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County folks remember fallen heroes at Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetary in Caribou

County folks remember fallen heroes at Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetary in Caribou

| May 25, 2015

Remembering those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.┬áVeterans and non-veterans, people young and old, those who knew fallen heroes and those who didn’t, came together in Caribou this Memorial Day to honor those who gave their lives in service of this country. “It’s important to remember that it could have easily been me […]

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Relay for Life series part 1: Celebrate Survivors

Relay for Life series part 1: Celebrate Survivors

| May 20, 2015

Adrianna McCarty, Loomis Craig, and Karin Howe are three very different people at three very different stages of life. One a young mother, another an experienced teacher, and the other enjoying retirement. But these three have one common denominator. They survived cancer. “It’s gone, I’m here, I can carry on…it was kind of like a […]

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St. Francis residents vote for town to take ownership of school building

St. Francis residents vote for town to take ownership of school building

| May 11, 2015

St Francis residents want to keep their school building. They made that quite clear this weekend by unanimously voting for their community to take ownership of the building that is currently part of SAD 27. A move SAD 27 Superintendent Tim Doak says was vital. “That’s where they have their community meetings, that’s where they […]

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Fort Kent town council to consider adopting Complete Streets policy

Fort Kent town council to consider adopting Complete Streets policy

| May 8, 2015

It could be Fort Kent’s new way of looking at their roads…seeing them as transportation avenues for people, not just vehicles. “Whether they’re in vehicles or on a bicycle or walking…or even if they have some sort of mobility assistance that they need a wheelchair,” said Power of Prevention Community Outreach Coordinator Julie Daigle. The […]

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UMFK President Hess will miss Fort Kent community, students sad to see him retire

UMFK President Hess will miss Fort Kent community, students sad to see him retire

| May 7, 2015

Ask president Wilson Hess what makes him proud of the University Maine at of Fort Kent…and he’ll give you a long list. That list would include a strong athletics program and a growing enrollment. But ask him what makes it special, and he’ll say the people. And that’s why his decision to retire wasn’t an […]

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