31 May 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - The Fort Kent Lions Club is inviting ATV enthusiasts to hit the trails for a cause this weekend - June 4 - for the service organization's annual ATV Poker Run.

27 May 2016

ST. JOHN VALLEY - The Fiddlehead Focus / St. John Valley Timesoffices will be closed Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day so that our employees may enjoy time off with their friends and family to remember those who have given their lives for our freedom and safety. Thank you to all who have served in our military, as well as those who selflessly serve in our communities.

Angled View With Kids
27 May 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - The Fort Kent Elementary School Parent-Teacher Organization is pleased to announce that Northern Maine Medical Center will be sponsoring a walk-a-thon at FKES to raise awareness of healthy habits while also raising funds for the School and Community Playground Modernization Project.

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27 May 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - Each year, as part of the Nurses’ Week celebration at Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC), an employee of the Nursing Department is awarded a scholarship to support continuing education in the field of nursing.

27 May 2016

ACADIA OF THE LANDS AND FOREST - Over the next few weeks, if a subscriber attempts to sign into but faces the paywall instead of the usual lineup of articles, don't panic. Because of an error in the subscription system for, some people have had unpaid access to the website for several months, and the erroneous free access is coming to an end.

27 May 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - The Golden Recyclers came out on top of the 14 teams competing, Thursday, May 26, at the 2nd Annual Aroostook Jr. Lego Robotics Expo held at the University of Maine at Fort Kent Sports Center; however, the event was about more than just awards.

26 May 2016

EAGLE LAKE, Maine - Northern Maine General has announced Lucy Dube as the employee of the quarter for the first quarter of 2016. Dube is the Resident Care Director for NMG’s Franciscan Home.

24 May 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - When the chicks arrive each May at Bouchard's Country Store in Fort Kent, it's zoo time. The store has hosted a petting zoo at the store three years in a row, each year drawing a larger crowd. Wide-eyed children followed by their parents and grandparents eagerly darted from one animal to the next at the third installment of the petting zoo, Saturday, May 21.

23 May 2016

ST. JOHN PLANTATION, Maine - At 13 years old, Adam Jandreau may well be among Maine’s youngest entrepreneurs.

23 May 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - “About every three hours, a person or vehicle is hit by a train,” in the United States, according to Operation Lifesaver, a non-profit organization with a mission to educate the public about railway safety.

20 May 2016

FORT KENT / Allagash, Maine - While Mooseshack owner Becky Lawn is fighting through some of the worst physical pain imaginable at the burn unit of Maine Medical Center in Portland, her family is doing all they can to keep the business afloat on East Main Street in Fort Kent.

20 May 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - More than a dozen Aroostook County stakeholders, with an eye on averting an impending nursing shortage, gathered at an Aroostook County Workforce Needs Assessment Forum at the University of Maine at Fort Kent’s Nadeau Hall Teleconference Room on Thursday, May 19.

18 May 2016

MADAWASKA, Maine - Registration is nearly closed for the 2nd Annual Central St. John Valley Yard Sale event, taking place throughout several communities, Saturday and Sunday, May 28 and 29. The Greater Madawaska Chamber of Commerce is organizing the event, which will include about 50 yard sale sites in the areas of Madawaska, Grand Isle, Frenchville, St. Agatha and Sinclair.

16 May 2016

Now that I have had a chance to meet everyone at Northeast Publishing and Print Works, come up with a few strategies to promote the Acadia of the Lands and Forest, and unify the Fiddlehead Focus with the St. John Valley Times, it's time to start letting folks in on some improvements that are coming our way that will have an impact on our readers in both print and web.

16 May 2016

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Ten nominees - including two from the St. John Valley - are vying for the title of Aroostook Entrepreneur of the Year for 2016.

13 May 2016

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - The United Way of Aroostook has a drive underway that won’t just raise funds for local programs, but will help people in developing nations. In an effort that will run through the end of June, the United Way is conducting a shoe collection drive.

Tammy Curran
12 May 2016

ASHLAND, Maine - Acadia Federal Credit Union has announced that Tammy Curran has been promoted to the position of branch manager at their Ashland location. She transitioned into her new role on May 2.

11 May 2016

LITTLETON, Maine - Aroostook County Tourism (ACT) will host a Tourism Summit from 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Friday, May 20 at the Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum in Littleton.

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