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Longtime Houlton physician, community leader dies  The County

A long time local physician and community leader has died. Dr. Paul Romanelli, 72, died Feb 9 at his home, according to his obituary.



Houlton Police Department hires 2 new officers  The County

The Houlton Police Department announced Wednesday, Feb. 6, the addition of two to its force with the hiring of officers Errol Andrews and Jason Matheson.



High school coach with 557 victories earns Maine Basketball Hall of Fame nod  Bangor Daily News

John Donato's relationship with Maine high school basketball dates back to his own interscholastic upbringing in Middleborough, Massachusetts, back in the ...



Katahdin Trust announces 3 promotions to vice president  The County

Jon Prescott, Katahdin Trust president and CEO, announced Jan. 30 the promotions of the three employees in administration and operations.



Houlton High School students earn scholarships  The County

More than $120000 in scholarships was presented to the Class of 2018 during Houlton High School's recent Last Chapel Senior Awards Night.



Houlton, Hodgdon announce new high school principals  The County

HOULTON, Maine — With the start of school just one month away, two local school districts have filled vacant principal positions this past week. James Hodgkin ...



Houlton unveils 2018 honor parts  The County

Houlton High School Principal Marty Bouchard announced April 23 the honor parts for the Class of 2018.



Houlton High School ranked among top schools in state  The County

U.S. News and World Report's newest list of best high schools in the country ranks Houlton High School 18th among the top schools in Maine.



Bouchard stepping down as Houlton High School principal  The County

Marty Bouchard, Houlton High School's principal for the past 14 years, announced Monday that he was stepping down from his post at the end of the school ...



Presque Isle High School at Houlton High School — Local Sports — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

At Houlton, overtime Presque Isle (6-5) top scorers: Faith Sjoberg 17, Maggie Castonguay 14 Houlton (5-6) top scorers: Mia Henderson 16, Abbie Worthley 13 ...



Houlton area 2018 Year in Review  The County

Editor's Note: The following is an article highlighting the top news stories of 2018 for the Houlton area.



Houlton High School Threat Was a Prank  WABI

On Thursday, January 18th the school received a threat on Facebook.



Giberson estate donates $500000 to alumni association in Houlton  The County

Maxine B. Giberson, and her husband Hamilton, were both strong presences in the SAD 29 system. And now, thanks to her generosity, the Gibersons' presence ...



Houlton High School girls basketball team celebrated regional championship success  The County

Machias Savings Bank proudly celebrated the regional championship success of the Houlton High School girls basketball team by presenting the Shires with ...



County Faces: Joe Fagnant of Houlton  fiddleheadfocus.com

Joe Fagnant may not have been born and raised in Aroostook County, but he has certainly grown fond of the area.



Houlton students experience sights of Washington D.C.  The County

A group of 38 Houlton High School students and three teachers recently returned home from a five-day visit to the nation.



Bouchard receives MPA Principal's Award for Houlton Middle-High School  The County

Houlton High School Assistant Principal Dan Hodgins announced Wednesday, March 7, that senior Kolleen Bouchard has been selected to receive the 2018 ...



Former Houlton coach Plourde remembered by players  The County

A former Houlton coach and physical education teacher, who guided the Shire boys basketball team for several years in the 1980s, died Wednesday, May 2, in a ...



Houlton native making name for himself as consultant for 'S.W.A.T.' TV show  The County

Like many youths who grew up in Houlton in the 1970s and 1980s, Otis “Odie” Gallop grew up using his imagination as a child to entertain himself.



Hall-Dale edges Houlton for 'C' baseball state title  Bangor Daily News

Cole Lockhart of Hall-Dale High School carries the gold glove after leading the Bulldogs to a 2-1 victory over Houlton for the Class C baseball state ...



Houlton's Brewer earns share of 'C' title at state individual golf championships  Bangor Daily News

Nick Brewer of Houlton High School shot a 3-over-par 75 on Saturday to earn a share of the Class C title at the Maine Principals' Association individual golf state ...



Houlton hammers Mattanawcook for 'C' North baseball crown  The County

Houlton High School had some decent scoring chances during the first three innings of Tuesday night's Class C North baseball title game against Mattanawcook ...



Houlton Rotarians recognize student achievements  The County

Houlton Rotarians hosted the 20th annual Student Recognition Day luncheon during the regular meeting of Monday, May 7.



Monmouth Academy girls hold off Houlton to repeat as Class C basketball state champs  Bangor Daily News

A record-setting performance from behind the 3-point arc powered the Monmouth Academy girls basketball team to a 56-50 victory over Houlton Saturday ...



Sizzling good times at Houlton Fair  The County

As temperatures soared into the 90s to start the week, the red-hot times were prevalent at this year's Houlton Agricultural Fair.



