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Greater Houlton Chamber of Commerce Turns 100

| May 7, 2014

It’s a major milestone for the Greater Houlton Chamber of Commerce…this year it turned 100 years old. Executive Director Jane Torres was in the basement of the building they share with the Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum last year…and found a scroll with all of the chamber presidents dating back to 1914. “All the […]

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Houlton Fire Destroys Garage

| April 30, 2014

  A garage and another small building are a total loss after a fire in Houlton Wednesday evening. Police Chief Milton Cone says they received a call around 6:15pm from a CBP pilot reporting a hangar on fire over the Houlton International Airport. When crews arrived on scene they didn’t find a  hangar, but a […]

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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

| 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

| 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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