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Honor Rolls | Print |
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 08:46

Honor Rolls

Caribou High School

     Caribou High School recently announced the third-quarter honor roll for 2014-2015. Achieving top grades were:
    GRADE 9 — Highest honors: Hallie Caron, Makenzie Conroy, Camryn Langille and Gabrielle Marquis. High honors: Alec Cyr, Evan Desmond, Meagan Dube, Camden Dumont, Adessa Judd, McKena Lay, Ashley Matlock, Liam McMillon, Matthew Nadeau, Megan Ouellette, Joshua Quist, Ciara Richards, Ariel Rosado, Nicholas Sleeper and Kyra Thibeault. Honors: Margeaux Beaulieu, Seth Beidelman, Chandler Bell, Sheridan Blackstone, Kevin Bolton, Rieley Bossie, Calandra Brown, Moriah Connolly, Ashleigh Craig, Adrieanna Damboise, Rachel Davis, Kyleigh DeMerchant, Emerson Duplissie-Cyr, Mickayla Ellis, Georgiana Fields, Noah Frost, Apollo Grondin, Tanner Hanes, Danielle Hanson, Searra Herbert, Meaghan Ireland, Cory Jandreau, Jarred Jordan, Sarah Levesque, Jessica Limary, Noah Margeson, Cody Moutinho, Michelle Nichols, Anya O’Meara, Sierra Ouellette, Daniel Randolph, Rachel Ring, Noah Rosado and Hope Shea.

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MEMORIAL DAY - A Time To Remember | Print |
Wednesday, 20 May 2015 08:52

Respecting Old Glory

Teague Park students, Legion raise new flag

    Students at Caribou’s Teague Park Elementary School recently got a lesson in how to respect our nation’s flag and keep it properly flying, thanks to members of Caribou’s American Legion Post 15.

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    With classmates standing at attention and American Legion Post 15 Adjutant Jack Parisi saluting, Teague Park students Corey Wilson and Bobby Caron lower the school’s worn flag prior to raising a new one, which the Legion donated.

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Limestone United Methodist Church celebrating 125 years | Print |
Wednesday, 20 May 2015 08:47

Strong congregations, leadership have helped church stand as pillar

By Joshua Archer
Staff Writer

    LIMESTONE — For the past 125 years the Limestone United Methodist Church has been a pillar in the Limestone community and beyond.
    With the assistance of the Church’s first reverend Everett O. Smith, Limestone witnessed the birth of an Aroostook County institution in July of 1890.

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    The interior of the Limestone United Methodist Church sanctuary circa 1970.

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What Kids Say: Mother's Day | Print |
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 11:50

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    Aroostook Republican & News Reporter Joshua Archer visited Hilltop Elementary School last week and asked students “What makes your mom awesome?”

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1957: Mother's Day Twins | Print |
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 11:49

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A front-page photograph in the April 11, 1957 Aroostook Republican showed an especially proud mother of three sets of twins, Mrs. Dora Levesque of Caribou. All three sets of twins were delivered by Dr. Frederick Vogell at Cary Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Levesque holds Norma and Norman, born March 30. Looking on are brothers and sisters, Debra, 15 months, and Donald, 30 months, al the left, and their twins, Sandra and Ronald, at the right. Mrs. Levesque's husband Ronald was employed at Loring AFB.

 
First Mother’s Day in U.S. spread message of peace | Print |
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 11:47

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    The earliest history of Mother’s Day dates back to the ancient annual spring festival the Greeks dedicated to maternal goddesses. The Greeks used the occasion to honor Rhea, wife of Cronus and the mother of many deities of Greek mythology.

 

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Mom’s simple words of wisdom | Print |
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 11:46

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MD Sutherland dx sh 18    My mother Loena Sutherland had a huge barrel cactus. It was picky and highly objectionable to keep. Then it blossomed into a beautiful white trumpet blossom that filled the room with its scent for a day. “Being patient is a virtue” is a quote I remember of Mom’s.
    My daughter gave me a card for Mother’s Day when she was in school. It had cats on the outside and also on the inside. I looked down and it had the cat’s name on it. I was a pet parent but the signature was a surprise.

Lisa Basley, Ashland

 
Mom loved kids | Print |
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 11:44

MothersDayBannerMD-DayChristine-dcx-sh-18    The special memory that I remember of my Mom, Christine Day, was that she loved kids.
    She would always babysit in our home. The time I remember most was the fall during harvest time. She babysat 13 kids ranging in all ages. She kept nine of the 13 overnight. Some of those nine kids she kept 24 hours a day seven days a week during the whole harvest season and she only charged the parents for an eight-hour day. That is how much my Mom loved kids and how she loved to help people out.
    My Mom had a heart of gold. I lost my Mom 22 years ago to cancer. I love and miss her very much!
    Happy Mother’s Day Mom!

Jean Ball, Caribou