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20 November 2014

MAINE- Maine’s Wildlife Action Plan, created in 2005, focuses on voluntary measures that can assist many of Maine’s most vulnerable species by highlighting natural area conservation efforts, setting the course for the future of wildlife conservation in Maine.

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20 November 2014

FORT KENT - With the holiday's nearing and many servicemen and women on deployment defending our country, Valley Rivers Middle School’s Student Council will be collecting care package items to be shipped to those overseas in combat/war stricken areas.

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19 November 2014

FORT KENT - At 8 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 24, Bishop Robert P. Deeley will celebrate a special Mass of Thanksgiving at St. Louis Church, located at 26 East Main Street in Fort Kent, which will also be broadcast on Fort Kent's new catholic radio station.

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19 November 2014

BANGORUnited States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Daniel Hines, 38, of Bangor was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Bangor by Chief Judge John A. Woodcock, Jr. to 70 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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19 November 2014

LIMESTONE- The Maine School of Science and Mathematics (MSSM) held its annual fall Open House on Sunday, Nov. 9 through Monday, Nov. 10, welcoming sixty-five students and their families from all over Maine and other parts of New England.

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19 November 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Power of Prevention (POP) extends a warm invitation to all those wanting to quit smoking to take an important step toward reducing their cancer, heart disease and respiratory disease risk by trying it for at least one day on Thursday, Nov. 20.

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18 November 2014

FRENCHVILLE- Louise R. Soucy, 50, passed away peacefully at her home in Frenchville surrounded by her loved ones on Monday, November 17, 2014. She was born in Edmundston, New Brunswick on June 6, 1964, daughter of Richard and Bernice (Martin) Martin.

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18 November 2014

MADAWASKA- Claire M. Sirois, 85, passed away on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at a Madawaska health care facility. She was born in Baker Brook, N.B. on March 11, 1929, daughter of the late Denis and Lydia (Ouellette) Landry.

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18 November 2014

VAN BUREN - Gilberte Thibodeau, 85, died unexpectedly Friday, November 14, 2014, at a Caribou hospital. She was born December 2, 1928 in Drummond, NB, Canada, a daughter of the late Paul and Annie (Parent) Theriault.

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18 November 2014

VAN BUREN- Lucie Laplante, 91, died peacefully Thursday, November 13, 2014, at a Van Buren healthcare facility. She was born June 18, 1923 in St. Leonard-Parent, NB, Canada, a daughter of the late Joseph and Louise (Gervais) Cyr.

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18 November 2014

MADAWASKA- Rita M. Lavoie, 87, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 9, 2014 at a Madawaska health care facility. She was born in St. Agatha on September 16, 1927, daughter of the late Emile V. and Agnes (Picard) Michaud.

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18 November 2014

FORT KENT- Yvonne Helen Bent Johnson, beloved mother, wife and partner of Dr. R. Paul Johnson passed away on November 16, 2014 after a brief illness. She was surrounded by her loving family.

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18 November 2014

LILLE- The Press Gang, a Portland-based Irish band, will perform at the Musée culturel du Mont-Carmel in Lille on Sunday afternoon, Nov. 23, at 2 p.m.

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18 November 2014

FORT KENT- The Fort Kent Knights of Columbus have announced the winner of their ongoing lotto fundraiser for the week of Nov. 17, 2014.

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17 November 2014

FORT KENTDuring the first week of November, Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC) joined the country in celebrating the work done by the professionals in the field of radiologic technology.

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17 November 2014

MAINE- The University of Maine Board of Trustees adopted a system-wide sexual assault policy Monday, Nov. 17, that changes the definition of consent and mandates training for members of the university community.

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17 November 2014

MAINE - Governor Paul R. LePage commended state and federal employees from the Maine Army National Guard for being named the best installation management program in the United States.

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17 November 2014

MADAWASKA- The Madawaska Board of Select People announced the agenda for a meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014.

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17 November 2014

ST. JOHN VALLEY –The National Weather Service out of Caribou, Maine, has issued a winter weather advisory for snow this morning, November 17, followed by sleet and freezing rain into Monday evening.

The advisory includes the cities from Allagash to Van Buren and as far south as Mount Katahdin.

Snow accumulations may be 2 to 4 inches, along with a thin layer of ice.

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14 November 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY– Organizers are calling a region-wide project led by The County’s four hospitals and The County Federal Credit Union to support four animal shelters in northern, central and southern Aroostook a big success.