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3 March 2015

MAINE - With the current snow pack and upcoming spring thaws and rains, Governor Paul R. LePage is joining Insurance Superintendent Eric Cioppa in urging all Maine home owners, business owners, and renters to evaluate their need for flood insurance.

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3 March 2015

MAINE - The Maine Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHS), in collaboration with the Gambling Control Board, Maine's casinos, and the Maine Council on Problem Gambling, will host the state's annual conference on Gambling Awareness on Wednesday, March 11 at Maple Hill Farms in Hallowell from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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3 March 2015

FORT KENT - PAWS Animal Welfare Shelter presents Jessie as PAWS Pet of the Week in hopes that this little guy will find his forever home.

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3 March 2015

FORT KENT – University of Maine at Fort Kent's (UMFK) Blake Library will host an exhibit of art titled “Eclectic Collection of UMFK,” which features works of art in a variety of mediums by university faculty and staff.

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3 March 2015

FORT KENT - Kaylee Dionne and Brandon Dumais are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Bailey Grace Dumais. Bailey Grace was born February 28, 2015 at the Northern Maine Medical Center.

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3 March 2015

NORTHERN MAINE / St. David - The Madawaska Snowmobile Club (MSC) will host its first Snowmobiler Rider’s Clinic at noon on March 7 at the MSC on Fournier Road in St. David.

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3 March 2015

MADAWASKA - The Madawaska Board of Select People will hold a public hearing Tuesday, March 3 at 4:30 p.m. to consider a liquor license and special entertainment permit for the Knights of Columbus.

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3 March 2015

VAN BUREN - Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap announced Friday, Feb. 27, that the Town of Van Buren has launched Rapid Renewal, the Department of the Secretary of State's online service for the renewal of motor vehicle registrations.

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3 March 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY – Helping students prepare for the workforce in a practical way is the goal of an event on the Northern Maine Community College (NMCC) campus on Thursday, March 5: Senior Make Over Day.

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3 March 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Beginning in the fall of 2015, students attending the Maine School of Science and Mathematics (MSSM) will be able to take advantage of an early-college pathway in Maine, potentially completing enough college-level coursework to earn an Associate’s degree in Liberal Studies from the University of Maine at Presque Isle (UMPI) in addition to a high school diploma.

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3 March 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. / Maine – On Friday, Feb. 27, Congressman Bruce Poliquin joined his colleagues in signing a letter to the Director of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, B. Todd Jones, expressing concerns of a proposal that would ban one of the most popular ammunition cartridges used by Maine hunters.

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2 March 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Cary Medical Center recently announced the following births during the month of February 2015:

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2 March 2015

MAINE - The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Friday, Feb. 27, a special enrollment period (SEP) for individuals and families who did not have health coverage in 2014 and are subject to the fee or “shared responsibility payment” when they file their 2014 taxes in states which use the Federally-facilitated Marketplaces (FFM).

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2 March 2015

VAN BUREN - Verna M. Cyr, 79, entered her Fifth Day when she peacefully passed away Thursday, February 26, 2015, at a Biddeford hospital. She was born March 12, 1935 in Van Buren, the daughter of the late Abel and Annie (Ouellette) Cyr.

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2 March 2015

FORT KENT - Viola (Martin) Caron, 84, passed away Thursday, February 26, 2015, at a Fort Kent Health Care Facility. She was born June 10, 1930, in Stockholm, Maine; daughter of the late Victor and Sadie (Chamberlain) Martin.

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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

FRENCHVILLE - Principal Tammy LeBlanc of Wisdom Middle/High School has announced this year’s Maine Principals’ Award Recipient: senior Tyra Michaud, daughter of Gary and Lisa Michaud of Frenchville.

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27 February 2015

EAGLE LAKEJason and Fancy Drolet of Eagle Lake are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Monroe Janelle Sharon Drolet. Monroe was born February 26, 2015 at the Northern Maine Medical Center.

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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.