Economic Service Center of AroostookPresque Isle has evolved into a regional service center for commerce, business, education, health care, air transportation and recreation. Residents throughout Aroostook County routinely travel to Presque Isle to shop, work and conduct business.Educational SystemPresque Isle possesses a strong educational system for all ages. MSAD #1 delivers quality instruction from pre-K to adult education and three area colleges (University of Maine at Presque Isle, Northern Maine Community College and Husson University) deliver a wide range of postsecondary opportunities. In addition, multiple collaborative initiatives also exist between the educational facilities and community entities.Neighborhood Community with Large City AmenitiesPresque Isle offers a unique combination of neighborhood living with larger city options such as businesses, shopping centers and entertainment. This combination allows residents to have the best of both worlds; a “small-town” community with “big-city” amenities without urban sprawl and congestion.
Northern Maine Regional AirportWhile the Northern Maine Regional Airport is owned and operated by the City of Presque Isle, it benefits all of Aroostook County. It is the only all weather, instrument landing system equipped facility north of Bangor. As such, it provides a crucial link to the outside world during emergencies. In times of bad weather, it has the only fixed wing aircraft based north of Augusta that can provide transport to larger medical facilities in Maine and Massachusetts. In addition, the Presque Isle based FedEx & UPS feeder operation is the only one north of Bangor. Lastly, the regularly scheduled air service provides a link for Aroostook County businesses to global markets.Natural BeautyPresque Isle’s natural beauty is one of its greatest assets. The pristine rivers, abundantnwildlife and rolling countryside create a breathtaking vista that we call home. This untouched natural beauty is a draw to visitors around the world.