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Vacant Wellington School Building: Part 1

| November 19, 2014

Wellington Elementary closed last June in order to save MSAD 29 money. However, with an empty schoolbuilding and former students being bussed to Houlton, there is growing concern in Monticello. It’s been five months since classes were held at Wellington Elementary School in Monticello. The building has sat vacant since June. Monticello Town Council Chair […]

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Sports Desk 11.4.14

| November 4, 2014

Rene Cloukey has a preview of the UMFK men’s and women’s soccer teams down at the USCAA National Championships in Charleston, West Virginia, we look at the Eastern Finals match-ups for boys & girls soccer in the County, and tell you about the sensational running of Fort Kent’s Matt Toussaint.

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Art Gallery in Southern Aroostook Providing Cultural Outlet for Aroostook Artists

| September 30, 2014

A guild of artists are making a name for themselves through a hub in Houlton. Shawn Cunningham reports on an artistic STROKE of genius. Houlton Betty Wilson says “it just offers so much to so many people.” And so many people have often stopped into the Visions store in Houlton’s Market Square to see the collaboration […]

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Athlete of the Week

| September 18, 2014

Jake Drew of Houlton is News Source 8’s athlete of the week.  The senior running back rushed for 319 yards on 14  carries, for an astonishing average of 22.8 yards per carry. He scored four touchdowns to lead the Shires to their first varsity win 44-30 over Washington Academy of East Machias last Saturday. Congratulations to […]

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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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