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30 July 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, July 30, 2015, Maine’s Second District Congressman, Bruce Poliquin, introduced the Securing America’s Next Generation of Safe Loggers and Truckers Act.

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30 July 2015

FORT KENT, Maine - The University of Maine Cooperative Extension will be offering a food preservation workshop August 3 and 4, 2015.

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29 July 2015

FORT KENT, Maine - In its continued pursuit of ways to better serve patients, Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC) staff have announced they have dedicated new resources to ensure patients receive the right care, at the right place, and at the right time.

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29 July 2015

ST AGATHA, Maine - On July 23, 2015, the St. Agatha Recreation Department hosted a Maine Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Education Program (MBPSEP) presentation by Power of Prevention Community Outreach Coordinator Julie Daigle.

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29 July 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Seven years ago, Lori McGillan, a Fort Fairfield native who now lives in Texas, shipped a large box containing 28 hooded-towels she made for TAMC's youngest patients.

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29 July 2015

PENNSYLVANIA - Fort Kent's Austin Theriault will reunite with Venturini Motorsports for the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards ModSpace 125 at Pocono Raceway on Saturday, August 1, 2015.

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28 July 2015

MAINE - Reps. Roland “Danny” Martin and Robert Saucier are asking the state’s Government Oversight Committee to launch an investigation into allegations that Gov. Paul LePage threatened to withhold state funds from the World Acadian Congress if its then-president for Maine continued to hold the post.

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28 July 2015

MADAWASKA, Maine - The following is an agenda for a Madawaska School Committee emergency meeting to be held July 30, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at the Superintendent’s Conference Room:

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28 July 2015

FORT KENT, Maine - What appears to be Octavius and Antony's army battles the forces of Brutus and Cassius in Philippi in 44 BC.  On Thursday, the Shakespeare play Julius Caesar opens at the Fox Auditorium in Fort Kent for a run through Sunday, August 2. This historic conflict is a prominent event in the play and is this week's jigsaw. This image comes to FiddleheadFocus through Wikispaces.com, which states the image is licensed under Creative Commons. Efforts to identify the original source of the image were unsuccessful.

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28 July 2015

MAINE - According to the Better Business Bureau (BBB), the "IRS impersonation scam" is one of the most persistent cons out there. The organization says this scam reappears every few months, and this summer "it's back with a vengeance."

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28 July 2015

ROCKPORT / Fort Kent, Maine - Northern Maine Medical Center's (NMMC) Dr. David Coffman was a guest speaker at the Maine Osteopathic Association's (MOA) 104th Annual Oceanside Convention on June 5 - 7, 2015 at the Samoset Resort in Rockport, Maine.

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28 July 2015

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

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28 July 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - After a successful year of participation, Northern Maine Community College administrators hope to be involved again next year with the Cultural Vistas Program—a program which brings young German professionals to the U.S. to provide them with an understanding of American life and education.

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28 July 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., - On Monday evening, July 27, 2015, the House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 1607, Ruth Moore Act, which is meant to improve the disability compensation evaluation procedure of Veterans Affairs for veterans with mental health conditions related to military sexual trauma.

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28 July 2015

FORT KENT, Maine - The Fort Kent Knights of Columbus have announced the winner of their ongoing lotto fundraiser for the week of July 27 - August 2, 2015.

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27 July 2015

FORT KENT, Maine - Camilla Boucher, 70, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family, July 27, 2015 at a Fort Kent Health Care Facility. She was born July 6, 1945 in Baker Brook, N.B., Canadal the daughter of Albenie and Alvina (Berube) Soucy.

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27 July 2015

FORT KENT, Maine - Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC) is launching a new campaign to take in more feedback from the public about how its services can better exceed patient expectations.

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27 July 2015

FORT KENT, Maine – NorState Federal Credit Union will be serving up homemade Ployes (buckwheat pancakes) at their Fort Kent location on Market Street on Friday, August 7 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. during Fort Kent’s Ploye Festival.

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27 July 2015

MAINE - The U.S. Bank is giving the new ReliaCard to people who file for unemployment benefits in Maine and receive their payments through the Chase Visa debit card.