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Nordic Trail Festival Kicks off For Ninth Year

| August 1, 2014

All was quiet at the Nordic Heritage Center on Friday at noontime, but it was about to get busy. Back for it’s ninth year…is the Nordic Trail festival. “There’s smiles on everybody’s faces, we put on a good show, and we make everybody feel special,” said chief of competition Chad McPherson. The weekend festival combines […]

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New International Bridge Opens After Much Anticipation

| August 1, 2014

A coming together of two countries..to celebrate the new bridge that connects them. “It represents a connection between Maine and New Brunswick, of the US and Canada, of economics and community and heritage. Much like our two regions, this is a bridge to be proud of,” said Maine DOT commissioner David Bernhardt. Officials from both […]

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Madawaska Budget Fails Another Referendum Vote

| July 30, 2014

Ginette Albert has looked through and made edits to the budget binder more times than she can count over the last few months. It’s the proposed Madawaska 2014-15 School Budget — and after Tuesday night’s referendum vote, she’s going to have to do it again. “To be honest with you, I was disappointed…when we presented […]

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Millville Fire Hall, Village Office Burn Monday Morning, Second Fire in York County in A Week

| July 28, 2014

It’s dejavu in York County… Monday morning was the second time in just a week that flames tore through a fire hall and village office in that part of New Brunswick. “It’s quite a loss to the community..everybody’s still in shock I think it hasn’t really set in,” said resident Jeff Mills. Not much is […]

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Northern Maine Fair Returns For 160th Year

| July 25, 2014

The wheel is turning, the fries are cooking, and the sheep are┬áready to go too. Looks, smells, and sounds like the ever popular Northern Maine Fair…is back in town. “We get very excited to see that we’ve brought something to the community that people really enjoy,” said president Carol Bell. (VO) It’s a longstanding Aroostook […]

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