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License now to avoid late fees after Jan. 31

CARIBOU, Maine — Dog licenses for 2012 are available at the City Clerk’s Office, in the Municipal Building, 25 High St. Pursuant to Maine law, all dogs and wolf hybrids in the State of Maine, six months or older, shall be licensed by Jan. 1 of each calendar year. Current proof of rabies vaccination must [...]

UMaine at Fort Kent’s Alumni association to host local talent

FORT KENT, Maine — The University of Maine at fort Kent’s Alumni Association will host a talent show at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, in the UMFK Fox Auditorium. The show will feature a variety of local talent for the public to enjoy, including vocal instrumental and dance performances.¬† Admission will be $5 per person [...]

UMFK blood drive Jan. 31

FORT KENT, Maine — The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, in the Fox Auditorium. The blood drive is co-sponsored by UMFK’s Kappa Rho and Student Nurses’ Organization. To schedule an appointment a table will be set up in [...]

Annual Hot Shot Competition to be held Feb. 5 in Fort Kent

FORT KENT, Maine — The Maine¬† Recreation and Parks Association and the Maine Red Cross Claws are announcing their partnership for the MRPA’s annual Hot Shot Competition to compete against other basketball enthusiasts across the state. The Fort Kent Recreation and Parks Department with host University of Maine at Fort Kent will hold this event [...]

Presque Isle Democrats to Meet

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — The Presque Isle Democratic Party will hold a meeting at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, at the Edmunds Conference Center at Northern Maine Community College. The meeting will be to discuss planning the Feb. 26 caucus. All local Democrats are invited to attend and participate. For more information, call Martha Grant [...]

Caribou Award Nomination-Annual Recognition Dinner deadline Feb.29

CARIBOU, Maine — The Caribou Award Nomination and Annual Recognition Dinner has announced it’s time to nominate a business or person you feel either deserves Business of the Year, Citizen of the Year or Spirit of Caribou. To nominate a business or person just fax, email or drop off at the Caribou Chamber of Commerce, [...]

MSAD #33 kindergarten registrations

FRENCHVILLE, Maine — MSAD 33, Frenchville and St. Agatha will hold pre-kindergarten and kindergarten registration for the 2012-2013 school year from 1:15 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, at the Dr. Levesque School office. Eligible children for kindergarten must be five years old prior to Oct. 15, 2012, and for pre-kindergarten a child must be [...]

Volunteer cash coach trainings begin Jan. 24

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — During the 2012 tax season, Women, Work and Community will join with AARP, United Way, and other Aroostook partners to help low-income taxpayers file their tax returns and access resources for financial asset-building. A volunteer cash coach training session will be held at the following locations from 9 a.m. to noon [...]

Snowmobile club’s annual winter festival begins Jan. 19 in Rangeley

RANGELEY, Maine — The Rangeley Lakes Snowmobile Club’s annual winter festival, Snodeo, will take place from Thursday through Saturday, Jan. 19-21, originating at Moose Alley on Main St. The three day event will host a fundraising casino night, Polaris family ride, kids events and a fireworks display. For more information or for a list of [...]

Caribou Public Library to host book signing with author and chef Jan. 20

CARIBOU, Maine — The Caribou Public Library will host a book signing with author and chef Nathan Scott at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, at 30 High St.¬† Scott, who is the popular host of WAGM Television’s series will share his recipes from his book, Nathan Scott’s Open Kitchen 2011: Annual Recipes. For more information, [...]