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  1. Keith Allen SuitterRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Keith Allen Suitter, 61, of Houlton passed away at his home March 1, 2015. He was born June 17, 1953, in Houlton, the son of Edwin and Margaret "Dolly" Suitter.

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  2. Police getting few tips in Houlton homicide investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bangor Daily News

    Three days after a Houlton man was found slain in his home, police said Wednesday that the rural location of the dwelling could be one reason why an appeal to the public has not led to many calls about the case. Investigators still were sifting through the 412 Hillview Ave. home of 61-year-old Keith Suitter on Wednesday looking for clues, according to Stephen McCausland, spokesman for the state Department of Public Safety.

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  3. Melted snow causes two accidents on I-95 in LudlowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bangor Daily News

    A large pool of standing water that accumulated from melting snow caused a pair of accidents that reduced a section of Interstate 95 to one lane for more than an hour and a half on Wednesday. The first crash took place about 1:15 p.m. when Lisa Condon, 49, of Houlton, who was southbound on I-95 in her 2014 Jeep, drove into a pool of water, according to Maine State Police Trooper Chuck Michaud.

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  4. Houlton, Lawrence should be solid threats to defend girls basketball titles next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Bangor Daily News

    Among the four Eastern Maine titlists, Houlton and Lawrence appear to have the best chance to repeat, although it is unclear where they will be depending upon the proposed reclassification. Five-time state Class D winner Washburn and Presque Isle, which has won three Eastern Maine B titles in four years, will each lose their two game-changing standouts and will have to do some rebuilding.

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  5. Houlton homicide probe continues as police await autopsy resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Bangor Daily News

    Autopsy results are still pending on the body of a 61-year-old Houlton man who was found dead in his mobile home on Sunday evening, and investigators continued to comb through the victim's truck for evidence on Tuesday evening at the state police crime lab in Augusta. The body of Keith Suitter remained at the state medical examiner's office in Augusta, according to Maine State Police Lt.

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  6. Police seek public's help in Houlton homicide investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Sun Journal

    Maine State Police announced Monday night that the death of a 61-year-old Houlton man had been ruled a homicide, and sought the public's help to determine who he may have been with in the hours before his death. Keith Suitter lived alone in a mobile home on 412 Hillview Ave., where he was found dead Sunday night by a friend who had gone to check on him after Suitter's pickup truck was discovered stuck in a snowbank about a half mile from Suitter's home late Sunday night, according to Stephen McCausland, spokesman for the state Department of Public Safety.

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  7. Authorities release transcript of 911 call in fatal police shooting of Smyrna manRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Bangor Daily News

    ... before 8 p.m. inside a home on Smyrna Center Road, according to McCausland. Smyrna is located about 14 miles west of Houlton. McCausland said Kreyssig lived with his elderly mother, and police were called to the home after family members reported he ...

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  8. State police investigate man's death in HoultonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Sun Journal

    Stephen McCausland, spokesman for the state police, confirmed Monday afternoon police are investigating the discovery of a man's body inside a home on Hillview Avenue in Houlton late Sunday night. Police are labeling the death suspicious and are working to confirm the man's identity.

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  9. Ashman E. HooperRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Bangor Daily News

    ... foreman for Modern Produce Onion Packing House located in Goshen, NY, and in later years he worked at Andy's IGA in Houlton. He loved playing card games such as cribbage, Skip-bo and Yahtzee. Ashman attended the Houlton Wesleyan Church and a past ...

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  10. Houlton's new police chief adjusts to life in The CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Bangor Daily News

    For the past two months, Houlton's new police chief Terry "Joe" McKenna has been getting acclimated to life in northern Maine after spending the bulk of his life in central Florida. McKenna shared some of his past during a meet-and-greet for himself and his wife Marty on Feb. 19 at the County Co-Op on Main Street in downtown Houlton.

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  11. Houlton council won't allocate funds for development director salaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Bangor Daily News

    ... local branch office of Maine Revenue Services, has more than 27 years experience as the past director of the Greater Houlton Chamber of Commerce and is a former Houlton town councilor. Ketch replaced Lori Weston, who resigned after about three years ...

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  12. Daniel Joseph PowersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Bangor Daily News

    Daniel Joseph Powers, 59, passed away February 25, 2015, at his home in Presque Isle. He was born July 7, 1955, in Houlton, the son of Frederick and Muriel Powers.

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  13. Villa G. WhiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Bangor Daily News

    ... 1915, in Island Falls, the daughter of Heber and Ella (Atkinson) Grant. Villa grew up in New Brunswick, returned to Houlton and worked for many families as a housekeeper and cook. Villa married Mark White on Dec. 7, 1941. While Mark was in the ...

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  14. John A. BrannenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Kendall Brannen of Salt Lake City, UT, Brittainy Thibodeau and her husband, Seth of Wells, Whitney Brannen of Houlton; two sisters, Patricia Pearson of Waterville, Priscilla "Sida" Swallow of Houlton; one brother, Victor Brannen of CT; special ...

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  15. Community support keeps Hope & Justice Project goingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Bangor Daily News

    ... efforts to raise awareness about its work and from donations of things, such as supplies for shelters located in Houlton, the St. John Valley and Caribou. In fiscal year 2014, the project served more than 1,100 people, sheltering 42 adults and 34 ...

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  16. Fort Kent firefighters assist in cold-water 'rescue' of SUV on frozen pondRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Bangor Daily News

    ... ice and the ice appeared unsafe." A Maine State Police trooper also was on the scene. Calls for information to the Houlton barracks were not immediately returned on Wednesday. Fort Kent firefighters created a path to the stranded vehicle using ...

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  17. Conditioning key element in Calais boys basketball championship runRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Bangor Daily News

    ... you," Woodside said. One could not help but appreciate the level of talent and tournament poise demonstrated by the Houlton girls basketball team during the Eastern Maine tournament. Coach Shawn Graham's team not only features a freshman as its ...

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  18. Aroostook County windmill parts driven 100 miles away for storageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Bangor Daily News

    Some giant windmill components received an escort Monday from the Maine State Police as they were transported by road 150 miles south from the Canadian border near Houlton to the Mack Point cargo port in Searsport. However, the parts for 48 towers are not destined to be loaded onto a ship once they get to the coast.

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  19. Richard "Dick" Murray GoganRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Bangor Daily News

    Richard "Dick" M. Gogan, 77, passed away on February 21, 2015 at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, Maine surrounded by his family. He was born January 18, 1938 in Houlton the son of Robert and Lottie Gogan.

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  20. Bouchard sparks Houlton girls past Dexter for EM Class C crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Bangor Daily News

    It took all of 3 A1 2 minutes for the Houlton Shiretowners to generate the confidence and momentum they needed on Saturday night. Houlton's scrappy defense created turnovers on Dexter's first five possessions of the second half and the Shiretowners parlayed them into the beginnings of a 12-1 burst that carried them to a 46-38 victory in the Eastern Maine Class C girls basketball championship game at the Cross Insurance Center.

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