Julie Daigle

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Stories from Julie Daigle

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13 May 2015

FORT KENT - On Monday, May 11, the town of Fort Kent adopted a Complete Streets policy, making it the first municipality in Aroostook County to do so and one of seven communities in the state of Maine which currently have these policies.

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5 May 2015

FORT KENT - On Monday, May 11, the Fort Kent Town Council members will have the opportunity to make Fort Kent the first community in Aroostook County - and one of seven communities in the state of Maine - to adopt a Complete Streets policy.

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27 March 2015

FRENCHVILLE - On Tuesday, March 3, representatives from Aroostook County Action Program and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield participated in Recess Rocks at Dr. Levesque Elementary School in Frenchville, where Rory Sheehan, Public Relations Director for Anthem Blue and Cross Blue Shield officially presented ACAP/Healthy Aroostook with a $50,000 grant to support the Let’s Go! 5210 program at Dr. Levesque and other Aroostook County schools.

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9 February 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - As temperatures drop below zero and stay there during a cold February start, residents in northern Maine are faced with potentially devastating bagged pellet shortages.

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6 February 2015

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - The Land Use Planning Commission (LUPC) will be hosting a series of public hearings as part of the process to approve or deny a petition to change the zoning in T17R5, T17R4, T17R3, T16R5, T16R4, and T15R5 near the Fish River chain of lakes.

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6 January 2015

VAN BUREN - Van Buren is greeting winter with a new selection of recreation winter programming for residents and interested visitors.

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22 December 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Local champions for more walkable and bikeable communities are bringing concerns for better access to healthy, physical environments to town planning boards across the state.

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21 December 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY– In the wake of President Barak Obama’s Nov. 28 proclamation, Power of Prevention and Drug Free Communities/Aroostook Substance Abuse Prevention program is helping to get the word out to community members that December is National Impaired Driving Prevention month.

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26 November 2014

EAGLE LAKE- Encouraging healthy, fun activities for kids at Eagle Lake Elementary School is all in a day’s work for Laure Roy, recently-named lead teacher at the elementary school.

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12 November 2014

FORT KENT - The 10th Mountain Outdoor Club is hosting a special event on Nov. 15 at the Fort Kent Outdoor Center to celebrate the grand opening of the Warrior Trail, a hiking/snowshoeing trail which will be dedicated to all victims of all types of cancer.

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7 November 2014

FORT KENT- Kimika Forbes, a University of Maine at Fort Kent senior, advances with her Trinidad and Tobago women’s national soccer team to the FIFA World Cup fourth place qualifying match against Ecuador this Saturday, Nov. 8, in Ecuador.

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28 October 2014

FORT KENT- In the wake of some residents’ concerns about the return of Kaci Hickox to Fort Kent following a nationally-publicized disagreement with the governor of New Jersey over the conditions under which she was quarantined following a trip to Sierra Leone, Fort Kent town leaders are remaining calm.

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27 October 2014

VAN BUREN - Approximately 30 children rolled, walked, and ran in the first annual Harvest Festivities event at the Gateway School on Sunday, Oct. 19.

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19 October 2014

ST. FRANCIS- The Walking (and Biking) School Bus returns to St. Francis Elementary School this fall, starting with an event Wednesday, Oct. 22, where students will be able to get a little exercise before school.

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16 October 2014

FORT KENT-The recently opened Market Street Co-op in Fort Kent is growing by leaps and bounds, like the locally grown and organic produce the young business offers to customers; this Friday the co-op will keep its doors open for something else new, an evening of homegrown coffeehouse entertainment.

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14 October 2014

FORT KENT- On Saturday, Oct. 18, it’s everything pumpkin at 10th Mountain Outdoor Club’s Fall Women’s Day event, a popular fall fundraiser event for the community recreation club in Fort Kent.

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6 October 2014

VAN BUREN- The Van Buren Recreation Committee, in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce and Power of Prevention, will be hosting a month of harvest festivities in Van Buren to coincide with the end of the school’s harvest break, starting with a bicycle rodeo, safety presentation, and parade on Oct. 19 at the old Gateway School parking lot.

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24 September 2014

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - On Sunday, Sept. 28, Power of Prevention will be hosting a bike rodeo in partnership with Unite Against Bullying ME, the Bicycle Coalition of Maine, Cary Medical Center, the Caribou Recreation Department, and TAMC.

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23 September 2014

FORT KENT – On Saturday, Sept. 27, 10th Mountain Outdoor Club will host a trail work day at the lodge. Prudential insurance is sponsoring this fundraising event. If the club has at least 20 participating volunteers, organizers will be eligible to receive a $1000 donation from Prudential.

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9 June 2014

FORT KENT - Five lucky students at Fort Kent Elementary School were the winners of brand-new bicycles, when members of the organizing committee drew their names in a raffle for the bicycles that Valley Motors, Pelletier Ford, Power of Prevention, and John’s Shurfine donated to this year’s Walk and Wheel Wednesdays event.