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Higher Education Institutions Recommit to Aroostook Aspirations Initiative

Higher Education Institutions Recommit to Aroostook Aspirations Initiative

| January 13, 2014

Its been a year since Aroostook Aspirations launched to tackle the issue of youth outmigration and a struggling county workforce as a result of it. Since their launch…many schools, county businesses and economic development groups have jumped on board the initiative’s bandwagon. Now a new announcement that will help further their cause. County high school […]

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Fr. James Nadeau to Receive Achiever Award

Fr. James Nadeau to Receive Achiever Award

| January 6, 2014

FORT KENT—Fr. James Nadeau, Pastor of St. John Vianney Parish in Fort Kent has been selected to receive the 2014 Maine Educational Opportunity Association Achiever Award for his educational accomplishments and contributions to the community. Fr. Nadeau will be honored at the association’s annual conference on Tuesday, January 7, at 7:30 p.m. at the Four […]

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One Year After Sandy Hook Tragedy, County Schools Becoming Safer

One Year After Sandy Hook Tragedy, County Schools Becoming Safer

| December 12, 2013

On Thursday afternoon, students in Mrs. Ouellette’s first grade classroom were doing lessons on their iPads….hard to believe it was just about a year ago when a gunman walked into an elementary school just like Fort Kent Elementary School and killed twenty students and six staff members. Tim Doak: “I automatically thought back to my […]

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Astronaut Inspires Valley Students to Reach for the Stars

Astronaut Inspires Valley Students to Reach for the Stars

| November 8, 2013

Astronaut Chris Cassidy is inspiring students in the Valley to reach for the stars. On Friday he showed up to Fort Kent Community High School dressed in his blue NASA jumpsuit. He shared stories, pictures, and videos from the six months he just spent in space. Cassidy says, “I love looking out at the planet, […]

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Retired Fort Kent Teacher Donates Thousands of Dollars Worth of Old Supplies to Rec Department

Retired Fort Kent Teacher Donates Thousands of Dollars Worth of Old Supplies to Rec Department

| November 1, 2013

Pat Richard lights up as she goes through all the school supplies and materials she accumulated throughout her 45 years as a teacher. Hand made projects – books – games – every last item holding memories of her time helping children learn. All of this that used to live in her classroom, now sits in […]

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