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Bangor Daily News
Why backyard chickens are a good step to food independenceand was told to stop, according to George Howe, Presque Isle’s code enforcement
Why backyard chickens are a good step to food independence
Bangor Daily News / Posted 13 hours ago
and was told to stop, according to George Howe, Presque Isle’s code enforcement officer. Elsewhere in Aroostook County, Houlton allows backyard chickens within the town limits, but their coops must be sited at least 100 feet from neighboring... Read more
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Louth Leader
Kenwick Park: Sam set for clash with top European amateurs(19) combined well to be the clear winners with 37 points and will represent Ke
Kenwick Park: Sam set for clash with top European amateurs
Louth Leader / Posted 14 hours ago
(19) combined well to be the clear winners with 37 points and will represent Kenwick Park at the regional finals. Elaine Houlton (16) and Jenny Baxter (16) were second with 34, and Rose Stevenson (29) with Donna Wood (36) carded 32 to come... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Van Buren man accused of sexually assaulting childmade his initial appearance before Fort Kent District Court Judge David Soucy v
Van Buren man accused of sexually assaulting child
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
made his initial appearance before Fort Kent District Court Judge David Soucy via video from the Aroostook County jail in Houlton on Friday. No further details about the case were revealed during Friday’s hearing, and an affidavit was impounded... Read more
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Al.com
Supporters of Shelby County boy to bike from Maine to Mobile to raise awareness for muscular dystrophymuscular dystrophy. The second Ride4Gabe, to benefit the Hope for Gabe Foundat
Supporters of Shelby County boy to bike from Maine to Mobile to raise awareness for muscular dystrophy
Al.com / Posted 3 days ago
muscular dystrophy. The second Ride4Gabe, to benefit the Hope for Gabe Foundation, is scheduled to kick off at July 29 in Houlton, Maine, and end in Mobile on Aug. 8, with riders Michael Staley, Wes Bates and Payne Griffin (no relation) making the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Massachusetts man charged with trespass, assault in Madawaskaaction, on the condition he commit no further crimes. Following his latest arr
Massachusetts man charged with trespass, assault in Madawaska
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
action, on the condition he commit no further crimes. Following his latest arrest Thursday, Casey was brought to the Aroostook County Jail in Houlton. He is scheduled to make his first court appearance July 6 in Maine District Court in Mad... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Woodland woman reportedly stabs boyfriend in self-defensefrom the Caribou hospital and later arrested on a domestic assault charge and t
Woodland woman reportedly stabs boyfriend in self-defense
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
from the Caribou hospital and later arrested on a domestic assault charge and taken to the Aroostook County Jail in Houlton. Crandall said Friday that a bail commissioner refused to set bail, so that issue will be addressed again when Frost... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Fire marshal’s office investigating Ludlow barn fireLUDLOW, Maine — Houlton firefighters spent three hours battling a fast-moving f
Fire marshal’s office investigating Ludlow barn fire
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
LUDLOW, Maine — Houlton firefighters spent three hours battling a fast-moving fire that leveled a barn in the neighboring community of Ludlow early Wednesday morning. Houlton Fire Chief Milton Cone said Thursday that the barn was “fully involved” by... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Police arrest wanted Van Buren man in Rumfordovernight. Doucette, who also is known as Michael C. Hoague, was being brought
Police arrest wanted Van Buren man in Rumford
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
overnight. Doucette, who also is known as Michael C. Hoague, was being brought Thursday to the Aroostook County Jail in Houlton and was expected to make a first court appearance Friday. The Van Buren Police Department reached out to the public... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Houlton launches $35K business pitch contestPORTLAND, Maine — The town of Houlton has joined at least two southern Maine to
Houlton launches $35K business pitch contest
Bangor Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
PORTLAND, Maine — The town of Houlton has joined at least two southern Maine towns in promoting a contest to attract new or expanding businesses, with a $25,000 forgivable loan and up to $10,000 in other services. The town, the Southern Aroostook... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Second-inning rally lifts Presque Isle softball team by HoultonPRESQUE ISLE, Maine — The Presque Isle Wildcats parlayed three bunt singles, th
Second-inning rally lifts Presque Isle softball team by Houlton
Bangor Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — The Presque Isle Wildcats parlayed three bunt singles, three other hits and three Houlton fielding miscues into six runs during a second-inning rally, en route to a 12-1 high school softball victory over the Shiretowners Tuesday... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
The County commissioners approve meeting switch to save moneyHOULTON, Maine — In a move to shave money from the Aroostook County budget, cou
The County commissioners approve meeting switch to save money
Bangor Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
