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Aroostook County Emergency Management Officials prepare for flood season

Aroostook County Emergency Management Officials prepare for flood season

| April 10, 2015

As winter weather makes its way out and spring weather rolls in, Aroostook County emergency management officials are preparing for flood season. “We do have a heightened awareness we’ve been monitoring our area closely, we’ve been participating in statewide calls and doing some regional meetings as well for preparedness,” said Darren Woods. Woods is the […]

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Christmas Eve storm will bring mild temperatures and rain

Christmas Eve storm will bring mild temperatures and rain

| December 24, 2014

This system is bringing freezing rain and rain to the County. Because of that, The Aroostook County Emergency Management Agency and the National Weather Service in Caribou have been in constant contact. “We are looking at freezing rain essentially from Milinocket to Houlton, north. With accumulations up to 0.15 of an inch. Now to put […]

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Aroostook EMA and the National Weather Service, Team up for River Ice Presentations

Aroostook EMA and the National Weather Service, Team up for River Ice Presentations

| October 22, 2014

Even though it’s only Fall, these people are already thinking about Spring.¬†Especially in terms of ice jams and flooding. Darren Woods of the Aroostook Emergency Management Agency says every spring, they get numerous reports from people. “There’s been very little real formal kind of training on what it is exactly we’re looking at as far […]

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How Prepared Are You In Case of an Emergency?

How Prepared Are You In Case of an Emergency?

| September 16, 2014

Believe it or not, it’s September already, which means its National Preparedness Month. With winter on the way, it’s especially important to make sure safety measures are in place in case of an emergency. “We need to really think about what we can do to start preparing our homes. Things like cleaning your chimneys to […]

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Aroostook EMA’s Presence During the World Acadian Congress

Aroostook EMA’s Presence During the World Acadian Congress

| July 25, 2014

“The World Acadian Congress is something new to our office. Back in March, some of the local public service agencies asked us to get involved with the emergency planning process,” says Director of the Aroostook Emergency Management Agency, Darren Woods. And Woods has been busy ever since. The event is expected to bring in 50-60 […]

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