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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.

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1 February 2014

FORT KENT – Starting Sunday, Feb. 2 and running every Sunday until March 2, 10th Mountain Outdoor Club will be hosting an informal ski group for both classic and skating enthusiasts. The ski group will meet at the 10th Mountain lodge between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

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22 January 2014

FORT KENT –The Frostbite 40K, 22K Loppet and 5K Citizen Freestyle Races are back this Sunday, January 26, at the 10th Mountain Lodge in Fort Kent, Maine.

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6 January 2014

FRENCHVILLE –Students at Dr. Levesque Elementary School are going crazy...crazy for physical exercise and fresh fruits and vegetables, that is. At an assembly which administrators held in the afternoon on Jan. 3, Dr. Levesque students performed exercise routines in front of the whole student body that they had choreographed in grade-level groups. Everyone in the packed gymnasium, from the smallest student to the tallest staff member, participated in each of the six routines.

Power of Prevention and Drug-Free Communities present Outdoor Events in Northern and Central Aroostook County
3 January 2014

ST. JOHN VALLEY -This time of year, ongoing outdoor programs and events in Aroostook County are primarily based around skiing and running opportunities. County organizers and Power of Prevention members encourage everyone, from veteran athletes to uncertain newbies, to become involved.

With winter weather lasting up to eight months here, sporting events and winter activities can make those long days go by faster, as well as providing year-round, lasting health benefits and increased energy.

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9 December 2013

FORT KENT – Power of Prevention and 10th Mountain Outdoor Club are partnering to offer a winter hike for all interested participants, starting at the Lonesome Pine ski lodge in Fort Kent, on December 14 at 1 p.m..