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Local Author and Photographer Team Up For Book About St. John Valley

| July 14, 2014

To Dottie Hutchins, the St. John Valley is more than a place, it’s a feeling. “There’s something really special about the’s a feeling of community, it’s a feeling of the family connection that people have,” she said. Hutchins’ love for the area started in Fort Kent – the first time she watched the Can-Am […]

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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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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

| 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

| 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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