From our Files – Week of December 28, 2022

50 Years Ago — December 28,  1972

    Fort Kent Lions honor two students At a recent meeting of the Fort Kent Lions Club, President Don MIchaud honored two students from Fort Kent Community High School who had earned national recognition from the National Council of Teachers of English.

The two students, Brenda Flanagan and Nancy Etscovitz, have been cited as two of the outstanding high school students of English in the country. The students were introduced by Clifford Burkett, principal of Fort Kent Community High School.

25 Years Ago — December 31, 1997

JMG — The St. John Valley Technology Center’s Jobs for Maine’s Graduates students completed a four-day community service project at St. Joseph’s Nursing Home the week of Dec. 15-18, 1997. The students and residents played bingo, bowling and many more activities. Several of the JMG students along with residents decorated Christmas cookies for the holidays. Participating were Scott Bouchard, Lee Thibodeau, Joanne Guimond and Aurele Chasse.

10 Years Ago — December 26, 2012 

Acadian World Congress unveils plate — Community members gathered at the unveiling of the new Acadian World Congress 2014 license plate Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, in Madawaska. Participants were, George Dumond, Anne Roy, Norman Cyr, Jason Parent, Lise Pelletier, Lorraine Pelletier and Romeo Parent.

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