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Town officials concerned about LePage’s proposed state budget

Town officials concerned about LePage’s proposed state budget

| January 22, 2015

“Municipalities know what services their community needs more so than the state does I feel. I think the state should be helping us rather than making it harder for us,” said Houlton town manager Butch Asselin. Asselin is concerned about Governor LePage’s budget proposal for the 2016-17 fiscal year. That’s because if the state goes […]

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Vacant Wellington School Building: Part 1

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

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

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

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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