HOULTON, Maine — In a move to shave money from the Aroostook County budget, county administrators have approved a plan to cut down on the number of times they will meet for the remainder of this year and in 2017. County Administrator Doug Beaulieu... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Officials planning second Blackfly Brewfest in Houltontown went above and beyond to welcome them and really roll out the red carpet f
Officials planning second Blackfly Brewfest in Houlton
Bangor Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
town went above and beyond to welcome them and really roll out the red carpet for them,” said Torres. “We brought them to Houlton and made dinner for them at the Elks Club. Many brewers said they loved the interaction with the consumers at the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
DEP pioneer sees progress statewide as agency hones in on Aroostook County watersa large scale. “The river was the center of town. The oldest buildings always
DEP pioneer sees progress statewide as agency hones in on Aroostook County waters
Bangor Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
a large scale. “The river was the center of town. The oldest buildings always faced the river,” Putnam said, noting Aroostook County’s oldest surviving building, the 203-year-old Blackhawk Putnam Tavern in Houlton across from the Meduxnekeag R... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Oakfield man injured in crash on I-95striking some trees. Cabral was not wearing a seat belt and suffered minor fac
Oakfield man injured in crash on I-95
Bangor Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
striking some trees. Cabral was not wearing a seat belt and suffered minor facial injuries in the crash. He was taken by Houlton Ambulance to Houlton Regional Hospital. The air bag deployed, Haines indicated. The vehicle was towed from the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Group aims to save lives by offering free Narcan in Bangor, Ellsworthother health organizations in Maine also were awarded the grants — MaineGeneral
Group aims to save lives by offering free Narcan in Bangor, Ellsworth
Bangor Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
other health organizations in Maine also were awarded the grants — MaineGeneral in Augusta and Diversion Alert in Houlton. “It started as a community problem and needs a community solution,” Clare Desrosiers, Diversion Alert executive... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Houlton teen earns award for saving friend’s lifeHOULTON, Maine — It was, 17-year-old Tyler Fitzpatrick admitted Monday, the mos
Houlton teen earns award for saving friend’s life
Bangor Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
HOULTON, Maine — It was, 17-year-old Tyler Fitzpatrick admitted Monday, the most “gruesome” thing he had ever seen. His friend was sprawled out in front of him after being ejected through the windshield after a car accident, his leg severely broken... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
Claire Etta Gardnerdied Tuesday morning, May 17, 2016, at the Wilkinson Residential Health Care Fa
Claire Etta Gardner
The Leader-Herald / Posted 12 days ago
died Tuesday morning, May 17, 2016, at the Wilkinson Residential Health Care Facility. She was born on April 24, 1938, in Houlton, ME, a daughter of Clayton and Ena Monteith Little and moved to Philmont, New York at age 14. Claire lived in... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Need for foster parents in Maine reaches ‘crisis’ levelHOULTON, Maine — May has been designated as national Foster Care Recognition Mo
Need for foster parents in Maine reaches ‘crisis’ level
Bangor Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
HOULTON, Maine — May has been designated as national Foster Care Recognition Month, and Peter Crovo of Community Health and Counseling of Houlton is hoping to raise awareness for the dire need of foster families in the state. As part of his job,... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
How to become a foster parent in Mainenight alone that all parents need once in awhile,” Peter Crovo, program coordin
How to become a foster parent in Maine
Bangor Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
night alone that all parents need once in awhile,” Peter Crovo, program coordinator at Community Health and Counseling of Houlton, explained. “Respite foster parents provide that needed break.” Family foster parenting, the most common method used... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Harry picks first class name for new Leeds streetproject like this by naming the street was a great way to help them see the rol
Harry picks first class name for new Leeds street
Yorkshire evening post / Posted 12 days ago
project like this by naming the street was a great way to help them see the role they play in our community.” Contractor Houlton delivered the Railway Close apartments for the council, which is aiming to build 1,000 new homes to rent. They boast... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Ceremony in Houlton honors Maine’s fallen officersHOULTON, Maine — Houlton police Chief Joe McKenna was midway through his presen
Ceremony in Houlton honors Maine’s fallen officers
Bangor Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
HOULTON, Maine — Houlton police Chief Joe McKenna was midway through his presentation to honor fallen law enforcement officers as part of National Police Week when one of his officers had to leave the ceremony to answer a call. It was another sign... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Maine fisherman spends unexpected night in the woodsfrom his fishing party in northern Maine. Mike Jones was fishing in a brook ne
Maine fisherman spends unexpected night in the woods
Bangor Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
from his fishing party in northern Maine. Mike Jones was fishing in a brook near Snowshoe Lake, which is an hour west of Houlton. His friends called for help when he didn’t return Friday. Jones said he became disoriented, so he went ashore and... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Former radio relay station in Houlton may lead to new connection to EnglandHOULTON, Maine — Rugby Radio Station, a radio transmission site in the United K
