On this edition of AM Chats, Shawn interviews Mark Wilcox, the Chair of the Aroostook County branch of Junior Achievement of Maine. Wilcox talks about the ten year success of the program and how its helping put county youth on the path to success.
Participants in an event on Saturday have the opportunity to make meal time less stressful for those in need.
Madawaska officials are looking to revitalize their downtown. The economic and development director for the town says efforts are already underway to improve Main Street, with the goal being to attract more people to the community.
Being part of a co-op has its benefits. Kathy McCarty spoke with a local dairy farmer about what it means for his organic dairy.
Health care providers now have more of an incentive to offer services to rural and underserved communities. Kathy McCarty met with a state lawmaker to discuss the passage of his bill that addresses the need for more doctors and dentists in some parts of Maine.
Firefighters from across Canada and the northeastern United States have been sent to Quebec this month to help fight multiple forest fires. Despite the distance from the fires, a haze can be seen in towns throughout the County and in neighboring New Brunswick. Local fire departments say concerned residents are calling about the hazy conditions and smell of smoke.