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23 June 2016

Anyone who’s spent a good deal of time in Aroostook County knows what we’re about: work ethic, resourcefulness and determination. Take a deeper look, and you’ll see that we’ve also got plenty of other resources that position us for economic success, such as top-notch education, an increasingly diverse agriculture sector, proximity to markets, the transportation infrastructure to get the goods there and growing fields such as wind energy.

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21 June 2016

ST. JOHN VALLEY - The St. John Valley Times and the Fiddlehead Focusrecently asked some St. John Valley residents: "What is the most important issue to you in this year’s presidential election?"

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17 June 2016

The Maine Council for Elder Abuse Prevention and the GFWC Maine Federation of Women’s Clubs jointly sponsored a statewide scholarship contest focused on raising awareness of elder abuse in Maine. The winner of the contest will receive $1,000 and the runner-up will receive $500. With an estimated one out of every nine Maine seniors becoming victims of elder abuse each year, it is of critical importance that more Mainers of all ages learn about this serious issue.

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17 June 2016

I am a dyed in the wool fly fisherman, starting before I was a teenager and hooked as quickly and as strongly as the brook trout that were my quarry.

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14 June 2016

ST. JOHN VALLEY - Father's Day is Sunday, June 19. The St. John Valley Times and the Fiddlehead Focus asked some St. John Valley residents: "What is the best advice your father ever gave to you?"

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13 June 2016

Here in the United States, we are lucky to live in one of the most technologically-advanced countries in the world. And while this provides an unprecedented level of access to information, it also makes us one of the most technologically-vulnerable countries in the world and exposes us to possible cyber-attacks.

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7 June 2016

ST. JOHN VALLEY - Signs of summer are upon us. The St. John Valley Times and Fiddlehead Focus asked some St. John Valley residents: "If you could go anywhere on vacation this summer, where would you go? Why and with whom?"

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7 June 2016

"Sipping, snacking and tooth decay"

Did you know that what children eat and when they eat it may affect not only their general health but also their oral health?

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3 June 2016

ST. JOHN VALLEY - The time is fast approaching when schools will be closing for the summer. An abundance of young adults on summer vacation will be out and about driving their cars, trucks and ATVs, enjoying time with friends and the freedoms of summer. As this liberating time draws near, so do the “100 deadly days of summer.”

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24 May 2016

ST. JOHN VALLEY - Last week the St. John Valley Times and Fiddlehead Focus asked Valley residents: "Whose memory would you like to share with the Valley this Memorial Day?" We're sharing a few more responses this week.

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