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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).