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SAD 27 to reintroduce music program

FORT KENT, Maine — Music will be returning to the halls of School Administrative District 27 after eight years without the program. SAD 27 School board members met Wednesday and unanimously voted to hire a new teacher to help rebuild the schools’ music program. According to Superintendent Ben Sirois, the program in Fort Kent was dissolved in 2014 due to a lack of student participation.
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Fort Kent Criminal Docket – January 2022

FORT KENT, Maine – The following cases were heard under the Aroostook Criminal Docket at the Fort Kent Courthouse during the month of January. Lori Ann Davis, 30, Presque Isle: Eluding an officer, dismissed; reckless conduct, $250 fine. Andrew J. Torres, 26, Van Buren: Domestic violence assault, six months...
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Fort Kent native is finalist for nutrition award

ORONO, Maine — Lily Brickman of Fort Kent has been named as a finalist for the Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Science Abstract Recognition Award Program in Community and Public Health Nutrition, a program of the American Society for Nutrition (ASN) which recognizes the highest quality research presented by students and young investigators at Nutrition 2022 Live Online.
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How Your DNA Could Be Used to Help Solve Cold Cases

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine (WAGM) - Forensic Genetic Genealogy has helped close cold cases, including, most recently, the Frenchville Baby Jane Doe cold case. Recently WAGM brought you a new development in that Case on how State Police located the mother, which has raised questions regarding the use of forensic genetic genealogy.
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K of C lotto winner, June 6-12, 2022

FORT KENT, Maine — The Fort Kent Knights of Columbus have announced the winner of their ongoing lotto fundraiser for the previous week. The Super 50 Lotto winner for the week of June 6-12 was Brittany Lane of Allagash, who won the sum of $370.
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This Village will Have the Most Hours of Summer Solstice Daylight in Maine

A small village in Maine will have nearly 16 hours of daylight on the longest day of the year. Summer officially arrives at 5:13 a.m. Tuesday, June 21. The summer solstice is the longest daylight of the year. According to the National Weather Service in Caribou, Bangor will see 15 hours, 35 minutes, and 25 seconds of daylight. The daylight will last the longest in Maine's most northern location.
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Mother Matched Using Genetic Database in Baby Jane Doe Cold Case

FRENCHVILLE, Maine (WAGM) - A new development in regards to the 36 year old cold case of Baby Jane Doe. Further details have been released on how Maine State Police tracked down the mother. NewsSource8′s Brian Bouchard has the story. “This case took three years, about 2 and a...
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100th anniversary of the current cross site

In June, 1785, after an arduous 10 day journey up the St. John River from St. Anne, the first group of Acadian families set foot on the south shore of the St. John River on land that had been granted to them by the New Brunswick government. They had landed...
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NorState FCU opts to award eight scholarships instead of six

Every year, NorState Federal Credit Union sets out to award six $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors. After reading this year’s applications though, six didn’t seem like enough. “This year, due to the outstanding caliber of all applicants, NorState FCU has increased its awarded scholarships from six...
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After years of discussions, Fort Kent council approves dog park

FORT KENT, Maine – The prospect of building a dog park in Fort Kent has bounced on and off town council agendas for years, but the park is expected to become a reality this summer. The council voted unanimously on Monday, June 13, to approve the purchase of fencing...
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Madawaska elects school committee members, approves school budget

MADAWASKA, Maine — Two popular Madawaska-based photographers have won seats on the town’s board of selectmen and school committee in Tuesday’s election. Three seats were filled for the school committee, while only one spot on the select board was available. Voters also approved the school’s budget for the upcoming year.
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