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Houlton Fire Destroys Garage

| April 30, 2014

  A garage and another small building are a total loss after a fire in Houlton Wednesday evening. Police Chief Milton Cone says they received a call around 6:15pm from a CBP pilot reporting a hangar on fire over the Houlton International Airport. When crews arrived on scene they didn’t find a ┬áhangar, but a […]

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NewsSource 8 at 6pm 4.30.14

| April 30, 2014

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LePage to Introduce Bill to Aid Nursing Homes

| April 30, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine Gov. Paul LePage says he will introduce a measure to boost funding for the state’s nursing homes. The Republican governor said Wednesday that his proposal would use tobacco settlement funds to increase the Medicaid reimbursements for nursing homes this year. A LePage spokesman said the bill would provide $5 million […]

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Asselin Balancing Role of Houlton Police Chief and Interim Town Manager

| April 30, 2014

We’re not used to seeing Houlton Police Chief Butch Asselin out of his navy blue uniform, but lately we have. Asselin is taking on a new role for the moment, as the Shiretown’s interim town manager. “There isn’t much idle time,” said Asselin. “I’m reading, catching up on things, making phone calls, scheduling appointments.” He’s […]

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Autism Awareness Series: Part 5

| April 30, 2014

It’s the last day of April, and throughout the past month News Source 8’s Angela Christoforos has shared her own personal connection to Autism and the stories of local people affected by the diagnosis. Through the series Angela has talked to doctors and local families affected by autism, and in the process she’s learned some […]

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