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24 November 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY-The Department of Labor has announced that applications are being accepted in Aroostook Counties through the CareerCenters for the Competitive Skills Scholarship Program (CSSP).

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24 November 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - This holiday season, County residents will once again have the opportunity to support cancer care locally while celebrating, honoring or remembering those they love when TAMC and Clukey’s Auto Supply join forces for the Lights of Life project.

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24 November 2014

MAINE- Maine decorative-plant shippers sending Christmas trees and wreaths across the country can save money and lost product by noting important plant health regulations enforced by other states, according to the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (DACF).

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24 November 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY- TAMC welcomed the following Special Deliveries born at AR Gould Memorial Hospital in Presque Isle during the month of October 2014:

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24 November 2014

PORTLAND- During the Solemnity of Christ the King Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Sunday, Nov. 23, Bishop Robert P. Deeley called upon President Obama and Congress to enact permanent reforms to the nation’s immigration system; reforms that will serve the best interests of the migrants seeking refuge while respecting their dignity and human rights.

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21 November 2014

CARIBOU- The State Fire Marshal’s Office says one of the children started the fire that killed a family of four Thursday, Nov. 20, in Caribou.

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21 November 2014

PRESQUE ISLE - Social work students at the University of Maine at Presque Isle have been getting a lesson in hunger this semester, and will be sharing what they’ve learned with the campus and community in December.

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21 November 2014

MAINE– The Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) have committed to finding sustainable and alternative ways to dispose of carpet and rugs other than landfilling.

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21 November 2014

MAINE- Governor Paul R. LePage released a statement Friday, Nov. 21, about the 5.8 percent unemployment rate for October, which is down from 6.6 percent a year ago and the same as September's rate.

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21 November 2014

MADAWASKA- The Madawaska Middle/High School has announced the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2014-2015 school year.

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21 November 2014

MAINE- U.S. Senator Angus King of Maine presented the University of Maine System with a designation as a Center for Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education from the National Security Agency and U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Friday, Nov. 21.

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21 November 2014

CARIBOU - A group of agricultural growers, distributors, economic development officials, and industry representatives met Friday, Nov. 14, at the Northern Maine Development Commission (NMDC) boardroom in Caribou to discuss the growing connection between the Portland market and Aroostook.

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21 November 2014

FORT KENT - The Fort Kent Recreation and Parks Department and Maine Families/Early Head start will be co-sponsoring “Fun Time Activities” for toddlers and children up to five years old Wednesday, Dec. 10 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Fort Kent Town Office meeting room.

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21 November 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY – On Nov. 19, the eve of the Great American Smokeout, the Maine Tobacco-Free Hospital Network recognized TAMC for its excellence in creating a tobacco-free environment for patients, employees, and the community.

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21 November 2014

BANGORUnited States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Adam Hathorn, 36, of Bangor was sentenced Thursday, Nov. 20, in U.S. District Court by Chief Judge John A. Woodcock, Jr. to 90 months in prison and three years of supervised release for conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute and to distribute MDPV, a chemical compound commonly referred to as “bath salts” or “monkey dust.”

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21 November 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY- The trustees of the Higher Education Assistance Foundation (HEAF) awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Northern Maine Community College business administration major Sean Robertson of Presque Isle during a campus event Thursday, Nov. 20.

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21 November 2014

FORT KENT- Peter Sirois, Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC) CEO, is pleased to announce that Dr. Abhimanyu Kaura, the newest member to its hospitalist team, has met the rigorous requirements of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) to become certified in Internal Medicine.

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21 November 2014

FORT KENT- The Paradis Family Reunion Committee has donated $1,200 to the Edgar J. Paradis Cancer Fund.

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20 November 2014

MAINEUnited States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced Thursday, Nov. 20, that the District of Maine collected $1,525,980 in criminal and civil actions in Fiscal Year 2014.

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20 November 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY– Central Aroostook-based Crown Emergency Care, a division of TAMC, was recently honored at the 34th Annual Atlantic Partners Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Seminar as the 2014 Service of the Year for Region 5.