Doug Morin (left), his niece Lillian (center) and his father, Doug Morin Sr., have a happy moment in this undated family photo.

2 Massachusetts men to be charged in Sherman homicide

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Oct. 25, 2016, at 3:42 p.m.
Both men will face a murder charge in connection with the death of Douglas Morin, 31, of Oakfield.
Sen. Susan Collins (left) and Pink Aroostook Project Director Bethany Zell give out door prizes during the Think Beyond Pink luncheon on Monday at the Caribou Inn & Convention Center in Caribou.

Susan Collins working to end breast cancer by 2020

By Christopher Bouchard, Aroostook Republican & News on Oct. 25, 2016, at 2:51 p.m.
“When you know you’re not alone while going through the treatment for this devastating disease, it really makes a difference.”
Casey Faulkingham of Houlton is the prevention and training coordinator for the Hope and Justice Project in northern Maine.

Aroostook County programs, police work together to combat domestic violence

By Jen Lynds on Oct. 22, 2016, at 2 p.m.
“Ending the problem is going to take a great deal of hands.”
Roland Leger, the manger for the Twin Rivers' Edmundston operations, explains the results of an odor mitigation project at a company open house, Wednesday, Oct. 19, in Edmundston, New Brunswick.

Mill officials offer gas leak answers at open house

By Don Eno, St. John Valley Times on Oct. 21, 2016, at 3:24 p.m.
The company issued a public apology for five chlorine dioxide gas leaks by way of a full-page ad in a local New Brunswick newspaper on Saturday.
Fail Better Farm owner Clayton Carter said recently that the yield of several vegetables was significantly lower due to the drought in Maine.

Weather Service: Current rain won’t cure Maine drought conditions

By Jen Lynds on Oct. 21, 2016, at 2:45 p.m.

Aroostook Outdoor News: 10.20.16 edition

on Oct. 20, 2016, at 4:03 p.m.

Aroostook Outdoor News: Aroostook Hunter’s Breakfast Edition

on Oct. 20, 2016, at 3:04 p.m.
The classic Stewart's Farm photo that has been taken by hundreds of visitors to the Houlton Road farm stand and seen in publications around the world.

County pumpkin grower pleased to see new farm owners continue tradition

By Kathryn Olmstead on Oct. 20, 2016, at 2:09 p.m.
Selling pumpkins for Halloween is more than a business for those who grow them in Aroostook County.

All-you-can-eat chicken stew and ployes dinner at Portage Lake

on Oct. 20, 2016, at 9 a.m.
Incumbent Bruce Poliquin makes a point while answering a question from a local resident in the 2016 Congressional debate between himself and Challenger Emily Cain held at WAGM Television Station in Presque Isle.

In second debate, Poliquin-Cain turn critical in The County

By Anthony Brino on Oct. 19, 2016, at 9:43 p.m.
Concerns about a stagnant job market and rising taxes in Aroostook County took center stage in the second debate between incumbent 2nd District U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin and challenger Emily Cain.

Eight indicted on conspiracy, methamphetamine charges in The County

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.
Loring Development Authority President Carl Flora President Carl Flora (right) said during a Wednesday board meeting in Limestone that reports from a meeting between Gov. Paul LePage’s delegation and the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority had a positive outcome.

Loring president optimistic about Maine Military Authority contract

By Christopher Bouchard, Aroostook Republican & News on Oct. 19, 2016, at 2:47 p.m.
Maine Military Authority employees may be able to continue their transit bus repair work with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, according to Carl Flora.

Georgia car thief suspect found in Ashland arrested again in Easton Millinocket

By Anthony Brino on Oct. 19, 2016, at 12:24 p.m.
When asked by the officer why they were in Ashland, the individuals said they had come north to “go fishing for lobster and clams.”
Matthew Davis

Trial in Oakfield double homicide rescheduled to begin in December

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.
Sections of smashed glass and graffiti hint at the damage done inside the former Crow's Nest restaurant during a spate of vandalism this past summer. Five juveniles face class C felony charges in connection with the vandalism.

5 teens face felony charges for $200,000 in vandalism at vacant restaurant

By Anthony Brino on Oct. 18, 2016, at 12:56 p.m.
Five teenagers are facing felony charges for allegedly vandalizing the long-vacant Crow’s Nest restaurant building on Maysville Road during the summer.
Zachary McCarty of New Limerick and his two small children were injured Tuesday morning in a single-car rollover on the Campbell Road.

4-year-old thrown from vehicle in crash

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.
Twin Rivers Paper Co.

Canadian mill owners apologize for gas leaks in St. John Valley

on Oct. 18, 2016, at 11:07 a.m.
Edmundston’s Twin Rivers pulp and paper mill has issued a public apology for five chlorine dioxide gas leaks over the last five months.
Lise Pelletier, director of the Acadian Archives at the University of Maine at Fort Kent, opens a display case containing original maps from the 1500s on display.

Three centuries of mapping ‘you are here’ on display in Fort Kent

By Julia Bayly on Oct. 18, 2016, at 7:05 a.m.
“It’s so interesting to see how maps of a single area changed over time with new information.”
The State House shines through the the fog on June 16, 2015.

LePage promised transparency, but multimillion-dollar contract awards remain in the shadows

By Danielle McLean on Oct. 18, 2016, at 6:04 a.m.
It is nearly impossible for Maine residents to know how much state money is being spent on contracted services, which private businesses and nonprofit organizations receive large state contracts, and why those vendors won the work — even though a new state law requires information about competitive contracts to be made public online.

Boy with rare disease has dream come true with Maine moose hunt

By Nita Johnson, The Sentinel Echo on Oct. 17, 2016, at 6:46 p.m.
16-year-old’s dream of big-time hunting became a reality recently when he bagged an 800-pound moose.

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