Stories from Contributed

22 October 2014

PRESQUE ISLEA statewide plan to help older adults age in their homes and communities received strong support on Monday, Oct. 20, from Presque Isle area seniors and community leaders at an aging forum held at the Gathering Place senior center.

21 October 2014

FORT KENT- The Fort Kent Knights of Columbus have announced the winner of their ongoing lotto fundraiser for the week of Oct. 20.

21 October 2014

PRESQUE ISLE- The University of Maine at Presque Isle and the Presque Isle Rotary Club are joining forces to host their Third Annual World Polio Day and Purple Pinkie Project celebration; and this year, with the help of the Rotary Clubs in Caribou, Fort Fairfield, Limestone and Washburn, the celebration is going to spread throughout central Aroostook County.

21 October 2014

FORT KENT - On Thursday, Oct. 17, the Fort Kent Rotary hosted a "Welcome Educators" night at the Swamp Buck Restaurant.

rouellette oct 20 2014
20 October 2014

VAN BUREN - Russell “Canard” Ouellette, 80, died on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 at a Van Buren healthcare facility. He was born March 27, 1934 in Cyr Plantation, a son of the late Patrick and Hattie (Lajoie) Ouellette.

19 October 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY– The Aroostook Medical Center welcomed the following special deliveries born at the AR Gould Memorial Hospital in Presque Isle during the months of August and September 2014.

19 October 2014

MADAWASKA– Brenda and Bill Levesque of Madawaska are proud to announce the birth of their daughter Bella Rose Levesque. Bella was born on Sept. 22 at The Aroostook Medical Center.

19 October 2014

MADAWASKA - The Madawaska Board of Select People have released
the meeting agenda set for Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 4:30 p.m.

17 October 2014

MAINE- The Maine Farm Bureau has published the results of a questionnaire asking Maine House and Senate candidates a series of questions relating to agricultural issues likely to come before the next session of the Legislature.

17 October 2014

MAINE- The decision to travel with a pet - particularly on an extended road trip - is one that requires a good deal of consideration; but is easing the decision-making by posing questions to pet owners to help them ensure their pet's ultimate comfort and well-being.

16 October 2014

MAINE- Governor Paul R. LePage has issued a statement on Thursday, Oct. 16, regarding the state's monitoring and response systems for communicable diseases.

16 October 2014

PRESQUE ISLE - Sept. 1, 2014 marked the 100th anniversary of Martha, the last remaining passenger pigeon, dying in captivity in the Cincinnati Zoo; so the University of Maine at Presque Isle is commemorating this important anniversary by hosting a display in Folsom Hall in an effort to bring awareness for endangered animals and how quickly they can become extinct.

rchamberlain oct 16 2014
16 October 2014

MADAWASKA - Rita Chamberlain, 90, passed away on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014 at a Madawaska health care facility. She was born in Fort Kent on Sept. 5, 1924, the daughter of the late Fortuna and Delia (Ringuette) Pelletier.

16 October 2014

MAINE- The state of Maine has receivesd $35 million in federal funds from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to help families with energy costs.

15 October 2014

PRESQUE ISLE - The University of Maine at Presque Isle's Reed Fine Art Gallery will present "Antarctica" by world-renowned photographer John Paul Caponigro from Oct. 20 through Nov. 30.

15 October 2014

ST. AGATHA - Many communities throughout Aroostook County will be participating in Heidi's Hope public service events on Oct. 18, including St Agatha, which will be buzzing with activity as middle and high school students complete an impressive variety of projects as part of the first of its kind Heidi’s Hope Serve-a-Thon.

15 October 2014

MAINE– Members of the University of Maine System Board of Trustees affirmed on Oct.15 that the University of Southern Maine would continue to operate its three campuses in Portland, Gorham and Lewiston-Auburn as the university moves forward with its academic alignment initiative and transition to the Metropolitan University Model.

15 October 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY- TAMC will partner with AARP Maine for a Community Lunch and Learn / Healthy Aging Luncheon set for Monday, Oct. 27, at the Caribou Inn and Convention Center.

15 October 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTYPitch in for the Paws, a region-wide project led by The County’s four hospitals and The County Federal Credit Union to support four animal shelters in northern, central and southern Aroostook, will kick off on Halloween and run through the first week of November.

15 October 2014

MARS HILL - TAMC’s Mars Hill Health Center and the Mars Hill Pharmacy, both located on Main Street at the intersection of U.S. Route 1 and 1A, will hold a joint open house event this Thursday, Oct. 16, between 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., featuring a free adult flu shot clinic at the health center.