Town of Houlton awarded $95,000 for culvert replacement project

Town of Houlton awarded $95,000 for culvert replacement project

The Morningstar Road culvert has been a cause for concern for almost a decade now. Back in 2010 it was identified as having the most restrictive access because of the targeted impassable culvert. The culvert is at the stream crossing of Morningstar road and Moose Brook, where it enters the mainstream of the Meduxnekeag River. The new funding will go towards taking the culvert out and putting in a bridge.

Organizations collect clothes for those in need

Two groups hosted an event on Saturday, with the singular goal of helping those in need. Kathy McCarty was there and has more on who was involved and what took place.

Some were better prepared than others at FK Firemen's Muster

Firefighters donned waterproof gear to take part in the annual Fireman's Muster. The event was hosted by the Fort Kent Fire Department. The Fire Chief says this year was a particularly special year for the department, which turned 100. The anniversary coincided with Fort Kent's 150th anniversary. Firefighters took part in the town's parade, before heading off to take part in the muster.


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