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87 kayak aug 27 2014
27 August 2014

ALLAGASH - It's not every day a great-great-grandmother who can no longer walk has the opportunity to kayak for the first time in her life. However, Ida Begin, an Allagash native and current resident of Forest Hill Manor, did just that on Sunday, Aug. 3, along with her granddaughters Angelina Dubourg and Candy Hafford.

funding june 11 2014
26 August 2014

BANGOR – USDA Rural Development State Director Virginia Manuel recently announced that three Maine community facilities will receive funding to help support community wellness, upgrade a tribal administrative building, and dental healthcare.

The USDA Rural Development’s Community Facility Programs is providing the funding, which assists in the construction, expansion, or improvement of rural community facilities for health care, public safety, and community and public services.

fk color run aug 26 2014
26 August 2014

FORT KENT – Fitness, fun, and color are coming to Fort Kent. With color runs being popular in southern parts of the state, Color ME is a color run for the St. John Valley. Organizers have designed Color ME for all ages and abilities of participants—whether running or walking—and is not timed. Participants will leave covered in multiple colors.

chat aug 25 2014
25 August 2014

FRENCHVILLE- Folks of all ages enjoyed the Festival Chautauqua on Saturday, Aug. 23 at the Frenchville Community Center. A variety of musical acts provided entertainment outdoors throughout the afternoon while artisans displayed their works of art within the center's building and vendors provided grilled foods and iced treats to combat one of the this year's hot summer days in the Valley.

22 August 2014

FORT KENT- The University of Maine at Fort Kent is looking for anyone interested in placing an entry in the homecoming-scarecrow parade at 11 a.m. on Sept. 20. The parade is one of the most popular events of the annual UMFK Homecoming and the Greater Fort Kent Area Chamber of Commerce Scarecrow Festival that takes place Sept. 19-21.

bear may 12 2014
22 August 2014

MAINE – Bear hunting season begins at 5:19 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 25 throughout Maine. Last year, more than 10,000 hunters purchased permits to hunt bear, and killed 2,845 bears.

Black bear populations are growing throughout North America, and due to Maine’s heavily forested landscape, Maine boasts one of the largest bear populations in the United States at more than 30,000 bears. As a result, Maine has one of the longest hunting seasons in the country, stretching from the end of August to after Thanksgiving.

22 August 2014

FORT KENT – The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host the fifth annual UMFK Classic and Custom Car Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20 on the university campus.

22 August 2014

FORT KENT - The University of Maine at Fort Kent's soccer team beat Ahuntsic College from Montreal 2-0 in an exhibition game on Aug. 21 at the UMFK alumni field.

colorpi aug 21 2014
21 August 2014

PRESQUE ISLE - The University of Maine at Presque Isle and the Wintergreen Arts Center are teaming-up to present one of The County’s most unique and fun-filled 5K fundraisers—the Second Annual Color Presque Isle 5K. The event has participants dress in white and get showered with colored powder throughout the course and serves as a benefit for arts programming in downtown Presque Isle, will take place at 9 a.m. on Aug. 30 starting at Riverside Park. Registration begins at 8 a.m.

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