Local sports
fk rec 1 july 2 2014
2 July 2014

FORT KENT - The Town of Fort Kent Recreation and Parks Department has begun another successful year of providing summer recreational activities for youths—from within the town and those who travel from outlying areas—in a wide variety of programs designed to keep them sharp, active, and socializing during the school break. More than 150 children have enrolled so far this summer, according to Fort Kent Recreation and Parks Department Director Ann Beaulieu.

fairgrounds july 2 2014
2 July 2014

AUGUSTA - The Maine Agricultural Fair Season has begun with the Houlton Agricultural Fair on July 3-6, which is the season's first of 24 fairs that take place over the next few months. The season ends in October with Maine's largest agricultural fair, the Fryeburg Fair.

For four days, the Houlton Agricultural Fair will feature over 25 games for children, livestock shows, 4H shows, 4 horse shows, a demolition derby, truck pulls, mud runs and antique tractor pulls.

ambulance may 9 2014
1 July 2014

MADAWASKA - In the early morning hours on June 27, a Madawaska man lost control of his ATV, resulting in hospitalization at the Eastern Maine Medical Center, according to Maine Game Warden Ryan Fitzpatrick.

fk hershey june 30 2014
30 June 2014

FORT KENT - This year marks the largest participation year in numbers for Fort Kent in Hershey Track and Field as more than 55 youth registered in the program and 45 competed at the regional meet in Caribou on Tuesday, June 24.

labbe june 26 2014
26 June 2014

FORT KENT - The Fort Kent Golf Club recently gained its first female manager in years when Monique Labbe-Berube took over the position in April.

Labbe-Berube is an avid golfer and sports enthusiast who was an award winning sports reporter, receiving five Maine Press Association awards.

announce april 23 2014
26 June 2014

AUGUSTA - Ten days after the closing of the public comment period on the draft question that will appear on the November ballot regarding new restrictions on bear hunting, Secretary of State Matt Dunlap has released the final version of the question. The question will read:

"Do you want to ban the use of bait, dogs or traps in bear hunting except to protect property, public safety, or for research?"

umfk new coach june 25 2014
25 June 2014

FORT KENT – The University of Maine at Fort Kent has announced that Travis Delisle will be the next head coach for the UMFK Women's Basketball team.

Delisle takes over the position from Bradley Holabird who went 39-31 in three seasons, including back-to-back trips to the USCAA National Tournament his last two years. Holabird will remain at UMFK as the Head Athletic Trainer.

25 June 2014

ST. JOHN VALLEY – With barely six weeks before the big weekend of the Acadian Heritage Air Show on Aug. 9 and 10, organizers have launched online ticket sales to make it easier for people to prepare for the aerial spectacle.

Organizers visited a few of the brick-and-mortar locations on Wednesday, where people can purchase tickets in person. Show organizer Dave Fernald Sr. said, “The purpose of today is to officially launch the online tickets for the Acadian Heritage Air Show.”

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