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Snow Plow accident turns up 100 year old time capsule

| January 23, 2015

“”The whole thing is crazy,’ said Mary Lou Brown, who can’t stop smiling. The co-chair of the history and records committee for the Gray Memorial United Methodist Church in Caribou is overwhelmed with joy¬†because the time capsule she’s been searching for for years has finally turned up. “When Mr. Alden called me to tell me […]

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Town officials concerned about LePage’s proposed state budget

| January 22, 2015

“Municipalities know what services their community needs more so than the state does I feel. I think the state should be helping us rather than making it harder for us,” said Houlton town manager Butch Asselin. Asselin is concerned about Governor LePage’s budget proposal for the 2016-17 fiscal year. That’s because if the state goes […]

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County Folks React to State of the Union Address

| January 21, 2015

“I thought it was optimistic and it’s giving us a place to move forward,” said Charlotte Wilson. “To me it seemed like the same stuff that was said before but has never been addressed yet,” said Pamela Haley. (VO) Folks in the County have differing opinion’s on President Barack Obama’s sixth state of the union […]

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Owners of Grammy’s Country Inn selling restaurant after 26 years

| January 20, 2015

“I mean I’m excited about the future but this is what we’ve done for 26 years, it’s hard to think about doing anything but this. We’ve made a lot of friends here. It’ll be different but in the same sense it’ll be exciting,” said Lynn Birdsall. Steve Graham and Lynn Birdsall were in their early […]

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Numbers are down for 2014-15 snowmobile season

| January 19, 2015

It’s been a tough winter for business owner Steve Dobson. He owns and operates the Aroostook Hospitality Inns in both Wasburn and Van Buren. Right now there are no snowmobilers staying in either of his hotels. “This season has been just horrendous there. There’s nobody in the area. The perception downstate is that we don’t […]

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