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Photo of a portrait of slain Aroostook County Sheriff's deputy Harold Hillman

Aroostook officer seeks national recognition for deputy slain 100 years ago

ISLAND FALLS | On Dec. 21, 1914, Aroostook County Sheriff’s Deputy Harold C. Hillman left his Island Falls home for what his wife thought …
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NMMC Meets Meaningful Use

Peter Sirois, CEO at Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC), announced that it has successfully attested to meeting the requirements for Stage 2 Meaningful Use (MU2) …
Kevin Lavoie, Forest Hill Administrator; Norma Deschaine; Doris Stevens, Guild President; Diane Fongemie, Guild Secretary; Joan Sylvain; Amelia Stevens, Santa’s Elf; Janet Saucier, Guild Treasurer
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Bringing Cheer

Fort Kent ~ On December 16th, despite inclement weather, members of the Northern Maine Medical Center Guild set out to bring holiday cheer to hospital …
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Propane Leak

Fort Kent ~ With the Emergency Room Renovation Project in full swing, Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC) chose a realistic scenario to simulate a disaster …

Maine high court vacates judgment over breath test in alleged drunken driving case

PRESQUE ISLE | A Sinclair man found guilty of drunken driving last fall succeeded in getting his conviction overturned by the state’s highest court. …
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Northern Maine Community College nursing students and the “well elders” they visited this fall gathered for the annual Well Elder Tea at NMCC in Presque Isle.  Participating in the event were front row, from left: Lassana Dorleh, Kristen Long, Kaprice Tompkins and Hannah Eaton. Second row, seated from left: Marie Hewitt, Nancy Roe, Peggy Woodman, Carolyn Hallett, Joan Butler, Joyce Davis, Suzi James, Helen McConnell and Shirley Giberson.  Third row, seated from left: Jack Parker, Stephanie Dane, Eleonora Toussaint, Okwuchi Uchendu, Shaena Pelletier, Anne Roy and Sharon Roix. Fourth row, standing from left: Pam Willett, Crystal Pipes, Brian Wing, Linda Wing, Bob Leland, Stephanie Plourde, Lois Shaw, Sarah Carver, Steve Davis, Ron Kofstad, Ashley Martin, Adam Murchison, Dave Maxy, Marti-Rae Bell, Reed Gagnon, Lossene Dorleh and Olga Lambruschini.

NMCC Honors “Well Elders”

A Christmas caroling memory

by Ardeana Hamlin of The Weekly Staff   As the Christmas season arrived when I …
KATHRYN OLMSTEAD
Maurice Bartlett, a legendary wood scaler employed by Quebec lumber baron Edouard LaCroix in the 1920s, was the inspiration for the main character in Leonard Hutchins' book, "Bon Homme."

The making of a good man

Winter storm expected to wind down throughout Thursday

CARIBOU | Much of Maine woke up Thursday morning to fresh snow on the …

UMFK Foundation supporting its executive director in wake of allegations

FORT KENT | Board members of a nonprofit foundation designed to support the University …

Tractor-trailer overturns as northwestern Maine hit by another storm

CARIBOU | Parts of northwestern Maine could see up to a foot of fresh …

Truck rollover closes Route 11 north of Patten

Maine State Police are reporting both lanes of Route 11 north of …
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Fort Kent Community High School first trimester honor roll

Fort Kent Community High School First trimester honor roll Grade 12, high honors: Steffany Caron, …
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