4 hours ago

Caribou area From our Files – Week of June 19, 2024

100 Years Ago – June 19, 1924
New store opened — The opening of the new F. W. Woolworth store took place last Friday and was attended by hundreds of people, who not only enjoyed the fine music discoursed by a local orchestra, but the large and varied assortment of goods on display.

1 day ago

The County Crossword June 19, 2024

You can complete this crossword puzzle online.  Just click on the box you want to fill in and begin typing the word you think is the answer to the clue.

2 days ago

New Sweden residents approve school and town budgets

NEW SWEDEN, Maine – New Sweden residents voted in favor of budgets for both town and school operations Thursday. Twelve registered voters gathered at the town office, with John Hedman elected as moderator.  Most school budget articles passed without discussion. New Sweden is part of School Union 122, which also includes Woodland and Westmanland. The […]

3 days ago

Here’s why recycling containers are overflowing in some Aroostook towns

AWS collects recyclables such as bottles, magazines, catalogs, newspapers and tin cans from 99 igloos at 17 locations in Presque Isle, Caribou, Fort Fairfield, Easton, Limestone, Caswell, Cyr Plantation, Hamlin, Woodland, Stockholm, New Sweden, Sinclair, Portage, Mapleton and Washburn.

5 days ago

New book celebrates cultural heritage

The call is out for young people of all ages with an interest in local history and cultural heritage.  Friday, June 21 and Saturday, June 22, Silver Birches, an oral history project formed in the 1970s, will launch a new book dedicated to preserving cultural heritage by collecting and publishing stories from elders in the […]