Swallow Announces Run for Maine House District #144  The County

Gregg Swallow, a Republican, has announced his candidacy for the Maine House of Representatives District 144 serving citizens from Houlton to Weston to ...



Smith Brothers Plumbing and Heating returns to Shiretown  The County

A five-generation family legacy continues following the opening of Smith Brothers of Houlton Plumbing and Heating.



Houlton High School placed on 'secure' mode after threat  WAGM

Houlton High School was placed on 'secure' mode this morning. Police say they were called at around 7:55 a.m. and informed that the school had received a ...



Young singers wow judges at Houlton Northern Star event  The County

A pair of singer-songwriters and a Houlton High School senior were the top performers to earn golden tickets to the regional Northern Star competition Sunday ...



Houlton High basketball standout joining her brother at Bentley University  Bangor Daily News

Kolleen Bouchard wanted a first-class education as well as to play for a top-notch basketball program.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and ...



Houlton Rotary Club plans 10th annual Bingo event  The County

The Houlton Rotary Club will present its 10th annual Community Bingo Night at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5, at St. Anthony's Hall.



With tourney time come traditions, superstitions  The County

Although Caroline Sanders has not been in high school for more than 25 years, she still loves the excitement of high school basketball tournament time.



Harbison steps down as Hodgdon High School principal  The County

Hodgdon High School Principal Mary Harbison has decided to step down from her post and is leaving the education field.



Bouchard lifts Houlton girls past Dexter to claim fourth straight regional title  Bangor Daily News

Houlton's Kristen Graham, top, and Dexter's Avery Herrick go to the ground for a loose ball during Saturday night's Class C North girls championship. Houlton ...



After teacher stops knife-wielding student, Houlton High School reflects on policy changes  Bangor Daily News

HOULTON, Maine — Teachers at Houlton High School will “continue to reflect” on possible changes to procedures or policies after a classroom altercation on ...



Houlton's Bouchard, Portland's Moss named state's Miss, Mr. Basketball  Bangor Daily News

BANGOR, Maine — It was a big Friday night for Kolleen Bouchard of Houlton and Terion Moss of Portland as the Maine Association of Basketball Coaches ...



Snow days pose challenges for local school districts  The County

Winters in Aroostook County can be tough on school administrators who must decide whether to have classes during a storm or take the day off.



'Pioneers of the varsity program': Houlton High School football is reborn  Bangor Daily News

HOULTON, Maine — It's a debut eight years in the making. On Wednesday, the progress was twofold. At the Maliseet Sports Complex, Masons from Monument ...



Veronica Rita Walsh, 56 | Obituaries  The Laconia Daily Sun

LACONIA — Veronica Rita Walsh, 56, of Pleasant Street, Laconia, left us for the angels on Sept. 15, 2018. Veronica passed away after a period of failing health ...



Stout defense leads Houlton girls past Madison for 'C' soccer title  Bangor Daily News

HAMPDEN, Maine — The Houlton High School girls soccer team amassed 88 goals over the course of their first 17 games this season. On Saturday afternoon ...



Teen without arms finds his place on Houlton High School football team  Bangor Daily News

HOULTON, Maine — A warm late-summer afternoon was like any other practice opportunity for the Houlton High School football team. More than 35 ...



Bouchard, DeWolfe, Holmes headline 42nd BDN All-Maine Schoolgirl Basketball Team  Bangor Daily News

Houlton High School senior guard Kolleen Bouchard headlines the list of premier players named to the 42nd annual Bangor Daily News All-Maine Schoolgirl ...



8-man football could preserve the sport at some Maine high schools, says coach  Bangor Daily News

The fact there are fewer players can be attributed to multiple reasons, including a statewide drop in student enrollment, more interscholastic activities being ...



Love of basketball sparks Houlton family's gold-ball successes  Bangor Daily News

Kolleen Bouchard holds a gold basketball and is joined by her parents Marty (left) and Karen and brother Kyle after Houlton beat Maranacook to win the Class C ...



High school basketball gives Maine players game to cherish, chance to improve  Bangor Daily News

Conversations with five of the six finalists for 2018 Mr. and Miss Maine Basketball offer an understanding of the issues facing Maine high school basketball.



Ardell wins Houlton Geography Bee  The County

HOULTON, Maine — Eighth-grader Isabella Ardell bested a field of 19 of her peers Jan. 24 to capture the school's Geography Bee crown. Ardell beat out ...



Mark Putnam hired as commercial sales producer — User Submitted — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

HOULTON — Chris Anderson, president of the F.A. Peabody Co., announces the hiring of Mark J. Putnam as a commercial sales executive for the business ...



Houlton, Lawrence should be solid threats to defend girls basketball titles next year  Bangor Daily News

The Houlton High School girls basketball team accomplished a rare feat on Saturday. The Shiretowners captured the Class C state championship without a ...



