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15th Annual Cute, Cuddly Critter Campaign Started This Week

| January 8, 2015

  They’re cute, they’re cuddly, and they’re back for another year! 2015 marks the 15th year of the Cute, Cuddly Critter campaign that benefits the Red Cross. Katahdin Trust Company is selling these furry friends to raise money for the American Red Cross. The critters cost ten dollars. You can find black bears, frogs, foxes, and […]

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Ventresco takes over as Limestone town manager

| January 8, 2015

“It’s almost like the method of jumping right in to learn how to swim…you almost just have to dive right into it,” said Limestone’s new town manager. And that’s what Fred Ventresco has done in Limestone. He started as the new town manager on Monday. He comes in with 8 collective years of town manager […]

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American Red Cross Receives Thousand Dollar Donation from NorState FCU

| January 7, 2015

Today the American Red Cross received a nice chunk of change from The NorState Federal Credit Union in Madawaska. Bank officials presented a check for more than one thousand dollars to Red Cross workers. The donation comes from proceeds from the bank’s Madawaska location. They have had a coin sorter on hand since April with […]

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Houlton’s New Police Chief is Excited to Meet the Community

| January 6, 2015

“My goal is that everybody in town will know who I am. Good or bad,” said Houlton’s new police chief. And it appears that Chief Terry Joseph McKenna is off to a pretty good start. The new head of the Shiretown’s police department shook hands with a number of community leaders on Tuesday afternoon. This […]

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SAD 27 Could Move Forward to Close St. Francis School, Community Members Fight to Keep it Open

| January 5, 2015

“When you lose your school, you lose the heart of your community,” said Colleen McBreairty, who  is passionate about keeping the St. Francis elementary school open. That’s why she and others have worked as a committee since August to try to find some solutions. “It’s a good school and there’s good people here. And the […]

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