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Fort Kent, Maine is located in Aroostook County. Zip codes in Fort Kent, ME include 04743. The median home price in Fort Kent is $125,000. More Fort Kent information.

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21 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Should the Fort Kent-area district close a school to balance a budget?

ST. FRANCIS, Maine - District residents on the western edge of School Administrative District 27 in northern Maine acknowledge the need for substantial budget cuts in the wake of lost state revenues and rising costs of education.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Watching the ice run is the biggest show in town this time of year

Hinckley has its buzzards and Capistrano its swallows, and while predictable, ice-outs on the Allagash and St. John rivers are every bit as reliable a sign of spring.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Fort Kent-area administrators look to cut $1.8 million from school budget

In order to meet $1.8 million in board-mandated cuts, SAD 27 administrators said everything is on the table, including closing a school and laying off staff.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Cupcakes a sweet way to aid Walk to End Alzheimer's

If you missed the fun last year, now is your chance to take part. Put on your favorite apron or to see the unique and very decorative cupcakes that were on display and to watch the judging," said Kristie Miner, admissions coordinator at Westgate.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Bangor Daily News

UMFK to offer co-ed soccer, basketball summer camps

The University of Maine at Fort Kent Athletic department will offer a weeklong day co-ed soccer and basketball camps this summer.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

WMUR-TV Manchester

Rapid Media's Reel Paddling Film Festival World Tour comes to NH

The best paddling films from around the world will be coming to New Hampshire next Wednesday when the Rapid Media's Reel Paddling Film Festival World Tour 2014 comes to the Red River Theaters.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Bangor Daily News

UMFK to host "Earth Day - Every Day"

The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host its annual "Earth Day - Every Day," as a kick-off of Earth Day, to be held on Friday, April 11 at the Sports Center from 12:45 to 2:10 pm.

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Bangor Daily News

The state motto should be: 'Maine is for Maniacs'

"Virginia is for lovers." Now, there's a state slogan that works like a charm, at least for luring tourists.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Aroostook Medical Center nurse finds another passion in mushing,...

While most in The County are longing for spring, one TAMC nurse is happy that winter seems to be sticking around this year, thanks to another passion she has in addition to her nursing career.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Our Opinion: Here's your sign, but it must meet sensible guidelines

Along the interstate and turnpike, brown signs direct motorists to destinations not immediately off an exit.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Bangor Daily News

TAMC nurse finds another passion in mushing, plans to compete in Can-Am 250 in 2015

While most in The County are longing for spring, one TAMC nurse is happy that winter seems to be sticking around this year thanks to another passion she has in addition to her nursing career.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Bangor Daily News

The Ghost of Paul Revere - Performance at College of the Atlantic

Born of the waters of the Saco River, brothers in all but name, the Ghost of Paul Revere is Maine's holler-folk band.

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Bangor Daily News

Umfk's Hobbins Selected to Partake in Two-Year Geospatial Education and Technology Grant Program

University of Maine at Fort Kent Professor of Forestry and Environmental Studies Dave Hobbins has been selected as one of only 18 faculty, nationwide, to participate in an Integrated Geospatial Education and Technology Training grant.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Downtown food co-op and cafe could sprout in Gardiner by summer's end

A locally sourced food cooperative and cafe could open in a city storefront later this year, and its organizers say it'll fill a void in the capital area.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Maine plan would remove about a third of highway signs

A proposed plan to remove or alter nearly a third of signs on Maine highways directing motorists toward secondary destinations is taking heat in many of the state's cities and towns.

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Bangor Daily News

Fort Kent Woman Wins Battle With Cancer

July of 2013 was difficult for Louise Dionne of Fort Kent for many reasons: it was the one year anniversary of her mother's passing and it was when she was unexpectedly diagnosed with stage 4 appendiceal cancer.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Images of the 2008 Fort Kent flood

A confluence of Fish River and St. John River overspill could be seen on East Main Street in downtown Fort Kent on April 30, 2008.

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Bangor Daily News

'It is a concern': Pair of bridges raises possibility of ice jams on St. John River

New pilings are visible through the rusty framework of the existing international bridge in Fort Kent connecting Maine to New Brunswick.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Franco-American heritage celebrated at the State House

Aroostook County legislators with Gene Perreault and family. Left to right: Sen. Troy Jackson, D-Aroostook County, Pat Voisine, Hubert Perreault, Gene Pererault, Rep. Mike Nadeau, D-Fort Kent, and Rep. Ken Theriault, D-Madawaska.

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Sat Mar 22, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Program hopes $100 scholarships will inspire Maine students to attend college

Students at Brownville Elementary School participated in a workshop presented by Bob Stuart, director of Maine College Circle.

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