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Madwaska School Budget Debate Continues Between School and Municipal Budget Committees

| July 10, 2014

The town of Madawaska will be holding another public meeting early next week to once again try to approve a school budget for the upcoming school year. As it stands right now, school and town officials can’t agree on where cuts to a proposed budget should be made… Shawn Cunningham reports. Ginette Albert Madawaska Superintendent […]

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Preparations Almost Ready For World Acadian Congress Which Draws Closer

| July 9, 2014

It’s only a few weeks until thousands of people descend upon the St. John Valley and neighboring Canada for the World Acadian Congress 2014. Shawn Cunningham reports on the progress of preparations. Constance Beaulier Anderson is proudly putting up her acadian heritage flags. She’s excited about the World Acadian Congress coming to the Valley in […]

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Madawaska School Budget Fails to Pass Referendum Validation

| June 26, 2014

It’s back to the drawing board for the Madawaska School Department..the school budget failed to pass Tuesday’s referendum validation by more than 40 votes. “It sends the message, look at your budget again so we’ll look at the budget again,” said Ginette Albert, superintendent of schools. Residents had approved the the budget at the town […]

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Madawaska Four Corners Park Renovations Almost Complete

| March 6, 2014

A park renovation project in Madawaska is almost complete. Construction to renovate the Four Corners Park began in 2008. In the last six years, a lot has been done including new signs and monuments. And now the project is in the final phase of construction, just needing two more additions. The Four Corners Park in […]

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Madawaska Mega Bucks Winners Say Life Won’t Change

| February 28, 2014

What are the odds you could win the lottery. That’s exactly what happened to one lucky couple in Madawaska. They hit the MEGABUCKS JACKPOT for three million dollars. Jeanne and Robert Gagnon buy lottery tickets at Bob’s Neighborhood Inc. everyday. But on February 19th, Jeanne almost didn’t. At the last minute she changed her mind…and […]

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