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On Friday, Sens. Collins and Jon Tester, D-Montana, sent a letter to the U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos rebuking the department for its actions.

Collins, fellow senators push to reverse rejections of education grant applications over minor errors

On Friday, Sens. Collins and Jon Tester, D-Montana, sent a letter to the U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos rebuking the department for its actions.
Community

Madawaska Police & Local Ice Cream Vendor Team Up to Keep Kids Safe

Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton

County senator creates bill to amend sexual assault laws

In some cases where sexual assault charge has been reported, the state could only charge the offender with furnishing liquor to a minor, one DA said.
Outdoors

UMFK plans 2nd Jim Grandmaison Bike Tour on May 6

Chiclet amused herself for a time during a long layover in Montreal watching planes take off and land. The Rusty Metal Farm house dog is well on her way to becoming a savvy traveler.
JULIA BAYLY

Now that she’s seen Winnipeg, how do I keep Chiclet down on the farm?

In my travels I had seen numerous people on planes with their tiny dogs. How difficult could this be?
The County Federal Credit Union is proud to help with a $25,000 donation to the new Pre-K to Eighth Grade School. A donation was made to Friends of Caribou Schools committee members to help fund the $2.3 million dollars needed for a gymnasium and expanded music space. Present for the presentation were Committee Member Lynn McNeal, Ryan Ellsworth; President and CEO of The County Federal Credit Union, and fellow Committee Members Bob White, Robert Sprague and Sam Collins.

The County Federal Credit Union supports local efforts to raise funds for the New Pre-K to Eighth Grade School in Caribou

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Moving from New York to rural Maine inspired this boy’s love of birds

“Birding allows me to lose myself,” Bill Sheehan said. “Time seems to stop. It’s a great escape. I can do it every day because there’s always something new to see and learn.”

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Aroostook Sports

ARCA Series driver Austin Theriault (52) celebrates winning the Lucas Oil Complete Engine Treatment 200 at Daytona International Speedway.

Fort Kent driver to help Auburn racer at Saturday PASS event

Austin Theriault, who leads the ARCA points standings, will serve as adviser and crew chief for Auburn’s Travis Stearns at the 12th Easter Bunny 150 Pro All-Stars Series National Championship race.
  • UMaine-Fort Kent athletics returning to NAIA
  • Youth lacrosse finally arrives in Aroostook County
  • Basketball memories still resonate with first BDN All-Maine boys team
  • 41 years of stars: BDN All-Maine Schoolgirl Basketball teams, 1977 to 2017