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Organizations in St. John Valley work to improve oral health of young kids

| January 15, 2015

Making little teeth sparkle and shine! Five organizations in the St. John Valley have come together to improve oral health care for young kids. “It’s a lifetime effect. Statistically, children miss a lot of school because of dental decay or pain related to their mouth. And then ongoing through life it’s self esteem or even […]

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SAD 27 Could Move Forward to Close St. Francis School, Community Members Fight to Keep it Open

| January 5, 2015

“When you lose your school, you lose the heart of your community,” said Colleen McBreairty, who ┬áis passionate about keeping the St. Francis elementary school open. That’s why she and others have worked as a committee since August to try to find some solutions. “It’s a good school and there’s good people here. And the […]

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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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Astronaut Inspires Valley Students to Reach for the Stars

| November 8, 2013

Astronaut Chris Cassidy is inspiring students in the Valley to reach for the stars. On Friday he showed up to Fort Kent Community High School dressed in his blue NASA jumpsuit. He shared stories, pictures, and videos from the six months he just spent in space. Cassidy says, “I love looking out at the planet, […]

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Part 2: Training for a Trade

| February 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Now it’s time to continue with Part 2 of a three-part series, Training for a Trade. In this report, Gina DiPietro takes us to a new Criminal Justice program offered by the University of Maine at Fort Kent. And as she explains, you don’t have to live in the Valley to take the course.

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