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15 May 2015

MAINE – The Maine Legislature bestowed initial support this week to a bill which promotes transparency in Maine government.

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14 May 2015

MAINEGovernor Paul R. LePage has directed that the United States flag and the State of Maine flag be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, May 15, 2015 in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day.

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14 May 2015

MAINE - National Safe Boating Week, from May 16 through May 22, 2015, is a way Mainers will kick off for a fun and safe summer on the water; and the Maine Warden Service and Maine Marine Patrol are asking boaters to pay extra attention to their boating safety behaviors, and to always wear their life jackets.

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14 May 2015

FRENCHVILLE - Mrs. Marie May Chasse’s Health Occupation students from the St. John Valley Technology Center won 18 medals at the 39th Annual Maine State Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) competition on May 8, 2015.

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14 May 2015

FRENCHVILLE / Fort Kent - Abel Beaulieu Jr., 79, died peacefully on Friday, May 8, 2015 at a Frenchville health care facility. He was born on October 5, 1935 in St. Francis, the son of the late Abel Sr. and Cecerie (Jandreau) Beaulieu.

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14 May 2015

FORT KENT - Kate Brann and Peter Beaulieu of Fort Kent are pleased to announce the birth of their son Graydon Philip Beaulieu. Graydon was born May 13, 2015 at the Northern Maine Medical Center.

His maternal grandparents are Paula Brann and Barry Brann of Fort Kent and his paternal grandparents are Mike and the late Pauly Beaulieu of St John.

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13 May 2015

MAINE – On Wednesday, May 13, Congressman Bruce Poliquin announced that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has awarded thestate of Maine $355,930 under the Clean Vessel Act grant program.

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12 May 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - From a field of 12 nominees (many from the St. John Valley, three mystery finalists are in the running for the 2015 Aroostook Entrepreneur of the Year award. (Disclosure: Andrew Birden, owner of the Fiddlehead Focus, is one of the nominees.)

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12 May 2015

ST. JOHN VALLEY - According to a press release by Todd R. Collins, District Attorney for Aroostook County, the Aroostook County Grand Jury completed its third session of 2015 on Friday, May 8 and handed down indictments on the following individuals from the St. John Valley:

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12 May 2015

FORT KENT - Maine School Administrative District No. 27 (MSAD 27) has released the following meeting agenda for the 762nd Meeting of the Board of Directors which will be held Thursday, May 14, 2015 in the Community High School Conference Room at 6:00 p.m.

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12 May 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY – Sharing stories of personal journeys with cancer and providing valuable information on local County resources to help those fighting against the disease were key themes at the County Cancer Conference held at TAMC on May 9.

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12 May 2015

FORT KENT / Madawaska - The Fort Kent Warriors baseball and softball teams took on the Madawaska Owls on Monday, May 11.

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12 May 2015

FORT KENT - The Fort Kent Knights of Columbus have announced the winner of their ongoing lotto fundraiser for the week of May 10, 2015.

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12 May 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY- TAMC welcomed the following “Special Deliveries” born at AR Gould Memorial Hospital in Presque Isle during the month of April, 2015:

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12 May 2015

FORT KENT - Glenn Anthony Lamarr, 61, of Fort Kent, died May 9, 2015, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston with his family by his side after a three year battle with leukemia. Glenn was born to Roland and Della Lamarr on February 10, 1954 in Fort Kent, Maine.

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12 May 2015

VAN BUREN / Fayetteville, North Carolina - Therese (Chasse) Smith, 87, formerly of Van Buren, died Monday, May 4, 2015, in Fayetteville, NC. She was born in Van Buren on December 8, 1927, the ninth of fourteen children born to the late Belonie and Marie (Desrosiers) Chasse, and attended Van Buren schools.

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12 May 2015

SAINT FRANCISJoyce and Jerome Jackson of Saint Francis are pleased to announce the birth of their son Jameson Robert Jackson. Jameson was born April 12, 2015 at the Aroostook Medical Center.

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12 May 2015

MADAWASKA - Aroostook County Tourism (ACT) will be hosting a Tourism Summit Thursday, May 21, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Madawaska, with a focus on how growing the tourism economy is a collaborative effort.

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11 May 2015

HOULTON - Investigators from the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency’s Aroostook County Task Force responded early Friday morning, May 8, to the U.S. Customs Port of Entry in Houlton where U.S. Customs officials turned over two men who apparently got lost after they neglected to exit I-95 in Houlton on their way to Presque Isle.

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11 May 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY- The folks at The Aroostook Medical Center (TAMC) have announced their line-up of National Hospital Week events which start Monday, May 11.