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23 January 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY – Northern Maine Community College (NMCC) has earned a state award for its record of safety as well as its policies, procedures and training dealing with safety issues.

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22 January 2015

ST. AGATHA / Frenchville – The St. John Valley community will be able to show support for RF Chamberland by donating to the American Red Cross at a spaghetti dinner 10:30 a.m. Sunday, February 8, at the Dr. Levesque Elementary School Cafeteria in Frenchville.

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22 January 2015

FORT KENT - Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC) staff are pleased to introduce Paisynn Marie Charette, the hospital's first baby of 2015 born at 12:51 a.m. January 14, 2015.

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22 January 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - In 2014, cashiers all over Aroostook asked customers to "Add it Up" by rounding up their purchase to the nearest dollar and then donating the difference to Aroostook Aspirations Initiative (AAI) to assist more young people in Aroostook County get a college degree.

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22 January 2015

MAINE - The Maine Department of Labor (MDOL) is warning those filing for unemployment insurance benefits of a scam that attempts to obtain credit card information.

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22 January 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - A national nonprofit called Baseball for All is organizing a national girls baseball tournament to be held this summer in Orlando, Florida, and members of the University of Maine at Presque Isle’s athletic department are working to put together a team from Maine.

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22 January 2015

MAINE – Educate Maine is searching for the 2016 Maine Teacher of the Year and search committee officials are inviting the public to nominate their favorite public school teacher.

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21 January 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Wednesday, January 14 might have been just another day for most; but for Juanita Rideout of Mars Hill and the staff of TAMC’s Mars Hill Health Center, it was a milestone day because Rideout turned 100 years old.

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21 January 2015

MAINE - Snowmobilers will have the opportunity to enjoy the trails in the neighboring states of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont for free during an annual three-day event which will take place January 30 - February 1, 2015, that allows all legally registered Maine snowmobiles to be operated in New Hampshire and Vermont without being registered in those states.

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21 January 2015

FORT KENT - According to the University of Maine Cooperative Extension, commercial growers who only use general (over-the-counter) pesticides on their crops must have an Agricultural Basic Pesticide Applicator License by April 1, 2015.

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21 January 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - The cost of college is on the minds of most seniors in high school and other adults who aspire to a college degree, and the TRiO College Access staff members from the Upward Bound and Educational Talent Search programs at the University of Maine at Presque Isle (UMPI) are hosting several College Goal Month events to help.

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21 January 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY – As the deadline for open enrollment in the government’s Health Insurance Marketplace draws near, Aroostook County Action Program (ACAP) is partnering with The Aroostook Medical Center (TAMC) to host an information and enrollment session at the hospital’s conference center on January 28 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

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21 January 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY– A County-wide public service campaign that began a year ago to raise awareness of the importance of early cancer detection and treatment by profiling the stories of local survivors is expanding in its second year.

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20 January 2015

FORT KENT - (UPDATE: Lincoln found his forever home on Tuesday, Jan. 20. PAWS has many other cats that need homes, so volunteers are asking that any people interested in adopting Lincoln consider bringing home another deserving feline.) PAWS Animal Welfare Shelter presents Lincoln as PAWS Pet of the Week in hopes that this little guy will soon find his forever home.

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20 January 2015

FORT KENTRobin Damboise, Director of Human Resources at Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC), announced on January 5, 2015, that Jill Daigle was selected as the Employee of the Quarter for the last quarter of 2014.

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20 January 2015

FORT KENT - Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC) CEO Peter Sirois announced that the hospital dedicated its annual report to the community for 2014 to the Northern Maine Medical Center Guild.

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20 January 2015

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL– U.S. Senator Angus King (I-Maine), a member of the Senate Armed Services and Intelligence Committees, is currently participating in a congressional delegation trip led by Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.), the Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, which includes visits to Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Israel.

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20 January 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Staff from the Care and Comfort Aroostook County branch recently selected Anah Temple Shrine’s Sunshine Club as the recipient of their semi-annual Jean Funds gift.

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20 January 2015

FORT KENTPrudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) announced January 16, 2015, that Kelly Martin, a Financial Professional with The Prudential Insurance Company of America’s Greater New England, located at 286 West Main Street in Fort Kent, has earned the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation from The American College.

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20 January 2015

MADAWASKA - John P. Couturier, 43, passed away peacefully on January 18, 2015 at his residence in Madawaska. He was born in Fort Kent on September 30, 1971, son of Alfred and Bernadette (Deschaine) Couturier.