6 days ago

The County Crossword for July 17, 2024

You can complete this crossword puzzle online.  Just click on the box you want to fill in and begin typing the word you think is the answer to the clue.

1 week ago

29 County artists receive micro grants from Aroostook Creative Network

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — The Aroostook Creative Network Micro-Grant Program recently awarded micro-grants up to $1,000 maximum to 29 artists who live and work in Aroostook County. Grantees are: Elizabeth Allen, Silver Ridge (Pottery); Bernadette Anderson, Houlton (Ink and Digital); Morgain Bailey, Presque Isle (Photography and Painting); Susan Beaulier, Ashland (Enameled Metal Jewelry); Casey Blackstone, […]

1 week ago

UMFK students named to the fall 2023 Dean’s List

Fort Kent, Maine – The University of Maine at Fort Kent is proud to announce the Dean’s List for the fall 2023 semester. This list includes full-time and part-time students. “Congratulations to the students who have made the UMFK Dean’s & Academic Recognition Lists,” said UMFK’s President Deb Hedeen. “The Dean’s List includes full-time students who […]

1 week ago

Houlton International Food Festival triples funds raised

The July 6 festival, held at Houlton Middle High School, was packed with hundreds who traveled from as far away as Quebec City to sample the exotic foods made from ancient recipes and generational traditions by locals representing 21 different nations.   

1 week ago

Houlton Agricultural Fair kicks off on Friday

Houlton’s first fair was in 1847 and it has continued in many different forms since then. In the mid-1800s the Maine Press Association invited state editors to the Houlton and Presque Isle fairs, increasing interest in the County.