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grad april 14 2014
14 April 2014

AUGUSTA– Maine’s high school graduation rate continues to climb with 86.36 percent of all students who entered the ninth grade in the fall of 2009 earning their diplomas on time in 2013, but State education officials stress that proficiency must be the top priority.

nmmc variety april 14 2014
14 April 2014

FORT KENT - The Northern Maine Medical Center hosted a variety show on April 4 at the University of Maine at Fort Kent Fox Auditorium. The entertainers ranged in age from eight to 65 and offered talents such as singing, dancing, music and comedy skits.

14 April 2014

Madawaska Board of Select People

4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2014

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14 April 2014

Board of Select People
6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2014

nmmc nun april 14 2014
14 April 2014

FORT KENT- For many years, a number of individuals with Northern Maine Medical Center have preserved many historical artifacts since the founding of NMMC. Their intent was to create a display to depict the rich history of the hospital’s founding, beginning with the efforts of the church and the communities of the St. John Valley.

grand prix accident april 14 2014
14 April 2014

ST. DAVID - At approximately 7:30 a.m. on April 13, the Madawaska Police Department received a report of a driver that had struck a potato house and abandoned the vehicle, according to Ross Dubois of the Madawaska Police Department.

wheel april 14 2014
14 April 2014

MADAWASKA - Madawaska police have charged Andrew McQuarrie, 75, of Frenchville, with operating a vehicle under the influence, driving to endanger, and failure to stop for an officer.

The charges stem after the police department received a report of an erratic driver at 10 p.m. on Saturday, April 12.

Officer Danielle Levesque caught up with McQuarrie's vehicle and observed his driving. Levesque then proceeded to pull McQuarrie over, but was unable to stop him.

concert april 11 2014
11 April 2014

PRESQUE ISLE- The Brigham Young University-Idaho Sinfonietta, a 38 member chamber orchestra from Rexburg, Idaho, will present a spring concert in the University of Maine at Presque Isle’s Wieden Auditorium on Thursday, April 17 at 7 p.m. The Sinfonietta’s performance is part of a two-week tour through Québec, the Maritime Provinces, and locations in Massachusetts and Maine during April. The concert is free although donations will be accepted at the door for The American Cancer Society.

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11 April 2014

MADAWASKA - Shannon Berube of Madawaska is proud to announce the birth of her son, Blanke Alexander Berube. Blanke was born on April 4, 2014 at the Northern maine Medical Center.

Maternal grandparents are Gilman and Diane Berube of Madawaska.

fcu april 11 2014
11 April 2014

LIMESTONE– Recently, the Aroostook Chapter of Credit Unions presented its Annual Financial Fitness Money Management Experience for high school students throughout the County, in conjunction with Jobs for Maine Graduates at the Loring Job Corps in Limestone. Approximately 400 high school participated in this year’s fair, which is the largest in the state. The fair is part of Maine credit unions continued leadership on helping teenagers to better understand financial education and money management.

equal april 11 2014
11 April 2014

MAINE- Emily Cain, a Democratic candidate for Congress in Maine’s Second Congressional district, says that equal pay is a priority of hers, and that the time has come to protect working families by requiring equal pay for equal work. Cain says that Equal Pay Day is important because it calls attention to the disparity in wages that exists in Maine and across the country.

polar april 11 2014
11 April 2014

PRESQUE ISLE- Spring has arrived, albeit only in title, here in the County where residents have endured record low temperatures and bountiful snowfall well past its typical season. While most consider such weather conditions as a call for continued hibernation, Kyle Washington of Presque Isle saw it as an opportunity to try some new outdoor activities.

noah hutton april 11 2014
11 April 2014

PRESQUE ISLE- The University of Maine at Presque Isle will host Noah Hutton, a documentary filmmaker and neuroscience enthusiast who will deliver a talk titled "Engaging Minds: The Blue Brain Project and the Race to Understand the Human Brain" on Tuesday, April 15, at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center. His talk is part of the 2013-2014 University Distinguished Lecturer Series and is free and open to the public.

vrms april 11 2014
11 April 2014

FORT KENT - Students in grades six, seven, and eight from Valley Rivers Middle School were given the opportunity to participate in the St. Jude Math-A-Thon this February.

insur april 11 2014
11 April 2014

WASHINGTON– Congressman Mike Michaud recently voted against H.R. 2575, legislation that would make it easier for employers to deny hardworking Americans healthcare coverage. The bill would change the definition of a full-time work week under the Affordable Care Act from 30 to 40 hours a week – and in the process puts at risk the employee-sponsored health coverage of one million people, according to estimates from the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO).

research april 11 2014
11 April 2014

LEWISTON- Bates College student Gabrielle Naranja of Fort Kent delivered a researched-based presentation at this year's Mount David Summit. The summit is the college's annual campus-wide celebration of student academic achievement held in late March.

money april 11 2014
11 April 2014

Aroostook County- Northern Maine Community College graduates may compete for a full scholarship created by Kaplan University's Maine campuses, as Kaplan works to build the state’s workforce through higher education. Each of the three Kaplan University campuses in Maine-South Portland, Lewiston, and Augusta-will award one full scholarship covering all tuition fees, and books to complete a 2+2 bachelor’s degree program in the student’s chosen field of study. In addition, one runner-up from each campus will be awarded a 50 percent scholarship.

echoes april 11 2014
11 April 2014

ST. JOHN VALLEY - With Fort Kent's 10th Mountain Lodge on the covers and a center spread showing locations for more than 100 Acadian family reunions, the St, John Valley helps the latest issue of Echoes magazine show that the eyes of the world are on Northern Maine and adjacent Canada.

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11 April 2014

Every spring, as daytime temperatures begin to rise, but the nights remain cold and crisp, many Mainers head to the woods to tap our maple trees and collect their precious sap.

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11 April 2014

ST. JOHN VALLEY- The Congrès mondial acadien 2014 community will be well informed on the territory of Acadia of the Lands and Forests through a new map of the territory and the development of an online audio tour of 45 unavoidable attractions.

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