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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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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 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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