Aroostook County Bureau
By Jen Lynds on Oct. 22, 2016, at 2 p.m.
“Ending the problem is going to take a great deal of hands.”
By Jen Lynds on Oct. 21, 2016, at 2:45 p.m.
By Jen Lynds on Oct. 19, 2016, at 3:55 p.m.
The Aroostook County grand jury during its September session indicted two Orient residents who were allegedly operating a methamphetamine lab.
on Oct. 19, 2016, at 1:05 a.m.
For the second time in the past 15 months, a statewide prescription drug abuse prevention program is facing a struggle to secure long-term funding.
By Jen Lynds on Oct. 18, 2016, at 2:35 p.m.
Jury selection has now been rescheduled for Dec. 2, with the trial date set for Dec. 6.
By Jen Lynds on Oct. 18, 2016, at 12:30 p.m.
A 4-year-old suffered injuries that were not life-threatening after he was ejected from the vehicle.
on Oct. 18, 2016, at 1:02 a.m.
Maine Potato Board officials said recently that they are cautiously optimistic about new products which companies are genetically designing to be healthier for consumers, such as potatoes.
By Jen Lynds on Oct. 17, 2016, at 2:36 p.m.
A Mapleton man was arrested and charged with OUI after allegedly crashing his car in a field and fleeing from police.
By Jen Lynds on Oct. 12, 2016, at 5:42 p.m.
By Jen Lynds on Oct. 09, 2016, at 12:34 p.m.
“We must ensure that no victim ever suffers alone.”
By Jen Lynds on Oct. 08, 2016, at 1 a.m.
“The teenagers I employ do everything from racking potatoes to picking out the rocks as part of the sorting process to unloading the trucks.”
By Jen Lynds on Oct. 06, 2016, at 4:15 p.m.
The agency needs to raise $55,000 by April 2017 before it can be considered for financing in the state’s biennial budget cycle.
By Jen Lynds on Oct. 05, 2016, at 11:34 a.m.
John Barker has witnessed and reported many storms in the last nearly four decades since he took over serving in the Cooperative Observer Program from his father, Elliot Barker, who also volunteered in the program for a number of years.
By Jen Lynds on Oct. 03, 2016, at 1:01 p.m.
“The conversation with the man led [Quint] to believe that the man was responsible for it, and further conversation led to the man admitting it.”
By Jen Lynds on Sept. 30, 2016, at 4:52 p.m.
“I was surprised and honored by the award,” said Nancy Wright.
By Jen Lynds on Sept. 27, 2016, at 6:50 a.m.
A Caribou man was injured in a midmorning tractor-trailer crash after police say the bulk truck he was operating Monday overturned and spilled its load of potatoes in Connor Township.
By Jen Lynds on Sept. 25, 2016, at 9:54 a.m.
“Today there is a celebration as we return someone who was lost home,” Pastor Robert Smith said. “That is the great thing about Aroostook County. People know that no matter how far away they go or for how long, they can always return home.”
By Jen Lynds on Sept. 23, 2016, at 5:23 p.m.
A contract executed by the Maine Military Authority was halted by Gov. Paul LePage today after he announced that it had been underbid, a move that he said resulted in unexpected costs to taxpayers while also threatening jobs at the Aroostook County facility.
on Sept. 21, 2016, at 1:07 a.m.
When Aroostook County Sheriff Darrell Crandall first took office in January 2015, he said one of his goals was to reduce the percentage of inmates at the county jail with matters pending before the court.
By Jen Lynds on Sept. 19, 2016, at 9:38 a.m.
The car vaulted into the air, rolled over once and came to rest on its roof.