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On 20th Anniversary of ’94 Flood, Fort Fairfield Hit Again

On 20th Anniversary of ’94 Flood, Fort Fairfield Hit Again

| April 16, 2014

It was a chaotic day in Fort Fairfield to say the least. “I’ve never seen it this bad before..it’s a little scary,” said resident Caroline True. Residents were concerned as they looked at the flooding in their town early Wednesday afternoon. The bridge on route 1A has been closed since Tuesday evening due to moving […]

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Conlogue Says He Resigned From Town Manager Position Under Pressure

Conlogue Says He Resigned From Town Manager Position Under Pressure

| April 15, 2014

Cut way too short – that’s how Gene Conlogue describes his time as Houlton’s town manager. A position he held for a year and a half. “I had planned to finish my public management career in Houlton. I think I did a great job there. I think I had supportive staff, I certainly had good […]

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Council Accepts Conlogue’s Resignation, Appoints Police Chief as Interim Town Manager

Council Accepts Conlogue’s Resignation, Appoints Police Chief as Interim Town Manager

| April 14, 2014

Gene Conlogue is no longer the town manager in Houlton. On Monday night, the town council voted to accept his resignation, effective immediately. “It kind of surprised me, he was a real honest person,” said Phil Bernaiche of Houlton. Conlogue wrote a letter of resignation to the town councilors dated on Monday that stated it […]

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Longtime Drug Enforcement Agent Receives Big Honor

Longtime Drug Enforcement Agent Receives Big Honor

| April 11, 2014

A standing ovation for Chief Deputy Sheriff and longtime Maine Drug Enforcement Agent Darrell Crandall on Friday, as he was recognized by the Maine Elks Association as the state’s nominee for the Enrique Camarena award. One he accepted on behalf of himself and the hundreds of officers he’s been able to work with. “I’m humbled […]

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Houlton Salvation Army Thrift Store Reopens

Houlton Salvation Army Thrift Store Reopens

| April 10, 2014

After being closed for about three and a half months, the door to the Salvation Army thrift store in Houlton is back open, and community members are thrilled. “I was extremely excited to have it back, I love it – its my favorite store..every time I come to town this is my first stop, always,” […]

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