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Music in the Park series to culminate with all-day Labor Fest
MADAWASKA, Maine – The Music in the Park summer series will wrap up for the season with Labor Fest, an all-day festival of music and entertainment. Labor Fest is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mo...
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Obituary: THERESA L. PHILLIPS, 1928 - 2014
BANGOR, Maine - Theresa L. Phillips, 86, passed away peacefully Aug. 28, 2014, at a Bangor hospital. She was born July 16, 1928 in Edmundston, New Brunswick, the daughter of Joseph A. and Madeleine...
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Two Valley businesses close: Frenchie's in Grand Isle and JIU studio in Fort Kent
GRAND ISLE / FORT KENT - Two Valley businesses are closing their doors. After 12 years of ownership, April and Kevin Hodgson closed Frenchie’s Variety in Grand Isle on Sunday, Aug. 17. The store on...
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WORDS OF THE WEEK: Aug. 30
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - The St. John Valley Times "Words of the Week" for the weekend of Aug. 30, 2014 are the following: - Bunka - prescient - Nebuchadnezzar - chuffed - Fibonacci spiral

 - emni...
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More than 200 attend health fair in Eagle Lake
EAGLE LAKE, Maine – The 25th Annual Eagle Lake Health Fair at the Eagle Lake Health Center, on Aug. 9, attracted 239 people this year, according to Joni Michaud, LPN, a health education technician ...
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Madawaska Historical Society presents Wampum belt to Maliseet First Nation
MADAWASKA, Maine - The Madawaska Historical Society presented a Wampum belt to the Madawaska Maliseet First Nation in a ceremony in Edmundston on Aug. 8. The ceremony was planned to “indicate frien...
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Obituary: LEONARD R. OUELLETTE, 1922 - 2014
VERNON, Conn. and ST. FRANCIS, Maine - Leonard R. Ouellette, 92, of Vernon, Conn., beloved husband of Vina (Jandreau) Ouellette, passed away on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. He was born Aug. 3, 1922 in St...
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Obituary: AMANDA BOURGOIN, 1922 - 2014
MADAWASKA, Maine - Amanda Bourgoin, 92, of Madawaska passed away peacefully on Aug. 27, 2014 at St. Joseph’s Nursing Home after a long illness. Her son John was by her side when she died. She was b...
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Fort Kent boys place first in invitational cross-country meet
FORT KENT, Maine – The Fort Kent Community High School track-and-field team placed first in the 3-mile Fort Kent Invitational Cross-Country Race on Wednesday, Aug. 27 at Lonesome Pine. Washburn pla...
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Families share memories of loved ones lost to suicide
FORT KENT, Maine - “I was grasping at anything,” said Pauline Bouchard of Fort Kent on Thursday afternoon, Aug. 14, explaining her grief upon learning she had lost her son to suicide. With the rece...
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Ray Jalbert escapes serious injury as car goes down embankment
FORT KENT, Maine - A Fort Kent man received minor cuts after his car went off the road and into the woods Wednesday afternoon. The Aroostook County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single vehicle cr...
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GUEST COLUMN: 'Lowering energy costs is a win for all Mainers'
AUGUSTA, Maine - During the bitter cold winter season, New England governors spoke with a sense of urgency about lowering energy costs. Now, just two months away from an election, that urgency is g...
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LETTER: Slow down at Madawaska crosswalks
To the Editor, Please tell all people driving through Madawaska, especially at designated crosswalks, they must stop for the people crossing safely. I almost got run over by a black GMC today, and ...
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Conditions 'prime' in northern Maine for subtle color changes
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - As Maine's fall foliage season approaches, the Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry reported yesterday, Aug. 27, that conditions in the northernmost p...
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BIRTHS: Michaud boy, L'Italien boy, Reese girl
ST. JOHN VALLEY, Maine - MICHAUD: A boy, Brently Bobby Michaud, was born on Aug. 24, 2014 to Brent and Donna Michaud of Frenchville. Maternal grandparents are Ron and Diane Tardif of Frenchville. P...
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