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27 March 2015

MADAWASKA - The agenda for the Madawaska School Committee Regular meeting to be held Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 6 p.m. at the Superintendent’s Conference Room is as follows:

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27 March 2015

MAINE – USDA Rural Development’s single family housing program supports its mission to increase economic opportunity and improve the quality of life in Rural America by offering direct and guaranteed home loans to buy or build safe, decent and affordable homes.

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27 March 2015

FRENCHVILLE - Joel Robert St. Peter, 70, died peacefully on March 20, 2015 in Frenchville of COPD 40 hours after his mother had passed away in the same health center. He was born April 15, 1944 in Guerrette, Maine, the son of Romeo and Jeanne Bouley St. Pierre.

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27 March 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the third leading cause of infant mortality in the United States, and the leading cause of death in infants between one month and one year of age. Staff in TAMC’s Women and Children’s Health Department are hoping to lower those numbers locally through both education and a gift that new parents can put to use at home.

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27 March 2015

MAINE – Maine Audubon and partners launched a new educational website (streamsmartmaine.org) and video training series on Monday, March 23, for municipal employees, contractors, land trusts and other groups who are working to improve road-stream crossings throughout the state.

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27 March 2015

PRESQUE ISLE - Starting Wednesday, April 8, Women, Work, and Community (WWC) will offer My Money Works: Tools for Smart Money Choices, a free four-week class to help folks gain the skills and confidence to stretch their money, pay their bills, reduce their debt, find money for savings, plan for retirement, and set personal financial goals.

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27 March 2015

LEWISTON / Fort Kent - Nick Michaud, a member of the Men's Nordic Skiing team at Bates College, received New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) All-Academic distinction for the winter 2015 season. Michaud, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Michaud of Fort Kent Mills, is a 2010 graduate of Fort Kent Community High School. He majors in sociology at Bates.

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27 March 2015

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26 March 2015

MADAWASKA - The Maine Office of Tourism (MOT) announced the winners of the 2015 Maine Governor's Conference on Tourism awards during the annual conference held in Augusta on Wednesday, March 18; and MOT awarded the 2015 Tourism Award for Creativity to Madawaska Four Corners Park.

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26 March 2015

MAINE / Limestone - The Maine School of Science and Mathematics (MSSM) in Limestone will host the first State Middle School Science Fair, after a long absence, on Saturday, April 11.

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26 March 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Aroostook Mental Health Services, Inc. (AMHC) will host the 29th Aroostook Teen Leadership Camp (ATLC), a leadership development and drug prevention program open to teens currently in sixth - eighth grades in Aroostook County, this summer at Northern Maine Community College (NMCC) in Presque Isle on July 26 through July 30.

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26 March 2015

ST. JOHN VALLEY – A popular new smoking cessation program that has helped people in central Aroostook quit is expanding to the St. John Valley.

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25 March 2015

FORT KENT – The University of Maine at Fort Kent (UMFK) announced Tuesday, March 24, the formation of a new advisory council for the university's behavioral and social science programs in order to enhance the connections between the university and regional healthcare providers.

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25 March 2015

ACADIA OF THE LANDS AND FORESTS - Multiple folk tales agree that the Maine Coon cat came to the shores of the most northeastern state as a passenger on a boat. Some say Marie Antoinette sent the first breeding population from her prized pet Angora felines, which escaped on a boat that she missed before her demise at the guillotine. While unlikely, the royal story is at least possible compared to the genetic impossibility of the official Maine state cat being the offspring of a raccoon and a common house cat. This big gentle giant is this week's jigsaw.

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24 March 2015

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

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24 March 2015

FORT KENT - The Fort Kent Knights of Columbus have announced the winner of their ongoing lotto fundraiser for the week of March 23 - March 29, 2015.

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24 March 2015

SAN DIEGO / St. Agatha – Evan Esancy, a 2014 Wisdom High School graduate and St. Agatha native, is serving aboard USS New Orleans (LPD 18), one of the Navy’s newest and most advanced ships, designed to deliver Marines and their equipment to and from war zones.

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24 March 2015

ST. DAVID - Shawn and Monique Hebert of St. David are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Brielle Renee Hebert. Brielle was born March 23, 2015 at Northern Maine Medical Center.