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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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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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