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2015 Houlton Memorial Day Parade

2015 Houlton Memorial Day Parade

| May 26, 2015

Originally named Declaration Day, Americans remember the lives of those who have died serving the country’s armed forces on Memorial Day. You can never thank a veteran enough. “It’s great, feels great to see everybody around coming out for this and telling us thanks. It means a lot to all the veterans,” said Michael London […]

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US Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer makes third grader’s dream come true

US Navy Senior Chief Petty Officer makes third grader’s dream come true

| May 22, 2015

If you ask students what they would like to add to their house, you’ll get plenty of answers. A local newspaper asked that very question – and kids listed everything from a big screen TV to a hot tub. But Isaac Campbell said something different. What he wanted contained stars and stripes. “I said the United […]

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Students Help Stock East Grand Lake

Students Help Stock East Grand Lake

| May 22, 2015

Fish finally getting to swim free, and local school children getting to see firsthand the life cycle of salmon. “It’s good to see the kids out and enjoying the day,” said Fish Culture Supervisor Dave Marsanskis. Over 100 students from Hodgdon and Danforth schools participated in the activity today while three schools from Houlton already […]

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RSU 29 Set to Name New Superintendent

RSU 29 Set to Name New Superintendent

| May 1, 2015

Houlton, Me – RSU 29 is getting ready to name its new superintendent, they will be replacing Mike Hammer who confirmed he would be resigning earlier this year. According to the school board agenda sent out by the district on Friday, a motion to confirm Ellen Schneider as the new superintendent is listed. Schneider is the former […]

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Houlton parks and recreation building in need of repairs

Houlton parks and recreation building in need of repairs

| April 24, 2015

If walls could speak…imagine some of the fun stories this place could share. For more than six decades, both kids and adults in the Houlton area have used the Gentle Memorial Building for a wide variety of programs. “It’s a community building and its used quite a bit” said parks and recreation director Marie Carmichael. […]

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