FORT KENT- All members of the community are invited to participate in JIU Performing Arts and Fitness Studio's Dance Mob at 6 p.m. on May 2 at 214 West Main St. in Fort Kent. The event is part of National Dance Week will help spread the foundation’s mission to “celebrate dance and promote fun fitness.”
FORT KENT- On May 3, Community Voices will host a 5K family-friendly run for all ages and ability levels to promote active living and healthy communities. All walkers and joggers, even cyclists, strollers, and skateboarders, are invited to participate in this community-centered event.
FORT KENT- The Betterment Fund has awarded the town of Fort Kent a grant of $15,000, said Director of Planning and Economic Development Steve Pelletier. The fund provides funding for Maine communities to help improve their residents’ quality of life, health, and capacity to sustain its natural resources.
AROOSTOOK COUNTY- Due to the impact of this year’s severe winter in Northern Maine, the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and wildlife has suspended the spring wild turkey hunt in portions of Northern Maine, specifically Wildlife Management Districts 1-6. The spring turkey season will remain unchanged in all other areas of the state.
PRESQUE ISLE- Spring has arrived, albeit only in title, here in the County where residents have endured record low temperatures and bountiful snowfall well past its typical season. While most consider such weather conditions as a call for continued hibernation, Kyle Washington of Presque Isle saw it as an opportunity to try some new outdoor activities.
ST. JOHN VALLEY - With Fort Kent's 10th Mountain Lodge on the covers and a center spread showing locations for more than 100 Acadian family reunions, the St, John Valley helps the latest issue of Echoes magazine show that the eyes of the world are on Northern Maine and adjacent Canada.
FORT KENT- On April 9, the sixth annual Youth Voices Law Enforcement Basketball Game fundraiser had friends, relatives and interested bystanders in the audience hooting and hollering - or is that hooping and hollering? The yearly event pits high school students against members of government agencies, such as the Maine Forest Service or Customs and Border Patrol, in a fun-filled, mixed team basketball game.
FORT KENT- The University of Maine at Fort Kent Athletic department will offer a week-long, co-ed soccer and basketball camps this summer. Registration is open to children entering kindergarten up to eighth grade.