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9 April 2015

FORT KENT - Kate and Anthony Bryan of Fort Kent are pleased to announce the birth of their son Declan Carter Bryan. Declan was born March 16, 2015 at Cary Medical Center.

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9 April 2015

FRENCHVILLE - Melissa Jandreau and Adam Dube of Frenchville are pleased to announce the birth of their son Emette Joseph Dube. Emette was born March 20, 2015 at Cary Medical Center.

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9 April 2015
VAN BUREN - Monique Ouellette and Adam Levesque of Van Buren are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Bailee Marie Levesque. Bailee was born March 23, 2015 at Cary Medical Center.
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9 April 2015

CARIBOU - The Harvard Pilgrim Honor Roll has named Cary Medical Center along with 13 other hospitals in Maine, to its 2014 Honor Roll in recognition of those adult, acute care hospitals whose performance was among the top 25 percent nationally.

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8 April 2015

FORT KENT - The Fort Kent Recreation and Parks Department is gearing up for the 2015 Little League Baseball season.

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8 April 2015

WATERVILLE - The Electricians' Examining Board within the Maine Department of Professional and Financial Regulation announced that it has found former master electrician Craig Shores of Waterville in violation of statutes prohibiting unlicensed practice.

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8 April 2015

MAINE - The Institute of Museum and Library Services has approved a $493,770 National Leadership grant proposal by the Maine State Library and Brunswick-based nonprofit Cornerstones of Science to support the development of an emerging vision of public libraries as community science centers.

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8 April 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - The Program for People with Disabilities (formerly called Tootsie Roll Drive), led by the local councils of Maine State Knights of Columbus, has raised money for TAMC’s Rehabilitation and Therapy Services, as well as 13 other recipients in Maine.

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8 April 2015

FORT KENT - Most people think of the stuff that makes up the Earth's surface as just dirt, but it is much more. The University of Maine at Fort Kent (UMFK) will host a presentation by Maine’s most northerly soil scientist and environmental specialist on Friday, April 17 at 11 a.m. in Nadeau Hall conference room.

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8 April 2015

NEW CANADA - Therese (Martin) Pelletier, died peacefully April 7, 2015, at Forest Hill Manor, Fort Kent, after a short illness. She was born May 24, 1928, in New Canada, the daughter of Ligorie and Lilianne (Boutote) Martin.

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7 April 2015

ACADIA OF THE LANDS AND FORESTS - This week's jigsaw is a colorful street scene from Kaysersberg, France in the Alsace region.  Janusz Nowak, a Danish man according to Pixabay.com, took this image of the street and used a variety of filters to create this colorful result. This Creative Commons image is this week's jigsaw. (Contributed image)

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7 April 2015

FORT KENT – The University of Maine at Fort Kent (UMFK), in collaboration with the University of Southern Maine (USM), will host a second informational session for individuals interested in earning a Master of Science in Counseling degree. The session will occur Friday, April 10 at 5:30 p.m. in the Grindle conference room located in UMFK's Cyr Hall.

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7 April 2015

FORT KENT - Fort Kent Community High School (FKCHS) principal Jay Charette announced Monday, April 6 that the Maine Principals' Association has selected Jared Michaud of Fort Kent, a senior at FKCHS, to receive the 2015 Principal's Award in recognition of his academic achievement and citizenship.

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7 April 2015

MAINE - The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (MDIFW) announced in a press release Tuesday, April 7 that registration materials for the Becoming an Outdoors Woman in Maine Summer Adventure Camp are now available.

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7 April 2015

MADAWASKA - Leonel C. Rouleau, 82, entered his Fifth Day, April 5, 2015 at a Madawaska residential care facility. He was born May 6, 1932, in Madawaska, the son of Edmund and Zelia (Ouellette) Rouleau.

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7 April 2015

MADAWASKA - Irma L. Russell, 79, passed away on April 4, 2015 at a Madawaska health care facility. She was born in Frenchville on February 22, 1936, daughter of the late George and Helen (Picard) Deschaine.

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7 April 2015

ORONO - The Bicycle Coalition of Maine will be hosting the 15th annual Great Maine Bike Swap at the University of Maine's New Balance Student Recreation and Fitness Center on April 12, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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7 April 2015

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

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7 April 2015

FORT KENT - The Fort Kent Knights of Columbus have announced the winner of their ongoing lotto fundraiser for the week of April 6 - April 12, 2015.

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6 April 2015

FORT KENT - Daniel Beaulieu, a registered nurse at Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC), has successfully completed the CNOR certification.