Local sports
1 July 2016

MAINE - After 70 days of paddling, through storms and sun, John Connelly of Falmouth kayaked into Kittery Harbor last week to celebrate the completion of PaddleQuest 1500, a 1,500-mile odyssey that linked four major water routes in the northeastern United States and eastern Canada.

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1 July 2016

AROOSTOOK COUNTY - Aroostook watersport enthusiasts are a fortunate breed, especially the fishermen of the region. There are creeks, brooks, rivers, lakes, and ponds everywhere, regardless if you reside in an urban, rural or an off-the-grid, in the woods location.

27 June 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - With temperatures nearing 90 degrees, it was perhaps the perfect day for the Fort Kent town pool to open Saturday, June 25. The town pool's status remained in question until a few weeks before the official opening, as the Fort Kent Parks and Recreation Department sought qualified applicants to fill lifeguard positions.

23 June 2016

ST. JOHN VALLEY - The Maine Arts Commission has awarded a new grant, “Hopes for the Future,” to provide dance education to K-12 students in Frenchville and St. Agatha in the northernmost part of Aroostook County.

22 June 2016

ORONO, Maine - Former Van Buren star Parise Rossignol, who capped her high school career as the state’s second-leading all-time scorer with 2,589 points, has decided not to continue her basketball career after two seasons at the University of Maine.

21 June 2016

CONNECTICUT - Fort Kent’s Austin Theriault continued his climb up the K and N Pro Series East points standings by salvaging a seventh-place finish at the East Stafford 150 at Stafford Motor Speedway in Connecticut on Friday night.

21 June 2016

FORT KENT, Maine - When most people in the St. John Valley hear the words “poker run,” they probably envision helmeted riders on ATVs or snowmobiles cruising across Aroostook County to gather cards for a round of Texas Hold ‘em, but the organizers of the Fish River Greenways Poker Run have made it so that anyone can join in the fun.

21 June 2016

GRAND ISLE, Maine - Organizers of the 3rd Annual Greater Grand Isle Flatwater Canoe/ Kayak race report the June 18 event was a great success. This year, 35 participants traversed the St. John River from Madawaska to Grand Isle, up from 15 participants last year.

21 June 2016

CARIBOU, Maine - The Caribou Parks and Recreation Department will host the second annual Maine Recreation and Parks Association Regional Track and Field Meet on Tuesday, June 28.

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