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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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Medical Monday 4.28.14: Teen Launched Run/Walk To Promote Depression Awareness

| April 30, 2014

A young woman is leading the way in her community of Fort Kent, promoting physical fitness as a proactive way to combat depression and teen suicide. As Shawn Cunningham reports in this week’s Medical Monday, momentum is building for a walk and run that will put mental health issues in a NEON SPOTLIGHT. After a […]

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UMFK Holds 5th Annual Scholars’ Symposium

| April 25, 2014

”The Language of Learning’ was the theme of the fifth annual Scholars Symposium held on Thursday and Friday at the University of Maine at Fort Kent. “It’s really good for the students because it allows them to showcase work that they’ve been working on over the past year and show how important their work can […]

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UMFK Hosts “Earth Day…Everyday” Event for Fort Kent Youngsters

| April 14, 2014

This slightly warm weather took some youngsters from inside the classroom to a different ENVIRONMENT. A college campus to be more exact. And it’s a different lesson of higher learning these kids were getting…one that hopefully has them appreciating the environment for years to come. Shawn Cunningham explains. These wide eyed Fort Kent youngsters are […]

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Fort Kent Residents Concerned About Flooding

| March 28, 2014

It’s getting to be that time of the year, when Fort Kent residents start to get a little anxious about what might happen to the St. John river when the snow melts. “Everybody’s concerned about flooding..am I concerned about flooding? All depends on Mother Nature,” said Mickey McBreairty of Fort Kent. Town manager Don Guimond […]

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