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15 April 2016

FORT KENT, Maine -- Robin Damboise, Northern Maine Medical Center’s director of human resources, has announced the hospital’s nomination for the first Employee of the Quarter of 2016 - Jane Morin, RN.

15 April 2016

MADAWASKA, Maine - A third generation, family-owned Madawaska business is showing that economic growth is possible in the St. John Valley.

15 April 2016

FORT KENT, Maine -- Pat Vranesich RN, BSN, nurse consultant for the Immunization Action Coalition (IAC), has informed Albertine Soucy, Northern Maine Medical Center’s Infection Preventionist, that the hospital will be included in the 2016 Influenza Vaccination Honor Roll.

14 April 2016

LITTLETON, Maine - Aroostook County Tourism (ACT) will host a tourism summit Friday, May 20, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum in Littleton.

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13 April 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - According to the staff at Northern Maine Medical Center and Forest Hill Rehab and Skilled Nursing Center in Fort Kent, volunteers hold an important place in serving people and making a difference in many ways. National Volunteer Week is April 10 - 16, 2016, and President Barack Obama is calling upon Americans to pledge to volunteer as part of everyday life.

12 April 2016

FRENCHVILLE, Maine - Northern Aroostook Regional Airport officials are anticipating the completion of an updated fueling facility before the fall, according to Airport Manager David Fernald.

12 April 2016

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Franchisee Mary Crowley, based in Caribou, has recently changed the name of her CruiseOne franchise as part of a corporate franchise initiative that is reinvesting in the travel brand’s growth, speaking to all types of vacation experiences, not just cruises. The new name of the travel franchise is Dream Vacations.

12 April 2016

FORT KENT / Madawaska, Maine - After negotiating some early “speed bumps,” the Valley Education and Training Trucking Initiative began April 4, with a full cohort of 12 participants organizers selected from an initial pool of 36 candidates.

12 April 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - Kevin Lavoie, Forest Hill administrator, recently announced that Mary Ann Desjardins has accepted the position of Director of Nursing at the 45-bed long-term care and rehabilitation facility in Fort Kent.

12 April 2016

SINCLAIR, Maine - The Aroostook County Knights of Columbus are sponsoring the 2016 Polar Dip for Special Olympics, which will take place Sunday, May 1 at the Long Lake Sporting Club in Sinclair.

10 April 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - Sarah Ashley of Sash Engineering has recently been licensed by the State of Maine Department of Health and Human Services Center for Disease Control as a site evaluator.

7 April 2016

ST. FRANCIS, Maine - Dugald Kell Jr., vice president of Millbridge-based Kelco Industries, said the company was not sure how much damage was done to approximately 400 trees at its St. Francis tree farm after one or more snowmobiles ran them over sometime April 2 or 3.

5 April 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - With spring in the air, many homeowners are looking forward to renovations or new home projects. For some, that will be building a new deck or installing replacement windows. Others will be looking to improve the one room that every family member and nearly every visitor uses - the kitchen.

5 April 2016

VAN BUREN, Maine - Aisha, a Brabant Draft horse, used to live at the volunteer-run Perfect Ponies Learning Center in Van Buren, helping military veterans, children with special needs, and individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder. She received attention in 2015 when a slew of fundraising and private donations helped with her medical treatment last spring for a possible ovarian tumor.

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4 April 2016

ST. JOHN VALLEY - Children in the St. John Valley recently waged war against sugar... with their crayons. In honor of National Children's Dental Health Month in February, elementary school students participated in a coloring contest, which local oral health stakeholders organized.

4 April 2016

ST. JOHN VALLEY - The Fiddlehead Focus (FhF) and St. John Valley Times (SJVT) are experiencing technical difficulties with phone systems Monday, April 4. When people call the SJVT/FhF, the person answering will be unable to hear the caller but will provide an alternate phone number for the customer to contact us. Thanks for your patience.

1 April 2016

MADAWASKA, Maine - The 2016 Madawaska municipal budget was the topic of an informal “coffee break” with Town Manager Ryan D. Pelletier on Friday morning, April 1, at the McDonald's in Madawaska.

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1 April 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - Members of the business community joined stakeholders from various food services and institutional administrators from local schools and hospitals to meet with organizers from Farm to Institution New England (FINE). The first roundtable event, to begin a dialogue around access to locally-grown foods, was held on March 9 at the University of Maine at Fort Kent.

1 April 2016

MAINE - State Labor Commissioner Jeanne Paquette has released the following February 2016 workforce estimates for Maine:

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