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Garage Fire Uncovers Meth Lab in Houlton

| April 4, 2014

“I looked up and sky was all red up there, from the fire,” said neighbor Almon Hemore. Not much is left left of the garage at 5 Johnson Street in Houlton. Neighbors saw a fire and heard what they say sounded like an explosion there on Thursday evening..which led to 36-year-old Thomas Lowery being arrested […]

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Houlton Casino Project is Voted Down by Maine State Senate For Second Time…Maliseets Vow They Forge Ahead

| March 28, 2014

For the second time, the Maine State Senate has VOTED DOWN a series of gaming proposals….one that could have meant a casino in Houlton.  FOR NOW, the idea of putting a casino on Houlton’s North Road remains on hold. Thursday, the Maine State Senate VOTED DOWN putting forth to the public the referendum for a […]

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Money Stolen From Houlton Humane Society

| March 26, 2014

A great day at the Houlton Humane Society Tuesday turned into one of shock and dismay. Two donation jars had been placed in the lobby, one for the shelter and another for rabbit rescue. Sometime between 3 and 4 p.m.Tuesday, a thief, or thieves, stole the cash out of both jars. The Humane Society’s executive […]

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Days After Tragic Animal Sanctuary Fire, Community Rallies

| March 15, 2014

Days after a devastating fire tore through the Ark Animal Sanctuary in Houlton, the community is already rallying in big ways. “People came out of the woodwork – its just amazing..in 48 hours..less than 48 hours..that this happened,” said Kathryn Knapp. Stunned and saddened by this tragedy that took the lives of sixteen cats, folks […]

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Sixteen Cats Die In Ark Animal Sanctuary Fire

| March 12, 2014

For Lorraine and Robert Monfils, the flowers, visits, and messages of sympathy have been nonstop all day. This after an early morning fire tore through their beloved Ark Animal Sanctuary, taking the lives of sixteen cats. “We’re all just devastated and we’re trying to wrap our minds around this whole thing and try to figure […]

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