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  1. Mildred A. McIntoshRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... the daughter of Maurice and Beryl (Stewart) Bither. Mildred attended Linneus Elementary and was a graduate of Houlton High School, Class of 1939. Mildred met Herschel K. McIntosh and married him on August 16, 1941. Family, church, her business and ...

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  2. Houlton grocers can sell hard liquor, but not beer, on SundaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Bangor Daily News

    Local shoppers looking to grab a bottle of wine or six-pack of beer on Sunday were shocked and confused to learn they could not do so. All three grocery stores in Houlton had signs posted on their doors and coolers stating they were not allowed to sell beer or wine that day.

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  3. Ransomware Perps Put the Squeeze on PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | E-Commerce Times

    ... of Lincoln County. It appears the police are becoming attractive targets for hackers. Another police department, in Houlton, Maine, recently reported a similar experience. The computer systems of the police department in the Chicago suburb of ...

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  4. Houlton boys basketball coach resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Bangor Daily News

    Rob Moran, who guided the Houlton boys basketball team to the 2014 Class C state championship, has resigned as the Shiretowners' head coach after four seasons. Two years ago, Moran was named executive director of Community Living Association, a Houlton-based nonprofit agency with more than 250 employees that serves adults with developmental disabilities.

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  5. $7.5 million expansion nearly done at Naturally Potatoes in Mars HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Bangor Daily News

    ... the total number of employees to 140, and that's all full-time. We have people who work here from Fort Kent down to Houlton. Our employees are the ones who make it happen." Recognizing that the plant is "very sophisticated," McCrum said all the ...

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  6. Nancy Anne (McGarrigle) TopoloskyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Bangor Daily News

    ... and prayer vigils both in the US and Canada. Her cousin, the late Rev. Michael McGarrigle, was well known in the Houlton area. For 27 years Nancy ran the family business - the Elmwood Motor Lodge in Boscawen, NH. Her family will always treasure her ...

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  7. Eva B. PelletierRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Bangor Daily News

    Eva B. Pelletier, 88, of Houlton, died April 8, 2015, in Houlton. She was born June 28, 1926, in Stockholm, the daughter of William and Alice Bourgoin.

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  8. Presque Isle church changes name, but faces, mission remain the sameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Bangor Daily News

    ... went to Beal College, where she received an associate's degree in medical assisting. She has worked in that field in Houlton and Bangor, ran an after-school program for Bangor Christian School, has been a stay-at-home mom, and recently worked at ...

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  9. Donna E. HarrimanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... after a long illness. She was the wife of Lynwood P. Harriman with whom she shared 65 years of marriage. Born in Houlton, ME, a daughter of the late Ernest M. and Pauline (Campbell) Elliott, she lived in Maine for many years before moving to ...

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  10. Lucille A. NealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Bangor Daily News

    ... daughters Gayle Randa Thornton and her husband Philip of Millinocket, Elizabeth Lynn Neal and her friend Douglas of Houlton; her son John Wesley Neal of Eaton, who always brought her fresh picked flowers whether they were black eyed Susans or ...

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  11. Superintendent search continues for Houlton area school districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Bangor Daily News

    With the school year starting to wind down, the search for a new superintendent continues in RSU 29, which serves the communities of Houlton, Hammond, Littleton and Monticello. Board chairman Fred Grant stated Monday evening that the district received a strong pool of candidates for the position being vacated by Mike Hammer, who announced his resignation in January .

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  12. Bill introduced for tribal casino in Aroostook CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Sun Journal

    A tribal representative for the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians is asking the Maine Legislature to back his proposed bill that could lead to a casino for his tribe in Aroostook County. The legislation, as offered by Henry John Bear, the band's nonvoting representative to the Maine House of Representatives, would also require voter approval in Aroostook County.

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  13. Houlton man accused of lying to police about burnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Bangor Daily News

    A Houlton man was charged with filing a false police report after telling police the burns he suffered on his body were inflicted by someone tossing a makeshift bottle rocket into his car. The incident that led to the charge against Grant occurred Sept.

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  14. Mabel Watts HaskellRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Bangor Daily News

    Mabel Watts Haskell died March 31, 2015, at the Madigan Estates in Houlton, Maine. She was born on June 26, 1915, and was less than three months from her 100th birthday when she died.

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  15. Bernice "Bunny" SaucierRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Saucier, four children and their spouses, Pete and Lisa Saucier of Horseshoe Bay Texas, Kara and Andy Marino of Houlton Maine, LindaDesjardins of Westfield and Jim and Lynne Saucier of Cumberland, her 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. She ...

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  16. Woman high on bath salts stabs 'demon possessed' family dog on Easter SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | The Raw Story

    ... may have been high on bath salts at the time of the incident. Doody was booked into the Aroostook County Jail in Houlton on charges of aggravated cruelty to animals. Bond was set at $1,000. Her initial court appearance was scheduled for May 19. ...

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  17. Police: Bath salts, other drugs found in Mars Hill woman's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Bangor Daily News

    ... in schedule W drugs and unlawful possession of scheduled drugs. She is being held at the Aroostook County Jail in Houlton in lieu of bail. Peter Arno, MDEA commander, said the use of the synthetic drug commonly known as "bath salts" or "monkey ...

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  18. Still in wintera s grip: Sub-zero cold sets all-time April record low in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | The Washington Post

    ... for winter, but not quite spring. Dozens of weather stations across the state were sub-freezing on Monday morning. Houlton, Maine, set an all-time April low for the location on Sunday morning when the temperature dropped to minus-7. The previous ...

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  19. Northern Maine breaks April records with below-zero temperaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Norton at the National Weather Service's Caribou office early Monday. "There were a lot of minus readings." Caribou, Houlton and Presque Isle each set all-time April cold records with 6 a.m. temperature readings of minus 4 degrees at Caribou, minus ...

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  20. Spring SetbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | CBS Local

    ... back to bad habits over the weekend with strong cold winds. There was a record low temperature of 7 below zero at Houlton, ME yesterday morning! On top of that, a few areas had some wet snow mixed with the rain yesterday afternoon so some places had ...

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