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  1. Blanche R. BakerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... Order of Foresters (Trustee) and Union de St. Jean Baptiste. Blanche attended Dewey School, Wisdom High School & Madawaska High School. She worked as a Secretary at GE and RCA in New Jersey, where she made several life-long friends, and at St. Luce ...

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  2. Fort Kent Blockhouse has guarded the border for 175 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bangor Daily News

    ... up here," Pelletier said. "They would be equivalent to today's National Guard." After British troops arrived in Madawaska in early 1839, the Maine Legislature approved $800,000 and called for 10,000 volunteers to travel north, according to ...

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  3. 'Notre Onias': 70 years later, French villagers honor Maine soldier's singular sacrificeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 30 | Bangor Daily News

    ... to promote liberation anniversary celebrations in Bonnetable, France, featuring the image of Onias Martin of Madawaska, Maine, who was killed during a skirmish in Bonnetable. Residents, public officials and military representatives gather in ...

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  4. Amanda BourgoinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Bangor Daily News

    Amanda Bourgoin, 92, of Madawaska passed away peacefully on August 27, 2014 at St. Joseph's Nursing Home after a long illness.

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  5. Destrehan residents attend Cajun Congress, craft fair set, mentors neededRead the original story

    Monday Aug 25 | The Times-Picayune

    Several Destrehan residents were among thousands who attended the fifth Congres Mondial Acadien or the World Acadian Congress Aug. 8-24 in in Madawaska, Maine.

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  6. 'An overwhelming success': World Acadian Congress wraps up,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | Bangor Daily News

    ... establishments booked to capacity, long lines at restaurants and double the normal crowds at events such as the Madawaska Acadian Festival and the Fort Kent Ploye Festival prove the crowds were there, Dumond said. An outside firm has been hired to ...

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  7. Van Buren Boys Soccer 0 at Madawaska 2Read the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Bangor Daily News

    At Madawaska, Ethan Wetmore opened the scoring with an unassisted goal at 15:34 left in the first half and assisted on a second-half goal to propel the Owls by the Crusaders.

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  8. Dragons, drums and a giant boot kick off 13th annual American Folk Festival on the Bangor WaterfrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Bangor Daily News

    ... of both Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys - who just last weekend played during the World Acadian Congress in Madawaska - and the West African Highlife Band. "My wife and I have been here since just about the beginning, when it was the National ...

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  9. Van Buren Girls Soccer 0 at Madawaska 4Read the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Bangor Daily News

    At Madawaska, Aspen Cote and Chelsea Daigle had two goals each to give Madawaska a 4-0 win in their home opener.

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  10. Sen. King launches Instagram accountRead the original story

    Friday Aug 22 | Bangor Daily News

    ... King's first posts include a photo of the crowd during the speeches and concert at the Acadian Congress in Madawaska, a photo of Sen. Susan Collins during the Acadian Congress parade, and a "selfie" he took with Corporal Scott MacKenzie of the Royal ...

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  11. Renald J. CoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | Bangor Daily News

    ... He was a communicant of St. Gerard Church and Fourth Degree member of the Knights of Columbus, council # 2638 of Madawaska. Nal is survived by his beloved wife of forty eight years, Rose Amy (Michaud) Cote of Grand Isle; one daughter, Kelly Mae Cote ...

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  12. World Acadian Congress the stuff of which memories are madeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | Bangor Daily News

    ... crossing in Grand Isle. It poured rain that day and the bowl of chicken stew avec ployes at Morin's Variety in Madawaska seemed the perfect remedy. Free WiFi on site, making it possible to file the Acadian Queen story, was simply the topping on that ...

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  13. Camden man wins Worst Road in Maine contestRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Capital Weekly

    ... Road in Maine contest. Seven other entries for roads in Rockwood, Sullivan, Oxford, Dover-Foxcroft, Harrison, Madawaska and Unity were awarded runner-up certificates. "As a 42-year-old native Mainer, I can say with absolute certainty that this is ...

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  14. More than 2,300 without power in St. John Valley this morningRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Bangor Daily News

    ... outage that has left more than 2,300 St. John Valley customers without electricity Tuesday morning. Residents in Madawaska, Grand Isle, Van Buren, Limestone and St. Agatha lost their power around 9:30 a.m. and officials at Emera hope to have it ...

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  15. Loretta M. WaltonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | Bangor Daily News

    Loretta M. Walton, 91 years old, passed away peacefully of natural causes Friday August 15, 2014 at High View Manor in Madawaska.

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  16. Faces of the World Acadian Congress: Family, friends and funRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | Bangor Daily News

    ... you see an Acadian person, and you say "Oh, that looks like Uncle Joe," and that's whether you're in Louisiana or Madawaska. You can tell the connection. Acadian French is the closest to Cajun French I've heard. Donald: And the weather. It was 95 ...

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  17. Christina Plourde ThibodeauRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | Bangor Daily News

    ... services will be held 10 a.m. Wednesday, August 20, 2014, at the Christian Life Fellowship Church, 641 Main St. , Madawaska. Those who wish in her memory may donate to the Edgar J. Paradis Cancer Fund, 194 E. Main St. Fort Kent, Me. 04743 or to the ...

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  18. Au fricot! A food trip through the World Acadian Congress, from pig roast to chicken stewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | Bangor Daily News

    ... find tourtiere in other parts of New England with French heritage. I got my tourtiere fill at the Inn at Acadia in Madawaska, which has a lovely dining room on the second floor and a menu that combines Acadian classics with more standard American ...

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  19. 'We're making friends for life': Tintamarre parade draws thousands to MadawaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | Bangor Daily News

    Lots of noise is made during Tintamarre on Friday on Main Street in Madawaska. About 12,000 people came out to celebrate the 2014 World Acadian Congress.

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  20. Acadians Celebrate Their National HolidayRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | Sys-Con Media

    ... Brunswick and Quebec. Minister Glover joined the crowd for the famous noise parade that was held on Main Street in Madawaska, Maine. She then gave a speech to the crowd on behalf of the Government of Canada a few minutes before the beginning of the ...

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