Rediscovering Houlton

Rediscovering Houlton by Christian Putnam “Back in 1981 I was anxious to move away and start my life. I kicked the potato dirt off my boots and was SURE I would not be coming back after graduating from high school. Little did I know the roads my life would take me down. After travelling through […]

Oakland CA to Houlton ME

Oakland CA to Houlton ME by Kevin Sexton “As a father with a work-from-home career in IT, moving was always a possibility but I never found that ideal place. When I was first presented with the idea of living in a rural community by my long-time friend and business partner, I had many concerns. I […]

From City Lights to Small Town Charm

From City Lights to Small Town Charm by Kathryn Harnish “Newly married and eager to begin our “happily ever after” on a small hobby farm, my husband, Rob, and I began our hunt for the perfect place to call home from a computer in the Chicago suburbs. We started exploring rural real estate networks online […]

The Grass Is Greener Here

The Grass Is Greener Here by Kristen Wells The Grass Is Greener Here by Kristen Wells “It was the potential for me and my husband to start a business that convinced us to move here. We visited the area often to visit family for holidays and special occasions and loved how relaxing the lifestyle was […]

Rotary Club

Rotary Club by Margaret York “I feel so lucky to be part of the local Rotary club. I didn’t know much about it when I joined in 2014, but it has been one of the most enriching experiences I have had living here in Houlton. Whether we are all wearing our “Rotarian at Work” t-shirts […]

The Riverfront Trail

The Riverfront Trail by Paula Woodworth “Anyone who knows me knows that I love the Riverfront Trail. I have been walking it in all seasons since it opened. I am the unofficial “trail warden” and keep my eye out for any downed trees or vandalism and fill the map box. In the past year I […]