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Madawaska’s Acadian Festival to Run Through the Weekend

Madawaska’s Acadian Festival to Run Through the Weekend

| July 3, 2015

Volunteers are getting ready for a big event in Madawaska. “We just wanted to celebrate the Acadians here in the area. It’s very very important because a lot of us, past families and you know a lot of Acadians. You know, we just wanted to celebrate the heritage,” says Jane Carter, the President of the Acadian […]

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Madawaska School Budget Does Not Pass

Madawaska School Budget Does Not Pass

| July 1, 2015

The Madawaska school budget did not pass.  Voting on the budget took place throughout the day Wednesday.  In a vote of 209-yes and 379 votes no, the budget was turned down.  It wasn’t easy for the school board to tackle this years budget. They had to make cuts to teaching positions and elsewhere in the […]

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Madawaska board votes to not reappoint code enforcement officer

Madawaska board votes to not reappoint code enforcement officer

| June 25, 2015

After a two-hour emergency meeting Thursday, the town of Madawaska voted to not reappoint Bob Ouellet as the town’s Code Enforcement Officer. This comes after town manager Christine Therrien reappointed Ouellet to the post three weeks ago. Chairman of the board of selectpeople Brian Thibeault said the board voted 3-2 to not reappoint Oullet after […]

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Youngsters in the Valley hold hot dog fundraiser to raise money for autism

Youngsters in the Valley hold hot dog fundraiser to raise money for autism

| May 29, 2015

As the sun shined down on the Four Corners Park in Madawaska, students from the elementary school put themselves to work. 4th, 5th, and 6th graders from Eric Carter’s class spent this picture perfect day selling hot dogs for a cause they believe in. “People need to learn how autism affects kids in the U.S.,” […]

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Two Aroostook County High Schools Gain National Recognition

Two Aroostook County High Schools Gain National Recognition

| May 19, 2015

“We’ve known for years we’ve had a great school system and to finally be acknowledged and recognized for it means a lot,” said Ginette Albert, Madawaska Superintendent. “What we’re pleased about is that we consistently make the list. That we’re in that core of schools that consistently make the lists,” added Dr. Gehrig Johnson, Presque […]

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