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Five Animals Left For Weeks in Freezing Home in Ashland, Owner Charged with Cruelty

Five Animals Left For Weeks in Freezing Home in Ashland, Owner Charged with Cruelty

| January 7, 2014

Police estimate that two dogs and three cats were abandoned at a home in Ashland for two or three weeks with no food, no water, and no heat. Jarad Carney of the Ashland Police Department says, “I honestly believe they probably would not have made it through another night in that cold.” Last Thursday Sergeant […]

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RCMP Contract in Question

RCMP Contract in Question

| December 5, 2013

Hartland, New Brunswick town councilors are questioning their contract with RCMP after a decrease in regional police coverage. The Bugle Observer reports that councilors questioned  the fee the town pays for the services it receives during Monday night’s meeting,. Hartland Mayor Craig Melanson calls the RCMP’s coverage disturbing. One thought that was suggested was that the town consider […]

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Fort Fairfield Budget Balancing Might Require Municipal Staffing Reductions

Fort Fairfield Budget Balancing Might Require Municipal Staffing Reductions

| June 19, 2013

We turn now to Fort Fairfield where the Town Council is meeting to finalize its 2013-2014 municipal budget. Our Shawn Cunningham met up with the Town Manager earlier today to find out what difficult decisions lay ahead in that community.

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Houlton Police Sport Body Cameras

Houlton Police Sport Body Cameras

| June 14, 2013

Police Officers in Houlton are wearing a cool new piece of equipment. It’s smaller than a cell phone, records high quality video, and attaches right the front of their uniforms. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli gives us an inside look.

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Medical Sharps Disposal Program Goes Countywide

Medical Sharps Disposal Program Goes Countywide

| September 25, 2012

A program to properly dispose of medical sharps safely is now countywide…being expanded to the communities of Houlton, Fort Kent, Madawaska and Fort Fairfield. The program has already reaped success in Presque Isle and Caribou. Shawn Cunningham reports.

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