, Feb. 24, the conclusions of a three-part study conducted by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, which found that a significant portion of student borrowers who ultimately default on their education loans are those who carry relatively modest loan balances.

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24 February 2015

FORT KENT – Organizers, volunteers, and public workers are right on schedule as they prepare Fort Kent's West Main Street for the 23rd annual Can-Am Crown International Sled Dog Races, which kick off Saturday, Feb. 28.

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24 February 2015

PRESQUE ISLE - The Northern Maine Museum of Science at the University of Maine at Presque Isle (UMPI) and Caring Area Neighbors for Cancer Education and Recovery (C-A-N-C-E-R) are pleased to announce that the ninth annual Planet Head Day, held on Feb. 14 in UMPI's Wieden Gymnasium, had strong participation and raised more than $11,000.

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24 February 2015

FORT KENT - PAWS Animal Welfare Shelter presents Daisy as PAWS Pet of the Week in hopes that this sweet and affectionate cat will find her forever home soon.

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24 February 2015

FORT KENT - The Fort Kent Knights of Columbus have announced the winner of their ongoing lotto fundraiser for the week of Feb. 23 - March 1, 2015.

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