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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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After 12 Years, Microsoft Stops Support for Windows XP

After 12 Years, Microsoft Stops Support for Windows XP

| April 9, 2014

Windows XP users beware…after twelve years, Microsoft stopped support of the operating system on Tuesday, meaning they’ll no longer be looking for vulnerabilities and making patches to block viruses for it…leaving folks still using XP at high risk for cyber attack – meaning hacking, identity theft, and viruses. “If I was a virus, the first […]

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Council Tells Bou’s Brew Pub Owners to Make Action Plan With City

Council Tells Bou’s Brew Pub Owners to Make Action Plan With City

| April 8, 2014

After hearing concerns from law enforcement, residents, and neighboring businesses about Bou’s Brew Pub, city councilors have told owners of the bar in downtown Presque Isle that they need to come up with a plan of action if they want to stay in business. The bar’s owner Kylie Oliveira ¬†understands. “We don’t want to lose […]

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