See how your school compares on spending, kids in poverty, success  Bangor Daily News

See how your school stacks up against the county and the rest of the state on a variety of measures, from enrollment trends, average teacher salaries and ...



Late 3-pointer helps Houlton girls hold off Foxcroft for 'B' North championship  Bangor Daily News

BANGOR, Maine — The defending two-time state champion Houlton High School Shiretowners were clinging to a one-point lead with 2:25 remaining in the ...



Houlton, Penobscot Valley goalkeepers key contributors for undefeated teams  Bangor Daily News

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Houlton girls pull away from Maranacook to claim Class C state championship  Bangor Daily News

Houlton High School girls basketball team head coach Shawn Graham (right) reacts to a play during the Class C state championship Saturday evening at the ...



Varsity Club: Kolleen Bouchard  NewsCenterMaine.com

For the last four years, her name has been one of the most announced over the loud speaker at the high school basketball tournament. Turns out, basketball ...



Maine's top 20 high schools: 3 Maine schools among nation's best  WMTW Portland

U.S. News & World Report has ranked three Maine high schools among its annual list of best in the country.



Houlton boys top Foxcroft for third straight win  Bangor Daily News

DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine — Tim Brewer is game planning for a lot of unfamiliar opponents this winter, his first as head coach of the Houlton High School boys ...



Houlton runner earns spot at national cross country event  Bangor Daily News

HOULTON, Maine — Some student athletes take up the sport of running as a way to get into better physical shape. Some enjoy the endorphin rush they get from ...



Teen suspect in death of Houlton man enjoyed horses, football  Bangor Daily News

HOULTON, Maine — Samuel Geary of Houlton was a typical 16-year-old boy who had received a Christian education, enjoyed playing football and caring for ...



Homeschooled teen who never played high school baseball shines as American Legion pitcher  Bangor Daily News

With the decision to be homeschooled for high school, the opportunity to continue playing at the interscholastic level faded away for Matt Cunningham. But he ...



Houlton native to return home as new owner of Temple Theatre  Bangor Daily News

A Houlton native, businessman and writer will be coming back from New Jersey to be the new owner of the Temple Theatre.. Maine news, sports, politics, ...



Caribou capture County XC crowns  fiddleheadfocus.com

The Caribou boys and girls cross country squads dominated a field of 124 County runners Tuesday to capture the 2017 Aroostook County League ...



Maine Public Radio's Maine Calling To Broadcast Live from Aroostook County  Maine Public

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDATE: October 6, 2017CONTACT: Cory Morrissey — 207.330.4606 (Portland/Bangor/Lewiston) — Maine Public announces that ...



Parady, Cimbollek, Spurling among 19 new Maine Basketball Hall of Famers  Bangor Daily News

BANGOR, Maine — Paul Cook didn't expect to play Division I college basketball when he picked up the sport as a youngster in the tiny coastal town of Lubec.



Rural Economic Development  Maine Public

Broadcasting from Houlton High School: What factors lead to the health or decline of rural towns in Maine? We learn about efforts to boost rural economies.



Houlton's Bouchard, Greely's Storey earn Mr., Miss Basketball honors  Bangor Daily News

BANGOR, Maine — Kyle Bouchard played basketball with a secret throughout his senior season at Houlton High School — a torn ligament between two fingers ...



Page Brown named finalist for 2018 Miss Maine Basketball  Boothbay Register

Boothbay Region High School senior basketball player Page Brown has been chosen as one of three finalists for the Maine Association of Basketball Coaches ...



Maine soldier dies from Afghanistan blast  Press Herald

HOULTON — A Special Forces soldier from Maine has died from injuries he sustained in a blast in Afghanistan, officials said Tuesday. Army Sgt. 1st Class ...



Nine soccer players earn Butch Shaw awards  WAGM

(WAGM) - "Butch" Shaw Soccer Award is awarded yearly to an Aroostook County boy and girl in Classes B, C, and D who is an outstanding soccer player who ...



Marriage proposal brings down house during singing competition in Houlton  Bangor Daily News

HOULTON, Maine — Asking the woman of your dreams to marry you in a public setting has been done in number of creative ways. Some choose to pop the ...



Funeral plans for Houlton soldier announced — Aroostook — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

HOULTON, Maine — Funeral plans for a U.S. Army Special Forces soldier from Houlton who died Monday after being severely injured in an improvised ...



Tony McLaughlin, former admissions director at UMaine Farmington, dies at 76  Press Herald

Tony McLaughlin, the former longtime director of admissions at the University of Maine at Farmington, died Saturday. He was 76. McLaughlin died at his home in ...



MPR to broadcast live from The County  fiddleheadfocus.com

Maine Public Radio will be in Aroostook County next week for four live broadcasts of its interactive public affairs program “Maine Calling.”



