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Welcome to our website. To provide you, our trusted audience, with news from around The County in a single location, we’ve combined our three websites into one. Updated daily, we are keeping you informed with more news about your town and your neighboring towns. We will be featuring new exciting videos and events from more places across Aroostook County for one low price.


Hub for The Aroostook Republican & News, Houlton Pioneer Times,
The Star-Herald, and St. John Valley Times / Fiddlehead Focus

Aroostook Republican
260 Missile Street • Box 510
Presque Isle, ME 04769
Phone & Fax: 207-496-3251

Houlton Pioneer Times
23 Court Street • Box 456
Houlton, ME 04730
Phone & Fax: 207-532-2281

The Star-Herald
260 Missile Street • Box 510
Presque Isle, ME 04769
Phone & Fax: 207-768-5431

St. John Valley Times
328 Main Street., Suite 102
Madawaska, ME 04756
Phone & Fax: 207-728-3336

Letters to the Editor Policy

Our publications welcome Letters to the Editor. Preference is given to letters of immediate local concern. Comments should be civil and respectful without name-calling or abusive content. Letters must be no more than 350 words. Please include your name and town of residence for publication, as well as a contact phone number and/or email. Anonymous letters will not be accepted. The editorial staff reserves the right to decline submissions, to edit content for accuracy, clarity, grammar and libel, and to limit publication frequency to once per month to allow fair use of our limited space. Submit by email to:


The County welcomes welcome news tips, story ideas, press releases and community news submissions. All items submitted for publication for any/all publications must be the property of the person submitting the item, or written permission from the copyright holder must be provided. Send your submissions to or

To Reach Us By Email


Mike Dowd (


Caribou region: Melissa Lizotte

Houlton region: Kathleen Phalen Tomaselli (

Presque Isle region: Paula Brewer (

St. John Valley region: Chris Bouchard (

Sports Coverage:

Letters to the Editor:


Inquire about digital advertising or print in any or all newspapers:

Or contact your local Media Sales Consultant:

Aroostook Republican & News or The Star-Herald: Scott Galipeau, 207-768-5442 or

Houlton Pioneer Times: Kelly Drake, 207-532-4672 or

St. John Valley Times: Scott Galipeau, 207-768-5442 or

OBITUARIES: For all publications, please email Please specify the publication you are requesting.


Aroostook Republican or The Star-Herald: Breanna Maples, 207-764-4471 or

Houlton Pioneer Times: Breanna Maples, 207-532-2281 or

St. John Valley Times: Linda Pelletier, 207-728-3336 or


Stuart Hedstrom (