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tourism award sept 19 2014
19 September 2014

AUGUSTA – The Maine Office of Tourism received two 2014 Mercury awards during the U.S. Travel Association's annual ESTO conference in August. The National Council of State Tourism Directors recognized Maine for excellence and creative accomplishment in the Digital Campaign and Travel Website categories.

grad april 14 2014
19 September 2014

STANDISH- John Young of Madawaska, graduated this month from St. Joseph's College of Maine with a Master of Science in Education.

mssm dorm sept 19 2014
19 September 2014

LIMESTONE - The Maine School of Science and Mathematics in Limestone has acquired a new dormitory off campus on Church Street in Limestone. Originally used as an elderly care facility, the new building brings a much needed relief to the growing number of students that are currently enrolled at MSSM.

reading may 22 2014
19 September 2014

AUGUSTA – Sunday, Sept. 28, is World Rabies Day, and the State of Maine reminds Mainers about ways to protect themselves and their pets from rabies infection. This year, health professionals have joined together to plan the eighth annual World Rabies Day, with educational events across the state during the month of September.

fall sept 11 2014
19 September 2014

AUGUSTA - There is a hint of color in northern Maine as The Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry has reported low 10-30 percent color change and very low leaf drop. 

twitter logo sept 19 2014
19 September 2014

PORTLAND - Following the lead of Pope Francis and Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, Bishop Robert P. Deeley has officially joined Twitter - @BishopDeeley. The bishop’s tweets will include reflections on prayer and scripture; tales, pictures and videos from his travels around Maine; quotes from his homilies; and responses to questions from followers.

bloggersgraphic
19 September 2014

Click on the sign to see the Police BLOGGER for your town

deer sept 18 2014
18 September 2014

MAINE - Maine drivers are nearly 20 percent more likely to collide with a deer in the next 12 months than they were last year, according to new claims data from State Farm. The odds drivers will hit a deer in Maine the coming year are 1 out of 150, below the national odds of 1 in 169.

check june 2 2014
18 September 2014

AUGUSTA – Maine’s Education Commissioner is asking the public and a panel of parents, educators and business leaders to inform improvements that the MDOE plans to make to the state’s learning standards for mathematics and English language arts. 

mailbox lte july 25 2014
18 September 2014

To the Editor,

"Opportunity presents themselves every day - to everyone. You just have to be alert and ready to act." - Marc Ostrofsky

Last month, the quiet little town of Grand Isle watched as Frenchie's Store closed its doors. The store had been open at the Main street location (under different ownership) since decades before I was born. I remember seeing photos of the store with horses tied outside and wooden sidewalks crossing it's doorstep.

golf june 19 2014
18 September 2014

FORT KENT – The 2014 Lion’s Club golf scramble featured a field of 17 three-person teams despite cold weather conditions on Saturday, Sept. 13. The best ball scramble had first, second, and third-place prizes for both gross and net winners.

Birth_Boy
18 September 2014

SINCLAIR - Denise and Neal Martin of Sinclair, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Kenneth O'Neal Martin.

Birth_Boy
18 September 2014

FORT KENT - Sierra Babin and Christopher Albert of Fort Kent, are proud to announce the birth of their son, Trenton Christopher Albert.

mssm class sept 18 2014
18 September 2014

LIMESTONE - The Maine School of Science and Mathematics in Limestone is ranked as the 11th best school in America, according to the 2014 Newsweek ranking. The ranking is based on methodology from Newsweek that weighs last year’s enrollment, graduation rate, weighted SAT composite scores, changes in student enrollment in 9-12 grade levels, and the counselor-to-student ratio.

atheriault sept 18 2014
18 September 2014

FORT KENT- Bangor Savings Bank is teaming up with Maine NASCAR Rookie, Austin Theriault to help promote Maine business and tourism nationally.

fall colors
17 September 2014

FORT KENT- The 10th Mountain Outdoor Club’s community Fall Foliage Hike and Bike event will take place on Sunday, Sept. 28.

dora sept 16 2014
16 September 2014

DORA- This little lady's name is Dora. She is a petite girl who was alone until PAWS found her. Since then, she has received her distemper and rabies vaccinations, been cleared of any parasites, and given some needed dental work. She had already been spayed.

KofC
16 September 2014

FORT KENT - The Fort Kent Knights of Columbus have announced the winner of their ongoing lotto fundraiser for the week of Sept. 15.

joggers april 24 2014
16 September 2014

MADAWASKA – On Sept. 19, students from the Madawaska Middle and High School will join teachers and members of the public to walk, run or jog the Madawaska Mile in preparation for the students’ annual Presidential Fitness Challenge.