Stories from Contributed

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21 June 2016

MADAWASKA, Maine - Marie T. Dionne, 87, died peacefully Sunday, June 19, 2016 at a Frenchville healthcare facility, with her daughter at her side. She was born September 10, 1928 in St. David, a daughter of the late Ligorie and Marie (Dechaine) Gervais.

20 June 2016

FRENCHVILLE, Maine - Mrs. Marie May Chasse's health occupation students from the St. John Valley Technology Center won 28 medals at the 40th Annual Maine State Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) competition on May 6 in Bangor.

20 June 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - Dr. Rachel Albert, nursing professor at the University of Maine at Fort Kent, is chair of the Aroostook District Coordinating Council (DCC) for Public Health. The group’s job is to align local public health entities into a combined mission to promote better health.

20 June 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - Adam and Maria Nadeau of Fort Kent are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Joseph Mateo Nadeau. Joseph was born on June 15, 2016 at Northern Maine Medical Center in Fort Kent.

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20 June 2016

ST. DAVID. Maine - Diane C. Doucette, 60, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on June 15, 2016 at a Bangor healthcare facility. She was born in Grand Isle on October 18, 1955, daughter of the late Philip and Therese (Gendreau) Tardif.

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20 June 2016

ST. AGATHA, Maine / BANGOR, Maine - Lucas Arthur Day, 3 days old, was granted his angel wings on January 3, 2016, following complications from twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome. He was born on December 31, 2015 at Eastern Maine Medical Center.

20 June 2016

FRENCHVILLE, Maine - A Madawaska man escaped serious injury late Saturday, June 18, when he lost control of his car and struck a house on U.S. Route 1, Cpl. Chuck Michaud of the Maine State Police said Sunday.

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17 June 2016

AROOSTOOK COUNTY -The Aroostook Aspirations Initiative has announced the Gauvin Scholars for 2016.

17 June 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - Dr. John Joseph, a member of Northern Maine Medical Center’s emergency department team, was a guest speaker on May 18 and 19 at an annual conference of the Maine Society for Respiratory Care in Boothbay Harbor. His presentation was titled “Pediatric Codes -- Made Fun and Simple Through a Systematic Approach."

17 June 2016

ST. JOHN VALLEY - The Madawaska Historical Society will launch its river driving batteau on St. John the Baptist Day, Friday, June 24, to recognize the name and the river.

17 June 2016

MAINE - As the weather continues to get warmer and more people are enjoying the outdoors, the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife reminds everyone to follow this motto when encountering wildlife, especially young animals: If you care, leave them there.

17 June 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - Marsha Labbe, RN, of Northern Maine Medical Center, recently completed the requirements to earn national certification as a resident care coordinator, RAC-CT.

17 June 2016

MADAWASKA, Maine - A 20-by-45 patch of tilled topsoil located beside the Albert House comprises the Madawaska Historical Society’s effort at growing a genuine Acadian kitchen garden.

16 June 2016

GRAND FALLS, New Brunswick -The Grand Falls RCMP is asking for the public’s help in locating an all-terrain vehicle that was reported stolen overnight from a business in Drummond, New Brunswick.

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16 June 2016

MADAWASKA, Maine - The next meeting of the Madawaska Board of Selectpersons will be held at 4 p.m., Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at the Madawaska Town Office.

16 June 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - Fort Kent Elementary School teacher Tamar Philbrook’s third-grade class is beautifying the grounds of area businesses with containers of flowers. The community project is part of a service learning project where each student was responsible for developing a budget, selecting and purchasing flowers and then planting three containers.

16 June 2016

MADAWASKA LAKE, Maine - Members of the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) and the HAM Operators of the Aroostook Amateur Radio Association will participate locally in a nationwide Amateur Radio Field Day activity Friday and Saturday, June 25 and 26.

16 June 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - Jessica Lamarre, radiology supervisor at Northern Maine Medical Center, has announced that sonographer Cindy Pelletier on May 21 successfully completed the physics testing requirements of the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS).

15 June 2016

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine - Northern Maine Community College has released its dean’s list for the 2016 spring semester. One hundred and fifty-seven full-time students earned a 3.20 average or better; 53 of these students were named to high honors with a grade point average of 3.85 or better. Thirty-four students had the distinction of earning a perfect 4.0 grade point average.