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Man Drives Truck Into Nackawic Fire Hall, Damages Building and Equipment

Man Drives Truck Into Nackawic Fire Hall, Damages Building and Equipment

Richard Barrow has fought fires with the Nackawic Fire Department for forty years. In all that time he has never battled one like he did Monday morning. “On our our own house it’s a different story altogether. Just devastating to come down here and see that,” he said. Nackawic Fire Chief William Hopkins says it was around […]

Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate Shenna Bellows Begins 350 Mile Trek Across Maine

Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate Shenna Bellows Begins 350 Mile Trek Across Maine

Going the extra mile- that’s what democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Shenna Bellows say’s she’s doing to raise awareness about her campaign in the race against incumbent Republican Senator Susan Collins. In this case, it’s actually several miles as Bellows has begun a trek across the state. New Source 8′s Angela Christoforos caught up with […]

67th Annual Maine Potato Blossom Parade Held in Fort Fairfield Saturday

67th Annual Maine Potato Blossom Parade Held in Fort Fairfield Saturday

The nice sunny weather over the weekend fared well in Fort Fairfield, where the renowned Potato Blossom Parade took place on Saturday. News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos takes us there… Fort Fairfield Resident Ashley Romine said, “This is one of my favorite times of the year.” The Potato Blossom parade is a summer pastime in the County. […]

Maine Potato Blossom Festival Brings Boost to Fort Fairfield Business

Maine Potato Blossom Festival Brings Boost to Fort Fairfield Business

The 67th annual Maine Potato Blossom Festival has kept vendors in Fort Fairfield busy all week. Knights of Columbus Scholarship Booth Chairman Tony Levesque said, “We’ve already fed over 50 people and we’ve only been open for about a half an hour.” Fort Fairfield Town Manager Michael Bosse said, “For businesses its great, because certainly we quadruple our normal […]

Sports

Land Speed Races Are Underway

Land Speed Races Are Underway

The Loring Runway was a busy place on Friday  as cars and motorcycles were looking to set some new speed records. The annual Loring Land speed event got underway this afternoon and Race Director Joe Daly says conditions were very good   Daly:”Conditions are very good. We have a cross wind about 8 miles an […]

Bicyclists Tour the County

Bicyclists Tour the County

More and more people are touring the County on bicycles. This week eight riders from the Merry Meeting Club in the Brunswick area are spending time in the County enjoying the potato blossoms and the views. Bob Bruce has organized four trips to the County over the years.   Bruce:” This is our fourth trip […]

Racing Hall of Famer Has Advice for Austin Theriault

Racing Hall of Famer Has Advice for Austin Theriault

A Racing Hall of Famer visited with Fort Kent’s Austin Theriault over the weekend. Bobby Allison a member of the Alabama Gang and winner of 84 Cup races has some advice for Theriault.   Allison: ” It takes a lot of effort a lot of good luck along the way. but for a young man […]

Austin Theriault Post 21st Place Finish

Austin Theriault Post 21st Place Finish

Austin Theriault back behind the wheel of a nation wide series car. A late gamble put him back on the lead lap but in the end, he ran out of fuel and finished 21st.

Your Health

Medical Monday 7.7.14: Nonsurgical Treatment for Dupuytren’s Contracture

Medical Monday 7.7.14: Nonsurgical Treatment for Dupuytren’s Contracture

Millions of Americans suffer with a disease that can lead to the permanent bending of fingers. It’s called Duputren’s (DOO-PA-TREN’S) Contracture. In this week’s Medical Monday, Shawn Cunningham talks to one man who’s hand mobility has been restored thanks to a nonsurgical procedure offered at Cary Medical Center. Raynold (RAIN-OLD) Blair is looking forward to […]

Medical Monday 6.30.14: Super Blood Drives Helping Save Lives

Medical Monday 6.30.14: Super Blood Drives Helping Save Lives

Blood drives will be taking place throughout New England over the summer months to shore up low blood supplies. Blood collection officials say having enough blood is critical to save lives in the event of emergencies, accidents and never ending illnesses. Shawn Cunningham was on site at a SUPER BLOOD DRIVE in Presque Isle today. […]

Medical Monday 6.23.14: Shingles

Medical Monday 6.23.14: Shingles

Time for some health news now. Shingles is a common virus related to chickenpox. It can be painful and contagious if not treated properly. One woman shares her shingles story with Shawn Cunningham. It’s this week’s Medical Monday. Debra Fox enjoys her short walk to the laundry room. She loves being self sufficient. Six years […]

Medical Monday 6.16.14: Crossfit Exercise Examined

Medical Monday 6.16.14: Crossfit Exercise Examined

CrossFit, the high-intensity power-training workout, has rocketed in popularity with more than seven thousand gyms worldwide. Crossfit has also come under fire by some healthcare practitioners, calling the workout EXTREME, attributing it to a growth in exercise injuries. Shawn Cunningham examines the issue in this week’s Medical Monday. Adam Simoes is showing this Crossfit participant […]

