Aroostook County Bureau
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.
By Jen Lynds on July 10, 2016, at 2:04 p.m.
The Shriners will fund all of the Moroccan’s medical costs but other expenses such as airfare and food will not be covered.
By Jen Lynds on July 05, 2016, at 2:14 p.m.
Police are investigating an incident at the Houlton Agricultural Fair in which a woman allegedly left three piglets she won at the fair in a hot car.
By Jen Lynds on July 05, 2016, at 2:05 p.m.
Police in Houlton are asking for the public’s help to determine who vandalized the property of one of the better landscaped homes in the community.
By Jen Lynds on June 28, 2016, at 12:16 p.m.
Two men escaped injury after a crash in Portage on Sunday.
By Jen Lynds, BDN Staff on June 27, 2016, at 7:01 a.m.
To have the not-so-elegant lawn ornament removed, or to have it put on someone else’s lawn, the recipient would have to donate $10 to $20 to the American Cancer Society.
By Jen Lynds on June 21, 2016, at 2:23 p.m.
A Houlton man charged with kidnapping in March has been indicted on numerous related charges.
By Jen Lynds on June 20, 2016, at 6:22 a.m.
The Houlton Garden Club not only served as an outlet to provide planting and gardening tips to other members, the club also hosted discussions that were open to the community.
By Jen Lynds on June 17, 2016, at 5:18 p.m.
A construction firm was busy Thursday and Friday tearing down the remnants of a building that collapsed into itself Thursday afternoon.
By Jen Lynds on June 17, 2016, at 3:37 p.m.
A local woman swerved to avoid hitting an animal in the road and ended up rolling her vehicle down a small embankment Friday.
By Jen Lynds on June 17, 2016, at 2:40 p.m.
A loaded logging truck took out a utility pole Friday, which knocked out power to residents of this small town in northern Washington County.
By Jen Lynds on June 14, 2016, at 5:40 p.m.
Assistant Attorney General John Alsop told the jury that Jesse Marquis killed Amy Theriault in a rage the day after she ended their little more than 1-year-old live-in relationship.
By Jen Lynds on June 13, 2016, at 1:50 p.m.
Jesse Marquis is accused of killing Amy Theriault, a 31-year-old mother of two. The state medical examiner said Theriault died of a gunshot wound to the chest and multiple stab wounds to the chest and neck.
By Jen Lynds on June 08, 2016, at 3:31 p.m.
The month was marked by above average temperatures and below average precipitation across northern and eastern Maine.
By Jen Lynds on June 03, 2016, at 5:27 p.m.
A deputy was told that the juvenile was in possession of a knife and had threatened to kill a teacher.
By Jen Lynds on June 02, 2016, at 10:04 a.m.
Cathy Davis, who is back at the helm of the Houlton Humane Society as chairman of the board, said it is time for a new beginning.
By Jen Lynds on June 01, 2016, at 5:37 p.m.
A recent uptick in the number of domestic violence cases handled by the Aroostook County Sheriff’s Office is drawing the attention of administrators.