Aroostook County Bureau
By Jen Lynds on Dec. 29, 2016, at 4:22 p.m.
By Jen Lynds on Dec. 29, 2016, at 3:56 p.m.
The ordinance arose because of a littering problem in Riverfront Park, the newest green space in town.
By Jen Lynds on Dec. 28, 2016, at 5:07 p.m.
A sizable mural of the Gateway Crossing Bridge hangs just over the counter area. A word mosaic near another entrance door pays tribute to Aroostook County and the Houlton area.
By Jen Lynds on Dec. 28, 2016, at 3:20 p.m.
“At least one of the tires was worn down to the canvas, so he tried to stop and he couldn’t.”
By Jen Lynds on Dec. 27, 2016, at 3:32 p.m.
“A lot of times, crashes took place because drivers contributed to the crashes.”
By Jen Lynds on Dec. 27, 2016, at 1:04 p.m.
All three were taken by Houlton Ambulance to Houlton Regional Hospital for treatment.
By Jen Lynds on Dec. 22, 2016, at 7:38 p.m.
“This is a tragedy all around. He wasn’t a very old individual.”
By Jen Lynds on Dec. 22, 2016, at 12:16 p.m.
A high-profile Philadelphia-based personal injury lawyer is now representing the couple with ties to the Houlton area, whose two children were fatally scalded by radiator steam on Dec. 7 in a New York City apartment for the homeless.
By Jen Lynds on Dec. 20, 2016, at 1:26 p.m.
It’s looking like it will be a white Christmas around the state this year.
By Jen Lynds on Dec. 19, 2016, at 6:13 p.m.
Two central Aroostook men have been arrested and charged with multiple crimes in connection with a stabbing here on Friday, according to local police.
By Jen Lynds on Dec. 16, 2016, at 3:47 p.m.
John Clark, general manager of the utility, said the move will save “millions of dollars” for its customers.
By Jen Lynds on Dec. 16, 2016, at 1 a.m.
“I decided we should have a special tree with bells decorated just for Paige. She was an angel, and those bells ringing should ring just for her.”
By Jen Lynds on Dec. 13, 2016, at 10:37 a.m.
Houlton chose not to pursue the issue in court because “it is expensive to litigate.”
By Jen Lynds on Dec. 12, 2016, at 3:03 p.m.
“Its beautiful. At this point, everyone is decorating for Christmas, so it makes it extra nice to live here.”
By Jen Lynds on Dec. 09, 2016, at 5:51 p.m.
By Jen Lynds on Dec. 09, 2016, at 5:37 p.m.
Anyone who may have information is asked to call Houlton police at 532-2287.
Windham high school choral director and Houlton high school grad is a finalist for Grammy educator award
By Jen Lynds on Dec. 09, 2016, at 3:56 p.m.
Richard Nickerson is one of 10 finalists up for the award, created by the Recording Academy and Grammy Foundation.
By Jen Lynds on Dec. 09, 2016, at 3:52 p.m.
He told police that a driver in a black SUV crossed the centerline, forcing him to swerve off the roadway to avoid the vehicle.
By Jen Lynds on Dec. 08, 2016, at 11:35 a.m.
Mother nature dropped 22 inches of snow on northern Maine during the first week of December.
By Jen Lynds on Dec. 07, 2016, at 2:17 p.m.
Three people were arrested Tuesday and charged with crimes related to the alleged unlawful operation of a methamphetamine lab in Sherman, according to the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency.