PRESQUE ISLE- High school students and adults interested in entering the trades or advancing their skills are encouraged to attend an open house at Northern Maine Community College on Saturday, Oct. 4, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., which will highlight the college's trade and technical courses.
PRESQUE ISLE- An emergency preparedness drill was held on Tuesday, September 30 in Presque Isle to test procedures and protocols and enhance the community’s ability to respond and recover from an active shooter event.
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MAINE– Beginning Friday, Oct. 3 and continuing every Friday throughout the month of October, Katahdin Trust will be having “$5 Fridays”, offering in-branch Mobile Deposit demos at all of the bank’s nineteen branches throughout the state.
FORT KENT– The University of Maine at Fort Kent Alumni Association honored three individuals who have made an impact on the campus and in their community, at the annual Alumni and Friends Banquet in Nowland Hall on Sept. 20.
ST. JOHN VALLEY- Election day is drawing near and Maine voters will have the opportunity to choose a governor and fill congressional and senate seats, but voters will also have to decide on controversial Question 1: a bear hunting referendum which has sparked fires among those who hold strong opinions on the subject.
PRESQUE ISLE- Four partner organizations hosting an upcoming emergency preparedness drill on Tuesday, Sept. 30, in Presque Isle are reminding the community of the upcoming exercise at TAMC's North Street Healthcare Plaza.
MADAWASKA– County Connection owner Ricky Nadeau sat down with Fiddlehead Focus reporter Jeremy Boulier for an inside scoop on the incredible amount of work that went into renovating the former Rumours building in less than 4 months, opening on Aug. 1 just in time for the Congres Mondial Acadien, and his plans for the new night spot.
FORT FAIRFIELD- The Aroostook Chapter of Credit Unions held their 9th annual golf outing in Fort Fairfield on Thursday, Aug. 21 to raise money for Ending Hunger in Maine, Special Olympics and CULAC (Credit Union Legislative Action Council).
AUGUSTA- Highlighting the importance of giving back, Governor Paul R. LePage and Maine Department of Labor Commissioner Jeanne Paquette are calling on State employees and retirees to raise $300,000 through the 35th annual Maine State Employees' Combined Charitable Appeal.
NORTHERN MAINE / Caribou– USDA Rural Development Acting Under Secretary Doug O'Brien announced on Sept. 24 that two Maine organizations have been selected to receive $1.1 million for business relending in nine Maine counties, Northern Maine Development Commission being one of the two.
MAINE -U.S. Senator Angus King (I-Maine) released the following statement in response to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) announcement that the agency is updating four of its previously-proposed rules to implement the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) after hearing concerns from King and others that the resulting regulations would have unduly burdened small and midsized farmers.