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Houlton parks and recreation building in need of repairs

Houlton parks and recreation building in need of repairs

| April 24, 2015

If walls could speak…imagine some of the fun stories this place could share. For more than six decades, both kids and adults in the Houlton area have used the Gentle Memorial Building for a wide variety of programs. “It’s a community building and its used quite a bit” said parks and recreation director Marie Carmichael. […]

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Maine gets federal grant to help invest in green energy

Maine gets federal grant to help invest in green energy

| April 23, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine is getting a $100,000 grant to help develop clean energy projects for farmers, fishermen and other small business owners. The grant is from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. U.S. Representative Chellie Pingree says it will allow the Portland Council of Governments to work around the state with small businesses to plan […]

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Man injured after crashing motorcycle in Oakfield

Man injured after crashing motorcycle in Oakfield

| April 22, 2015

COURTESY: Maine State Police A man is injured after he crashed his motorcycle in Oakfield on Wednesday on River road. According to the Maine State Police, Paul Tarr was driving east when he lost control of his motorcycle. He went off the road, and was airborne. He struck an embankment and was injured in the […]

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Canadian Family rescued after trying to drive through flooded road

Canadian Family rescued after trying to drive through flooded road

| April 21, 2015

A scary situation for a Canadian family over the weekend could have ended a lot worse had it not been for two brothers and a state trooper. St. Francis fire Chief Gerald Jandreau, his brother Kenneth, and state trooper Adam Stoutamayer rescued a family of three when they tried to cross more than four and […]

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Emera Maine wants customers to stay safe this spring

Emera Maine wants customers to stay safe this spring

| April 21, 2015

As we move further into spring, Emera Maine wants to make sure all of their customers are staying safe. “It’s something that’s just deeply embedded in what we do and what we believe and it’s part of everything we do,” said Emera’s Communications Specialist Bob Potts. Potts has a few reminders for customers. Number one, […]

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