By Judy Harrison on Dec. 19, 2016, at 2:55 p.m.
A private investigator hired by the defense on Monday measured the feet of Matthew Davis, who is accused of slaying an Oakfield couple more than three years ago as part of a crime spree, to show jurors that his size 10½ feet were two sizes larger than the footprints found at two of the scenes.
By Anthony Brino on Dec. 19, 2016, at 2:25 p.m.
A Presque Isle police officer acted in self-defense and “reasonably believed” there was a threat to himself or others when he shot and killed an intoxicated man who was armed with a knife last May, the state attorney general has concluded.
By Joseph Cyr, Houlton Pioneer Times on Dec. 19, 2016, at 10:27 a.m.
The tree had fallen due to the ice and high winds from Sunday’s storm.
By Anthony Brino on Dec. 19, 2016, at 6:59 a.m.
Katahdin Forest Products, the Oakfield-based maker of cedar log homes, is considering expanding its sawmill in Ashland at the same time that a lumber dispute between the U.S. and Canada leaves a cloud of uncertainty over the market.
on Dec. 19, 2016, at 6:15 a.m.
“If the children are in poverty, so are their parents.”
By Dawn Gagnon on Dec. 18, 2016, at 3:23 p.m.
More ice and low temperatures expected Monday.
By Jen Lynds on Dec. 16, 2016, at 3:47 p.m.
John Clark, general manager of the utility, said the move will save “millions of dollars” for its customers.
on Dec. 16, 2016, at 12:04 p.m.
By Jen Lynds on Dec. 16, 2016, at 1 a.m.
“I decided we should have a special tree with bells decorated just for Paige. She was an angel, and those bells ringing should ring just for her.”
By Dawn Gagnon on Dec. 15, 2016, at 8:10 p.m.
The weather service issued a warning of potential wind chill temperatures down to minus 38 degrees through Friday evening for the northern half of the state.
By Joseph Cyr, Houlton Pioneer Times on Dec. 15, 2016, at 1 a.m.
Cecilia Rhoda, along with 124 other decorators and designers from around the country, was chosen to go to the White House in November to transform 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue into a winter wonderland.
on Dec. 14, 2016, at 2:23 p.m.
The state attorney general’s office has cleared the Madawaska Police Department of any wrongdoing for unknowingly selling confiscated guns to a person who was legally prohibited from possessing firearms, according to Madawaska Town Manager Ryan D. Pelletier.
By Joseph Cyr, Houlton Pioneer Times on Dec. 13, 2016, at 3:05 p.m.
“Armed robbery is a scary thing. I take it very personally. My crew is like my second family. It was a brazen act.”
By Darren Fishell on Dec. 13, 2016, at 1:03 p.m.
Maine regulators on Tuesday approved splitting $13.4 million in subsidies across four biomass facilities.
By Jen Lynds on Dec. 13, 2016, at 10:37 a.m.
Houlton chose not to pursue the issue in court because “it is expensive to litigate.”
By Anthony Brino on Dec. 13, 2016, at 6:25 a.m.
As controversial proposed mining regulations await a possible vote by the Legislature next year, the work of the Maine Geological Survey suggests there is more to learn and find in the state’s rocks.
By Christopher Bouchard, Aroostook Republican & News on Dec. 12, 2016, at 3:18 p.m.
Officials remain hopeful that negotiations over a contract to renovate Massachusetts transit buses will soon be resolved.
By Jen Lynds on Dec. 12, 2016, at 3:03 p.m.
“Its beautiful. At this point, everyone is decorating for Christmas, so it makes it extra nice to live here.”
By Jen Lynds on Dec. 09, 2016, at 5:51 p.m.
By Jen Lynds on Dec. 09, 2016, at 5:37 p.m.
Anyone who may have information is asked to call Houlton police at 532-2287.