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Emery “Legs” Labbe to Be Inducted into Maine Press Association Hall of Fame

Emery “Legs” Labbe to Be Inducted into Maine Press Association Hall of Fame

| October 25, 2013

“It’s a very rewarding career, journalism.” says¬†Emery ‘Legs’ Labbe as he reflects on the over three decades he spent working for the St John Valley Times. The longtime sportswriter and later publisher of the newspaper is known by almost everyone in the area, some even call him a living legend. “They know me because I […]

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UMFK Volleyball Finding Success on the Court

UMFK Volleyball Finding Success on the Court

| October 11, 2013

They practice 5 days a week– you can say the University of Maine-Fort Kent volleyball players are both dedicated and determined… Especially since they entered this season working to build a program that wasn’t around last year. “The girls have come together well and have communicated together well, and I’m really proud of them because […]

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One Year Later, Valley Motors Holds Grand Opening in Downtown Fort Kent

One Year Later, Valley Motors Holds Grand Opening in Downtown Fort Kent

| October 3, 2013

October 3rd, 2012 is a day that — for most people in Fort Kent — is impossible to forget. Carl Theriault, previous owner of Valley Auto said,¬†”I came in, got into my office, got my things organized and somebody yelled fire, fire” Paul Bouchard of Fort Kent says, “from my house I could see a […]

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Man Run Over By Garbage Truck

Man Run Over By Garbage Truck

| September 20, 2013

A Fort Kent man received serious injuries after stepping in front of a garbage truck in a parking lot on Market Street this morning. According to Fiddlehead Focus, witnesses at the scene say a Saucier’s Sanitation truck was pulling into the Doris’ Cafe. Kevin Pelletier, 51, of Fort Kent, had just finished eating breakfast and […]

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Fort Kent Family Thankful for Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Fort Kent Family Thankful for Carbon Monoxide Detectors

| September 18, 2013

The Dube family in Fort Kent enjoys some fun time outside. A very relaxed evening for these four, compared to two weeks ago… Stacy was home with her two boys one night and called Patrick at work, complaining about a funky smell in the house that made her and her son feel sick. Stacy Dube […]

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