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  1. Anne Elizabeth Keating, MSW, JD, Presented with the Albert Nelson...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 24-7 Press Release

    Anne Elizabeth Keating has been a member of the Kentucky Bar Association, the State Government Bar Association, and the American Association of University Women. LEXINGTON, KY, September 18, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Anne Elizabeth Keating, MSW, JD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award.

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  2. Maine is facing a nursing shortage. UMaine system unveils its plan to help.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Bangor Daily News

    ... and some fees for new, first-degree nursing students who qualify for the federal Pell Grant at the Augusta, Fort Kent and Presque Isle campuses; and launching a new, accelerated second-degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in Machias. Nearly ...

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  3. Caribou welcomes BikeMaine during special 'Sunday on Sweden' festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Bangor Daily News

    ... The Sept. 8-15 cycling extravaganza involves 450 riders traveling through Presque Isle, Caribou, Madawaska, Fort Kent, and St. Agatha, with the vast majority setting up tents and camping outdoors. Each County community is welcoming the cyclists in ...

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  4. Free Universal Tuition Part 1: Status and PossibilitiesRead the original story

    Monday Sep 10 | The Free Press

    ... of this year. One effort called "The Promise Initiative" is offered at the UMS campuses in Augusta, Presque Isle, Fort Kent and Machias, and serves as a way to spark growth in enrollment on those campuses. The package is offered to those who are ...

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  5. Maine micro-roasters are getting brews to their customers one bean at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 2 | Bangor Daily News

    ... coffee is sold in Maine, but an online search showed more than 30 Maine-based roasters from Kittery to Fort Kent. According to the co-owner of one of the state's oldest roasters, there is always room for one more. "Everyone is welcome at the table ...

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  6. Train engine replica could be someone's tiny houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 1 | Bangor Daily News

    A Fort Kent woman is selling a replica of a Canadian National train engine that has been transformed into roughly 250 square feet of living space. The narrow space has built-in shelves for everything from books to a DVD player, and hooks are in place for the hammocks to be strung from wall to wall for snoozing.

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  7. Do you like Treasure Hunting?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 1 | Herald Gazette

    ... nd filled with amazing treasures from across our great state. All Maine Made, quality items from Calais to Wilton, Fort Kent to Kennebunk and many points in between, in one place just for you! Treat yourself and enjoy your holiday weekend>

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  8. Maine largely escapes China tariff brunt, but US ports fear effects on ship traffic and jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 31 | Bangor Daily News

    ... to implemented or proposed tariffs include Portland, Houlton, Jackman, Searsport, Calais, Van Buren, Madawaska, Fort Kent and Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Since March, the U.S. has applied new tariffs of up to 25 percent on nearly $85 billion worth of ...

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  9. This 68-year-old auto racer has no plans to retireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 24 | Bangor Daily News

    ... dashes to earn a best possible starting spot. The entrants include 2017 ARCA Series champion Austin Theriault of Fort Kent, who won a series-leading seven races last season; Ellsworth's Wyatt Alexander, who won Valvoline Inc.'s Fast Track to Fame ...

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  10. American Folk Festival hopes to evolve along with blossoming Bangor waterfrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 23 | Bangor Daily News

    ... during the American Folk Festival on the Bangor Waterfront. Craftsman Mark Aman, owner of Fish River Crafts of Fort Kent, teaches a boy to move a handcrafted marionette at the American Folk Festival on the Bangor waterfront. Twenty years ago, the ...

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  11. Paradis takes Fort Kent town manager postRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 22 | Bangor Daily News

    The councilors unanimously voted to offer Paradis the post following an executive session on Monday, Aug. 13. Following contract negotiations, Paradis and the councilors reached an employment agreement on Tuesday evening, Aug. 21. Paradis was one of 26 candidates who applied for the job after longtime town manager Donald Guimond retired in March. Fort Kent Police Chief Tom Pelletier is serving as interim town manager.

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  12. Theriault set for Sunday's Oxford 250Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 22 | Bangor Daily News

    Fort Kent stock car driver Austin Theriault will unveil the Bangor Savings Bank's Buoy Local program paint scheme on his No. 57 Ford at 10 a.m. Thursday at the bank's new waterfront headquarters at 24 Hamlin Way.

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  13. Big Pond Centre RV park opponents worried about waste waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | Cape Breton Post

    ... swim, drink, fish or come into contact with downstream waters after there was a leak at a waste water facility in Fort Kent, a community sitting on the American side of the Saint John River. "This waste water treatment plant failure illustrates what ...

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  14. Fort Kent council offers Suzie Paradis town manager positionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Fort Kent councilors unanimously voted following an executive session Monday night to offer Suzie Paradis the position of town manager. Paradis lives in Fort Kent and is currently serving as director of economic and community development for the town of Madawaska.

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  15. Celebrations and cooler weather await in The CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    ... display of red, white, blue and yellow with thousands of people celebrating their unique Acadian heritage. In Fort Kent, they'll be enjoying the Ploye Festival and the International Muskie Derby. There's a town-wide yard sale in Perham, a 5K color ...

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  16. Unity NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | The Harbor Times Soup

    ... Colburn House, Colonial Pemaquid, Crescent Beach, Damariscotta Lake, Eagle Island, Ferry Beach, Fort Edgecomb, Fort Kent, Fort McClary, Fort Point, Fort Popham, Fort Pownall, Fort O'Brien, Grafton Notch, Holbrook Island, Lamoine, Lake St George, ...

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  17. Severe weather should automatically raise concerns about water, council saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | CBC News

    ... Fredericton on Thursday. Her comments came after sewage from a wastewater plant leaked into the Fish River in Fort Kent, Maine, during torrential rain and may have affected water quality in the St. John River above Edmundston. The treatment plant is ...

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  18. Fort Kent wastewater pump replaced, but river advisory remains in effect for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    ... where solid material was removed from the sewage before the wastewater was released into the river, according to Fort Kent Water and Wastewater Department Director Mark Soucy. The town was operating an auxiliary pump at the time because their ...

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  19. Severe microburst takes down 40-60 trees in New SwedenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    ... warnings were issued in northern Aroostook between about 6 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. Tuesday beginning in the Fort Kent area and then spreading east across Madawaska Lake and beyond. Norton estimated that much of the damage from the microburst in the New ...

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  20. Wastewater spill into St. John River prompts warningRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | CBC News

    A warning issued by the Maine Environmental Protection Agency warns people not to swim, drink, fish, or come into contact with waters of the St. John River near Fort Kent. The Aroostook Emergency Management Agency issued a public safety announcement Tuesday, warning people not to swim, fish, drink or come into contact with waters downriver from Fort Kent, Maine.

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