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Animals taken from Littleton home settling in at shelters statewide

| January 14, 2015

“It was almost unimaginable when we pulled in down there, the barking that was going on. I can’t even imagine living in that,” said Betsy Hallett, manager of the Central Aroostook Humane Society. The Central Aroostook Humane Society was one of many agencies that responded to a seizure of more than fifty animals from a […]

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More than 50 Animals Rescued from Littleton Home

| January 13, 2015

Animal welfare officials were on scene conducting a search warrant at a home located at 1064 Framingham road in Litteton today. The director of animal welfare for the Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resource said more than fifty animals were taken out of the home. Liam Hughes said that this is an investigation that has been running […]

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Kids Learn Animal Appreciation By Participating in Baby Beef and Pig Raising at Northern Maine Fair

| August 1, 2014

Some youngsters at the Northern Maine Fair are learning WHERE’s THE BEEF and a lot more to boot. Today is 4H Baby Beef and Pig Day at the fair. Shawn Cunningham reports on how kids are learning important lessons of animal appreciation and personal responsibility. Clint Goheen is cleaning the stall and making sure his […]

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Little Farmers At The Fair Popular Attraction Helping To Grow Next Generation of Farmers

| July 30, 2014

One attraction at the Northern Maine Fair that’s grown in popularity…especially among kids is a hands on activity that’s doing more than giving them a green thumb. As Shawn Cunningham shows us, it might be helping to grow the next generation of Maine farmers. Ten year old Jaiden Alexander might be PLANTING the seeds for […]

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Abandoned Animals At Local Animal Shelter

| August 24, 2012

A dog was dropped off and two kittens died overnight at the Central Aroostook Humane Society apparently abandoned by owners. Animal shelter officials are once again pleading the public to find more safe and responsible ways to part with their pets. Shawn Cunningham reports.

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