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14 November 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY– Representatives of The County’s four hospitals who care for the region’s youngest patients came together Friday, Nov. 14 to announce a new partnership with the United Way of Aroostook that will help put a new book in the hands of families with infants and toddlers each and every month.

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14 November 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY- The following babies were born during October and November, 2014 at Cary Medical Center:

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14 November 2014

CARIBOU- Northern Maine Development Commission's Business Finance Division and Small Business Development Center will be presenting a workshop entitled "Basic Bookkeeping Techniques" Thursday, Nov. 20, at 9 a.m. in Caribou.

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14 November 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Pineland Farms of Mars Hill, known in Aroostook for their Naturally Potatoes plant, has announced that the company has committed to a $50,000 donation, payable at the rate of $10,000 per year beginning in 2014, to the Aroostook Aspirations Initiative.

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14 November 2014

MADAWASKA- The agenda for the Madawaska School Committee Regular meeting to be held Nov. 17 at p.m. at the Superintendent’s Conference Room is as follows:

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14 November 2014

MAINE On Thursday, Nov. 13, the U.S. Small Business Administration Maine District Office announced its top lenders for 2014, which included the Top Performing Credit Union award for NorState Federal Credit Union.

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14 November 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY- Every fall and again every spring, central Aroostook adults aged 50+ have the unique opportunity to enjoy informal, educational, non-competitive courses through SAGE, Seniors Achieving Greater Education.

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14 November 2014

PRESQUE ISLE– The Presque Isle Rotary Club is gearing up for its 67th annual Radio and TV Auction, which will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 2 through Thursday, Dec. 4, and will be broadcast live from the Northeastland Hotel.

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13 November 2014

FORT KENT– Steven Pelletier, owner of Pelletier Ford and Valley Motors, is proud to announce the opening of the all new Pelletier Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Fort Kent.

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13 November 2014

PRESQUE ISLE- Students, faculty and staff at the University of Maine at Presque Isle and Northern Maine Community College recently participated in their 1st Annual Food Fight in honor of Hunger Action Month.

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13 November 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY- Northern Maine Community College's (NMCC) relationships with a variety of businesses provide the perfect opportunities for students to make personal connections with companies in their field of study.

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FORT KENT - Jane Rioux, RN, Director of Nursing at Forest Hill Rehab and Skilled Nursing Center announced that Debra Cannan, RN, completed the requirements for certification as a Long Term Care Specialist.

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13 November 2014

FORT KENTSarah A. Mayberry, Program Coordinator for the Maine Tobacco-Free Hospital Network, informed Peter Sirois, Chief Executive Officer at Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC), on Nov. 5 that NMMC will be recognized at the gold level in the 2014 Maine Tobacco-Free Hospital Network Gold Star Standards of Excellence Recognition Program.

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13 November 2014

MAINEAs the holidays approach, it’s a common tactic for phishing scammers to send emails claiming to be an alert about an undelivered package.

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13 November 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - A free job/resume posting website called OpportunitiesAroostook.com recently surpassed its 50th job listing, officially launching out of beta-testing mode to meet and serve the needs of employers and job-seekers across Aroostook.

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13 November 2014

MADAWASKADirectors and officers of the Madawaska Snowmobile Club (MSC) have been busy over the past few months working on trail maintenance, acquiring landowner permissions, prepping equipment, repairing bridges, scheduling meetings and events, and conducting a membership drive to get local enthusiasts involved.

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12 November 2014

FORT KENT– The University of Maine at Fort Kent’s Blake Library Gallery and Thérèse L. Provenzano, UMFK Adjunct Visual Art Instructor, will host the sixth annual “Young Artist Exhibition”, featuring talented young artists from the St. John Valley public schools.

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12 November 2014

YOUNG ART ON THE WALL - Artists from schools across the St. John Valley are showing their work at the Blake Library this month. Thérèse L. Provenzano, UMFK Adjunct Visual Art Instructor, has joined with the Blake Gallery to host its sixth annual 'Young Artist Exhibition' featuring talented young artists from the St. John Valley public schools. Curator Sofia Birden created this collage of some of the pieces by several of the artists, but many more are available for viewing during regular library hours.This image is this week's jigsaw puzzle. - Sofia Birden image

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12 November 2014

MADAWASKA– Twin Rivers Paper Company, manufacturer of innovative printing and technical specialty papers, has announced the acquisition of specific envelope assets of the Cascades division in East Angus Quebec, Canada.

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12 November 2014

PRESQUE ISLE- The Presque Isle Community Center Campaign Committee is pleased to announce a $1,500,000 planned giving donation from Bruce Sargent and his family.