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Aroostook EMA’s Presence During the World Acadian Congress

| July 25, 2014

“The World Acadian Congress is something new to our office. Back in March, some of the local public service agencies asked us to get involved with the emergency planning process,” says Director of the Aroostook Emergency Management Agency, Darren Woods. And Woods has been busy ever since. The event is expected to bring in 50-60 […]

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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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World Acadian Congress Adding Spiritual Component To Calendar of Events

| June 11, 2014

The World Acadian Congress is just around the corner. 57 days away in fact. We told you yesterday a little about a new event that’s being added to the already busy calendar of activities. Shawn Cunningham reports how this new addition will help unify thousands of people. Plans are underway for the upcoming World Acadian […]

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Tourism Summit Held at Nordic Heritage Center

| May 28, 2014

“Aroostook County has to do its fair share, and this is how you learn how to do what needs to be done,” said Steve Dobson, who owns both of the Aroostook Hospitality Inns. He says every year the state brings in more than five billion dollars in tourism and the county only gets one percent […]

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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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