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7 March 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - Martin Massicotte has done it again. The 46-year-old pavement contractor out of St.-Tite, Quebec, will take home his seventh Irving Woodlands Can-Am Crown 250, a Can-Am record, after winning the race on Monday, March 7.

6 March 2016

FORT KENT, Maine – When Bruce Langmaid, winner of the Willard Jalbert, Jr. Can-Am Crown 100, accepted his trophy and check from Can-Am race Director Beurmond Banville at Lonesome Pine Trails in Fort Kent on Sunday, March 6, he was quick to acknowledge Jacob Golton, the race's second place finisher.

6 March 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - The first musher in the 2016 Willard Jalbert Jr. Can-Am 100 arrived at 8:38 p.m. Saturday night, March 5, at Lonesome Pine Trails in Fort Kent - Bruce Langmaid of Kearney, Ontario. Langmaid, in Bib No. 10, called his run in this year's race "awesome," and praised his dogs at the finish line. Langmaid's teams' performance earned first place.

5 March 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - Mushers from across the border took the top three spots in the Pepsi Bottling and Allen's Coffee Flavored Brandy Can-Am Crown 30 on Saturday, March 5. Nancy Rivest Duplessis of St-Zenon, Quebec and her team were the first to cross the finish line at Lonesome Pine Trails and also took first place, according to Can-Am Central organizer Francis LaBrie.

5 March 2016

ALLAGASH, Maine - Ten of the 16 sled dog teams in the Willard Jalbert, Jr. Can-Am Crown 100-mile had pulled into the Allagash checkpoint by 12:20 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, March 5, following their 8 a.m. departure from West Main Street in Fort Kent.

5 March 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - (Updated at 5:47 p.m.) First responders have taken Can-Am 30-mile musher Jeffrey McRobbie of Wayne, Maine to Northern Maine Medical Center for treatment after an incident at about 10 a.m. Saturday morning, March 5, with a snowmobile in Violette Settlement.

5 March 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - Mushers in the three Can-Am Crown races took off Saturday morning, March 5, 2016 from downtown Fort Kent. Spectators lined West Main Street under sunny skies, yet in chilling temperatures, awaiting the teams' take-off.

4 March 2016

FORT KENT, Maine – The stars of the Can-Am Crown International Sled Dog Races have arrived in Fort Kent. The dogs checked in at Lonesome Pine Trails (LPT) on Friday morning, March 4, to visit with veterinarians who examined the dogs to ensure their readiness to race.

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