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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

| 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

| 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

| 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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Limestone Public Meeting To Discuss Proposed Cutback To Police Services

| March 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

A public will be held next Wednesday in Limestone to discuss ways to save the town money while not burdening taxpayers. One of the issues proposed to save some money is cutting back on police service hours. But police officials say public safety could be compromised if that happens Shawn Cunningham reports.

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