County veterans who lost their life during the Vietnam War are being honored now

County veterans who lost their life during the Vietnam War are being honored now

The Washburn Rotary Club is working to bring The American Veterans Traveling Tribute wall to town. The wall honors all veterans who lost their lives during the war. Included are the names of more than three dozen veterans from Aroostook, which are being recognized on the Washburn, Maine facebook page leading up to the event.

WAGM Headlines On The Web: 7.17.19

Some of the top headlines for Aroostook County and Western New Brunswick for Wednesday July 17th, 2019.

Town of Houlton awarded $95,000 for culvert replacement project

The Morningstar Road culvert has been a cause for concern for almost a decade now. Back in 2010 it was identified as having the most restrictive access because of the targeted impassable culvert. The culvert is at the stream crossing of Morningstar road and Moose Brook, where it enters the mainstream of the Meduxnekeag River. The new funding will go towards taking the culvert out and putting in a bridge.

Big demand for broccoli in The County

According to sixth generation broccoli farmer, Emily Smith, there has been a big demand for their product and as soon as they get it cut, it's going out the door! She adds that the wet spring has helped the crop.

WAGM Headlines On The Web: 7.16.19

Some of the top headlines for Aroostook County and Western New Brunswick for Tuesday, July 16th, 2019.

Intervention Aroostook: A New Rehab Therapy Being Offerd in Aroostook County

A new program in the county is helping people cope with substance abuse disorder by using a peer support approach treatment and rehabilitation. Its the focus of this week's Intervention Aroostook with Shawn Cunningham. Please be advised there will be images depicting drug use that may be unsuitable for some viewers.

 

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Sports

Posted: 12:58 PM - Youngsters from all over the State took part in the Maine State Track and Field Championships in Bangor.

Posted: 07/16/2019 - The Maine Parks State track meet was held today in Bangor

Posted: 07/16/2019 - The Canadian Jr Golf Championships are next month at Covered Bridge in Hartland.

Posted: 07/15/2019 - The Loring Land Speed event wrapped up yesterday

Posted: 07/15/2019 - Almost 5000 dollars will be donated to Aroostook Special Olympics.