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Houlton Man Charged with Murders Makes Initial Court Appearance

| September 26, 2013

Matthew Davis shows absolutely no emotion as Justice E. Allen Hunter reads off his charges. Davis is charged with two counts of murder in connection with the deaths of a man and woman from Oakfield, whose bodies were discovered earlier this week. The first has been positively identified as 51-year-old Michael Kitchen. Kitchen is said […]

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Houlton Water and Sewer Expansion Project Near Completion

| September 3, 2013

It’s lasted all summer – but crews in Houlton are in the final stages of extending the water and sewer lines on the North Road. Greg Sherman, Assistant General Manager at the Houlton Water Company says, “we have some paving and some looming that need to be done – some looming, there’s some fencing that […]

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Though Late in Season, Game Wardens Still Checking Boats

| September 2, 2013

Cloudy skies and rain in the forecast didn’t make for an ideal Labor Day to be out cruising the waters — but weather didn’t stop game wardens from patrolling our area’s lakes to make sure those who were out there this holiday were being safe. Ed Christie, District Game Warden says, “Some of the things […]

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Street Fair Kicks Off Balloon Fest, Helps Local Businesses

| August 22, 2013

“Every year its something different – this year its beach-themed so come with your capris and flip flops, ” says Wilders Owner Kathy Beaulieu of┬ástreet fair on main street – the event that for YEARS has been the kickoff to the Crown of Maine balloon festival. Main Street is shut down from Academy Street to […]

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Maine State Police Step Up Presence on I-95 Northbound Detour

| August 19, 2013

Zooming cars and blue lights have been seen constantly on the interstate 95 northbound detour this summer. State police say the closure of that part of the highway has dramatically increased traffic through the small towns of Island Falls and Oakfield, and with that, has come a huge increase in traffic violations. John Cote of […]

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