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Presque Isle area From our Files – Week of April 17, 2024

25 Years Ago – April 21, 1999
Easton Kiwanis president received an award — Easton Kiwanis president Barbara Blackstone was presented an award at the club’s April 15 meeting by member, Mary (Mike) Carter. The award was for being an Outstanding Citizen and chosen as the Aroostook County All-Star of the Year by WAGM-TV.

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Caribou area From our Files – Week of April 17, 2024

75 Years Ago – April 21, 1949
Plan outdoor theater to open this summer on the Presque Isle road — Eight acres of land on the Ralph Hitchings farm, Presque Isle road, Caribou have been purchased by Gordon Wilcox, Washburn, and Lewis Christie, Presque Isle, who plan to set up an outdoor movie theater, to be ready for use the early part of this summer.

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Houlton area From our Files – Week of April 17, 2024

50 Years Ago – April 17, 1974

Model Dream Homes – New Concept — Working with the new concept of career education, students of Alan Hale’s industrial arts class at Houlton High School have designed and are building to scale, model homes.

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St. John Valley area From our Files – Week of April 10, 2024

50 Years Ago — April 10, 1974
  Morneault house dates from 1857 – The Morneault house in Grand Isle has been given to the Living Heritage Vivant Historical Society. There is a very special reason that every effort should be made to preserve this house. It is one of the oldest houses still in existence along the valley.

Logo for the Knights of Columbus
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K of C lotto winner, 18-24, 2024

The Fort Kent Knights of Columbus have announced the winner of their ongoing lotto fundraiser for the previous week.

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St. John Valley area From our Files – Week of April 3, 2024

25 Years Ago — April 7, 1999
Beard be gone – Before the entire Fort Kent Elementary School population, Principal Gary Stevens had to come clean on his challenge. Stevens challenged the students to collect double the amount of General Mills box tops this year over last, as part of a PTA fundraiser. If the students met their goal, Stevens promised to shave his beard before the entire student body.

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Presque Isle area From our Files – Week of April 10, 2024

99 Years Ago – April 9, 1925
Forming a Boys’ Garden Club — County Agent Beverly was in town and met with sixteen boys at the High School for the purpose of forming a Boys’ Garden Club under the leadership of Wallace Higgings with Clifton Higgins acting as assistant leader