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18 November 2014

FRENCHVILLE- Louise R. Soucy, 50, passed away peacefully at her home in Frenchville surrounded by her loved ones on Monday, November 17, 2014. She was born in Edmundston, New Brunswick on June 6, 1964, daughter of Richard and Bernice (Martin) Martin.

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18 November 2014

MADAWASKA- Claire M. Sirois, 85, passed away on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at a Madawaska health care facility. She was born in Baker Brook, N.B. on March 11, 1929, daughter of the late Denis and Lydia (Ouellette) Landry.

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18 November 2014

VAN BUREN - Gilberte Thibodeau, 85, died unexpectedly Friday, November 14, 2014, at a Caribou hospital. She was born December 2, 1928 in Drummond, NB, Canada, a daughter of the late Paul and Annie (Parent) Theriault.

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18 November 2014

VAN BUREN- Lucie Laplante, 91, died peacefully Thursday, November 13, 2014, at a Van Buren healthcare facility. She was born June 18, 1923 in St. Leonard-Parent, NB, Canada, a daughter of the late Joseph and Louise (Gervais) Cyr.

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18 November 2014

MADAWASKA- Rita M. Lavoie, 87, passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 9, 2014 at a Madawaska health care facility. She was born in St. Agatha on September 16, 1927, daughter of the late Emile V. and Agnes (Picard) Michaud.

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18 November 2014

FORT KENT- Yvonne Helen Bent Johnson, beloved mother, wife and partner of Dr. R. Paul Johnson passed away on November 16, 2014 after a brief illness. She was surrounded by her loving family.

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18 November 2014

LILLE- The Press Gang, a Portland-based Irish band, will perform at the Musée culturel du Mont-Carmel in Lille on Sunday afternoon, Nov. 23, at 2 p.m.

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18 November 2014

FORT KENT- The Fort Kent Knights of Columbus have announced the winner of their ongoing lotto fundraiser for the week of Nov. 17, 2014.

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17 November 2014

FORT KENTDuring the first week of November, Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC) joined the country in celebrating the work done by the professionals in the field of radiologic technology.

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17 November 2014

MAINE- The University of Maine Board of Trustees adopted a system-wide sexual assault policy Monday, Nov. 17, that changes the definition of consent and mandates training for members of the university community.

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17 November 2014

MAINE - Governor Paul R. LePage commended state and federal employees from the Maine Army National Guard for being named the best installation management program in the United States.

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17 November 2014

MADAWASKA- The Madawaska Board of Select People announced the agenda for a meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014.

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17 November 2014

ST. JOHN VALLEY –The National Weather Service out of Caribou, Maine, has issued a winter weather advisory for snow this morning, November 17, followed by sleet and freezing rain into Monday evening.

The advisory includes the cities from Allagash to Van Buren and as far south as Mount Katahdin.

Snow accumulations may be 2 to 4 inches, along with a thin layer of ice.

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14 November 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY– Organizers are calling a region-wide project led by The County’s four hospitals and The County Federal Credit Union to support four animal shelters in northern, central and southern Aroostook a big success.

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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.