Houlton auction to benefit campaign for digital mammography

Posted May 12, 2011, at 5:56 p.m.

HOULTON, Maine — The Health Services Foundation Charity Auction will benefit the foundation’s Breast Cancer Campaign for Digital Mammography at Houlton Regional Hospital with a preview at 6 p.m. and auction at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at York’s of Houlton Showroom.

For more information, call 521-2503 or visit

Maine Guard adjutant general announces promotions

AUGUSTA, Maine — Maj. John W. Libby, adjutant general of the Maine National Guard, announces the promotion to the rank specified below for the following Maine Army National Guard soldiers:

Tyler Wintle, PFC, Dexter, CO B, 3/172d Infantry.

Britany Carter, PFC, Bradley, HHC 286th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion.

The soldiers were promoted in April 2011.

Free cats available at Halfway Home Pet Rescue

CARIBOU, Maine — Free adult cats are offered through the Halfway Home Pet Rescue to responsible homes to make room for additional cats who need immediate medical care.

For more information, call Norma at 492-1722.