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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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Red Cross Holding Disaster Training For New Volunteers in Southern Aroostook

| August 29, 2014

  Houlton-The American Red Cross will be offering a training session in Houlton that provides new volunteers all they need to become active disaster responders. eople interested in becoming disaster volunteers for the American Red Cross can attend a free training that will take them from zero Red Cross experience to trained disaster services volunteer […]

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Fitzpatricks of Houlton named 2014 Farm Family of the Year

| July 11, 2014

Albert Fitzpatrick says farming is in his blood. “You gotta be a risk taker and it’s not always fun but for the most part its not like going to work every day and dreading like it,” he said. It was 1973 when Fitzpatrick took that risk and started his potato farm. What was first […]

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