MOOSE-ING AROUND JIGSAW — Near the town of Daigle, Monica Pettengill Jerkins caught this image as the moose was calmly munching grass by the side of Route 161. This was only one of four separate moose she sighted on Saturday, all on Route 161. Watch out on the roads. — Pettengill Jerkins image
ST. AGATHA – Many people will remember the former Lakeview Restaurant co-owner Carol (Lizotte) Derosier of St. Agatha greeting her customers with a cheerful smile, or engaged in some thoughtful conversation with a member of her restaurant staff, but each of Carol’s three daughters have inherited traits from their mother that, even after her passing in early April, keep her presence in the St. John Valley community alive and well.
MADAWASKA - Some might say that the Central Building Supply annual open house has become an anticipated spring event over the years, and this year plenty of people showed up to enjoy free hot dogs and beverages, to sign up for door prizes, and also to take advantage of a store-wide 20 percent off sale on selected items. Vendors were on hand to answer customers questions about various products, which include some new lines this year.
MADAWASKA – After a permitted prescribed burn escaped those attending it Tuesday evening, Madawaska Fire Chief James Soucy ordered that the town join the ranks of other communities and cancel all existing permits effective immediately.
WATERTOWN, Mass. / Madawaska – Lori Ann (Michaud) Richardson, a 28-year-old 2002 Madawaska High School graduate, joined nearly a million other Boston area residents under lockdown Friday morning as police and military conducted an unprecedented search for one of the two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings less than two miles from her home in Watertown, Mass.
BOSTON/Fort Kent - Nick Bouchard, 29, had just a half hour before completed his first Boston Marathon when the first bomb exploded.
The 2001 Fort Kent Community High School graduate and son of John and Caroline Bouchard of Fort Kent lives in Columbus, Ohio now. He’s completed about ten marathons, but said he was particularly excited when he qualified for the Boston Marathon last year – he had no way of knowing what fateful events would unfurl shortly after he crossed the finish line.
ST. JOHN VALLEY - At 3:19 a.m., the National Weather Service in Caribou cancelled a winter weather advisory that was originally supposed to remain in effect until 8 a.m. this morning citing that most of the heaviest precipitation had already passed through the region.