By Jen Lynds on Sept. 23, 2016, at 5:23 p.m.
A contract executed by the Maine Military Authority was halted by Gov. Paul LePage today after he announced that it had been underbid, a move that he said resulted in unexpected costs to taxpayers while also threatening jobs at the Aroostook County facility.
on Sept. 23, 2016, at 12:31 p.m.
A look at preventing one of the largest public health problems of this time.
on Sept. 23, 2016, at 11:44 a.m.
It’s clear why many schools opt to kick out kids like Jake. But in the long run, doing so may cost more and make communities less safe.
on Sept. 22, 2016, at 2:14 p.m.
In this edition: 1) An #Allagash waterway trip departing from #Caribou. 2) Awareness and historical information walks in #FortKent and #PresqueIsle. 3) A celebration of the outdoors, trails, and #FallFoliage in #Madawaska. Plus lots more! #offugo… #AroostookThing of the week: the Caribou Rec. Take It Outside Series Adult Moose and …
By Joseph Cyr, Houlton Pioneer Times on Sept. 22, 2016, at 2:11 p.m.
Hodgdon Town Manager Jim Griffin said town officials have been busy over the past week getting the cemetery ready for the ceremony.
By Jessica Potila, Fiddlehead Focus on Sept. 21, 2016, at 8:55 p.m.
Thus far, U.S. $20 and $50 bills have been discovered.
By Anthony Brino on Sept. 21, 2016, at 4:36 p.m.
Presque Isle’s city government is set to run its own 911 and ambulance service in a move that’s being questioned by the long-time provider, The Aroostook Medical Center.
By Anthony Brino on Sept. 21, 2016, at 1:48 p.m.
Ashland-based Northeast Pellets has won a new contract with UMFK that’s set to boost employment.
By Nick McCrea on Sept. 19, 2016, at 4:39 p.m.
The University of Maine System Board of Trustees approved Monday a plan that would ultimately give system leadership more oversight and control of spending at its seven campuses.
By Jen Lynds on Sept. 19, 2016, at 9:38 a.m.
The car vaulted into the air, rolled over once and came to rest on its roof.
By Matthew Stone on Sept. 19, 2016, at 6:13 a.m.
“The BDN has their facts wrong,” DHHS Commissioner Mary Mayhew said in June. Then, her department retroactively changed its spending to line up with the law.
By Anthony Brino on Sept. 19, 2016, at 6:08 a.m.
Despite the termination of an electricity purchase agreement, plans for what would be the largest wind farm in the state proposed for Aroostook County are still on track.
By Paula Brewer, Aroostook Republican & News on Sept. 18, 2016, at 12:22 p.m.
Peggy Gagnon of Caribou is on a mission to raise awareness and spark research to help combat childhood cancer.
By Jen Lynds on Sept. 16, 2016, at 4:40 p.m.
Houlton Police Department Acting Chief Daniel Pelletier confirmed on Friday that John White Jr., 40, of Houlton was taken into custody on the charge.
on Sept. 16, 2016, at 11:17 a.m.
In this edition: 1) Fundraising and awareness walks and runs in #FlorencevilleBristol, #Limestone, #Houlton, and #Millinocket. 2) The #CaribouMarathon in #Caribou. 3) #GreatMaineOutdoorWeekend #GMOW events in #AroostookCounty and statewide! Plus lots more! #offugo… #AroostookThing of the week: The Play4Zach Fundraiser in Caribou tonight. Rarely do I use this calendar to …
By Julia Bayly on Sept. 15, 2016, at 2:35 p.m.
FORT KENT | Fame is such a fleeting thing, but even on Rusty Metal Farm there is always the chance for those 15 minutes of celebrity status. This week, thanks to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, it’s the Rusty Metal chickens’ turn to shine in the spotlight and strut …
By Eliza Porter on Sept. 15, 2016, at 12:46 p.m.
STATE — Winners of the Maine Town and City Clerks Association annual awards are: * Kim McLaughlin, town clerk of Old Orchard Beach, was named Clerk of the Year on Sept. 13 at the Maine Town and City Clerks’ Association’s 21st annual business meeting. The award is presented annually to a …
on Sept. 15, 2016, at 8:09 a.m.
Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 12 a.m. Location: Limestone Community School, Limestone, Maine For more information: Phil Adams at 325-4136, Larry Zenzius at 325-4667 or Peter Huntress at 325-4948 LIMESTONE — The Limestone Rotary Club will hold its 66th annual live auction at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, …
By Jen Lynds on Sept. 14, 2016, at 4:25 p.m.
VAN BUREN | An 80-year-old Florida man accused of strangling to death his 86-year-old Presque Isle neighbor has been indicted on a murder charge by the Aroostook County grand jury. Robert Craig of Clearwater, Florida was among the indictments handed down by the grand jury on Sept. 9, according …
on Sept. 14, 2016, at 4:02 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Location: Wallagrass Elementary School, 45 Church St., Wallagrass, Maine WALLAGRASS, Maine — The St. John Vianney Parish/St. Joseph Church annual harvest supper will be held 4:30-6:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9, at Wallagrass Elementary School. Adults $9; children $5; children under 4 free. …