25 November 2015

EDMUNDSTON, New Brunswick - Skiers and snowboarders at Mont Farlagne this winter will be able to use a new mechanical rolling carpet lift to move up the hill, thanks to a new partnership between Énergie Edmundston and Mont Farlagne Outdoor Center.

24 November 2015

FORT KENT, Maine - The Fiddlehead Focus office will be closed Thursday, November 26 through Sunday, November 29, 2015 so that staff can stuff their faces with Thanksgiving turkey. Though we will be covering some events over the holiday break and update the website on occasion, the office will be closed. Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at the Fiddlehead Focus.

23 November 2015

MADAWASKA, Maine - A fire at the historic La Grande Dame de la Vallee Bed and Breakfast, which locals refer to as the Fraser Mansion, appeared to be under control by about 10:30 p.m. on Monday, November 23, 2015, after more than a dozen fire and emergency response units responded to a fire call.

23 November 2015

FORT KENT, Maine - With a new look, more employees, and a mission to raise funds for community charities - such as the Make A Wish Foundation - Alan Susee, owner and operator of the Sears Hometown store in Fort Kent, is looking to help Fort Kent become a shopping destination this holiday season.

23 November 2015

ORLANDO, Florida / Fort Kent, Maine - Administrative staff at Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC) are pleased to announce that the healthcare organization is the recipient of two clinical excellence awards: the 2015 Guardian of Excellence Award® and the 2015 Pinnacle of Excellence Award®.

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20 November 2015

MADAWASKA, Maine – Officials have selected a Maine Town and City Clerks’ Association certified clerk for the Madawaska Town Clerk position. Amy Ouellette, a former town clerk in neighboring St. Agatha, will begin the Clerk duties starting December 14. Andrew Dube, a Madawaska native, has also accepted the position of Business Development and Codes Director, which includes serving as Madawaska's Code Enforcement Officer.

20 November 2015

MAINE - Maine residents and businesses sending trees, wreaths, or other decorative plant material around the country this holiday season can save money and lost products by noting important plant health regulations enforced by other states, according to the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (DACF).

20 November 2015

FORT KENT, Maine – Valley Rivers Middle School (VRMS) student council members took some time away from their studies on Thursday, November 19, to deliver approximately 40 bags which they filled with fun activities to Northern Maine Medical Center, for children at the hospital.

20 November 2015

FORT KENT, Maine – Volunteers with the Greater Fort Kent Area Ecumenical Food Pantry in Fort Kent will deliver more than 100 traditional Thanksgiving meals to area families in need on Saturday, November 21, but say they are falling short of turkeys to add to the meals.

20 November 2015

FORT KENT, Maine – Fiddlehead Focus is moving down the street from its current location on West Main Street to its new base of operations at 90 East Main Street. The new location will be fully operational on December 1, according to publisher Andrew Birden.

20 November 2015

MADAWASKA / FORT KENT, Maine - NorState Federal Credit Union has taken action to notify and protect its members following a nation-wide breach in security that has affected consumer Visa cards "across the continental U.S.," according to NorState FCU spokesperson Denise Duperre.

19 November 2015

FORT KENT, Maine – Funding for the Fort Kent town skating rink has been at risk with the town council in recent years due to low seasonal attendance. At a regularly scheduled meeting Monday, November 9, council members voted unanimously to keep the rink open for another year, but said they plan to revisit the idea of possible closure of the rink next year if admissions fail to increase by 25 percent during the 2016 Winter season.

19 November 2015

MADAWASKA, Maine - Twin Rivers Paper Company staff recently completed a series of upgrades to their No. 7 Paper Machine, according to a recent Twin Rivers press release.

19 November 2015

MADAWASKA, Maine - Ricky Nadeau says he knows this for sure - if you have a meal at Big Rick's Burgers & Wings, you won't leave hungry. Nadeau, a native of Madawaska, opened the burger establishment, which is located in The County Connection on Main Street in Madawaska, this past August.

19 November 2015

FORT KENT, Maine - Valley Rivers Middle School students interested in the health care field participated in a Jobs for Maine’s Graduates (JMG) field trip to Northern Maine Medical Center (NMMC) on November 10, 2015.

18 November 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tyson Foods Inc., a Pine Bluff, Arkansas establishment, is recalling approximately 52,486 pounds of chicken wing product that may be adulterated because of having an “off odor” scent, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on November 17, 2015.

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