Another Friday, another winter storm in Aroostook County. Forecasters are predicting heavy snow piling up 5 to 12 inches across the area. Here are the latest storm closings and cancellations:

Schools & Colleges

All schools from Bangor to Fort Kent are closed today due to the weather

Northern Maine Community College – Closed.

UMPI is closed Friday, February 17 due to the winter storm. No in-person or live distance classes will be held. All offices are closed except for essential employees.  This includes the Houlton Center.


Other storm closures & cancellations:

Machias Savings Bank’s branches in Presque Isle, Caribou, Houlton, Danforth and Lincoln will be closing today at 2 p.m. due to the storm.

All NorState FCU offices will be closing early today at 2 p.m.

ACAP  - Closing early at 2:00 p.m.  Hope and Prosperity Center will remain open.

Presque Isle Landfill - Closed early at 2:30 p.m.

Tri Community Landfill  - Closed early at 2:30 p.m.

Gil's Sanitation - Closed early at 2:30 p.m.

Walter TA Hansen Memorial Library in Mars Hill -CLOSED

Aroostook Agency on Aging -CLOSED

Child Development Services (CDS) Aroostook-CLOSED

Presque Isle District Court-CLOSED

Caribou District and Superior Court-CLOSED

Fort Kent/Madawaska District Courts -CLOSED

All  Aroostook County Government Offices -CLOSED

Towns of Mapleton, Castle Hill and Chapman -CLOSED

Town of Van Buren, including the library -CLOSED

Meals on Wheels (Madawaska, Fort Kent, Frenchville, St. Agatha, Van Buren) is cancelled Friday due to the storm.

Madawaska Public Library - Closed at noon

Saucier Sanitation, Fort Kent area is closed due to weather - will do Friday's pick-up on Saturday

Boondocks Grille in Fort Fairfield will be closed Friday.  Re-opening at 11 a.m. on Saturday.

More to come...

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