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24 July 2015

MADAWASKA, Maine - Robert and Kelsey Dionne of Madawaska are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Lanni Kycie Dionne. Lanni was born July 22, 2015 at Northern Maine Medical Center in Fort Kent.

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24 July 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - An unknown delivery man quietly comes into the Emergency Department at TAMC and hands over to the registration specialist a box of hardwood toys, about fifty handcrafted pieces of approximately 20 unique wooden shapes, all with tiny wheels and a burned ToyMakers logo on the bottom.

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23 July 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Chief Darren R. Woods has announced that the federal government has awarded North Lakes Fire and Rescue with a FEMA Fire Grant.

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22 July 2015

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine - The Maine Sires Stakes program will make its 2015 Fair Circuit at the Northern Maine Fair in Presque Isle on Friday, July 24, 2015.

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22 July 2015

MAINE - A special statewide collection held on June 13 and 14 at Catholic churches throughout the Diocese of Portland raised $86,484.24 for victims of the destructive earthquake and aftershocks that shook Nepal earlier this year.

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22 July 2015

FORT KENT, Maine - Tour de la Vallee organizers invite everyone to ride, walk or run alongside on Sunday, August 16, 2015, on a grand tour of the St. John Valley.

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22 July 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - TAMC welcomed the following “Special Deliveries” born at AR Gould Memorial Hospital in Presque Isle during the month of June 2015:

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21 July 2015

FORT KENT, Maine - PAWS Animal Welfare Shelter presents Xavier as PAWS Pet of the Week in hopes that this little cat will find his forever home.

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21 July 2015

FORT KENT, Maine - The Fort Kent Knights of Columbus have announced the winner of their ongoing lotto fundraiser for the week of July 20 - July 26, 2015.

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21 July 2015

FORT KENT, Maine - Chelsea Morin, surgical services manager at Northern Maine Medical Center, (NMMC) announced on July 1, 2015, that Denise Kaleta, RN and Monique Michaud, RN had successfully completed the CNOR certification.

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21 July 2015

MAINE - Two years ago, witnesses last saw Geraldine Largay from Brentwood, Tennessee on the early morning of July 22 at Poplar Lean-to on the Appalachian Trail (AT) in Maine.

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21 July 2015

FORT KENT, Maine - Bertrand Boucher, Fort Kent TD Bank Vice President, announced June 15, 2015 that Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC) received a cash contribution in the amount of $1,330 from TD Bank, through the bank’s Affinity Membership Program.

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21 July 2015

FORT KENT, Maine - Nelson Dubay, 71, passed away peacefully, July 20, 2015 surrounded by his family at a Fort Kent Health Care Facility. Nelson was born in Winterville, June 7, 1944, the son of Sylvio and Gertrude (Dubois) Dubay.

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21 July 2015

NEW ENGLAND - The Better Business Bureau (BBB) reports that romance scams, also known as "catfishing," are an unfortunate reality of online dating; and as the mobile dating app Tinderhas grown in popularity, scam artists have targeted its users and refined their approach so they are harder to spot.

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21 July 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - According to event organizers, this year's 27th annual Cloukey’s Charity Challenge Golf Tournament was another huge success.

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21 July 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - While it may seem early, folks are already planning for the 2015 Festival of Trees at Northern Maine Community College.

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20 July 2015

FORT KENT, Maine - The United States Department of Education (DOE) recently notified the University of Maine at Fort Kent it had approved UMFK's TRIO Student Support Services program grant application in the amount of $288,181.

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20 July 2015

FORT KENT, Maine - Robin Damboise, director of human resources at Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC), announced on July 13, 2015, that the hospital selected Sue Pelletier as the Employee of the Quarter for the second quarter of 2015.

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20 July 2015

MAINE - Governor Paul R. LePage today, July 20, ordered that the United States flag and the State of Maine flag at all state facilities be flown at half-staff, effective immediately through Friday, July 24, in honor of four United States Marines and a Navy Petty Officer killed in Chattanooga.

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20 July 2015

MADAWASKA, Maine - The following is the agenda for the Madawaska Board of Select People meeting Tuesday, July 21 at 4:30 p.m: