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24 May 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - The sun shone brightly on the walking / running trail just behind McDonald's in Fort Kent on Sunday, May 22, 2016.  Fiddleheads were spreading out into young fern leaves, and the trees were budding.  This photo, by journalist Jessica Potila's daughter Yana Nadeau, is our jigsaw of the week.

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24 May 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - The Martin-Klein American Legion Post 133 of Fort Kent invites the public to join them Sunday, May 29, for Memorial Day activities to honor the fallen who have made the ultimate sacrifice.

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24 May 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - The Martin-Klein American Legion Post No. 133 has announced they are collecting items for a fund-raising auction to benefit the Post 133 Building Fund.

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24 May 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - The following cases were heard under the Aroostook Criminal Docket at the Fort Kent Courthouse during the month of April, 2016.

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24 May 2016

ST. JOHN VALLEY - This year marks the 32nd anniversary of the Maine Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. Local law enforcement members from local, state and federal agencies will be running June 8, 2016 along U.S. Route 1 through the St. John Valley.

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24 May 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - PAWS Animal Welfare Shelter presents Gabby as PAWS Pet of the Week in hopes that this little cat will find her forever home.

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24 May 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - The Fort Kent Knights of Columbus have announced the winner of their ongoing lotto fundraiser for the week of May 23 - 29, 2016.

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24 May 2016

FRENCHVILLE, Maine - Roger L. Dumais, 67, died surrounded by his family in Bangor on Thursday, May 12, 2016, after a brief illness. He was born in Eagle Lake on September 27, 1948, the son of Leonard and Jeanne (Lagasse) Dumais.

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23 May 2016

EVANSVILLE, Indiana / Madawaska, Maine - University of Evansville student Brittany Guerrette of Madawaska has made the dean's list for the spring semester. Guerrette is majoring in archaeology at the university.

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23 May 2016

PORTAGE, Maine - An Ashland man escaped injury early Saturday morning after his car went off Route 11 and struck a large group of trees, according to Maine State Police.

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23 May 2016

FRENCHVILLE, Maine - David Morse, director of the St. John Valley Technology Center, has released the honor roll for the second trimester (at Fort Kent Community High School) and third quarter (at Madawaska and Wisdom high schools) of the 2015-16 school year.

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20 May 2016

VAN BUREN, Maine - Adrian T. Cyr, 88, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 29, 2016, at a Caribou healthcare facility. Adrian was born in Hamlin on December 21, 1927, son of the late Remi L. and Alma (Ringuette) Cyr.

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20 May 2016

FORT KENT / St. Agatha, Maine - The Warriors’ nine-run second inning against the Wisdom Pioneers, Thursday, May 19, carried the girls’ softball team to their first win of the season, 11-9. The Fort Kent boys defeated Wisdom, 11-1.
Macey Thibodeau drove in two runs with two base hits to lead the way for Fort Kent.

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19 May 2016

CORINTH, Maine - Maurice Godin, 72, the husband of Dolores (Ouellette) Godin, died at his home Sunday, May 15, 2016. He was born April 30, 1944, in Lewiston, the son of Gilbert and Regina (Theriault) Godin.

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19 May 2016

MADAWASKA, Maine - Greta M. Collin, 75, passed away peacefully with family by her side on Monday, May 16, 2016 in West Palm Beach, Florida. She was born February 23, 1941 to Sylvio and Jeannette Thibeault of St. Agatha.

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19 May 2016

MADAWASKA, Maine - Raymonde Hachey, 88, passed away on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at a Madawaska healthcare facility. She was born in Edmundston, New Brunswick on April 16, 1928, daughter of the late Eddie and Marie (Hudon) Pelletier.

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19 May 2016

MOOSEHEAD LAKE REGION - The Maine Warden Service is asking for the public's help to determine who shot and killed an adult female bald eagle in the Moosehead Lake region in early April.

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19 May 2016

MADAWASKA, Maine - The Madawaska Board of Selectpersons will hold a meeting, 5:15 p.m., Monday, May 23, 2016 at the Madawaska Town Office.