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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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Conlogue Says He Resigned From Town Manager Position Under Pressure

Conlogue Says He Resigned From Town Manager Position Under Pressure

| April 15, 2014

Cut way too short – that’s how Gene Conlogue describes his time as Houlton’s town manager. A position he held for a year and a half. “I had planned to finish my public management career in Houlton. I think I did a great job there. I think I had supportive staff, I certainly had good […]

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Houlton Salvation Army Thrift Store Reopens

Houlton Salvation Army Thrift Store Reopens

| April 10, 2014

After being closed for about three and a half months, the door to the Salvation Army thrift store in Houlton is back open, and community members are thrilled. “I was extremely excited to have it back, I love it – its my favorite store..every time I come to town this is my first stop, always,” […]

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Garage Fire Uncovers Meth Lab in Houlton

Garage Fire Uncovers Meth Lab in Houlton

| April 4, 2014

“I looked up and sky was all red up there, from the fire,” said neighbor Almon Hemore. Not much is left left of the garage at 5 Johnson Street in Houlton. Neighbors saw a fire and heard what they say sounded like an explosion there on Thursday evening..which led to 36-year-old Thomas Lowery being arrested […]

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Houlton Casino Project is Voted Down by Maine State Senate For Second Time…Maliseets Vow They Forge Ahead

Houlton Casino Project is Voted Down by Maine State Senate For Second Time…Maliseets Vow They Forge Ahead

| March 28, 2014

For the second time, the Maine State Senate has VOTED DOWN a series of gaming proposals….one that could have meant a casino in Houlton.  FOR NOW, the idea of putting a casino on Houlton’s North Road remains on hold. Thursday, the Maine State Senate VOTED DOWN putting forth to the public the referendum for a […]

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