Former radio relay station in Houlton may lead to new connection to England
Bangor Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
HOULTON, Maine — Rugby Radio Station, a radio transmission site in the United Kingdom that once had ties to this Aroostook County community as part of a transoceanic communications network in the 1930s, is being re-imagined as a new city in England... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Campaign to close gun background check loophole launchedcanvasses in Damariscotta, Portland and Rockland, said Farmer. Gatherings are
Campaign to close gun background check loophole launched
Bangor Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
canvasses in Damariscotta, Portland and Rockland, said Farmer. Gatherings are planned in Eastport, Belfast, Norway and Houlton in the next week, Farmer said. “Background checks work,” Caribou police Chief Michael Gahagan said in the released... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
University of Otago graduands, 4pm ceremonyCarmen Louise Hodge, Josiah David Hodson, Jessica Holly Hollever, Sophie Holzwa
University of Otago graduands, 4pm ceremony
Otago Daily Times / Posted 17 days ago
Carmen Louise Hodge, Josiah David Hodson, Jessica Holly Hollever, Sophie Holzwarth, Lara Lesley Hornby, Joshua MacDonald Houlton, Alexander Joseph Faire Humphrey, Julia Grace Hunn, Laura Jane Hunter, Matthew Paul Illingworth, Henrietta Alice... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Teen pleads not guilty to murder in Houlton man’s death16 when he allegedly was involved in the killing of Keith Suitter, entered the
Teen pleads not guilty to murder in Houlton man’s death
Bangor Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
16 when he allegedly was involved in the killing of Keith Suitter, entered the plea in Aroostook County Superior Court in Houlton before Superior Court Justice Harold Stewart II. One of his attorneys, Alan Harding of Presque Isle, was present... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
‘A feel-good thing’: High school athletes raise nearly $37,000 for charities14 of their respective seasons on Monday, May 23. The third remaining unbeaten
‘A feel-good thing’: High school athletes raise nearly $37,000 for charities
Bangor Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
14 of their respective seasons on Monday, May 23. The third remaining unbeaten through Tuesday’s game was Class C leader Houlton, also 8-0 after a 14-3 victory at Lee Academy on Monday. Coach Jim Castner’s Shiretowners, with just three seniors on... Read more
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Louth Leader
Handicaps for golf girlsthree winners of the silver, bronze and copper divisions respectively in the 18
Handicaps for golf girls
Louth Leader / Posted 19 days ago
three winners of the silver, bronze and copper divisions respectively in the 18-hole competition were Elaine Houlton (16) with 32, Jane Briggs (22) with 29 and Wendy Beaumont (35) with 26. Noreen Bradford scored 17 points to win the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Houlton OKs spec building, hoping new business will comeHOULTON, Maine — The board of directors of the Shiretown Development Corp. vote
Houlton OKs spec building, hoping new business will come
Bangor Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
HOULTON, Maine — The board of directors of the Shiretown Development Corp. voted Monday evening to build a 6,000 square foot speculative building on a lot at the industrial park at the airport. The $270,000 to construct the building will come from... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Drugs, thefts, assaults dominate County grand jury indictments28, Caribou, aggravated trafficking of scheduled drugs and unlawful trafficking
Drugs, thefts, assaults dominate County grand jury indictments
Bangor Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
28, Caribou, aggravated trafficking of scheduled drugs and unlawful trafficking of scheduled drugs. David J. Izzo, 32, Houlton, unlawful trafficking of scheduled drugs. Tyson P. Cofske, 31, Houlton, unlawful trafficking of scheduled... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Warning: Maine recyclers should watch out for bottles used to make methbottle before I put it in the bag. I make sure it doesn’t have anything stickin
Warning: Maine recyclers should watch out for bottles used to make meth
Bangor Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
bottle before I put it in the bag. I make sure it doesn’t have anything sticking out of it or left in the bottom of it.” Houlton Elementary School Principal Candace Crane said Friday afternoon that she has cautioned her students about picking up... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Teen indicted as adult in murder of Houlton manHOULTON, Maine — A 17-year-old Houlton youth was indicted as an adult on a murd
Teen indicted as adult in murder of Houlton man
Bangor Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
HOULTON, Maine — A 17-year-old Houlton youth was indicted as an adult on a murder charge by the Aroostook County grand jury Friday, according to District Attorney Todd Collins. In a 15-page ruling released on April 29, O’Mara wrote that the state... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Houlton native leaves $4.8 million for Aroostook, Washington county scholarshipsHOULTON, Maine — A Houlton native who died two years ago left $4.8 million to e
Houlton native leaves $4.8 million for Aroostook, Washington county scholarships
Bangor Daily News / Posted 24 days ago
HOULTON, Maine — A Houlton native who died two years ago left $4.8 million to endow two scholarship funds for students from Aroostook and Washington counties, according to the Maine Community Foundation. “These scholarships will provide a financial... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Victorian Crime in Reading: Murder in Oxford RoadReading. Just before 9pm on August 8, 1845 news arrived at Reading police stat