Husson teams capture NAC track and field championships  Bangor Daily News

The Husson University men's and women's track and field teams weren't supposed to win North Atlantic Conference championships this spring — until they did.



Houlton native takes on role as Maine's zookeeper  Bangor Daily News

GRAY, Maine — The call comes on steamy summer days, when Maine Wildlife Park's most popular residents tend to take their siestas in a shady bed of cool ...



Cummings named PI boys basketball coach — Basketball — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

Terry Cummings, who recently resigned after three years as the men's basketball coach at the University of Maine at Presque Isle, has been named the new ...



End of Cosgrove coaching era ranks among top Maine sports stories of 2015  Bangor Daily News

Check out the top Maine sports stories of 2015.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and obituaries from the Bangor Daily News.



Friend says Bangor homicide victim had recently broken up with man accused of killing her  Bangor Daily News

Locke, 21, a third-year occupational therapy student at Husson and member of the Epsilon Tau Epsilon sorority, was a 2010 graduate of Edward Little High ...



Former Maine rock star turned pastor Rick Pinette dies at 63  Bangor Daily News

Rick Pinette perhaps was best known for being the lead singer and keyboard player for the Maine band Oak.. Maine news, sports, politics, election results, and ...



Tigers get past Central in C North semifinal for spot in regional championship  observer-me.com

DEXTER — When the high school girls soccer teams from Dexter and Central met in the regular season, each game featured a combined nine goals. The Class ...



Scary good time offered on Linneus Haunted Hayride  Bangor Daily News

LINNEUS, Maine — If spooky scenes of horror and things that go bump in the night are your cup of tea, then the Linneus Haunted Hayride is the place for you.



Calais standout Maddy McVicar to play basketball at UMaine  Bangor Daily News

Maddy McVicar has the ability to dictate the tempo and flow of a basketball game from the point guard position. Her physical skills and the intangibles she has ...



Standards Matter When You're Looking for Your Best  Maine Public

For someone like me who has high standards, doing something well once, like writing a really good essay, is almost a bad thing because I can never lower.



Hampden's Gilpin perseveres through family tragedy — Sports — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine  Bangor Daily News

HAMPDEN, Maine — Perhaps no basketball game during the last three winters epitomizes the fullness of Zach Gilpin's personality more than this year's Eastern ...



Houlton native eliminated from 'America's Got Talent' as death-defying stunt fails to impress judges  Bangor Daily News

Houlton native Sam Johnson was eliminated Tuesday night from the “America's Got Talent” reality TV competition. Johnson, 34, had hinted in an interview late ...



Game-changers have led teams to berths in girls basketball state finals  Bangor Daily News

Mount Desert Island senior forward Hannah Shaw, Washburn High School junior guard Mackenzie Worcester, Calais High School junior guard Maddy McVicar ...



2017 Maine Drama Festival set for March 10-11  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

The 86th annual Maine Drama Festival will take place March 10 and11 at nine high school's across the state. High school drama teams from 75 school will ...



Trump and Hitler: How history repeats itself, and how it doesn't  Bangor Daily News

In an era when European right-wing, ultra-nationalist movements garner more support than at any time since World War II, it is no surprise that Donald Trump's ...



Funeral arrangements, Husson vigil for Bangor homicide victim scheduled  Bangor Daily News

BANGOR, Maine — As funeral arrangements and memorial plans were made final for the Husson University student who police found Monday strangled in her ...



23 Maine students receive Red Sox Service Scholarships  Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Twenty-three Maine students recently received a Red Sox *Service* Scholarship presented to graduating seniors from Maine public high schools this year.



Maine rejects expanded gun background checks in rebuke to Bloomberg  Bangor Daily News

BANGOR, Maine — In a major upset for Maine's gun rights grass-roots and over a campaign apparatus that steeply outraised them, voters rejected an expansion ...



During 911 call, accused murderer admits strangling Husson student  Bangor Daily News

BANGOR, Maine — The local man accused of killing a 21-year-old Husson University student called 911 after the woman's death on Nov. 18 and told the ...



Bangor homicide victim's father says fighting rage is a struggle  Bangor Daily News

BANGOR, Maine — The father of Brooke Locke, the Husson University student who police found strangled Monday, said Friday that he was in California picking ...



Poliquin wins re-election over Cain in Maine's 2nd District  Bangor Daily News

Cementing his place in Maine's political upper echelon, U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin won his first re-election in the 2nd Congressional District on Tuesday over ...



Maine voters reject ban on bear hunting practices for second time  Bangor Daily News

Maine voters have rejected a ban on bear baiting, trapping and hounding for the second time in 10 years. With almost half of precincts reporting by deadline, ...



Nealley, Nichols and Perry take Bangor council seats  Bangor Daily News

BANGOR, Maine — Voters returned incumbent David Nealley to the City Council and elected political newcomer Sarah Nichols as well as former state lawmaker ...



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