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27 April 2015

FORT KENT – For students, college life involves plenty of studying, carrying heavy book bags, and more studying.

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27 April 2015

MADAWASKA – Over 1,800 visitors walked through the doors of this year's Top O' Maine Trade Show, the 26th annual show hosted by the Greater Madawaska Chamber of Commerce, according to Executive Director Brian Bouley. (Fiddlehead Focus reported earlier that approximately 1,680 visitors attended the trade show; but event organizers informed us Monday, April 27 at 11:15 a.m. that the new head count is just over 1,800.)

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27 April 2015

EDMUNDSTON - The residents in Edmundston, New Brunswick are pretty happy with life in their city, according to data from a satisfaction rating survey released this month by Statistics Canada.

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24 April 2015

SAINT-JACQUES - School buses lined the parking lot and children roamed the Salon de la forêt on Thursday, April 24, munching fresh apples, playing educational games and learning about the environment.

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24 April 2015

ST. JOHN VALLEY / LOUISIANA - An authentic Cajun musical group based out of the heavily Acadian populated area of Lafayette, Louisiana will return to the St. John Valley this summer to perform at a concert to raise funds for the Fort Kent Outdoor Center.

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24 April 2015

MAINE - On Tuesday, April 21, 2015, State Labor Commissioner Jeanne Paquette released the following March workforce estimates for Maine:

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24 April 2015

FORT KENT - Living life to its fullest, something most everyone wants to do, is the 2015 theme for the National Occupational Therapy celebration, which has been ongoing through the month of April.

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24 April 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Twenty-eight students from the University of Maine at Fort Kent (UMFK) and University of Maine at Presque Isle (UMPI) set up elaborate booths to pitch themselves into a position at a Reverse Career Fair held at the Community Center in Caribou and hosted by Aroostook Aspirations Initiative (AAI), UMPI, and UMFK.

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24 April 2015

ST. JOHN VALLEY– Forest Ranger Mike Daigle, a long serving Fort Kent Fire Department volunteer firefighter who also has years of experience battling wildfires on two coasts, has opened a new fire extinguisher sales and service business in the Valley.

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24 April 2015

MAINE - Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Commissioner Mary Mayhew on Tuesday, April 21, announced that DHHS has partnered with LearningWorks, a Portland-based nonprofit, to help Able-Bodied Adults Without Dependents (ABAWDs) seeking Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients find volunteer opportunities through LearningWorks' participation in the AmeriCorps "AIMS HIGH" program.

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24 April 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY – The TAMC Total Health Team, the City of Presque Isle, Healthy Main Street initiative of the Presque Isle Downtown Revitalization Committee, and the Central Aroostook Chamber of Commerce are collaborating to help area residents and business people improve their health and well being by offering a free, community-wide Couch to 5K running and walking program set to launch Monday, May 11.

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24 April 2015

FORT KENT - On April 21, 2015, Angel Snowfest organizers presented Cindy Daigle, Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC) Chief Financial Officer and Edgar J. Paradis Cancer Fund Treasurer, a check for $11,400 in memory of their parents Dick and Carol Derosier, who both succumbed to cancer.

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24 April 2015

FORT KENT - The Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC) Guild, in keeping with its mission to support the needs of patients who seek services at NMMC, voted at a March 2015 meeting to authorize the transfer of $15,000 to the hospital in support of two major projects.

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23 April 2015

FORT KENT – Usually people put money into a vending machine and it responds by providing a can. But at Caron's Redemption Center in Fort Kent, people put a can into the machine and it spits out money.

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23 April 2015

EDMUNDSTON -The organizing committee of the and the Edmundston Jazz and Blues Festival have announced a collaboration in organizing a community fundraiser.

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23 April 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY -Women, Work, and Community is offering a hands-on, day-long event designed to encourage girls to consider careers in fields in which men typically traditionally dominate. The Totally Trades Conference will bring together over 100 participants from schools throughout Aroostook County on Wednesday, April 29, on the Northern Maine Community College campus.

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22 April 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY -TAMC is encouraging people to clean out their attics, garages and other storage spaces and to bring in their used, broken and unwanted electronics devices for proper disposal, free of charge, on Earth Day, April 22.

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21 April 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Aroostook Aspirations Initiative (AAI) has chosen Kristen Wells as the initiative's new advancement director.

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