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nmmc er renov aug 27 2014
27 August 2014

FORT KENT – Northern Maine Medical Center is working to upgrade its emergency room facilities. The ER renovation project is the first since the hospital built the emergency room during the 1970s addition to the building.

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26 August 2014

BANGOR – USDA Rural Development State Director Virginia Manuel recently announced that three Maine community facilities will receive funding to help support community wellness, upgrade a tribal administrative building, and dental healthcare.

The USDA Rural Development’s Community Facility Programs is providing the funding, which assists in the construction, expansion, or improvement of rural community facilities for health care, public safety, and community and public services.

fk color run aug 26 2014
26 August 2014

FORT KENT – Fitness, fun, and color are coming to Fort Kent. With color runs being popular in southern parts of the state, Color ME is a color run for the St. John Valley. Organizers have designed Color ME for all ages and abilities of participants—whether running or walking—and is not timed. Participants will leave covered in multiple colors.

pixie july 28 2014
26 August 2014
PIXIE - This is Pixie. She is a petite and pretty cat with unusual markings. Pixie is affectionate toward her people, but she is self-sufficient. She has lived with dogs and is dog friendly; however, she does not do well with other cats. She is in excellent health, has been spayed and is current on her vaccinations for rabies and distemper.
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26 August 2014

FORT KENT - The Fort Kent Knights of Columbus have announced the winner of their ongoing lotto fundraiser for the week of Aug. 25.

This week's Super 50 Lotto winner is Curt Harvey of Fort Kent. Albert won a total of $440.

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26 August 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY – The Presque Isle Historical Society and TAMC invite local historians, enthusiasts and the general public to an exciting opportunity to learn about the history of the Presque Isle region as they offer their third quarterly presentation of 2014 at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 3.

help may 2 2014
26 August 2014

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate Youth Program (USSYP) recently announced that it has begun its statewide selection process, and Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King encourage Maine high school students to apply.

vandal aug 26 2014
26 August 2014

FORT KENT - The St. John Valley has been the target of multiple petty crimes over the past several weeks, and police are seeking the public's help in putting an end to the chaos and apprehending the perpetrator or perpetrators. Acts of vandalism, theft and graffiti have been appearing in the Fort Kent area, and Chief Tom Pelletier said it is likely at least some of the acts are related.

26 August 2014

MADAWASKA – On Saturday, Aug. 23, the Madawaska Police responded to a report of a two-vehicle accident at the Shop 'n Save parking lot in Madawaska.

Emilienne Albert was backing her car out of a parking space when she struck another vehicle that Norman Daigle was driving.

The Madawaska Police responded to the incident at 1:10 p.m. on Saturday.

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25 August 2014

MAINE- In observance of Women’s Equality Day on Aug. 26, the personal finance social network WalletHub crunched the numbers to gauge the scope of gender-based disparities in an indepth analysis of 2014’s Best and Worst States for Women's Equality in all 50 U.S. states. WalletHub ranked Maine as fourth in overall equality for women.

new warden aug 25 2014
25 August 2014

VASSALBORO– On Friday, Aug. 22, the Maine Warden Service graduated seven new game wardens at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy in Vassalboro. The new wardens recently completed an extensive 12 week advanced academy specifically for Maine game wardens.

mercy thanks aug 25 2014
25 August 2014

EAGLE LAKE – Mercy Home staff welcomed the family of the late Lucille Blanchette in honor of their recent donation of the Lucille Blanchette Courtyard to the Mercy Home facility at a celebration on Aug. 10.

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25 August 2014

FRENCHVILLE - Donna and Brent Michaud of Frenchville, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Brently Bobby Michaud. Brently was born on Aug. 24, 2014 at the Northern Maine Medical Center.

Maternal grandparents are Ron and Diane Tardif of Frenchville. Paternal grandparents are Dana and Claire Michaud of St. Agatha. 

garden1 aug 25 2014
25 August 2014

ST. JOHN- For the second summer in a row, Fort Kent Elementary School student Adam Jandreau has grown a garden of fresh vegetables and delivered them to the Greater Fort Kent Ecumenical Food Pantry, which distributes food to local people in need.

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25 August 2014

FRENCHVILLE- Folks of all ages enjoyed the Festival Chautauqua on Saturday, Aug. 23 at the Frenchville Community Center. A variety of musical acts provided entertainment outdoors throughout the afternoon while artisans displayed their works of art within the center's building and vendors provided grilled foods and iced treats to combat one of the this year's hot summer days in the Valley.

cma end concert aug 25 2014
25 August 2014

ST. JOHN VALLEY – The fifth Congrès mondial acadien finished with a grand day of celebration on Sunday, Aug. 24, after 17 days of celebration.

CMA officials had previously organized the communities from throughout the region into triplet groups. The final day of CMA celebrations began with the triplet communities meeting in their Temiscouata sibling's municipalities for a variety of activities. Activities included Masses, lunches, tours, exhibits, and other activities. The triplet communities included

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25 August 2014

Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 – Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014

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22 August 2014

FORT KENT- The University of Maine at Fort Kent is looking for anyone interested in placing an entry in the homecoming-scarecrow parade at 11 a.m. on Sept. 20. The parade is one of the most popular events of the annual UMFK Homecoming and the Greater Fort Kent Area Chamber of Commerce Scarecrow Festival that takes place Sept. 19-21.

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22 August 2014

MAINE - This October, the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry's Board of Pesticides Control (BPC) will team up with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection to help Mainers dispose of banned or unusable pesticides.

This free disposal program is open to homeowners, family-owned farms and greenhouses. Collection will occur at sites located in Presque Isle, Bangor, Augusta and Portland. To qualify, those interested must register by Sept. 26, 2014.

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