LANE Construction Educates Firefighters
Bridgewater, ME – LANE Construction was at the Bridgewater Fire Department Tuesday night educating firefighters on safe and appropriate measures for responding to emergencies while driving through active work zones.
June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Hope and Justice Project is commemorating World Elder Abuse Awareness Day by taking the Elder Justice Roadmap Challenge created by the National Center on Elder Abuse. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day will take place on June 15, 2015.
Third Annual Golf Classic to Benefit Aroostook ‘House of Comfort’
The AROOSTOOK ‘House of Comfort’ will host its 3rd Annual charity Golf Classic on Saturday, June 20, 2015, at the Presque Isle Country Club. Proceeds will go towards the construction of the only palliative and hospice care home north of Auburn.
UMPI and RSU 39 Sign Expansive Dual Credit Agreement
PRESQUE ISLE—Students at Caribou High School and Caribou Regional Technology Center will be able to earn credit toward both a high school degree and a Bachelor’s degree for nearly two dozen courses they take thanks to a unique new dual credit agreement signed by RSU 39 and the University of Maine at Presque Isle. With the ability for students to earn up to 63 credits toward a college degree, this
Mars Hill KIDZ KLUB Joins County Supporters for County Dialysis Center
Aroostook County – The wheels are in motion in Mars Hill, as KIDZ KLUB members practice for their kick-off event on Saturday, May 30, beginning at the Mars Hill Fire Department where participants can walk or bike to raise funds for County Dialysis Center in Presque Isle.
Northern Maine Community College Welcomes Nurses into Profession
Aroostook County – Twenty-seven prospective new registered nurses celebrated a milestone as Northern Maine Community College held its annual pinning ceremony. The important event signifies the official entrance into the nursing field for members of the graduating class. The graduate are now eligible and prepared to sit for the NCLEX-RN examination to obtain licensure as registered nurses. Read Mo
County Pedals Forward with More Support for County Dialysis Center
Aroostook County – The wheels are in motion, or at least they will be on May 30 at Presque Isle Middle School, as yet another school joins the countywide effort to raise money for the County Dialysis Center in Presque Isle. The Power to the Pedal fundraising event will take place on May 29 with the main site for the event at the County Physical Therapy facility on North Street in Presque Isle. The
Northern Maine Community College Celebrates 2015 Commencement
Aroostook County – Northern Maine Community College celebrated graduation for 245 students earning associate degrees and certificates during commencement exercises at the Forum in Presque Isle on Saturday, May 16.
University of Maine at Presque Isle Hosts 106th Commencement
PRESQUE ISLE - One hundred and seventy-four students graduated from the University of Maine at Presque Isle on Saturday, May 16, during the 2015 Commencement Exercises – the University’s 106th Commencement ceremony. President Linda Schott conferred degrees for the 2014-2015 academic year upon 122 students who participated in the ceremony held in Wieden Gymnasium.
Soon-to-be UMPI Graduate Finishes What She Started in 1971
PRESQUE ISLE—Claudette LaBonte Kane laughingly says that the story of her life is that she starts things but never finishes them. But more than four decades after taking her first class at the University of Maine at Presque Isle, she will be completing her undergraduate experience by marching in UMPI’s Commencement Exercises on May 16 and receiving her Bachelor of Liberal Studies degree.