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23 October 2014

BANGOR and ST. FRANCIS - Liela Ann Jandreau, 63, died on Oct. 18, 2014 at the Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor. She was born May 8, 1951 in Fort Kent, the daughter of Alberie and Verna (Thibodeau) Jandreau.

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23 October 2014

FORT KENT - Geneva M. Nadeau, 87, passed away peacefully on Oct. 17, 2014 at the Forest Hill Manor in Fort Kent. She was born on July 25, 1927 the youngest of 13 children and was the last living sibling. She was the daughter of Honore and Catherine (Babin) Michaud.

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23 October 2014

FORT KENT - Cheryl Daigle, RN and Associate Director of Nursing for Northern Maine Medical Center, was notified by Dr. Deborah L. Wexler, Executive Director and founder for the Maine Immunization Action Coalition (IAC), that NMMC has been recognized in the IAC Birth Dose Honor Roll as a hospital and/or birthing center that has attained high coverage levels for administering the Hepatitis B vaccine at birth.

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23 October 2014

MAINE / Eagle LakeAgriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced on Thursday, Oct. 23, that a total of $6,139,400 in USDA Rural Development Water and Waste Loan and Grant funds will be shared among five rural Maine communities, one of which is Eagle Lake.

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23 October 2014

VAN BUREN - Noella (Carroll) Michaud, 88, died peacefully on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 at a Caribou hospital, following a brief illness. She was born on Dec.r 25, 1925 in Grand Falls, New Brunswick, the daughter of the late Joseph and Lottie (Daigle) Carroll.

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23 October 2014

AUGUSTAMaine Attorney General Janet T. Mills announced on Tuesday, Oct. 21, that the State of Maine has received funding from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to gather critical data on violent deaths in Maine using the National Violent Death Reporting System (NVDRS) over the next five years.

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23 October 2014

LIMESTONE- Students from Deb McGann’s Computational Physics class at the Maine School of Science and Mathematics (MSSM) had a unique opportunity to visit both the Jackson Laboratory (JAX) and the Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory (MDIBL) in Mount Desert Island over the school's September break.

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22 October 2014

MAINE- Emera Maine’s Storm Response Team is keeping a close eye on a storm that’s expected to bring wind gusts along the coast of up to 45 miles per hour along with heavy rain and potential flooding.

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22 October 2014

MUSÉE WITH RAINBOW - The Musée culturel du Mont-Carmel is one of the special places in the St. John Valley. Musée Director Joseph Donald Cyr captured a perspective of the unique architecture in Lille, combining the church, the cemetery and the promise of salvation in a single image. This image is this week's jigsaw puzzle. - Joseph Donald Cyr, Director Musée culturel du Mont-Carmel image

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22 October 2014

LIMESTONE - Sam Heino, a student at the Maine School of Science and Mathematics, is used to writing research papers for class; but it’s not every day that one of her essays wins an honorable mention in the 2014 Ocean Awareness Student Contest, organized by the environmental non-profit From the Bow’s Seat.

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22 October 2014

PRESQUE ISLEA statewide plan to help older adults age in their homes and communities received strong support on Monday, Oct. 20, from Presque Isle area seniors and community leaders at an aging forum held at the Gathering Place senior center.

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21 October 2014

FORT KENT- The Fort Kent Knights of Columbus have announced the winner of their ongoing lotto fundraiser for the week of Oct. 20.

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21 October 2014

PRESQUE ISLE- The University of Maine at Presque Isle and the Presque Isle Rotary Club are joining forces to host their Third Annual World Polio Day and Purple Pinkie Project celebration; and this year, with the help of the Rotary Clubs in Caribou, Fort Fairfield, Limestone and Washburn, the celebration is going to spread throughout central Aroostook County.

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21 October 2014

FORT KENT - On Thursday, Oct. 17, the Fort Kent Rotary hosted a "Welcome Educators" night at the Swamp Buck Restaurant.

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20 October 2014

VAN BUREN - Russell “Canard” Ouellette, 80, died on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 at a Van Buren healthcare facility. He was born March 27, 1934 in Cyr Plantation, a son of the late Patrick and Hattie (Lajoie) Ouellette.

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19 October 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY– The Aroostook Medical Center welcomed the following special deliveries born at the AR Gould Memorial Hospital in Presque Isle during the months of August and September 2014.

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19 October 2014

MADAWASKA– Brenda and Bill Levesque of Madawaska are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Bella Rose Levesque. Bella was born on Sept. 22 at The Aroostook Medical Center.

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19 October 2014

MADAWASKA - The Madawaska Board of Select People have released
the meeting agenda set for Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 4:30 p.m.

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17 October 2014

MAINE- The Maine Farm Bureau has published the results of a questionnaire asking Maine House and Senate candidates a series of questions relating to agricultural issues likely to come before the next session of the Legislature.