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28 August 2015

FORT KENT, Maine - Kelly and Kevin Raymond of Fort Kent are pleased to announce the birth of their son Karter Raymond. Karter was born August 27, 2015 at Northern Maine Medical Center.

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28 August 2015

MADAWASKA, Maine - The Madawaska Board of Selectpersons will meet Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at the Madawaska Town Office. The agenda is as follows:

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28 August 2015

FORT KENT, Maine - The American Osteopathic Association (AOA) has notified Dr. Christina Freston, Northern Maine Medical Center’s (NMMC) newest physician, she has achieved national board certification in osteopathic and allopathic medicine.

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28 August 2015

ST. JOHN VALLEY - The Edgar J. (Guy) Paradis Cancer Fund, held its annual fundraiser on one of the St. John Valley’s warmest days of the summer. In its twenty-fifth year, the August 16 Tour de la Vallee event registered seventy seven participants who walked, ran or biked.

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28 August 2015

MAINE - Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Commissioner Mary Mayhew announced Monday, August 24, that the Department has increased funding to home care services for the elderly and the Meals on Wheels program using savings from the state’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant.

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28 August 2015

AUGUSTA, Maine - Senator Peter Edgecomb (R-Aroostook) compiled a perfect 100 percent voting record in the Maine Senate during the First Regular Session of the 127th Maine Legislature.

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28 August 2015

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine - The University of Maine at Presque Isle will welcome U.S. Senator Susan M. Collins (R-ME), a County native and key leader in the U.S. Senate, as the first guest speaker in its 2015-2016 Distinguished Lecturer Series.

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28 August 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Local history buffs will have another chance to learn about Presque Isle history as TAMC and the Presque Isle Historical Society team up Wednesday, September 2.

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28 August 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Northern Maine Community College (NMCC) staff say it will be an exciting semester for students in the Precision Machining Technology (PMT) program this fall, as the college has expanded and renovated the program's lab, thanks to $135,000 in funding from the legislature.

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28 August 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY – Come September, Hope and Justice Project will welcome a new executive director as well as a new associate director.

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28 August 2015

FORT KENT, Maine - (Editor's note: The following is an updated agenda.) The 773rd Meeting of the Directors of MSAD No. 27 will be held at 7:15 a.m. on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 in the Conference Room at the Fort Kent Community High School. The agenda is as follows:

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27 August 2015

FORT KENT, Maine – Rural U, the University of Maine at Fort Kent’s early college and dual enrollment program, has launched a free mobile app for use by its students and high school partners.

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27 August 2015

FORT KENT, Maine - Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC) has hired James Reese to be the new director of nursing at the organization.

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27 August 2015

MAINE - Bishop Robert P. Deeley is pleased to announce that Maureen Provencher will be the new director of youth and young adult ministry for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland, effective September 14, 2015.

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27 August 2015

HOULTON, Maine - (Updated August 27, 2015 at 1:45 p.m.) Search crews have located the wreckage of a missing plane Thursday morning, August 27, in a small man-made pond off the White Settlement Road in Houlton, a short distance from the Houlton airport.

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26 August 2015

FORT KENT, Maine - The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) notified Northern Maine Medical Center’s (NMMC) Human Resources Department on August 17 that Terry Caron had attained national certification in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing.

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26 August 2015

ST. JOHN VALLEY – The Maine Department of Education has awarded a grant to the St. John Valley Adult and Community Education Collaborative (MSAD No. 27 and Madawaska) for $70,000 through its federally-funded Adult Education Integrated Education and Training Pilot Grant program.

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26 August 2015

ACADIA OF THE LANDS AND FORESTS - The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Tuesday, August 25, 2015 that Kraft Heinz Foods Company of Newberry, South Carolina is recalling approximately 2,068,467 pounds of turkey bacon products that may be adulterated because it may spoil before the “Best When Used By” date.

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25 August 2015

FORT KENT, Maine – Hope and Justice Project will host the fourth annual Chalk It Up, Fort Kent! on September 18, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at the SEARS parking lot in Fort Kent in honor of the upcoming Domestic Violence Awareness Month.