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Bangor Priest Facing Child Porn Charges

| September 16, 2014

  BANGOR, Maine (AP) – Authorities say a Greek Orthodox priest from Bangor is facing child pornography charges. Police on Monday arrested 52-year-old Adam Metropoulos, a priest at St. George Greek Orthodox Church, on charges of violation of privacy and possession of sexually explicit material. Bangor police say they started investigating on Saturday when a woman complained […]

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Aroostook State Park makes upgrades in time for foliage season

| September 15, 2014

With the swinging of a pickaxe, the rolling of rocks, and some pretty intense digging..the puzzle that is the Aroostook State Park trail system continues to come together. “This is better…this is like getting your first bike you know as a kid…it’s exciting,” said Park Manager Scott Thompson. Seven crew members from the Maine Conservation […]

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Suspect Arrested in Madawaska Bomb Threat

| September 15, 2014

Madawaska, ME: Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a bomb threat made to the Madawaska High School Friday afternoon.  18 year old Michael, “Mikey”, Morneault from Madawaska has been charged with Terrorizing, a Class C Felony, False Public Alarm, a Class D Misdemeanor and violating conditions of release.  Police say Morneault was in […]

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Circle of Learning Developmental Preschool Expanding Services

| September 15, 2014

The Circle of Learning developmental pre-school has expanded it’s services. The Circle of Learning is the only program in Aroostook County that provides school based developmental pre-school services for children ages 3 to 5 with special needs. This year the program has expanded it’s collaboration with the Aroostook County Action Program by also offering services […]

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Developing a Proficiency-Based Learning System in the County

| September 15, 2014

“Schools across Maine are really changing education to better meet the needs of students,” says the Co-Chair of Maine Customized Learning, Linda Laughlin. 16 school districts in the County came together to learn about the proficiency-based model of education. “Proficiency-based really means that we’re going to identify a common set of learning expectations for students […]

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