The possible Government shutdown threatens to slow down and stop many services. This would make it hard for many people on a day-to-day basis. Organizations around the county are preparing in case the shutdown happens. With the possibility of a government shutdown looming, organizations in the County, such as ACAP and Catholic Charities are working to ensure County folks who rely on these services won’t see an interruption.
The sunshine continues to build into the region with less of a haze in the skies associated with some wildfire smoke in the upper levels of the atmosphere. Above average temperatures continue throughout the week with a slight increase in the clouds.
With a government shutdown looming, federal court proceedings would also be affected. We spoke to the US Attorney of the District of Maine to find out what impact the shutdown would have on the federal court system.
The Maine Community College System Board of Trustees met on the NMCC Campus earlier today. One of the items that was discussed and approved by the board will benefit NMCC and could help the childcare shortage in Aroostook County.
Students, Staff, Alumni and Members of the Community have all gathered Friday evening, not just to celebrate another Homecoming weekend here in Fort Kent, but to remember one of their own. Tonight, what was formerly the Alumni Memorial Field has been dedicated the Michael Simon Field.
Fort Kent native, small businessman, state representative, and championship-winning race car driver, Austin Theriault, has filed formal paperwork announcing his intention to run for Maine’s battleground 2nd Congressional District seat.
As harvest season gets into full swing for farmer’s across the County, accurate weather predictions become a critical factor to getting the job done on time. While modern meteorology has its state-of-the-art tools, some people still look to age-old methods for guidance.
A New MRI was installed today at Cary Medical Center. This is their second big installation this year. The first was their new CT scanner. Cary Medical Center has been working towards getting a new MRI in their facility for some time. And now it’s finally happened.