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  1. Fort Kent girls blank Maranacook to claim first soccer state titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 3 | Bangor Daily News

    The five seniors on the Fort Kent High School girls soccer team had never advanced beyond the Class C North quarterfinal round until this season. Senior winger Jacalyn Pelletier scored a first-half goal and the defense, led by sophomore goalkeeper Lyndsay Ouellette and junior sweeper Amanda Thibeault, made it stand up as the Warriors beat Maranacook of Readfield 1-0 in a thriller on a wet Saturday morning at Hampden Academy.

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  2. Waynflete tops Fort Kent boys to cap off unbeaten soccer seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 3 | Bangor Daily News

    The Waynflete School of Portland hadn't been scored upon in more than four matches entering Saturday's Class C boys soccer state final. But when Fort Kent senior Kayden Nadeau ended that stretch of defensive dominance less than four minutes into play at Hampden Academy, the undefeated Flyers didn't panic.

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  3. Support for Question 2 will improve wastewater infrastructureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 1 | Bangor Daily News

    I urge Maine people to support Question 2 on Nov. 6. This bond will provide $30 million in badly needed funding to support Maine's wastewater infrastructure. As the superintendent of the Lewiston-Auburn Water Pollution Control Authority, I know firsthand the challenges of properly maintaining these systems.

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  4. Accident knocks out power in 4 towns during final World Series gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 30 | Bangor Daily News

    A pickup truck struck a utility pole knocking out power for several hours to homes in four towns on Sunday evening, likely interrupting the plans of some to watch the final game of the World Series. Justin Soucy, 35, of St. John Plantation was driving a 2015 GMC pickup traveling eastbound on Route 161 just west of Fort Kent in St. John at about 5:20 p.m. when he lost control of the vehicle and struck a utility pole on the opposite side of the road, according to Fort Kent Police Chief Tom Pelletier.

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  5. Penquis girls make dramatic turnaround to reach 'C' North soccer finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 29 | Bangor Daily News

    The Penquis Valley High School girls soccer team poses for a photo at a recent game. The Patriots from Milo, coached by Dawn McLaughlin, will play for the Class C North championship Wednesday at Fort Kent.

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  6. Fort Kent edges Houlton girls in Class C soccer semifinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 28 | Bangor Daily News

    Celebrating their victory as the run to meet their teammates are Fort Kent players from left, Desirae Hafford, Lacy Pelletier, Kailee Guimond and Kate Lamarre. No. 3 Fort Kent beat No.

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  7. Need a reason to smile? Go find an alpaca to watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    As far as Anne Gobes is concerned, nothing can brighten a day as much as gazing at a herd of alpacas. "It's really what pleases and excites me about having alpacas," Gobes, president of the Maine Alpaca Association , said.

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

    Sep 12, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    The University of Maine system unveiled a wide-reaching plan Wednesday to double its nursing enrollment over the next five years, which includes adding 1,000 new slots for students wishing to pursue a nursing degree online. Health care leaders are working to attract 250 new nurses to Maine, and are partnering with the state's colleges and universities to graduate an additional 400 license-eligible nursing students each year to counteract 3,200 vacant nursing positions expected across the state by 2025, a deficit that will hit hardest in rural Maine, Chancellor James Page said Wednesday.

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

    Sep 10, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    The City of Caribou has had no shortage of events and festivals this summer, and capped off its Sweden Street celebrations with a special "Sunday on Sweden" to coincide with BikeMaine's trek through the state's largest county. The Sept.

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

    Sep 2, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Andrew Newell, founder and owner of Farmhouse Coffee Roasters in Winterport, got his start as a micro coffee roaster in perhaps the most Maine way possible - out of necessity and in a backpack. Barred from drinking coffee because of a Lyme disease diagnosis about five years ago, Newell began researching the effects of different foods and beverages on his system.

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

    Sep 1, 2018 | 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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  12. Maine largely escapes China tariff brunt, but US ports fear effects on ship traffic and jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    In this Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, photo a cargo ship is unloaded at the Port of Long Beach in Long Beach, California. Between them, the California ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach account for a large amount of the seaborne goods that the United States imports from China, and the prospect of a widening trade war between the global giants has port executives and longshoremen worried.

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

    Aug 24, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Curtis Gerry of Waterboro has won five straight races at OPS, including last year's 250 and four subsequent Pro All Stars Series Super Late Model North Series events. Morrill's Travis Benjamin is the last driver to win back-to-back 250s, accomplishing that feat in 2013 and 2014.

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

    Aug 23, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Blues singer Sister Monica parker plays a gospel set on the Bangor Daily News Railroad Stage during the 2013 American Folk Festival on the Bangor Waterfront. Congolese musician Samba Ngo, left, mezmerizes the crowd at the Railroad Stage at the American Folk Festival on Bangor's waterfront Friday evening, Aug. 26, 2011.

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

    Aug 22, 2018 | 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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  16. Theriault set for Sunday's Oxford 250Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2018 | 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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  17. 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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  18. Celebrations and cooler weather await in The CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    It's going to be a great August, or at least a great second half for the month of August. I was looking at the long-range weather report, and it looks like we have high temperatures that are much more reasonable than the muggy sweatbox grodiness we've been enduring.

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

    Aug 8, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Operators of the town's water and sewage treatment facility have replaced the broken pump that forced them to temporarily divert wastewater into the Fish River on Tuesday. But a Maine Department of Environmental Protection advisory cautioning people to avoid contact with the contaminated water of the Fish River, and the St. John River into which it feeds remains in effect for the time being.

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

    Aug 8, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    A short-lived but intense storm left its mark on New Sweden Tuesday morning, taking down 40 to 60 trees and knocking out power to hundreds of area residents, according to a County emergency official. John Gibson, deputy director of Aroostook County Emergency Management, said Wednesday that the damage occurred on Route 161, roughly one mile north of the four corners where Northstar Variety is located.

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