Angie's List

Angie’s List – Lawn Care Tips

Angie’s List – Lawn Care Tips

Even though your annoying neighbor does, it can be hard to find the time and energy to maintain a perfectly manicured lawn. But don’t get discouraged. In today’s Angie’s List report, three simple tips to a healthy summer lawn. Angie Hicks/Angie’s List: “Lawn experts tell us there are three easy things you can do to […]

Angie’s List – Driveway Sealing & Repair

Angie’s List – Driveway Sealing & Repair

The condition of your driveway can make or break your home’s curb appeal. It takes a beating all year-round, but the summer sun can really take a toll. In this week’s Angie’s List report, how sealcoating can help protect your driveway. (VO) Whether your driveway is concrete or asphalt, if you want to keep it […]

Landscaping for Every Budget

Landscaping for Every Budget

As the weather warms, it’s time to tackle the outdoor projects.You might wonder what type of landscaping additions or upgrades fit your budget. The good news: there is an array of projects in various price ranges. In this week’s Angie’s List report, we break down what you can get for $50, $500, and $5,000 bucks. […]

Should You Go With a Metal Roof

Should You Go With a Metal Roof

Putting a new roof on your home is a big investment. If you want one that’s really going to last, you might want to consider metal roofing. It’s available in numerous styles and colors and can look like wood, slate or even asphalt shingles. How it compares to traditional materials in today’s Angie’s List report. […]

Open Kitchen

Turkey Banh Mi

Turkey Banh Mi

OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT  Turkey Banh Mi   Ingredients   Serves 4   1½ tablespoons granulated sugar     3 tablespoons cider vinegar     2 medium carrots, peeled and coarsely grated     1 medium English cucumber, cut into matchsticks     2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped, plus more for garnish     […]

Linguine with Lobster, Corn, and Tomatoes

Linguine with Lobster, Corn, and Tomatoes

OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT  Linguine with Lobster, Corn, and Tomatoes Ingredients   Serves 4   1 pound linguine       Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper     ¼ pound thick-cut bacon, chopped     2 cups corn kernels     2 stalks celery, chopped     6 cloves garlic, peeled and […]

Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Fruit Salsa

Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Fruit Salsa

OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT  Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Fruit Salsa This same dish can also be prepared using chicken, fish, or shrimp for a quick and simple dinner any night of the week.   Ingredients   Serves 4 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for greasing 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 1 […]

Blueberry Hand Pies

Blueberry Hand Pies

OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT  Blueberry Hand Pies These individual-sized pies may be filled with your favorite fruits for a quick and easy dessert.   Ingredients   Makes 8   2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries     ¼ cup granulated sugar     2 tablespoons cornstarch       Zest of 1 lemon   […]

FitSource

FitSource 07.18.2014

FitSource 07.18.2014

Today our guest is Adam Simoes from CPT and Cross Fit in Presque Isle.

FitSource 07.11.2014

FitSource 07.11.2014

Today’s FitSource guest is Renee Ennis.  Renee is a fitness instructor at Live Well United in Presque Isle.

FitSource 07.04.2014

FitSource 07.04.2014

Today we have Loren Gordon from the Caribou School of Martial Arts.

FitSource 06.27.2014

FitSource 06.27.2014

Today’s guest is Katie Buob from Live Well United and Cross Fit in Presque Isle.

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Petit Sault Brewers

Petit Sault Brewers

| July 18, 2014

A local brewery, that is brewing for local people. That is the idea behind Petit Sault Brewers here in Edmundston, a project that started as an idea that snow balled into a massive amount of support from the community.  “When we started we were a few friends talking about the possibility of starting a brewery […]

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As MOO Milk Disbands, County Farmers Find New Opportunities

As MOO Milk Disbands, County Farmers Find New Opportunities

| July 18, 2014

For organic dairy farmer Vaughn Chase, it’s the end of one chapter..and the beginning of a new one. “We’re actually looking forward to this challenge,” said Chase. On Saturday Chase’s Organic Dairy Farm will supply its last MOO Milk truck..something the farm in Mapleton has been doing for the last five years.. And then on Monday […]

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Law Enforcement Talk Drugs Update…Problem with Prescription Drug Abuse Growing

Law Enforcement Talk Drugs Update…Problem with Prescription Drug Abuse Growing

| July 18, 2014

Local law enforcement say prescription drug abuse continues to climb in the county, which means that crime rates could also go up. In a two part report, Shawn Cunningham talks to those working in the trenches fighting the war on drugs. She finds out what THEY SAY needs to happen to win some important battles. […]

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