Overnight fire on Van Buren Road in Caribou

CARIBOU, Maine (WAGM) - The Caribou Fire Department has been on the scene of an overnight fire on the Van Buren Road for much of the day today. According to Captain Danny Raymond, crews were called to 1284 Van Buren Rd. just before midnight. The home was vacant at the time, and no one was injured.
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Caribou area hit with power outage affecting more than 1,300 people

CARIBOU, Maine — Versant Power is looking into the cause of an outage in Caribou that has left hundreds without power. Approximately 1,350 customers, most of whom are located in the southwestern part of Caribou, are without power, according to Versant Power spokesperson Amanda Cummings. The cause of the outage is unknown at this time.
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CDC Reports Two Coronavirus Deaths in Northern Maine

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday reported two COVID-related deaths in northern Maine. One person who died was from Piscataquis County and the other was a resident of Penobscot County. The CDC also reported 13 new coronavirus cases across the state on Wednesday, the lowest daily...
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Aroostook County to hold its first Pride parade

Aroostook is celebrating Pride Month with the county's first-ever Pride parade. The parade kicks off on Friday at 2:30 p.m. and will be followed by a weekend of festivities. [Skowhegan stands up for local business after its Pride flag was vandalized]. According to the Bangor Daily News, the parade is...

Efforts to renovate Limestone park increase as pandemic restrictions ease

LIMESTONE, Maine — Despite pandemic-related setbacks, a community effort to upgrade the Albert Michaud Park in Limestone is well underway and expected to become stronger in the coming months. Limestone Recreation director Doug Sharpe recently said that Phase 1 of the Albert Michaud Park Revitalization Project, which will include new...

Youngsters compete in Track and Field meet

CARIBOU, Maine (WAGM) - Summer is here and that means that youngsters are kept busy with recreation programs. Today over 200 competitors were in Caribou for the annual track and field meet. on your mark get set go. (Emma Drost):” I am doing the 200 and 400. I can’t wait...
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Career Center hosts first in-person job fair in Presque Isle

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine (WAGM) - County businesses provided prospective employees the opportunity to learn more about job openings in the area. 29 employers were on hand at the Aroostook Centre Mall for the Spring into Summer Job Fair. The event was put on by the Maine Career Center, in partnership with ACAP and the Central Aroostook Chamber of Commerce. Robb Miller, Career Center Consultant says this event provides a unique opportunity.
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Suspected Tornado Touched Down In Limestone This Week

It was just around 6:30 Monday evening, when Kelly and George Belford were in their home on the Noyes Rd. in Limestone, finishing up supper. They had heard about the Severe Thunderstorm for their area, and even knew of the Tornado warning nearby in Ashland. Kelly says what happened next...