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Van Buren Graduate Put His Welding Skills to the Test

Van Buren Graduate Put His Welding Skills to the Test

| July 8, 2015

After 180 hours of planning and welding,┬áVan Buren graduate, Ben Poitras, reveals this metal masterpiece. Weighing in at 13.3 pounds, this dragon took home the gold at the state level. “We competed in Bangor this spring in March. You have to win a gold medal to compete in Kentucky, and Ben was able to win […]

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Class has Started at AP University

Class has Started at AP University

| June 22, 2015

Photographer Jill Doucette is setting up her camera, trying to find the best angle possible for her latest shoot. After many years of sharpening her skills, she wants to give back to others. “We’re launching AP University, which is Aroostook Photo University. It’s gonna be a series of classes to educate Aroostook County residents about […]

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McClung Steps in As Van Buren Town Manager

McClung Steps in As Van Buren Town Manager

| July 10, 2014

He’s Van Buren’s new head honcho. Dan McClung stepped in as the new town manager of the St. John valley community last week. “The people have just been great to me..the community is everything I thought it was,” said McClung. McClung is excited to lead a community that wants to grow. And he’s certainly hitting […]

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County Folks Give Mixed Reviews About Beneath The Harvest Sky

County Folks Give Mixed Reviews About Beneath The Harvest Sky

| April 29, 2014

County folks are giving mixed reviews on the movie shot and set in Van Buren. They’ve been going to watch Beneath the Harvest Sky in Houlton and Caribou since it came out on Friday and walking out of the theatre with an opinion. “I went on Facebook after I saw it and I said ‘go […]

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Quebec Communities Named Part of Grand Riviere Region…Now Will Share in Upcoming World Acadian Congress Celebration

Quebec Communities Named Part of Grand Riviere Region…Now Will Share in Upcoming World Acadian Congress Celebration

| April 10, 2014

Excitement about the upcoming World Acadian Congress is building. Today a caravan of Canadian dignitaries were in Van Buren getting a preview of what other tourists will get when they arrive for the Congress this summer. They ARRIVED as tourists, and as Shawn Cunningham reports THEY LEFT entirely changed. Pleasantries and proclamations were exchanged as […]

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