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Humane Society Seeks Justice for Two Dead Dogs

Humane Society Seeks Justice for Two Dead Dogs

| April 17, 2015

 The Houlton Humane Society is asking for information from the public after two dead dogs were found in Ludlow on Wednesday morning. According to animal control officer David Rairdon, a school bus driver noticed the two dogs on the side of the Laskey Road.Both were deceased and Rairdon said they appeared to have had their […]

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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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Ark Animal Sanctuary Begins Rebuilding Effort

Ark Animal Sanctuary Begins Rebuilding Effort

| November 17, 2014

“We continue to hit bumps in the road but we’re not going to give up we’re just going to keep pushing forward and every bump that we hit it’s a learning curve for us and someday we’ll just reach it and we’ll be in a comfortable spot,” said Lorraine Monfils, president of the Ark Animal […]

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Justice for Jack rally stands against animal cruelty

Justice for Jack rally stands against animal cruelty

| August 26, 2014

“It cannot be excused. There’s no defense for it,” said Darlene Kenney. She’s talking about animal cruelty. Specifically towards this dog named Jack. She and other community members gathered here in front of the Houlton courthouse in Jack’s honor. “It’s not fair, it’s just not fair,” said Shelly Bouchard. Lorraine Monfils took Jack into the Ark […]

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One Month After Tragic Fire, Fundraising Efforts Continue For Ark Animal Sanctuary

One Month After Tragic Fire, Fundraising Efforts Continue For Ark Animal Sanctuary

| April 22, 2014

More than a month after a tragic fire that tore down the the Ark Animal Sanctuary in Houlton and claimed the lives of sixteen cats, Ark president Lorraine Monfils has felt an overwhelming sense of support. “I’ll be in a store, and I don’t even know the people but they know me, and and they just come […]

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