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Busy weekend in Houlton to celebrate the Fourth

HOULTON, Maine (WAGM) -Many have gathered in the town of Houlton for the annual parade and Agricultural Fair to celebrate the 4th of July. Thousands of people gathered in the streets of Houlton at 10 A.M. to laugh and enjoy the parade. Cameron Clark, who rode his 10-foot unicycle in the parade, says that being a part of this parade has always been a tradition.
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Miss the Houlton 4th of July Parade? Here is a video with sound

The long holiday weekend has made it hard to get back into the work groove. There were several fireworks displays and parades around Aroostook County on Sunday and Monday. of July parade in Houlton, took place on a beautiful summer morning. In case you missed the parade, here is a video of the parade with the floats labeled. Thanks to the YouTube account Homestead Hopefuls for posting the video of the parade. Enjoy.
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Hit The Mud Running, Mud Run Makes A Splash At The Fair

Houlton, Maine (WAGM) - The 2022 mud run is back in Houlton after several years. Many drivers came out to participate and see all their hard work culminate in the mud pit. Jordan Violette: " I got together with the fair board and assisted them with doing the mud runs for the Houlton fair. We have trucks from all over the state and out of state that came up here where we race all over the state of Maine down in the Augusta area, Livermore, Steuben, Pinebrook mudders. Its nice to come up here and they return the favor and support the sport up here as well”.

Demolition Derby Brings Back Heart-Pounding Excitement in 2022

Houlton, Maine (WAGM) -The 2022 Houlton Agricultural Fair is back and starts Tomorrow for the July 4th Weekend. Over the weekend there will be a few exciting sporting events happening, including the infamous demolition derby. Chris Putnam is ready and looking forward to being the announcer for the 2022 Demolition...

Fishing tourney on tap in Island Falls

In over 60 years of fishing in Maine, a bunch of other states and half a dozen countries, until last summer I’d never been in a fishing tournament. It was all the fun of a regular outing plus the excitement and challenge of perhaps boating a fish that might qualify for a prize. To top it all off, after the weigh-in all the competitors were treated to a huge fresh fish fry and a wide variety of delicious dishes.

Houlton Agricultural Fair

The fair season rolls on in Maine with the Houlton Fair on July 2nd–4th. The first Houlton Fair was held in 1847, and the fair was granted state fair recognition by the Maine Department of Agriculture in the 1980s. The Houlton Fair has become a community tradition and is held every year on the Fourth of July weekend.

Kicking off the Holiday Weekend

STATEWIDE — On Good Morning Maine, we took a glimpse at a few Independence Day festivals occurring around the state this weekend. Here’s information about those events with their supplemental links. In Northern Maine, Houlton will kick off its holiday weekend full of events with their annual Midnight...

Maine State Police Troop F Report, June 6-12, 2022

HOULTON, Maine — The Maine State Police Troop F barracks in Houlton responded to a number of calls for service during the period of June 6-12, including the following. PORTAGE LAKE — Tr. Curtin took a report of a burglary in the town of Portage Lake. The homeowner reported that while in the process of moving, someone entered her home and took things from the home while she was out of town. The investigation is active and ongoing.