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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.

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20 November 2014

CARIBOU The State Fire Marshal’s Office says a mother and her three young children died this Thursday morning, Nov. 20, inside a Caribou mobile home. Dead are 28 year old Norma Skidgel and her three children - twin boy and girl - Mason and Madison Delisle, who were two, and three-year-old Trenton Delisle, who would have turned four next week. The four victims were found by Caribou firefighters in the back bedroom.

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20 November 2014

NEW ZEALAND / Fort Kent- Kate Morneault of Fort Kent is currently sailing to New Zealand as part of SEA Semester: The Global Ocean, a study abroad program she is enrolled in through Sea Education Association in Woods Hole, Mass., while away from studies at Stonehill College.

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20 November 2014

FORT KENT- Madeline (Daigle) Saucier, 89, died peacefully surrounded by family, November 18, 2014 at a Fort Kent Health Care Facility. She was born November 2, 1925, in Daigle, Maine, the daughter of Josephel and Celina (Dufour) Daigle.

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20 November 2014

PRESQUE ISLE- The Presque Isle CareerCenter has announced the December programming for job seekers and those who are considering training for a new career.

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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.