Top Stories

Tag: katie zarrilli

Nordic Heritage Center steering committee wants public input in future plans

| December 3, 2014

It’s a home of outdoor activities both large and small scale in the Central Aroostook area. The Nordic Heritage Center is a world class facility well known for its beautiful trails and cozy lodge. But those on the center’s steering committee say they’ve got some big decisions to make regarding its future. Steve Towle, Steering […]

Continue Reading

Salmon Brook Project will receive funding to help with shoreline restoration

| December 1, 2014

Slowly but surely, the former mill pond in Washburn is restoring itself to what it once was. A stream. “Just putting things back the way they were before we got here, said regional director of the Northern Maine office of the Maine Department of Environmental Protection Nick Archer. Back in March the dam and berm were removed […]

Continue Reading

Donating through Grief: Amy Anderson’s Story

| November 26, 2014

Amy Anderson was ecstatic four years ago in July…when she found out her three-year-old would have a little brother. Her baby would be born the next March, and she would call him Bryson. Tragicall,y twenty weeks into the pregnancy, she lost him. “They put it to the belly and then…I don’t even think I said […]

Continue Reading

County Agencies Collaborate to Keep Juveniles from Starting Fires

| November 24, 2014

“For any firefighter it hits close to home, said Aroostook County  juvenile fire safety coordinator Adam Rider. Adam Rider is talking about last week’s tragedy in Caribou…when a three year old boy set a fire inside a mobile home, killing himself and three other family members. Though Rider can’t change what happened, he says the […]

Continue Reading

Community members sending Christmas love to children through Operation Christmas Child

| November 21, 2014

“Every single one of those boxes that goes out has the ability to change a life,” said volunteer Michael Sullivan. A simple gift…with the ability to do so much. Aroostook County residents are sending their Christmas love to children all over the world. “These are children that have never had a Christmas gift, they don’t […]

Continue Reading