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22 January 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - In 2014, cashiers all over Aroostook asked customers to "Add it Up" by rounding up their purchase to the nearest dollar and then donating the difference to Aroostook Aspirations Initiative (AAI) to assist more young people in Aroostook County get a college degree.

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22 January 2015

MAINE - The Maine Department of Labor (MDOL) is warning those filing for unemployment insurance benefits of a scam that attempts to obtain credit card information.

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22 January 2015

FORT KENT – Brien and Melinda Boucher of Fort Kent recently celebrated their one year anniversary as owners of North Ridge Services D/B/A Lew Rioux Co.; and the young couple say the event is especially meaningful to them because at one point their plans to become business owners almost fell through due to a lack of funding.

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21 January 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Wednesday, January 14 might have been just another day for most; but for Juanita Rideout of Mars Hill and the staff of TAMC’s Mars Hill Health Center, it was a milestone day because Rideout turned 100 years old.

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21 January 2015

MAINE - Snowmobilers will have the opportunity to enjoy the trails in the neighboring states of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont for free during an annual three-day event which will take place January 30 - February 1, 2015, that allows all legally registered Maine snowmobiles to be operated in New Hampshire and Vermont without being registered in those states.

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21 January 2015

FORT KENT – Chief Tom Pelletier wants the public to know that the Fort Kent Police Department (FKPD) is committed to enforcing handicapped parking laws across town.

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21 January 2015

FORT KENT - According to the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, commercial growers who only use general (over-the-counter) pesticides on their crops must have an Agricultural Basic Pesticide Applicator License by April 1, 2015.

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21 January 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - The cost of college is on the minds of most seniors in high school and other adults who aspire to a college degree, and the TRiO College Access staff members from the Upward Bound and Educational Talent Search programs at the University of Maine at Presque Isle (UMPI) are hosting several College Goal Month events to help.

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21 January 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY – As the deadline for open enrollment in the government’s Health Insurance Marketplace draws near, Aroostook County Action Program (ACAP) is partnering with The Aroostook Medical Center (TAMC) to host an information and enrollment session at the hospital’s conference center on January 28 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

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21 January 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY– A County-wide public service campaign that began a year ago to raise awareness of the importance of early cancer detection and treatment by profiling the stories of local survivors is expanding in its second year.

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20 January 2015

FORT KENT - "It's clear how much this community cares about it's citizens," said Sue Bernard, Dean of Development and College Relations at Northern Maine Community College and guest speaker at the 67th annual Greater Fort Kent Area Chamber of Commerce awards dinner on Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, held at the University of Maine at Fort Kent Sports Center.

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20 January 2015

FORT KENT - (UPDATE: Lincoln found his forever home on Tuesday, Jan. 20. PAWS has many other cats that need homes, so volunteers are asking that any people interested in adopting Lincoln consider bringing home another deserving feline.) PAWS Animal Welfare Shelter presents Lincoln as PAWS Pet of the Week in hopes that this little guy will soon find his forever home.

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20 January 2015

FORT KENTRobin Damboise, Director of Human Resources at Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC), announced on January 5, 2015, that Jill Daigle was selected as the Employee of the Quarter for the last quarter of 2014.

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20 January 2015

FORT KENT - Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC) CEO Peter Sirois announced that the hospital dedicated its annual report to the community for 2014 to the Northern Maine Medical Center Guild.

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20 January 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Staff from the Care and Comfort Aroostook County branch recently selected Anah Temple Shrine’s Sunshine Club as the recipient of their semi-annual Jean Funds gift.

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20 January 2015

FORT KENTPrudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) announced January 16, 2015, that Kelly Martin, a Financial Professional with The Prudential Insurance Company of America’s Greater New England, located at 286 West Main Street in Fort Kent, has earned the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation from The American College.

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20 January 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In a letter dated January 14, 2015, U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME), and Congressman Bruce Poliquin (R-ME), urged the U.S. Secretary of Commerce to address and put a stop to unfair Canadian trade practices in the paper market.

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20 January 2015

FORT KENT – In an effort to maximize patient safety, Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC) has instituted a policy requiring all employees, with the exception of those who are severely allergic to the ingredients, to receive annual influenza vaccinations or face termination.

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15 January 2015

MAINEGovernor Paul R. LePage joined Maine Securities Administrator Judith Shaw on Thursday, Jan. 15, in announcing the final implementation of Maine's new seed capital formation registration rule, informally known as Fund-ME.

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15 January 2015

FORT KENT – On Friday, Jan. 9, dozens of Girl Scouts gathered at the University of Maine at Fort Kent Sports Center for the official Girl Scout Cookie Rally 2015.

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