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Abundance of rain challenges New England farmers

Abundance of rain challenges New England farmers

| June 27, 2015

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) – Farmers welcomed the rain after a dry spring but an abundance of it in June has saturated some crops, made fields too muddy for farm machinery and delayed the crucial first cutting of hay for livestock in some areas of Northern New England. Now they’re hoping a bout of rain-free days […]

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Houlton Police Hacked

Houlton Police Hacked

| April 11, 2015

WISCASSET, Maine (AP) – The Houlton Police department reports that their computer system was recently hacked, and they paid a ransom to hackers to recover their files. Police departments in the midcoast and Aroostook County have paid computer hackers ransom to get rid of a virus that infiltrated their computer systems. Lincoln County Sheriff Todd […]

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Sen. Susan Collins Visits County Business, Shares Thoughts on Iran, Healthcare

Sen. Susan Collins Visits County Business, Shares Thoughts on Iran, Healthcare

| April 2, 2015

Senator Susan Collins paid the County a visit this afternoon, as she stopped by Pineland Farms in Mars Hill for a tour of the facility. Sen. Collins applauded the success and growth of Pineland Farms, which has grown to 140 full time employees and recently increased their processing capacity to provide refrigerated  potato products to grocers and […]

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Kyle Bouchard Named Mr. Basketball

Kyle Bouchard Named Mr. Basketball

| March 13, 2015

Houlton’s Kyle Bouchard and Greely’s Ashley Storey have been named Mr.  and Ms. Basketball. Bouchard won the award over finalists Jack Simonds of Falmouth High School and Nick Mayo of Messalonskee High School. Storey beat out  Victoria Lux of Thornton Academy and Hannah Graham of Presque Isle for the Award

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Sports Extra 01.09.15

Sports Extra 01.09.15

| January 9, 2015

Rene and Jake are back with a wrap on County sports!

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