AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Over the past decade, residents have witnessed the extent of just how far-reaching domestic abuse is in Aroostook County. While overall statistics for those impacted are staggering, it is important to remember that these are not just numbers and facts.
MAINE - This October, the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry's Board of Pesticides Control (BPC) will team up with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection to help Mainers dispose of banned or unusable pesticides.
AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Congress officially designated October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in 1987 after unofficial observance for several years. In an effort to educate the community about domestic violence, the Hope and Justice Project is organizing events in both September and October.
BOWMANTOWN – On Sept. 7, a U.S. Border Patrol agent from the Houlton Sector arrested a male from Lebanon, 44, and a male from the United States, 40, for illegally entering the United States south of the Notre Dame, Canada border crossing area.
MADAWASKA - The Town of Madawaska will be hosting a community gathering on Oct. 5 to thank all volunteers and participants of the Congres mondial acadien.
The free event will begin at noon at the Madawaska Bicentennial Park, and will feature corn, trout, ployes, hotdogs, and salads on the menu. In addition, organizers will provide music and games to entertain attendees.
LIMESTONE - The Maine School of Science and Mathematics in Limestone recently kicked off its 19th year as a public residential magnet school that serves high students from around the world. According to MSSM Executive Director Luke Shorty, this year’s enrollment numbers were some of the highest in over a decade.
PORTLAND – The Southern Maine Labor Council (SMLC) recently recognized U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud with their Working Class Hero Award today. Fellow Maine Rep. Chellie Pingree and SMLC President Douglas Born presented Michaud with the award at the organization’s annual Labor Day Breakfast in Portland.
CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. –Pine Manor College men’s soccer played the first official men’s athletic game in the history of the on Friday afternoon at Hedley Field in Chestnut, Massachusetts, and the University of Maine at Fort Kent (UMFK) welcomed the new competition with a ferocious 6-0 victory.
GRAND ISLE - Renald J. Cote, 73, passed away on Aug. 21, 2014 at his home in Grand isle with his family by his side. He was born in St. David on Jan. 26, 1941, the son of the late Lewis H. and Annie (Cyr) Cote.