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Inaugural Firing and Ribbon Cutting Held Today for Biomass Project in Fort Kent

| February 28, 2014

It was an exciting day here in Fort Kent! Folks from all over came together to celebrate the inaugural firing and ribbon cutting of a 5.5 million dollar biomass project. “To see this today, is amazing,” said John Martin, director for sustainability development at UMFK. A significant milestone was marked Friday in the Pleasant Street […]

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Thousands Expected to Pack Fort Kent For Can-Am Sled Dog Races in a Week

| February 21, 2014

Folks in Fort Kent and beyond look forward to them all year – the Can Am Crown International Sled Dog Races. And they’re just about a week away. This year though, the races overlap with the biathlon world championships being held in Presque Isle — and so Can-Am President Beurmond Banville says spectators will have […]

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Fort Kent Man Pleads Guilty to Stealing Drugs

| February 19, 2014

Bangor, Maine:  United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Roland Roy, Jr., 51, of Fort Kent, pled guilty Wednesday in United States District Court to stealing Hydrocodone.           According to court records, Roy was a pharmacy technician at Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC) when NMMC realized that a large quantity of Hydrocodone […]

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The Scent of a Woman: Fort Kent Soap Lady Bubbling with New Business Success

| February 7, 2014

People in the St. John Valley are enjoying the many SCENTS OF A FORT KENT WOMAN. Its early morning and Alicia Schenk (SHENK) is cooking up something good. Fragrant smells woft from her kitchen. But this recipe can’t be devoured. Instead its meant to be LATHERED. Schenk (SHENK) launched her own soapmaking business a year […]

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Fire At GB and D Farms is Third Major Fire in Fort Kent in Two Years

| January 24, 2014

It’s the third major fire in the Fort Kent community in less than two years. A devastating fire at GB and D farms Potato Warehouse on Thursday night. “It’s hard on everybody..words can’t express it,” says Denis Pelletier, partner at GB and D farms. The fire broke out around 7:30, thankfully no one was inside […]

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