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Fire Stations Thank Community for Support After Fires

| August 28, 2014

“It’s been quite a roller coaster ride really,” said Nackawic fire chief William Hopkins. From grief to gratitude…the fire chiefs in both Nackawic and Millville are thankful for an overwhelming amount of support after two devastating fires. “People have been outrageously good to us and we’re appreciative,” said Millville fire chief Justin McGuigan. It’s been […]

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Justice for Jack rally stands against animal cruelty

| August 26, 2014

“It cannot be excused. There’s no defense for it,” said Darlene Kenney. She’s┬átalking about animal cruelty. Specifically towards this dog named Jack. She and other community members gathered here in front of the Houlton courthouse in Jack’s honor. “It’s not fair, it’s just not fair,” said Shelly Bouchard. Lorraine Monfils took Jack into the Ark […]

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Washburn students learn more about ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

| August 25, 2014

If you’ve scrolled through Facebook in the last few weeks, you’ve probably seen the ice bucket challenge videos.┬áThe challenge has people everywhere dumping buckets of ice water over their heads in order to raise money for ALS. Here’s how it works. People post videos of themselves dumping bucket of freezing cold water over their heads […]

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Close to 4,000 Attend Acadian Mass During CMA 2014

| August 25, 2014

When faith is involved, Acadians come out by the thousands. “It’s beautiful to see all these families get together.,” said Joyce Plourde of St. Agatha. Close to 4 thousand people came together on Friday for an Acadian Day mass – held at the multipurpose center in Madawaska. Four bishops, one archbishop, and a number of […]

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Eleven Hot Air Balloons Launch Early Friday Morning

| August 22, 2014

Just as the sun comes up on a cool August morning, a group of pilots, passengers, and crew members wait anxiously to see whether or not they can launch hot air balloons from this location. “We call ballooning the hurry up and wait sport,” said pilot Janet Power. Of course that all depends on the […]

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