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After Three Snowmobiling Incidents, St. John Valley Man Says He Has Learned Lesson

After Three Snowmobiling Incidents, St. John Valley Man Says He Has Learned Lesson

| March 19, 2014

For 65-year-old Paul Lessard, getting on a snowmobile and traveling through the woods of the St. John Valley is like living a second childhood. “It’s so hard to explain, ya know, what’s down around the next corner? Then you get there and you see the next corner and you just want to keep on going,” […]

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After Community Offers Support, Fiddlehead Focus Plans to Move Forward

After Community Offers Support, Fiddlehead Focus Plans to Move Forward

| August 15, 2013

Fiddlehead Focus founder Andrew Birden has reported many difficult stories – tragic fires, deadly accidents, and the like. But what he published on Wednesday was perhaps the hardest thing he’s ever had to write – telling his readers the paper had printed its final issue. Andrew Birden, publisher and founder of the Fiddlehead Focus says, […]

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Acadian Bus Tour Part of Upcoming World Acadian Congress 2014

Acadian Bus Tour Part of Upcoming World Acadian Congress 2014

| August 6, 2013

These ployes are hot off the griddle for these travelers right off this tour bus…and stopping in at Bouchard’s Family Farm and store. Its one of four pitstops along a bus tour throughout the St. John Valley today, a trial run for next summer’s World Acadian Congress that will host up to 50 thousand people. […]

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Fort Kent Five Years Later

Fort Kent Five Years Later

| May 2, 2013

We finish up our coverage on the five year anniversary of the St. John and Fish river floods of 2008. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli spoke to folks in Fort Kent Thursday about how far they’ve come over the past five years.

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St. John Valley Flood: The Five Year Anniversary

St. John Valley Flood: The Five Year Anniversary

| April 30, 2013

Tuesday marked the five year anniversary of the historic 2008 flood in the St. John Valley. We begin our series looking back on the devastating flood. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli has more on why the water got so high.

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