Aroostook County Bureau
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.
By Jen Lynds on July 26, 2016, at 2:45 p.m.
Police executed a search warrant Tuesday at the home where a woman who is considered missing and endangered was last seen, extending their grid search area in the community.
By Jen Lynds on July 25, 2016, at 8:07 a.m.
“You will never find a more dedicated crew than these two, and they certainly do not get the recognition they deserve. They are the unsung heroes in this place.”
By Jen Lynds on July 19, 2016, at 3:55 p.m.
With the assistance of friends and family and his company, Marvin Collier is getting his future back on the rails.
By Jen Lynds on July 16, 2016, at 12:54 p.m.
Don Flannery, executive director of the Maine Potato Board, said the industry encourages anything that can draw more attention to the potato in general.
VIDEO | POLL QUESTION
By Jen Lynds on July 15, 2016, at 10:47 a.m.
“I just feel that kids are born with natural empathy, and we need to nurture that. We don’t need to teach them that it is OK to chase around a pig and then put it in a bag and listen to it squeal.”
By Jen Lynds on July 14, 2016, at 5:12 p.m.
By Jen Lynds on July 14, 2016, at 1:24 p.m.
Three people were arrested and charged with trafficking and manufacturing methamphetamine on Wednesday after state drug enforcement agents said they uncovered a clandestine lab at a residence in Orient.
By Jen Lynds on July 12, 2016, at 12:11 p.m.
The problem of opioid abuse has impacted residents statewide, resulting in an increase in overdoses across the state, including Maine’s five Native American tribes, according to the head of a nonprofit prescription drug abuse prevention program.
By Jen Lynds on July 11, 2016, at 4:40 p.m.
A longtime deputy from the Aroostook County Sheriff’s Office who performed numerous tasks and did “every one of them with a smile,” Sheriff Darrell Crandall said.
By Jen Lynds on July 11, 2016, at 6:37 a.m.
The sheriff said that both vehicles were significantly damaged.