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Days After Tragic Animal Sanctuary Fire, Community Rallies

Days After Tragic Animal Sanctuary Fire, Community Rallies

| March 15, 2014

Days after a devastating fire tore through the Ark Animal Sanctuary in Houlton, the community is already rallying in big ways. “People came out of the woodwork – its just amazing..in 48 hours..less than 48 hours..that this happened,” said Kathryn Knapp. Stunned and saddened by this tragedy that took the lives of sixteen cats, folks […]

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Caribou Woman Competes on Jeopardy

Caribou Woman Competes on Jeopardy

| March 13, 2014

One of the county’s own was a contestant on an episode of Jeopardy that aired earlier this week. “That was one of my things…I’ve always wanted to be on Jeopardy..and it was always just one of those things out there we all have…those things out there, I’ve always wanted to do this, I’ve always wanted […]

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Sixteen Cats Die In Ark Animal Sanctuary Fire

Sixteen Cats Die In Ark Animal Sanctuary Fire

| March 12, 2014

For Lorraine and Robert Monfils, the flowers, visits, and messages of sympathy have been nonstop all day. This after an early morning fire tore through their beloved Ark Animal Sanctuary, taking the lives of sixteen cats. “We’re all just devastated and we’re trying to wrap our minds around this whole thing and try to figure […]

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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

| March 11, 2014

“One of the main things we hear from clients is ‘I don’t feel like I have a purpose anymore’ and when you don’t feel like you have a purpose anymore, you don’t feel very good,” said David Letourneau, Certified Brain Injury Specialist. Letourneau is talking about people with brain injuries, and the thoughts that go […]

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Crews Start Work on Washburn Mill Pond Dam and Berm Removal

Crews Start Work on Washburn Mill Pond Dam and Berm Removal

| March 10, 2014

Crews have been in Washburn for about a week and a half working on a major project in town – the removal of the mill pond dam and berm. “This is the first part of it…we’ve gotta wait a year for the spring flush to see just where the brook is gonna go,” said councilor […]

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