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One year after devastating fire, Ark Animal Sanctuary still receiving support, moving forward in rebuilding efforts

One year after devastating fire, Ark Animal Sanctuary still receiving support, moving forward in rebuilding efforts

| March 13, 2015

For Lorraine Monfils and the volunteers at the Ark Animal Sanctuary, remembering this day one year ago isn’t easy. “It brings out a lot of emotion, I mean we’re all still really sad when we look at the pictures,” she said. An early morning fire on March 12th, 2014 tore through the beloved sanctuary in […]

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American Legion member says Houlton homicide victim had a heart of gold

American Legion member says Houlton homicide victim had a heart of gold

| March 6, 2015

“Every time you met him on the street or he met you, it was ‘hi Gene,’ ‘hi Keith.’ So, friendly man.” And it’s that small, friendly greeting that Gene Ross will miss most about Keith Suitter. Like so many in the Houlton community, he was shocked by the 61 year old’s sudden death on Sunday […]

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State police detectives working long hours, still need public’s help in Houlton homicide investigation

State police detectives working long hours, still need public’s help in Houlton homicide investigation

| March 5, 2015

On Thursday detectives with the Maine State Police continued to piece together evidence to figure out what happened to 61-year-old Keith Suitter of Houlton. “Detectives have worked through the night and this is an intense investigation in Houlton with a great many of our team putting in some long hours in the aftermath of the […]

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State Police treating Houlton man’s suspicious death as a homicide

State Police treating Houlton man’s suspicious death as a homicide

| March 2, 2015

An event police are treating as a homicide has stunned the Houlton community. “Makes you worry about your neighborhood I guess,” said Liz Hutchinson. The Houlton Police department responded late Sunday evening to a call of a possible accident on Hillview Avenue. They found an abandoned pickup truck, and were told by folks nearby that there appeared […]

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Body Found in Shiretown

Body Found in Shiretown

| March 2, 2015

  State and Houlton Police are investigating the discovery of a man’s body inside a home on Hillview Avenue in Houlton late Sunday night.  Police are labeling the death suspicious and are working to confirm the man’s identity. The body was found at the home at 412 Hillview after Houlton Police had received a report […]

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