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1 July 2016

MAINE - After 70 days of paddling, through storms and sun, John Connelly of Falmouth kayaked into Kittery Harbor last week to celebrate the completion of PaddleQuest 1500, a 1,500-mile odyssey that linked four major water routes in the northeastern United States and eastern Canada.

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1 July 2016

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Aroostook watersport enthusiasts are a fortunate breed, especially the fishermen of the region. There are creeks, brooks, rivers, lakes, and ponds everywhere, regardless if you reside in an urban, rural or an off-the-grid, in the woods location.

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27 June 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - With temperatures nearing 90 degrees, it was perhaps the perfect day for the Fort Kent town pool to open Saturday, June 25. The town pool's status remained in question until a few weeks before the official opening, as the Fort Kent Parks and Recreation Department sought qualified applicants to fill lifeguard positions.

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23 June 2016

ST. JOHN VALLEY - The Maine Arts Commission has awarded a new grant, “Hopes for the Future,” to provide dance education to K-12 students in Frenchville and St. Agatha in the northernmost part of Aroostook County.

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22 June 2016

ORONO, Maine - Former Van Buren star Parise Rossignol, who capped her high school career as the state’s second-leading all-time scorer with 2,589 points, has decided not to continue her basketball career after two seasons at the University of Maine.

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21 June 2016

CONNECTICUT - Fort Kent’s Austin Theriault continued his climb up the K and N Pro Series East points standings by salvaging a seventh-place finish at the East Stafford 150 at Stafford Motor Speedway in Connecticut on Friday night.

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21 June 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - When most people in the St. John Valley hear the words “poker run,” they probably envision helmeted riders on ATVs or snowmobiles cruising across Aroostook County to gather cards for a round of Texas Hold ‘em, but the organizers of the Fish River Greenways Poker Run have made it so that anyone can join in the fun.

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21 June 2016

GRAND ISLE, Maine - Organizers of the 3rd Annual Greater Grand Isle Flatwater Canoe/ Kayak race report the June 18 event was a great success. This year, 35 participants traversed the St. John River from Madawaska to Grand Isle, up from 15 participants last year.

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21 June 2016

CARIBOU, Maine - The Caribou Parks and Recreation Department will host the second annual Maine Recreation and Parks Association Regional Track and Field Meet on Tuesday, June 28.

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