With blizzard conditions and dangerous wind chills on Friday and Saturday in northern Maine, many offices are closed in the interest of public safety. Here are the latest closings and cancellations. This list will be updated frequently.

Fort Fairfield Community Center – Activities cancelled Friday & Saturday.  Building will be open as a warming shelter

Fort Fairfield Public Library is closed Friday & Saturday

Van Buren Public Library remains closed Saturday

Gentile Hall at UMPI is closed Friday & Saturday

Mars Hill Recreation Dept. - Community Center closed, activities cancelled

NorState Federal Credit Union -  Closed on Saturday.

Acadia Federal Credit Union -  Closed on Saturday.

Machias Savings Bank’s  Presque Isle and Houlton branches will be closed on Saturday, February 4th.

All Katahdin Trust branches will be closed on Saturday, Feb. 4th due to extreme cold.

Pine Tree Waste Transfer Station Houlton & Mars Hill - Closed on Saturday

Presque Isle Landfill - Closed on Saturday

Saturday's 4pm Mass at St. Agnes in Island Falls is cancelled.  The potluck will be rescheduled for February 18.

St Mary of the Visitation - closed Saturday

Our Lady of the Valley - Saturday evening classes cancelled

Warming Shelters in Aroostook County

The City of Caribou will be opening the Caribou Wellness Center at 55 Bennett Drive as a warming center on Friday and Saturday from 6 a.m. – 8 p.m.  If you need any assistance, please call the Caribou Police Department at 493-3301.

The Town of Fort Fairfield will be opening a warming shelter at Fort Fairfield Community Center in the gymnasium. If you need a warm place to go, please call the Police Department at 472-3808 or the Fire Department at 472-3809.

Presque Isle will have a warming shelter at The Hope and Prosperity Resource Center at 1 Edgemont Drive in Presque Isle.  Friday from 8 am to 7 pm and Saturday from 8 am to 5 pm. FMI, call 554-4143.

Sargent Family Community Center in Presque Isle will serve as a warming center - Friday 8AM to 8PM, Saturday 10AM to 4PM. Call 764-4476 for more information.

The Town of Easton will open the Odd Fellows Hall/Rec. Center at 23 Station Street as a warming center on Friday and Saturday from 8AM to 8PM . Meals are not provided. Hours may be added if needed. FMI, call 488-6601 or 227-1687.

Town of Blaine will be opening a warming center at the Old Fashion Revival Center on the Kinney Road Friday and Saturday.

A Warming Center will be at the Limestone Community School, 93 High Street will be open as needed. For more information, call 492-9037.

Gentle Memorial Building (Rec Center) in Houlton is open Friday 8am-5pm and Saturday 8am to 3pm. If they happen to have a lot of people or a power outage happens they have a plan to go to the Houlton School. All area residents are welcome.

UMFK will provide a warming center at the Gymnasium on campus at 23 University Drive, Fort Kent.  Open from 8 am - 8 pm. Friday & Saturday. Contact number is 207-551-9374.

The Town of Portage Lake will be opening their Town Hall building as a warming center  Friday at 7:30 am.


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