A powerful winter storm expected to dump 10 to 16 inches of snow across Aroostook County on Thursday, has led to numerous closings and delays. Here are the latest:

Schools & Colleges

Ashland District School (SAD 32) -  Closed Thursday

Fort Fairfield schools (MSAD 20) - Closed Thursday

Easton Schools – Closed Thursday

Central Aroostook/Mars Hill Schools (SAD 42) - Closed Thursday

Washburn Schools (MSAD 45) - Closed Thursday

Presque Isle area schools (MSAD 1 - RSU 79) - All MSAD 1 schools - Remote Learning Snow Day

Limestone Community School - Closed Thursday (Remote learning for all LCS students)

All Valley Unified Schools will participate in a Remote Snow Day Thursday

Caribou/Stockholm schools (RSU 39) - Closed Thursday

Van Buren District School (MSAD 24) – Closed Thursday

Woodland Consolidated School - Closed Thursday

Houlton area schools (RSU 29) are closed today

Hodgdon area schools - Closed Thursday

Southern Aroostook Community School/RSU 50 will be closed today,

Katahdin Schools (RSU 89) - Closed Thursday

NMCC - Closed Thursday

UMPI and Houlton Center closed Thursday (including Gentile Hall)

UMFK – Campus is closed Thursday -including Blake Library and the Sports Center

All Schools in Anglophone West School District (NB)  are closed today

Community Agencies & Offices

AAA Meals on Wheels Madawaska, Fort Kent, Frenchville, St Agatha, Van Buren - Closed Thursday

Aroostook Agency on Aging - Closed Thursday. Also RSVP Chicken Stew Fundraiser is postponed to Feb. 1

Aroostook County Action Program - Closed Thursday

Hope & Prosperity Resource Center will remain open

Aroostook Regional Transportation System (ARTS) -  Closed Thursday

Child Development Services Aroostook - Closed Thursday

Full Circle Health Care LLC - Closed Thursday

Personal Services of Aroostook - Closed Thursday

Presque Isle Comprehensive Treatment Center (CTC)- Closed Thursday

Boys & Girls Club of Presque Isle - Closed Thursday

Healing Hearts in Caribou - Closed Thursday

The Northern Lighthouse - Closed to in-person appointments

Municipal & Government Offices, Libraries, Community

City of Presque Isle Municipal Offices (City Hall, Library and Rec. Center) - CLOSED

Presque Isle Utilities District - Business office closed

Presque Isle Housing Authority - CLOSED

Caribou Municipal Offices are closed Thursday (Includes the Caribou Municipal Building, Caribou Public Library and Caribou Wellness and Recreation Center)

Fort Fairfield Community Center - Closed Thursday

Fort Fairfield Public Library - Closed Thursday

Mars Hill Recreation Dept. -  Closed Thursday

Central Aroostook Chamber of Commerce   Closed Thursday

County of Aroostook Government Offices - Closed Thursday

Ashland Town Office and Rec Center - Closed Thursday

Grand Isle Town Office - Closed Thursday

Madawaska Town Office - Closed Thursday

Van Buren Town Office, Library, Rec., recylling) - Closed Thursday

Allagash Town Office -Closed today

Towns of Mapleton, Castle Hill and Chapman - Closed Thursday

Washburn Town Office, Rec. Center & Library - Closed Thursday

Westfield Town Office - Closed Thursday

Linneus Town Office is CLOSED today

Northern Maine Development Commission - CLOSED Thursday


Caribou District and Superior Court - Closed Thursday

Houlton District Court - Closed Thursday

Houlton Superior Court - Closed Thursday

Fort Kent/Madawaska District Courts - Closed Thursday


Acadia Federal Credit Union - Opening Late Thursday 10:00 a.m.

County Federal Credit Union - Opening Late Thursday 10:00 a.m.

Katahdin Trust - Opening 10 a.m. Thursday - Patten, Houlton, Island Falls, Mars Hill branches opening at noon

*UPDATE: NorState Federal Credit Union will be CLOSED today

Machias Savings Bank branches in Caribou and Presque Isle will be closed today. The Houlton branch will open at noon. 

Aroostook Vending - CLOSED

Gil's Sanitation - Closed Thursday -  Will pick up for Thurs. customers on Friday 1/27

Star City Sanitation - Closed (Thursday pickup will be on Friday)

Crown of Maine Sanitation - Closed Thursday

Caldwell's Sanitation in Limestone - No pickup Thursday

Saucier Sanitation (Fort Kent area) - Closed Thursday
Turner Sanitation - Fort Fairfield - Closed Thursday

Presque Isle Landfill - Closed Thursday

Tri Community Landfill - Closed Thursday

Western New Brunswick Closings & Delays

All Schools in Anglophone West School District are closed today due to weather conditions.

All schools and offices in the District Scholaire Francophone du Nord-Ouest are closed today due to weather conditions.

NBCC Woodstock campus closed today - classes continue virtually

Classes at Edmundston and Grand Falls CCNB will be online today. Both campuses are closed.

The Universite de Moncton - Edmundston campus will be closed all day today (including this evening). Teachers will communicate with students if classes will be done today in Teams.

Multicultural Association of Carleton County office and classroom closed.

Farm Credit Canada closed today

Progressive Credit Union branches in Centreville, Fredericton and Woodstock closed today

H & R Block in Woodstock is closed

LP Fisher Library closed

J.O.Y Preschool closed today

Valley Food Bank and Brighter Days Boutique closed

The Madawaska-Victoria Family Resource Centre in Grand Falls is closed.

The Grand Falls Regional Municipality administrative offices, including offices in Drummond and Saint-André wards, will be closed today.

Service New Brunswick offices in Edmundston, Grand Falls, Perth Andover, Plaster Rock and Florenceville-Bristol will be closed for the day.

Madawaska CBDC office in Edmundston is closed today.

CBDC Madawaska-Victoria South's office in Grand Falls is closed today.

The Grand Falls Public Library will be closed today.

The Plaster Rock Public School Library is closed today.

Andrew & Laura McCain Public Library in Florenceville-Bristol is closed today.

Dr. Lorne J. Violette Public Library in Saint-Leonard is closed today.

Florenceville-Bristol Rec Office is closed today.

Edmundston Region Chamber of Commerce offices are closed today.

Plaster Rock municipal office will open today at 1 pm. (including the Phil Sharkey Memorial Centre and  Fitness Centre)

National Bank's Grand Falls branch will be opening at noon today.

RBC's Edmundston and Grand Falls branches will be opening at noon today.

CIBC Woodstock opening at noon

Cooperators Insurance Woodstock and Bath is openingat noon

E&P Senechal Centre in Grand Falls is closed until 5 PM today.

New Brunswick RCMP is recommending not travelling on the Trans-Canada Highway between the Quebec border and Upper Kingsclear. Driving conditions are extremely poor.

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