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money april 18 2014
18 April 2014

FORT KENT- The Betterment Fund has awarded the town of Fort Kent a grant of $15,000, said Director of Planning and Economic Development Steve Pelletier. The fund provides funding for Maine communities to help improve their residents’ quality of life, health, and capacity to sustain its natural resources.

cyr april 17 2014
17 April 2014

FRENCHVILLE- Ruth G. Cyr, wife of the late Gilbert H. Cyr, passed peacefully in her sleep at a Frenchville Health Facility, on April 6, 2014 at the age of 79. She was born on Dec. 31, 1934 in Frenchville, the daughter of the late David and Eva (Daigle) Gagnon. She was in the same health facility that her mother, Eva Gagnon, built and managed until her death in 1996.

raymond april 17 2014
17 April 2014

AUGUSTA - Joan (Bouchard) Raymond, 80, of Augusta, formerly of Plainville, passed away on Monday, April 7, 2014. She was the wife of the late Gerard Raymond, with whom she shared 21 years of marriage.

Born in Fort Kent on April 15, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Edmond and Lucianne (Saucier) Bouchard. A resident of Plainville since 1961, she was a member of Our Lady of Mercy Church.

docs april 17 2014
17 April 2014

FORT KENT– From mid-February to mid-March every year, Daigle Oil Company's DOC's Place CITGO service stations and dealers in Northern and Central Maine rally employees, friends and customers to support the company's annual shamrock campaign to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. This year, DOC's locations sold $1 and $5 paper shamrock mobiles and transformed windows, walls and doors to match the St. Patrick's Day theme. The money raised allowed the company to make a record-breaking donation to the local MDA chapter.

17 April 2014

VAN BUREN - The Maine School Administraive Districe No. 24 has released the honor roll for Van Buren Middle School and Van Buren Secondary School students.

book april 17 2014
17 April 2014

AUGUSTA- Nearly 350 librarians and educators from public and school libraries around Maine recently converged in Augusta for the 25th Annual Reading Round Up conference promoting reading and literature for children and young adults. One of the highlights of the event was an award ceremony honoring books, authors and illustrators representing excellence in the field of children's and young adult literature.

fraud april 17 2014
17 April 2014

AUGUSTA- Numerous Maine residents have contacted the Secretary of State's Office regarding the website, Residents have used this website to attempt to renew their driver's license online. After providing the website with personal information and being charged a fee, users receive information on how to renew their licenses but fail to receive a new license. This website is not associated with the Maine Secretary of State's office or the Bureau of Motor Vehicles.

15 April 2014

FORT KENT - The Fort Kent Knights of Columbus have announced the winner of their ongoing lotto fundraiser for the week of April 14.

This week's Super 50 Lotto winner is Paula Charette of Fort Kent. Charette won a total of $432.

15 April 2014

Aroostook County Commissioners' Meeting
4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Registry of Deeds Office Conference Room in Fort Kent

Call to Order

Public Comment Period

Approval of Agenda

Approval of Minutes of the April 2, 2014 County Commissioners' Meeting

15 April 2014

28th meeting of the Directors of MSAD No. 10
7:30 a.m. - Friday, April 18, 2014 - Conference Room at the St. Francis Elementary School.


Roll Call:

Public Comment Period:

14 April 2014

ST. AGATHA - Wisdom Middle/High School has released its honor roll for the third term.

14 April 2014

Madawaska Board of Select People

4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2014

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14 April 2014

Board of Select People
6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2014

14 April 2014

The St. John Valley Soil and Water Conservation District seeks to fill the position of:

District Coordinator


fcu april 11 2014
11 April 2014

LIMESTONE– Recently, the Aroostook Chapter of Credit Unions presented its Annual Financial Fitness Money Management Experience for high school students throughout the County, in conjunction with Jobs for Maine Graduates at the Loring Job Corps in Limestone. Approximately 400 high school participated in this year’s fair, which is the largest in the state. The fair is part of Maine credit unions continued leadership on helping teenagers to better understand financial education and money management.

equal april 11 2014
11 April 2014

MAINE- Emily Cain, a Democratic candidate for Congress in Maine’s Second Congressional district, says that equal pay is a priority of hers, and that the time has come to protect working families by requiring equal pay for equal work. Cain says that Equal Pay Day is important because it calls attention to the disparity in wages that exists in Maine and across the country.

vrms april 11 2014
11 April 2014

FORT KENT - Students in grades six, seven, and eight from Valley Rivers Middle School were given the opportunity to participate in the St. Jude Math-A-Thon this February.

research april 11 2014
11 April 2014

LEWISTON- Bates College student Gabrielle Naranja of Fort Kent delivered a researched-based presentation at this year's Mount David Summit. The summit is the college's annual campus-wide celebration of student academic achievement held in late March.

echoes april 11 2014
11 April 2014

ST. JOHN VALLEY - With Fort Kent's 10th Mountain Lodge on the covers and a center spread showing locations for more than 100 Acadian family reunions, the St, John Valley helps the latest issue of Echoes magazine show that the eyes of the world are on Northern Maine and adjacent Canada.

spring sports april 10 2014
10 April 2014

Fort Kent Warriors Spring Sports Schedules