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One year after devastating fire, Ark Animal Sanctuary still receiving support, moving forward in rebuilding efforts

One year after devastating fire, Ark Animal Sanctuary still receiving support, moving forward in rebuilding efforts

| March 13, 2015

For Lorraine Monfils and the volunteers at the Ark Animal Sanctuary, remembering this day one year ago isn’t easy. “It brings out a lot of emotion, I mean we’re all still really sad when we look at the pictures,” she said. An early morning fire on March 12th, 2014 tore through the beloved sanctuary in […]

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“Hidden in Plain Sight” prevention event to take place in Houlton

“Hidden in Plain Sight” prevention event to take place in Houlton

| March 11, 2015

A number of¬†County¬†organizations are coming together to put on a unique exhibit that will help parents and other adults learn to identify signs that may reveal risky behavior in their teenagers. “Hidden In Plain Sight” will be designed to resemble a teenager’s bedroom. The display will include items that may indicate a teen is involved […]

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State Police say deadly crash was caused by poor visibility and an improper pass

State Police say deadly crash was caused by poor visibility and an improper pass

| March 10, 2015

“Ya know, what happened in a split second is going to have some far reaching implications for a lot of people.” Maine State Police lieutenant John Cote. Cote was reflecting on a deadly crash in Stockholm that happened Monday. Four people died and one was badly injured in a head on collision on route 161. […]

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Houlton teenagers charged with murder appear in court

Houlton teenagers charged with murder appear in court

| March 9, 2015

18-year-old Reginald Dobbins appeared in Aroostook County Superior Court via video on Monday. He’s one of two teenagers that are charged with intentional or knowing murder in connection with the death of 61 year-old Keith Suitter. “It’s just unbelievable. I know Reggie isn’t capable of something like that,” said his sister Cricket Griffith. The 18-year-old […]

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State police spokesman says detectives worked nonstop on Houlton homicide

State police spokesman says detectives worked nonstop on Houlton homicide

| March 6, 2015

After about a week long investigation, state police arrested two teenage boys and charged them with murder in connection with the death of Keith Suitter. Police took 18-year-old Reginald Dobbins and a 16-year-old into custody at the State Police Barracks in Houlton on Friday afternoon. “Detectives have worked very hard on this investigation literally around […]

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