Aroostook County Bureau
on Aug. 24, 2016, at 1:02 a.m.
Aroostook County commissioners recently opted to retain the services of the Aroostook County Jail health care provider and made staffing decisions for the sheriff’s department.
By Jen Lynds on Aug. 22, 2016, at 6:49 a.m.
Despite last month’s fatal hot air balloon crash in Texas, organizers of the 13th annual Crown of Maine Balloon Fest, which starts on Aug. 25, remain optimistic about upcoming attendance and demand for rides.
By Jen Lynds on Aug. 19, 2016, at 5:36 p.m.
The former executive director of the Houlton Humane Society will not be charged with a crime in connection with the death earlier this year of a dog that she admitted died in her care.
By Jen Lynds on Aug. 19, 2016, at 2:58 p.m.
Abdelkhalek El Malyani’s feet and heels face inward, so the soles of his feet face each other, and he has trouble walking and is in pain.
on Aug. 18, 2016, at 1:01 a.m.
Despite the Acadia National Park marking its centennial, there are some Aroostook County residents who have just never made the trip.
By Jen Lynds on Aug. 12, 2016, at 1:02 p.m.
A Hodgdon man who was indicted last week on a charge of possession of sexually explicit material of minors under the age of 12 was arrested Friday.
on Aug. 12, 2016, at 1:01 a.m.
Among other indictments on August 4, 2016, an Aroostook County grand jury indicted a kidnapping suspect for the alleged assault of a corrections officer.
By Jen Lynds on Aug. 10, 2016, at 5:42 p.m.
HOULTON | A Houlton man charged with kidnapping in March after allegedly holding a woman captive for several hours has been indicted on a new charge of assault on an officer. Aroostook County District Attorney Todd Collins released the results Tuesday of the grand jury indictments handed down on …
By Jen Lynds on Aug. 10, 2016, at 1:54 p.m.
Councilors voted to transfer $165,000 from the municipal surplus account in an effort to reduce taxes.
on Aug. 10, 2016, at 1:08 a.m.
Francine Lagasse, who owns and operates Francine’s Pools and Spas in St. Agatha, said she has noticed an increase in pool sales because of warmer weather.
By Jen Lynds on Aug. 08, 2016, at 9:48 a.m.
“I love working with young children and introducing them to horses and seeing that spark in their eye when they first see a horse for the very first time,” Amy Woods Metherell said.
By Jen Lynds on Aug. 02, 2016, at 3:54 p.m.
A statewide food drive geared toward feeding the needy in Aroostook County enjoyed a record-breaking year for monetary donations, according to one of the organizers.
By Jen Lynds on Aug. 01, 2016, at 3:50 p.m.
Denise Brown said visitors have lauded her daughter’s lifelike portraits of Morgan Freeman, Patrick Swayze’s magnetic gaze as he dances with Jennifer Grey in the famous scene from “Dirty Dancing,” and the piercing eyes of Leonardo Dicaprio.
By Jen Lynds on Aug. 01, 2016, at 1:19 p.m.
A couple lost all of their possessions Monday after a fire destroyed their rental home.
on July 29, 2016, at 10:20 a.m.
The National Weather Service in Caribou says the outlook for August calls for above-average temperatures to stick around in Northern Maine.
By Jen Lynds on July 28, 2016, at 11:55 a.m.
A Patten man suffered serious injuries Tuesday in a tractor-trailer crash on U.S. Route 1 in Hodgdon.
By Jen Lynds on July 27, 2016, at 4:33 p.m.
Town officials in Houlton are considering an ordinance to prohibit smoking in Riverfront Park due to an escalating issue with litter in the newest such area in the community.
By Jen Lynds on July 27, 2016, at 3:17 p.m.
Officials at the National Weather Service in Caribou said Wednesday that a warming trend that began in June has continued into July, and the outlook for August calls for the above-average temperatures to stick around.
on July 27, 2016, at 1:14 a.m.
The Maine Potato Board is hopeful that adding potassium to FDA food labels will help potato sales and promote one of Maine’s primary crops.
on July 26, 2016, at 3:36 p.m.
Police executed a search warrant Tuesday at the home where Cassandra Nicole Bell, who is considered missing and endangered, was last seen, extending their grid search area in the community.