The coronavirus pandemic has taken its toll on several businesses throughout the county community, including the Aroostook Regional Transportation Service. Shawn Cunningham has more on challenges and changes impacting the service right now.
The most moving part of the trip to London, Normandy and Paris was of course our visit to Normandy. This past June 6th marked the 75th anniversary of D-Day. While we weren't there in June, it was no less moving in September. As we learned about World War Two and D-Day, we had the honor of walking along the beaches and visiting the American Cemetery.
It's hard to believe it's been more than a week since we arrived home from a very exciting trip! I had the pleasure of hosting a trip to London, England, and Normandy and Paris France in September. Not only was the entire trip filled with amazing experiences and sights, but I also had the great fortune to travel with some pretty special folks from the County. Over the next few days I will share some of that trip.
A spotlight is being cast on Aroostook County. The 2019-2020 visitors guide is hot off the presses. Ashley Blackford sat down with the chair of the Aroostook County Tourism board to find out more about this publication that's meant to encourage people to visit.
For nearly three decades, the Washburn Trail Runners hosted weekly fundraisers featuring my favorite meal of the day: Breakfast. Kathy McCarty stopped by the club on Saturday to get to the bottom of this annual tradition.
A well known long-distance runner from Great Cranberry Island is set to attempt to ride a cutting-edge Pedego Electric Bicycle the length of the state of Maine, from Fort Kent to Kittery. Gary Allen, who is better known for running and organizing races including the award-winning Mount Desert Island Marathon, and the Millinocket Marathon, is set to start the Pedego Maine Challenge at the US / Canadian border on May 18th, and head south to the Maine / New Hampshire state line.