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Sunday beer, wine sales in Shiretown shut down by state liquor officials

By Joseph Cyr
Staff Writer
    HOULTON — Shoppers looking to grab a bottle of wine or six-pack of beer this past Sunday were shocked and confused to learn they could not do so.

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Trade Show

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NE CLR TradeShow dc pt 15Little Grace Stewart, the daughter of Chris and Jamie Stewart of Houlton, enjoys a lollipop after getting a

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Houlton Police computers infected with virus

By Joseph Cyr
Staff Writer
    HOULTON — Computers in the town’s police department were infected with a virus last week that essentially shut down access to all documents and programs.

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Seventh-, eighth-grade classes to remain at Mill Pond School

By Joseph Cyr
Staff Writer
    HODGDON — Plans to move the seventh- and eighth-grade classrooms from Mill Pond School to Hodgdon High School have been put on hold.
    By a unanimous vote Monday night, the SAD 70 board of directors agreed to postpone the move for one year, to allow further time to study the proposal. That vote came only after a motion to approve the move was deadlocked in a 6-6 tie.

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Show of support

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NE CLR Masons dcx pt 15The Maine Masonic Charitable Foundation awarded a $2,000 grant to the Ark Animal Sanctuary April 8 as part of the Masons’ 2015 “Building Our Community” charitable grants program.

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Council mulls options for Gentle Memorial Building

By Joseph Cyr
Staff Writer
    HOULTON — Should the town of Houlton invest money in its aging recreation building or explore building an entirely new one?
    That was the question on the minds of Houlton Town Councilors Monday evening after hearing a presentation from the town’s recreation director, Marie Carmichael, on her concerns about the building’s condition.

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Region Two School announces ‘Student of the Year’

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NE CLR RegionTwo dcx pt 15STUDENT OF YEAR — Michelle Birmingham of Katahdin Area High School was named the Region Two School of Applied  Technology’s “Student of the Year.”  Birmingham is in the school’s Early Childhood Education program. With Birmingham is one of the young students in the pre-school program.

    STACYVILLE — Region Two School of Applied Technology Director David Keaton announced Friday that Michelle Birmingham from Katahdin Area High School, has been selected as the “Student of the Year.”

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This week's PDF - April 15, 2015

A PDF version of this week's Houlton Pioneer Times is now available for download.

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