The 32nd annual Acadian Festival is getting under way in northern Maine's St. John Valley, with members of the Marquis (pronounced Mar-KEE') family holding center stage.

  • Going back in time: Parks Canada to put park at Beaubassin Acadian village site
    “We’re very excited with this project,” Geraldine Arsenault, Parks Canada’s superintendent for northern New Brunswick said. “It will make the site available and safely accessible to the public.” Where the barn used to be at the east side of the ...
    06/7/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • ‘Poutine Palooza’ joins Acadian Festival lineup
    Ruby Picard with the Acadian Festival Committee then took the idea further by forming ... This fast-food dish is typically found across Canada and in some places in the northern United States, less often elsewhere and is still considered ‘exotic ...
    12/20/2015 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • An Acadian musical epic sweeps into the Citadel Theatre
    Evangeline now joins the ranks of doomed lovers in the Citadel Theatre co-production with Charlottetown Festival running Oct. 31 to Nov. 22. And it’s been quite the experience taking more than 10 years to complete. It’s a big, big show, not only in its ...
    10/27/2015 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • World Acadian Congress Starts in Aroostook County, Canada
    Tens of thousands of travelers are expected to journey between Northern Maine, Quebec, and New Brunswick for the 2014 World Acadian Congress. The gathering of New World French culture starts Friday and border agencies are preparing for the onslaught.
    08/7/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • French Acadian Thibodeau Family – Archeology and Genealogy
    Acadians have another international Congres Mondial Acadien, coming up in August 2014, in Northern Maine, Quebec and New Brunswick, Canada, where families can reconnect, 259 years after Le Grand Derangement. A fascinating story about a former reunion ...
    01/2/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
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    Rev. James Proctor and his wife, Crowley Alderwoman Ezora Proctor, have been pillars of the community for as long as most residents can remember.
    07/19/2016 - 5:14 am | View Website
  • Madawaska
    1785 to 1842 : Looking for a place to settle, Louis Mercure first requested land near the Madawaska River on Feb. 24, 1785 for himself, his brother Michel, and Pierre ...
    07/18/2016 - 9:22 pm | View Website
  • | Crowley Post-Signal, Rayne Acadian ...
    The Crowley Post Signal, established in 1886, sits in the heart of Acadia Parish in Crowley, Louisiana, as the only daily newspaper in its agriculture-rich parish.
    07/18/2016 - 2:55 pm | View Website
  • August Festivals in Maine
    Tweet Jul 30 thru Aug 06, 2016. The Northern Maine Fair is a large family fair with rides, exhibits, horse pulling, harness racing, tractor pulling, demo derby ...
    07/18/2016 - 9:05 am | View Website
  • Bouchard Family Farms Ployes, Fort Kent, Maine
    Growers and producers of French Acadian food products. For generations the Bouchard farm has been milling a unique light buckwheat flour used to prepare Ployes ...
    07/18/2016 - 7:24 am | View Website
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