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26 November 2014

EAGLE LAKE- Encouraging healthy, fun activities for kids at Eagle Lake Elementary School is all in a day’s work for Laure Roy, recently-named lead teacher at the elementary school.

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12 November 2014

FORT KENT - The 10th Mountain Outdoor Club is hosting a special event on Nov. 15 at the Fort Kent Outdoor Center to celebrate the grand opening of the Warrior Trail, a hiking/snowshoeing trail which will be dedicated to all victims of all types of cancer.

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7 November 2014

FORT KENT- Kimika Forbes, a University of Maine at Fort Kent senior, advances with her Trinidad and Tobago women’s national soccer team to the FIFA World Cup fourth place qualifying match against Ecuador this Saturday, Nov. 8, in Ecuador.

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28 October 2014

FORT KENT- In the wake of some residents’ concerns about the return of Kaci Hickox to Fort Kent following a nationally-publicized disagreement with the governor of New Jersey over the conditions under which she was quarantined following a trip to Sierra Leone, Fort Kent town leaders are remaining calm.

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27 October 2014

VAN BUREN - Approximately 30 children rolled, walked, and ran in the first annual Harvest Festivities event at the Gateway School on Sunday, Oct. 19.

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19 October 2014

ST. FRANCIS- The Walking (and Biking) School Bus returns to St. Francis Elementary School this fall, starting with an event Wednesday, Oct. 22, where students will be able to get a little exercise before school.

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16 October 2014

FORT KENT-The recently opened Market Street Co-op in Fort Kent is growing by leaps and bounds, like the locally grown and organic produce the young business offers to customers; this Friday the co-op will keep its doors open for something else new, an evening of homegrown coffeehouse entertainment.

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14 October 2014

FORT KENT- On Saturday, Oct. 18, it’s everything pumpkin at 10th Mountain Outdoor Club’s Fall Women’s Day event, a popular fall fundraiser event for the community recreation club in Fort Kent.

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6 October 2014

VAN BUREN- The Van Buren Recreation Committee, in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce and Power of Prevention, will be hosting a month of harvest festivities in Van Buren to coincide with the end of the school’s harvest break, starting with a bicycle rodeo, safety presentation, and parade on Oct. 19 at the old Gateway School parking lot.

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24 September 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - On Sunday, Sept. 28, Power of Prevention will be hosting a bike rodeo in partnership with Unite Against Bullying ME, the Bicycle Coalition of Maine, Cary Medical Center, the Caribou Recreation Department, and TAMC.

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23 September 2014

FORT KENT – On Saturday, Sept. 27, 10th Mountain Outdoor Club will host a trail work day at the lodge. Prudential insurance is sponsoring this fundraising event. If the club has at least 20 participating volunteers, organizers will be eligible to receive a $1000 donation from Prudential.

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9 June 2014

FORT KENT - Five lucky students at Fort Kent Elementary School were the winners of brand-new bicycles, when members of the organizing committee drew their names in a raffle for the bicycles that Valley Motors, Pelletier Ford, Power of Prevention, and John’s Shurfine donated to this year’s Walk and Wheel Wednesdays event.

7 June 2014

FORT KENT - On June 3, SAD 27 voters took approximately one half-hour to approve sending the school board-recommended budget to town-wide referendum vote on June 10, and ultimately changed nothing in the proposed district budget, said Superintendent Tim Doak.

He said that approximately 150 voters appeared at the public meeting, and that “some great questions” during the last question-and-answer period for residents accompanied the voters’ approval before the final vote next Tuesday.

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24 May 2014

MADAWASKA - The Four Seasons Trail Association will hold their annual fundraising event, a Strawberry Shortcake Day, on May 30. The event features club volunteers who make strawberry shortcakes and free delivery of the delicious treats in order to raise money for the community facility.

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13 May 2014

Julie Daigle is the local Power of Prevention Community Outreach Coordinator

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1 May 2014

FORT KENT –“Tonight was not the night,” said Maine School Administrative District 27 school board member John Martin of Eagle Lake, about the failure of a motion to close St. Francis Elementary School, during the school board meeting on April 30.

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30 April 2014

ST. FRANCIS – At a special informational meeting in the St. Francis Elementary School on Tuesday, April 29, the night before the Maine School Administrative District 27 school board votes on their recommendations for the proposed 2014-2015 budget, skeptical St. Francis residents packed the cafeteria/gym area. Superintendent Tim Doak explained to residents why the school board is considering the possibility of closing the community’s school in order to create a budgetary “zero increase” for the next year.

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16 April 2014

FORT KENT– Residents of Maine School Administrative District No. 27 received the latest in a couple of years’ worth of grim news about district finances at a public hearing the school hastily scheduled on April 15, at the Fort Kent Community High School gymnasium.

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10 April 2014

FORT KENT- On April 9, the sixth annual Youth Voices Law Enforcement Basketball Game fundraiser had friends, relatives and interested bystanders in the audience hooting and hollering - or is that hooping and hollering? The yearly event pits high school students against members of government agencies, such as the Maine Forest Service or Customs and Border Patrol, in a fun-filled, mixed team basketball game.

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15 February 2014

FORT KENT –10th Mountain Outdoor Club organizers would like to remind everyone about this weekend’s event at the 10th Mountain facility, a snowshoe hike and wiener roast on Feb. 16.