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Police Chief Kenneth “Doody” Michaud Reflects on Longtime Career in Fort Kent

Police Chief Kenneth “Doody” Michaud Reflects on Longtime Career in Fort Kent

| April 23, 2014

With less than a month left on the job, Fort Kent Police Chief Kenneth Doody Michaud has started cleaning out the office that’s been his for almost 40 years. “This is one of the grooming garage, this one here is of me with young kids, this one is another one with a bunch of young […]

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One Month After Tragic Fire, Fundraising Efforts Continue For Ark Animal Sanctuary

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

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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Council Accepts Conlogue’s Resignation, Appoints Police Chief as Interim Town Manager

Council Accepts Conlogue’s Resignation, Appoints Police Chief as Interim Town Manager

| April 14, 2014

Gene Conlogue is no longer the town manager in Houlton. On Monday night, the town council voted to accept his resignation, effective immediately. “It kind of surprised me, he was a real honest person,” said Phil Bernaiche of Houlton. Conlogue wrote a letter of resignation to the town councilors dated on Monday that stated it […]

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Houlton Salvation Army Thrift Store Reopens

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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