After big changes at Canada Post earlier this year, the postal carrier says it's in the black and actually making money. The Post credits growth in its parcel delivery business and lower pension costs.
Earlier this year, the Sheriff’s Office underwent a significant transformation. After a twelve year agreement with the Maine State Police, the Sheriff’s Office reverted to covering the entire county every day after patroling only one fifth of Aroostook County each week, on a five week rotation.
In planning this change, the Sheriff's Office projected a 25 – 30% increase in their calls for service i
Good news for those attending college here in Aroostook County! The University of Maine at Fort Kent and the University of Maine at Presque Isle unveiled a new tuition structure for out-of-state and international students that offers competitive pricing in those markets and also acts as a catalyst for economic development in Aroostook County.