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Garage Fire Uncovers Meth Lab in Houlton

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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Eliot Cutler Campaigns in the County

Eliot Cutler Campaigns in the County

| April 2, 2014

A day after he rolled out the first of his policy initiatives, independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Culter spoke to rotarians in Caribou about the major challenges our state faces and how he plans on tackling them.┬áCutler said when he wrote his book, A State of Opportunity, he had Aroostook in mind. “Aroostook is a county […]

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School Board Votes to Close Wellington School

School Board Votes to Close Wellington School

| April 1, 2014

On Tuesday afternoon students inside the Wellington School in Monticello are busy finishing up the day’s work. Each classroom is filled with brightly colored decorations and learning tools..but in what could be the near future, these rooms will be empty. The school board voted Monday night to close the school for good. “It’s bittersweet…we’re a […]

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Aroostook County Safety Symposium Taking Place at NMCC

Aroostook County Safety Symposium Taking Place at NMCC

| March 31, 2014

A classroom full of people spent their afternoon learning about and practicing using one large and loud piece of equipment, the forklift. “We do have traditionally 15-20 people injured every year operating a forklift,” said Joseph Bergan, Occupational Safety Engineer at Safety Works! The “train the trainer” class is part of the Aroostook County Safety […]

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Fort Kent Residents Concerned About Flooding

Fort Kent Residents Concerned About Flooding

| March 28, 2014

It’s getting to be that time of the year, when Fort Kent residents start to get a little anxious about what might happen to the St. John river when the snow melts. “Everybody’s concerned about flooding..am I concerned about flooding? All depends on Mother Nature,” said Mickey McBreairty of Fort Kent. Town manager Don Guimond […]

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