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Florida Law Enforcement Veteran Excited to Take Over as Houlton Police Chief

| December 10, 2014

He’s┬áthe man who is about to be the face of the Houlton Police Department. Joe McKenna is thrilled to start as chief in less than a month. “It’s hard to put into’s the opportunity of a lifetime,” said McKenna. The Houlton town council unanimously approved McKenna’s appointment on Monday night. Currently a Floridian — […]

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McClung Steps in As Van Buren Town Manager

| July 10, 2014

He’s Van Buren’s new head honcho. Dan McClung stepped in as the new town manager of the St. John valley community last week. “The people have just been great to me..the community is everything I thought it was,” said McClung. McClung is excited to lead a community that wants to grow. And he’s certainly hitting […]

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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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Littleton To Start Pay Per Bag Trash Program

| March 26, 2014

For residents in Littleton, the way they dispose of their trash is about to change. “It’s fair. You pay for what you produce,” said town manager Courtney Toby. Voters approved the switch to a pay per bag trash program last week. Now instead of paying for garbage in their tax bill, residents will pay by […]

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Frenchville Town Manager Steps Down

| August 7, 2013

After two and a half years of sitting in the Frenchville town manager’s seat – Casey Cote is stepping down. A decision she says she was conflicted about. “I did enjoy my time here at the town,” Cote says, “and I think during my tenure the town has made great strides and advancements and I’ve […]

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