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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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State Tournament 2.18: Early Sessions

State Tournament 2.18: Early Sessions

| February 18, 2015

Rene Cloukey has a wrap on the first four games of the day from the State Tournament down in Bangor.

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Local church leaders react to recent ISIS slaying, say it won’t stop their mission

Local church leaders react to recent ISIS slaying, say it won’t stop their mission

| February 18, 2015

The killing of 21 Coptic Christians by ISIS over the weekend may have happened far away…but for some, it hits close to home. “It was violent..it was scary to see,” said Pastor Jason Rooney of the Monticello Community Wesleyan Churc. “Just the fact that they had the label Christian, that that was enough to get […]

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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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