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4 February 2016

SHERMAN, Maine - While on a patrol stop at the Sherman Irving Gas Station on Tuesday afternoon, February 2, Maine State Police Trooper John Darcy recognized and arrested an individual authorities have had an active arrest warrant on since 2006.

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4 February 2016

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3 February 2016

MADAWASKA, Maine - In an effort to promote Madawaska’s downtown businesses and encourage more snowmobile traffic to the downtown area, town officials have designated an area in the bi-centennial park, located between 11th and 12th avenues, as a public parking area for snowmobiles.

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3 February 2016

NORTH CAROLINA / Fort Kent, Maine - Austin Theriault Racing has released "In the Rearview: A Look Back at the 2015 Season." The following are excerpts from the Fort Kent native's journey over the past year:

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3 February 2016

LILLE, Maine - Simone Anita Cyr, 93, died on February 1, 2016 at a Fort Kent health care facility. She was born in Lille on February 19, 1922. Simone was the 15th and youngest child of Pierre and Laure (Dumond) Cyr.

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2 February 2016

WILLIAMSTOWN, Massachusetts / Fort Kent, Maine - In men's college basketball action Monday, February 1, Williams College (13-7) won a 67-63 victory over the University of Maine at Fort Kent Bengals (18-13) in Williamstown, Massachusetts.

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2 February 2016

SAINT AGATHA, Maine - The Fiddlehead Focus congratulates the following middle school and high school students who made Honor Roll at Wisdom Middle/High School for the second term of the 2015-2016 school year:

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2 February 2016

BANGOR, Maine / St. John Valley - The following Husson University students from the St. John Valley have earned places on the university's Fall 2015 Dean's List. Students who make the Dean's List must carry at least 12 graded credit hours during the semester and earn a grade point average of between 3.60 to 3.79 during the period.

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2 February 2016

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

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2 February 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - The Fort Kent Knights of Columbus have announced the winner of their ongoing lotto fundraiser for the week of February 1 - 7, 2016.

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2 February 2016

AROOSTOOK COUNTY / WESTERN NEW BRUNSWICK - The United Way of Aroostook has officially launched a new season of its popular Northern Star competition with a call for talent going out to residents age 12 and older in Aroostook County, as well as in Madawaska, Carleton and Victoria Counties on the New Brunswick side of the border.

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2 February 2016

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine - The University of Maine at Presque Isle’s Pullen Art Gallery will host an open exhibition in February that pays homage to the feline. "The Art of Meow" will be on display from February 5 to 26, with an opening reception on Friday, February 5 from 6 to 8 p.m. during the February First Friday Art Walk.

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2 February 2016

MAINE - The Legislature’s Energy, Utilities and Technology Committee voted Tuesday, February 2, to advance a bill, which Rep. Robert Saucier introduced, to expand broadband access to rural parts of Maine.

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2 February 2016

NORTHERN MAINE - On January 31, 2016, the National Weather Service in Caribou released data stating that the combined temperatures from December of 2015 and January of 2016 were the warmest on record.

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1 February 2016

MADAWASKA, Maine - Town officials authorized public safety personnel to remove unsafe brick from the side and front walls of the former Blue Sky Hotel in downtown Madawaska. Work was completed Saturday, January 30.

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1 February 2016

ST. JOHN VALLEY - Maine Public Broadcasting Network (MPBN) will broadcast an hour-long documentary, “Acadians of the St. John Valley,” on Thursday, February 4 and Saturday, February 6 to all Maine and Maritimes viewers.

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1 February 2016

EAGLE LAKE, Maine - Norman Laferriere, 89, died January 31, 2016 at an Eagle Lake Health Care Facility with his family by his side after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Eagle Lake, March 3, 1926, the son of Landor and Edith (Saucier) Laferriere.

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1 February 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - The following are the High School Alpine Ski Race results from Saturday, January 30, 2016 at Lonesome Pine Trails in Fort Kent. The Aroostook County Alpine Championships will be held this Saturday, February 6 at Big Rock at 9 a.m.