Aroostook County Bureau
By Jen Lynds on May 20, 2016, at 3:37 p.m.
Eligible veterans in northern Maine will now be able to continue to access services through the Access Received Closer to Home program, along with several new services being offered under the initiative.
By Jen Lynds on May 19, 2016, at 1:50 p.m.
Tyler Fitzpatrick was honored last week with a Real Heroes Award by the American Red Cross in Caribou.
By Jen Lynds on May 18, 2016, at 4:35 p.m.
During the ceremony, Timothy Babine, a member of the graduating Class of 2016, surprised the entire audience when at the end of the ceremony, he got down on one knee and asked Hayley Hamilton, a fine arts major, to marry him. She said yes.
By Jen Lynds on May 17, 2016, at 1:43 p.m.
Houlton police Chief Joe McKenna was midway through his presentation to honor fallen law enforcement officers as part of National Police Week when one of his officers had to leave the ceremony to answer a call.
By Jen Lynds on May 16, 2016, at 5:57 p.m.
A local man is homeless after a fire destroyed his more than century-old farmhouse in Littleton Sunday afternoon.
By Jen Lynds on May 16, 2016, at 9:22 a.m.
A late taste of winter touched down in far northern Maine.
By Jen Lynds on May 15, 2016, at 6:17 p.m.
Nick Gross said that some thought he was crazy to go to all that trouble and expense to obtain and refurbish the baby grand from across the country. But he said that the piano reminds him of the home he lived in with his father in Presque Isle, and that he will be able to pass on the heirloom and memories to his family.
By Jen Lynds on May 13, 2016, at 1:44 p.m.
The 17-year old charged with murder in the death of a 61-year-old Houlton man last year pleaded not guilty.
By Jen Lynds on May 10, 2016, at 12:25 p.m.
“There is a shortage of commercial buildings in the Houlton area. Hopefully this will help remedy that,” Town Manager Butch Asselin said Tuesday.
By Jen Lynds on May 09, 2016, at 6:08 a.m.
Commonly called the “one pot” method, the process uses a single sealed container that is generally flipped upside down to cause the reaction needed to turn several toxic ingredients into meth.
By Jen Lynds on May 06, 2016, at 5:43 p.m.
A 17-year-old Houlton youth was indicted as an adult on a murder charge by the Aroostook County grand jury Friday, according to District Attorney Todd Collins.
By Jen Lynds on May 06, 2016, at 5:07 p.m.
A Houlton native who died two years ago left $4.8 million to endow two scholarship funds for students from Aroostook and Washington counties.
By Jen Lynds on May 03, 2016, at 6:29 p.m.
The three additional charges of sexually abusing a child under the age of 12 were lodged against Daryl V. Raymond Jr., 48, on Monday.
By Jen Lynds on May 02, 2016, at 10 p.m.
A program aims to teach inmates to make better choices so that they lessen their chances of reoffending after release.
By Jen Lynds on May 01, 2016, at 2:08 p.m.
“I have a lot of good memories of my years in law enforcement,” James Brown Sr. said. “Those were the times when I met the best people in my life.”
By Jen Lynds on April 29, 2016, at 6:25 p.m.
Samuel Geary was 16 and his co-defendant, Reginald Dobbins, was 18 when the two allegedly stabbed and brutally beat Keith Suitter to death.
By Jen Lynds on April 28, 2016, at 5:29 p.m.
Officials at the Gentle Memorial Building are preparing to close the gym and recreation facility for more than a month for some much needed repairs.
By Jen Lynds on April 27, 2016, at 3:03 p.m.
Kingsbury Farm employees first reported that the tools were missing on Jan. 1.
By Jen Lynds on April 25, 2016, at 6:03 p.m.
The plane touched down at airports in Presque Isle, Houlton and Bangor during training exercises.
By Jen Lynds on April 22, 2016, at 5:33 p.m.
Following the warmest winter on record in the Caribou area, officials at the National Weather Service in Caribou said Friday that warmer than normal spring and summer temperatures likely are on tap for Maine as well.