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Fort Kent Named 27th Business Friendly Community in Maine

| June 26, 2014

It’s a big deal for the little town that could. Fort Kent is Maine’s newest certified business friendly community. “We’re really ecstatic about the recognition and we look forward to inviting more and more businesses here,” said Skyla Hamilton, executive director of the Greater Houlton Area Chamber of Commerce. “It’s a reaffirmation of the efforts […]

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New Fort Kent Police Chief Reflects on First Month on the Job

| June 19, 2014

It’s almost hard to recognize the police chief’s office in Fort Kent…there’s new paint on the walls, a new wooden desk, and a new guy in charge. Tom Pelletier has been the town’s police chief for more than a month now. “It’s almost like taking a drink out of a fire hydrant,” said Pelletier. He¬†took […]

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UMFK Biomass Boiler Project Near Completion

| June 13, 2014

The heat is on in Fort Kent. The new biomass boiler project connecting UMFK, Fort Kent Community High School is almost completed. Shawn Cunningham reports on the finishing touches that still have to be implemented. This is an important meeting of the minds. The meetings of the project committee for the biomass boiler initiative that […]

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St. Francis Students Go to School in Fort Kent As Manhunt Continues

| June 2, 2014

No one was inside the St. Francis Elementary School on Monday. Students, teachers, and staff were all sent to Fort Kent Elementary School, as their bus driver and head custodian is wanted in connection with a shooting death of his girlfriend over the weekend. SAD 27 Superintendent Tim Doak said, “with the increase of police […]

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Construction on New International Bridge Will Cause Detours For Heavy Trucks

| May 22, 2014

Crews are hard at work in Fort Kent — they continue to make progress on the new international bridge, which should be open to traffic towards the end of the summer – but before then, there will be some vehicle restrictions. From June 16th through July 13th, vehicles inbound and outbound measuring 9 feet wide […]

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