A new event celebrating The County’s snowmobiling culture began only last year, but organizers are already expanding the festivities and anticipating huge crowds.
25 Years Ago – Feb. 24, 1999
Mills won an award — Management and employees of J. Paul Levesque & Sons were awarded first place with high honors for the 1998 Safety Award given by the Northeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association.
100 Years Ago – Feb. 21, 1924
New store — The new furniture store in Stockholm, which was recently opened by G. M . Morgan & Co. of this town, is in charge of Ralph Morgan.
75 Years Ago-February 24, 1949
Local Girl Named Aroostook Champion Speller in Caribou – Miss Byrna Mae Porter, 16- year-old Houlton High School Junior won the senior spelling contest and became the Aroostook County champion speller for the second straight year at the Caribou Winter Carnival
The Caribou Snowmobile Club, together with Plourde and Plourde of Caribou and in celebration of Cary Medical Center’s 100th Anniversary, will sponsor a special ride to honor veterans on Saturday, March 9.
City councilor and businessman Craig Green was honored by the Antique Automobile Club of America at its annual meeting held in Washington D.C.
For the second year, Stockholm hosted a revived version of the town’s famous Winter Carnival.
The following births were recently announced at Houlton Regional Hospital:
10 Years Ago — Feb. 12, 2014
Maude Moring named most senior citizen — Maude Moring, born in 1917, was named the town’s “Most Senior Citizen” by the Ste-Agathe Historical Society and was presented a golden cane Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, at Montfort Heights.
The Fort Kent Knights of Columbus have announced the winner of their ongoing lotto fundraiser for the previous week.