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16 December 2014

FORT KENT- Roberta Ann Levesque, otherwise known as "Ann", devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, daughter and friend, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 11, 2014 at St. Joseph's Nursing Home in Frenchville, surrounded by her loving family, after a courageous battle with Alzheimer's disease.

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16 December 2014

VAN BUREN - Ned J. Levesque, 55, died peacefully Sunday, December 14, 2014, following a courageous battle with cancer, with his loving family by his side. He was born May 23, 1959 in Van Buren, a son of the late Joseph and Emerilda (Michaud) Levesque.

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16 December 2014

MASARDIS- Sara (Abbott) Lafland, 74, passed away at a Presque-Isle health care facility on December 10, 2014. She was born in Masardis on September 11, 1940, daughter of the late George and Jessie (Goding) Abbott.

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16 December 2014

BOSTON, Mass.Special Agent in Charge (SAC) Vincent B. Lisi of the FBI’s Boston Division announced Monday, Dec. 15, a new initiative designed to solicit the public’s help in identifying and targeting public corruption.

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16 December 2014

ST. JOHN VALLEY - The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded $38,373 of funding to Fish River Rural Health in recognition for the health center's clinical quality improvements and its position as a health center quality leader.

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15 December 2014

LEWISTON / St. John Valley- Bishop Robert P. Deeley has announced that Father Paul H. Dumais, a native of Fort Kent, has been appointed as chaplain at Lewiston's St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center, St. Mary’s d’Youville Pavilion, and St. Mary’s Residence.

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15 December 2014

EDMUNSTON, New Brunswick - Twin Rivers Paper Company released its economic impact report during an event with the Edmundston Region Chamber of Commerce on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014.

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15 December 2014

FORT KENT- Jeanette Michaud, a registered nurse employed at Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC), attended the International Conference on Forensic Nursing Science and Practice from Oct. 22 through 25 in Phoenix, Arizona.

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15 December 2014

ST. JOHN VALLEY - Heather Pelletier, Executive Director of Fish River Rural Health, announced on Monday, Dec. 15, that Dr. George Conover will retire June 30, 2015.

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15 December 2014

FORT KENT - The Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC) and the Fort Kent Fire Department (FKFD) will conduct an emergency disaster drill at 6:30 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 18.

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15 December 2014

FORT KENT - The Fiddlehead Focus congratulates the 7th-12th graders who made Honor Roll at Valley Rivers Middle School and Fort Kent Community High School during the first trimester of the 2014 - 2015 school year.

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15 December 2014

MACHIAS – An alumna from the University of Maine at Fort Kent will lead the University of Maine at Machias, according to press release from the office of University of Maine System Chancellor James H. Page on Dec. 12.

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15 December 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY– The month of November was “growing strong” at Northern Maine Community College as 14 students, faculty and staff showed their support of the American Cancer Society’s No Shave November campaign by raising nearly $800 for the cause.

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12 December 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C.– On Thursday, Dec. 11, the United States Senate unanimously passed two provisions authored by U.S. Senators Angus King (I-Maine) and Mark Warner (D-Va.) to help relieve America’s small financial institutions, like community banks and credits unions, of regulatory burdens so that they are better able to serve their communities.

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12 December 2014

MAINE- Teens To Trails (T3) is looking for the next Henry David Thoreaus and Rachel Carsons to chronicle their Maine outdoor adventures for people beyond their immediate family and friend circle.

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12 December 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C.– U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud expressed gratitude to all of the residents of Maine’s Second Congressional District on Thursday, Dec. 11, as he prepared to cast his final votes as a Member of the United States Congress.

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12 December 2014

MAINE- Insurance Superintendent Eric Cioppa is reminding Maine residents who want to have new health insurance coverage in place on January 1, 2015 of the upcoming December 15 enrollment deadline.

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12 December 2014

MAINE- Maine high school juniors improved their scores in math, writing and science on last spring's statewide standardized tests, but less than half of students are performing at grade level, according to the Maine Department of Education (DOE).

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12 December 2014

ALLAGASH- The 34th meeting of the Directors of MSAD No. 10 will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014 in the Allagash Community Center.

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12 December 2014

WALLAGRASS - The 753rd meeting of the Directors of MSAD No. 27 will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014 in the Wallagrass Elementary School Cafeteria/Gymnasium.