Maine Veterans’ Homes have faced financial troubles that nearly led to the closure of homes in Caribou and Machias in 2022.
Rather than cancel, Haney and Gamage opted to find a paved area to fill with snow for the weekend races and activities.
At a special town meeting held at Limestone Community School, 34 voters authorized the town’s Select Board to create three tax increment financing districts at Loring Commerce Center.
Caribou Fire & Ambulance Chief Brian Lajoie proposed a $2,589,623 total budget, a 2.5 percent, or $67,732 decrease from the $2,459,120 spent last year.
Aroostook could see temperatures peak at 50 degrees Wednesday, with rain moving in for the latter half of the week. At this time, there are no snow storms predicted for the next two weeks.
City leaders and advocates in Caribou are exploring ways to increase affordable housing to meet expected demand from industrial development springing up in surrounding towns.
A new event celebrating The County’s snowmobiling culture began only last year, but organizers are already expanding the festivities and anticipating huge crowds.
Limestone residents will vote Tuesday, Feb. 27, on whether the town should enter into tax incentive agreements with a company who owns part of the former Loring Air Force Base.
Local developers have chosen the former Loring Air Force Base as the site of a $55 million potato chip processing plant that could open next year.
When Matt Cole and Cuppy Johndro look at the historic arch hangar on the former Loring Air Force Base, they see a lost chance to link the region’s past and its potential future.