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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 $124,000. More Fort Kent information.

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Fort Kent Blockhouse has guarded the border for 175 years

This undated photo from the late 19th century shows the area around the Fort Kent Blockhouse before it became a residential neighborhood.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

National Public Radio

Weekend Musher Finds Dogs Keep Her Hanging On

Julia Bayly of Fort Kent, Maine, works as a reporter at the Bangor Daily News. Her passion outside of work is dog sledding.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Color Run in Fort Kent

With color runs being popular in southern parts of the state, Color ME is a color run for the St. John Valley.

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Detroit Free Press

Michigan native helps others with wounded warrior camp in Maine

In this photo provided by the All Veterans Group, U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills, bottom, makes a parachute jump with the help of an All Veterans Parachute Team member over northern Maine on Aug. 9, 2014.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Bangor Daily News

5,000-duck flotilla invades Fort Kent for International Duck Derby

Five thousand rubber ducks wait in the back of George Pelletier's potato truck for the start of the International Duck Derby in Fort Kent on Sunday.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Bangor Daily News

'An overwhelming success': World Acadian Congress wraps up,...

The 2014 World Acadian Congress wraps up this weekend, but organizers are determined the economic and cultural impacts will continue long after the festivals and parties are over.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Innovation and Service - a win/win for the County

Students across The County are lining up to participate in the inaugural Heidi's Hope Serve-a-Thon, scheduled for October 18 at eight schools participating in this year's pilot project.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Bangor Daily News

World Acadian Congress the stuff of which memories are made

I remember sitting on my couch five years ago on a Sunday afternoon when Lise Pelletier, director of the Acadian Archives in Fort Kent, called to tell me the St. John Valley had just been chosen to join New Brunswick and Quebec in hosting the 2014 World Acadian Congress.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Fort Kent-area school board agrees to give residents time to save St. Francis School

The St. Francis Elementary School and its 34 students got a reprieve Monday night when the SAD 27 board of directors tabled a vote recommending the school be closed and the students bused to Fort Kent.

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Bangor Daily News

UMFK Honored as a National College of Distinction

The University of Maine at Fort Kent has been selected as a national College of Distinction for the 2014 - 2015 academic year.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Out of the dark and into the digital age

Rockport, Maine Media Workshops and College, Network Maine and GWI worked together during the past year to extend ultra-fast internet service to Rockport Village.

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Bangor Daily News

Faces of the World Acadian Congress: Family, friends and fun

Sonia: Partly! My grandmother is a Dugas from up Caraquet way. Natalie is a Poitras.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Bangor Daily News

World Acadian Congress features smaller reunions, too

Do you wish you had gone to the World Acadian Congress in northern Maine and parts of Quebec and New Brunswick? The event is still going strong, with dozens of activities scheduled from now through Sunday, Aug. 24, and everyone is welcome.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Tidbits from the World Acadian Congress

Something about hearing "collect them all," makes me want to, well, collect them all.

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Bangor Daily News

Successful Tour de la Vallee

Fort Kent ~ In its twenty-fourth year, the Tour de la Vallee garnered the support of one hundred and four participants on August 10th.

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Bangor Daily News

Tour de L'Acadie bike ride touches all parts of Acadia of the Lands and Forests

Acadia of the Lands and Forest covering portions of Maine, New Brunswick and Quebec is the host region for the 2014 World Acadian Congress.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Bangor Daily News

World Acadian Congress all about bringing families together - 120 of them, actually

Canoers and kayakers make their way to Solider Pond for the Saucier family reunion in Wallagrass on Sunday as part of the 2014 World Acadian Congress.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

American Legion Magazine

Legion, Travis Mills join forces for veterans center, museum

American Legion Post 133 in Fort Kent, Maine, joined forces with a quadruple amputee and the state's first lady for a benefit concert Aug. 9 to raise money for the Northern Maine Veterans Museum & Community Center.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Texarkana Gazette

Wounded soldier skydives with first lady of Maine

Associated Press In this photo provided by the All Veterans Group, U.S. Army Staff Sgt.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Bangor Daily News

International ceremony opens 2014 World Acadian Congress

The opening ceremony for the 2014 World Acadian Congress was live streamed from the shores of Beau Lake in Quebec.

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