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Houlton native unveils mural project | Print |
Wednesday, 06 July 2016 12:29
By Joseph Cyr
Staff Writer
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Houlton native Sue York stands next to the mural of photos she created as part of her "Gathering Goodness Mosaic" project. The artwork is on display at the Houlton Regional Hospital now through early September.  

HOULTON — After several long months spent reviewing photographs, songs and personal writings, Susan York has unveiled her 108-piece mural for local residents to see.

York, a native of Houlton who now resides in Shokan, New York, is an award winning artist and author who decided the best way for her to raise awareness for a cause that affects her personally would be to put paint to paper.

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McGill’s returns with sizzling sounds | Print |
Wednesday, 22 June 2016 12:15
By Joseph Cyr
Staff Writer
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The maestro for McGill's Community Band is Kevin Mania.  

HOULTON — A sure sign of summer is the arrival of McGill’s Community Band playing cool tunes in Monument Park every Thursday evening.

“We are looking forward to a great concert season,” said Kevin Mania, band director. “We have many new songs to play this year. I love the dedication of not only the players in the group, but our audience that comes out to our concerts. McGill’s Band is truly a gem for our community that brings people out every week for good family event.”

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Author pens third County mystery | Print |
Wednesday, 08 June 2016 10:03
By Paula Brewer
Staff Writer

Somewhere in Aroostook County, a young boy emerges from the trees and approaches a Border Patrol agent. Wary, the agent attempts conversation. When the boy finally speaks, his Ukrainian accent seizes her attention 

So begins “Destiny’s Pawn,” the latest novel by D.A. Keeley in his series focusing on County resident, single mom and Border Patrol agent Peyton Cote, in a story weaving together aspects of the crisis in Ukraine and a famously unsolved American art theft.

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Majestic! | Print |
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 14:22
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MAJESTIC — Kelsie Washington and Noah Brown perform as Princess Aurora and Prince Desire during the Houlton School of Dance's production of "Sleeping Beauty" Friday evening in Houlton. Three performances played to a packed house May 12-14. 
Young dancers dazzle during Houlton School of Dance recital | Print |
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 10:13
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SLEEPING BEAUTY — Adam Casillas and Taylor Reed play the roles of the King and Queen during "Sleeping Beauty."
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