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“Sticks & Stones May Break Your Bones…But a “Little” Mud will Never Hurt You”

| September 19, 2014

These volunteers are busy getting ready for the Caribou Adventure Challenge. A challenge with plenty of obstacles and a lot of mud. “Sticks and stones will break your bones but a little mud will never hurt you,” says Caribou Rec Program Director, Neal Sleeper. Caribou Rec Program Director Neal Sleeper says this challenge is all […]

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Maine Ranks 16th in Nation in Overall Highway Performance

| September 19, 2014

Maine ranks 16th in the nation in overall highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the latest Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation. This is an improvement over 2009 when Maine ranked 29th, and 2011 when the state ranked 18th. Maine’s highways rank 25th in fatality rate, 38th in the percentage of deficient bridges, 14th in rural […]

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Florida Shooting

| September 18, 2014

TWO ADULTS AND SIX CHILDREN ARE DEAD IN WHAT POLICE SAY IS A MURDER-SUICIDE SHOOTING IN NORTH FLORIDA.┬áTHE SHOOTINGS HAPPENED IN A HOME IN BELL, FLORIDA – ABOUT 80 MILES SOUTHWEST OF JACKSONVILLE. POLICE SAY THEY RECEIVED A 9-1-1 CALL FROM THE SUSPECT – IDENTIFIED AS 51-YEAR-OLD DON CHARLES SPIRIT.┬áPOLICE ARRIVED AT THE SCENE AND […]

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Moose Season Set To Begin Monday

| September 18, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine — On Monday, September 22, over a thousand moose hunters will enter the woods, embarking on what many call the hunt of a lifetime. While Monday marks the first day of moose season in northern and eastern Maine, the moose season is divided into four segments and continues throughout the fall during the […]

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Three weeks into school year, Wellington students and staff say transition to Houlton has gone well

| September 17, 2014

For kindergarten teacher Susan McMann, every new school year brings something different. But this year more than most. “We were a little anxious this is so much bigger than what we’ve been used to however with everybody’s help, and just doing it for a few days it wasn’t as bad as we thought it was […]

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