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  1. Cary the caribou helps Houlton residents preserve a bit of County historyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... the caribou is hooked to a vintage sleigh for Christmas on Ronnie Stauffer and Dan Milbauer's lawn on Main Street in Houlton. Dan and Ronnie purchased the sleigh in 2009 from Dave and Karen Cohen. This type of sleigh was manufactured in the 1880s by ...

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  2. Marlboro author helps small businesses defend themselves against an uncertain futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... tools are available, explains how the hedging tools work, and how to account for them. Mr. Bishop is originally from Houlton, Maine, and has over thirty years of experience in business, first as a CPA, then for many years in various roles in the ...

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  3. Winter storm expected to wind down throughout ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Bangor Daily News

    Much of Maine woke up Thursday morning to fresh snow on the ground, including more than a foot in some spots. Timothy Duda, a forecaster at the National Weather Service's Caribou office, said the Houlton area has already experienced about 13 inches of snow, with a total of 15 expected before the storm winds down Thursday afternoon.

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  4. Truck rollover closes Route 11 north of PattenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Bangor Daily News

    Maine State Police are reporting both lanes of Route 11 north of Patten are closed to traffic because of an overturned tractor-trailer in the road. No details were available Wednesday afternoon from the state police barracks in Houlton, but the dispatcher on duty confirmed the road was closed.

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  5. Susan Lynn SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Bangor Daily News

    Susan Smith , born August 17th, 1961, born in Houlton, ME, died unexpectedly at her home on December 14th. Susan was always full of life and loved those around her.

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  6. Margaret L. (Cyr) ParkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Bangor Daily News

    Margaret L. Parker, 71, died peacefully on Monday, December 15, 2014, at Ross Manor in Bangor, Maine. She was born on January 4, 1943, in Houlton, Maine, the daughter of the late Louis and Isabelle Cyr.

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  7. I'm sorry: Five Maine albums I missed writing about in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Bangor Daily News

    ... to get to this year, whether as a record review or a column spotlight. Here's to another busy, creative 2014! This Houlton-based singer-songwriter is a real road warrior, playing more than 100 dates per year on stages from Hollywood Casino in Bangor ...

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  8. Philip F. KittredgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Phil was a long-time employee of the Bangor & Aroostook Railroad as a train dispatcher. He worked in Derby, Houlton, and Hermon, retiring in 1991 after 42 years of service. In retirement, Phil enjoyed many hobbies, including an extensive coin ...

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  9. Shriners spread Holiday Cheer at TAMC and other area Healthcare facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Anah Temple Shriners teamed up with Santa Claus to visit several medical facilities in the County, stretching from Houlton to the St. John Valley; including TAMC's A.R. Gould Memorial Hospital in Presque Isle and the Aroostook Health Center, a ...

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  10. Eleanor L. McGaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Bangor Daily News

    ... 5, 1932 at Patten, the daughter of Charles T. and Caroline L. (Mason) Cole. Eleanor grew up in Patten and attended Houlton schools. She was a life long member of the Oakfield Baptist Church. Eleanor married William "Billy" McGary and together raised ...

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  11. Windjammers sail to pair of shutout wins in 'The County'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Herald Gazette

    Camden Hills' Chase Matteo against Houlton/Hodgdon Dec. 12 in a high school ice hockey game in Aroostook County. The visiting Windjammers won 13-0.

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  12. Did Daniel Chaplin develop a death wish?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Bangor Daily News

    ... where the 18th Maine's first company - 97 men drawn from the Lincoln region - arrived on Tuesday, July 24, 1862. The Houlton company arrived on Aug. 4. Soon after local women presented a flag to the regiment in a rousing ceremony, the 18th Maine ...

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  13. State shuts down most trapping in northern Maine after 2 lynx killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Bangor Daily News

    ... more lynx from being trapped. According to the release, the first lynx was killed in Oxbow Plantation, northwest of Houlton, and the incident was self-reported by the trapper. A second lynx was found by a game warden in St. Croix Township, also ...

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  14. New Houlton police chief gets town council's approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Bangor Daily News

    Town councilors on Monday evening approved the hiring of a 38-year Florida law enforcement veteran to take the helm of the Houlton Police Department. The move came after some discussion and questions about what certification Terry "Joe" McKenna, 57, of Winter Garden, Florida, will need to get from the Maine Criminal Justice Academy in the next year to be certified as an officer in Maine.

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  15. Nor'Easter churning up East Coast; mix of rain, snow expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Bangor Daily News

    ... g rain and rain. Some of the chilliest readings were in Aroostook County, with Presque Isle checking in at 15 below, Houlton at 14 below and Caribou at minus 12.

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  16. Turkey dinner give-away tradition provides County Dialysis patients a Holiday mealRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Bangor Daily News

    ... out other patients as much as he could," explained Frank. "He even transported a fellow elderly patient from the Houlton area who was unable to drive to his dialysis appointments, since they shared the same days. He was known for his great sense of ...

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  17. Search for missing aboriginal woman from Nova Scotia extends to U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Globe and Mail

    ... in the Eskasoni First Nation area in August. She is believed to have crossed the border later that month through Houlton, Maine, and has since been spotted in Alabama and later in Tennessee. It was not unusual for Ms. Denny's loved ones to lose ...

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  18. Four sisters, Mom's sweaters, warm handsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Bangor Daily News

    Pam Mailman, Karen Gallop, Louann Ritchie, and Tricia McCarthy, four sisters from Houlton, Maine, created a craft business called "Syn-Cyr-Ly Sisters." They are pictured here at their first experience at a vendor's event, last August at the American Folk Festival on the Bangor Waterfront. The four Cyr sisters - - gather in Karen's kitchen in Houlton, Maine.

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  19. Kenneth M. SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | Bangor Daily News

    ... He was very proud of his grandsons, #1 Levi and #2 Cordel. He is also survived by one brother, Gary and Carrie of Houlton. Five sisters, Carolyn Lynds of Monticello, Shirley Smith and Omar of Arizona, Yvonne of Hodgdon, Pearl Smith of Linneus and ...

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  20. Blanket Brigade: the perfect gift for ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Bangor Daily News

    ... and West Virginia to the south and west. The town stands 420 feet above sea level, actually 30 feet higher than Houlton on the southern Aroostook plateau in Maine. Late summer and early autumn 1862 brought daytime sunshine, cool nighttime ...

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