Victorian Crime in Reading: Murder in Oxford Road
Reading Evening Post / Posted 24 days ago
Reading. Just before 9pm on August 8, 1845 news arrived at Reading police station about a body in a cellar. Superintendent Houlton set out to Howard Road, off Oxford Road near the town centre, to investigate. As expected, he found a woman lying at... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Former Hodgdon basketball star bound for Bentleyproducts expected to return to coach Jay Lawson’s club next season are the stat
Former Hodgdon basketball star bound for Bentley
Bangor Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
products expected to return to coach Jay Lawson’s club next season are the state’s 2015 Mr. Basketball Kyle Bouchard of Houlton and 2014 Gatorade Maine Player of the Year Zach Gilpin of Hampden Academy. Both will be sophomores with the... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
New program at Aroostook jail to change inmates’ way of thinkingHOULTON, Maine — A program aimed at teaching inmates to make better choices so
New program at Aroostook jail to change inmates’ way of thinking
Bangor Daily News / Posted 27 days ago
HOULTON, Maine — A program aimed at teaching inmates to make better choices so that they lessen their chances of reoffending after their release will be rolled out next month at the Aroostook County Jail. Thinking For A Change brings together... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Veterans claim verbal abuse, rights violated at Augusta VA Hospitalwas sent to the VA Maine Healthcare facility in Augusta and admitted to the psy
Veterans claim verbal abuse, rights violated at Augusta VA Hospital
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 28 days ago
was sent to the VA Maine Healthcare facility in Augusta and admitted to the psychiatric ward after going to the hospital in Houlton for a toothache. "Anybody that came in I told them it's my tooth," she said. According to her records, Fitzpatrick... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Veterans claim verbal abuse, rights violated at Augusta VA Hospitalwas sent to the VA Maine Healthcare facility in Augusta and admitted to the psy
Veterans claim verbal abuse, rights violated at Augusta VA Hospital
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 28 days ago
was sent to the VA Maine Healthcare facility in Augusta and admitted to the psychiatric ward after going to the hospital in Houlton for a toothache. "Anybody that came in I told them it's my tooth," she said. According to her records, Fitzpatrick... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
250 words and $110 can win you an Ogunquit inncontest is not the first of its kind in Maine. There have been other contests f
250 words and $110 can win you an Ogunquit inn
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 28 days ago
contest is not the first of its kind in Maine. There have been other contests for an Inn in Lovell and a movie theater in Houlton. But a property in a place as popular as Ogunquit Beach, not really. Karen Marie Arel, President of the Ogunquit... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
250 words and $110 can win you an Ogunquit inncontest is not the first of its kind in Maine. There have been other contests f
250 words and $110 can win you an Ogunquit inn
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 28 days ago
contest is not the first of its kind in Maine. There have been other contests for an Inn in Lovell and a movie theater in Houlton. But a property in a place as popular as Ogunquit Beach, not really. Karen Marie Arel, President of the Ogunquit... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Former state trooper, 94, honored with lifetime achievement awardInside his modest room at the Gardiner Healthcare Facility in Houlton recently,
Former state trooper, 94, honored with lifetime achievement award
Bangor Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
Inside his modest room at the Gardiner Healthcare Facility in Houlton recently, James Brown Sr.’s aged fingers traced a laminated map of the world. The 94-year-old talked vividly of the countries he had visited as he did so, running his fingers... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Family reunites after six decadesHOULTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- John "Jack" Etgen was adopted when he was a bab
Family reunites after six decades
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted a month ago
HOULTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- John "Jack" Etgen was adopted when he was a baby back in 1949 in Danforth, Maine. He moved with his family to Detroit, Michigan and grew up in Whittier, California. Etgen found out that he was adopted after he... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Family reunites after six decadesHOULTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- John "Jack" Etgen was adopted when he was a bab
Family reunites after six decades
WLBZ Bangor / Posted a month ago
HOULTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- John "Jack" Etgen was adopted when he was a baby back in 1949 in Danforth, Maine. He moved with his family to Detroit, Michigan and grew up in Whittier, California. Etgen found out that he was adopted after he... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Houlton prepares for Gentle Memorial Building closure, repairsHOULTON, Maine — Officials at the Gentle Memorial Building are preparing to clo
Houlton prepares for Gentle Memorial Building closure, repairs
Bangor Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
HOULTON, Maine — Officials at the Gentle Memorial Building are preparing to close the gym and recreation facility for more than a month for some much needed repairs. The council voted to accept a bid of $38,381 from the business for the... Read more

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