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Three weeks into school year, Wellington students and staff say transition to Houlton has gone well

For kindergarten teacher Susan McMann, every new school year brings something different. But this year more than most. “We were a little anxious this is so much bigger than what we’ve been used to however with everybody’s help, and just doing it for a few days it wasn’t as bad as we thought it was […]

County Farmers Gearing Up for Potato Harvest

Farmers across the county are gearing up for the Potato Harvest. It’s just starting to get underway. News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos shows us how the harvest is going so far… This years potato harvest is only just getting started, but so far, things are looking good. Maine Potato Board Executive Director Don Flannery said, “Right […]

Cause of Death Established Alicia Boone

Fredricton, NB – After an extensive investigation into the cause and circumstances leading to the death of Alicia Dawn Boone in November 2012, the New Brunswick RCMP’s Major Crime Unit has released the cause of her death. The autopsy report revealed that the 26-year-old woman died from hypothermia due to exposure to freezing temperatures. The […]

Dunkin Donuts in Walmart Presque Isle Location to be Remodeled

The Dunkin Donuts inside the Walmart on Main Street in Presque Isle will be closing Friday, September 19th at noon for renovations. The entire store is going to be remodeled and will also include new couches, chairs, and TVs. The Manager of the Dunkin Donuts store says the location will be reopening on September 27th.

Sports

Sports Desk 09.18.2014

Join Jake Berent for yesterday’s sports action.

Kimika Forbes Prepares for World Cup Qualifier

  A former University of Maine Fort Kent soccer player will be on the International Stage next month. Kimika Forbes will be the starting goaltender for Trinidad and Tobago when they attempt to qualify for the 2015 World Cup in Canada. Rene Cloukey has the story.   Kimika Forbes who helped lead the UMFK Bengals […]

Sports Desk 09.16.2014

Catch up on yesterday’s sports action with Jake Berent.

Special Olympics Soccer Skills Competition Held in Presque Isle

It’s the middle of the soccer season for most high schools in the County. Today Special Olympians from the area took part in the skills competition and it was another huge success.   King:” This event again we had a good turnout, last year we had 61 athletes and this year we ended up with […]

Your Health

Medical Monday 8.25.2014: National Immunization Awareness Month

Each August, the value of immunizations is highlighted through National Immunization Awareness month. In this weeks Medical Monday, Angela Christoforos talked to local healthcare professionals to find out why they are so important… Pines Health Supervisor Patti Dorman said, “It takes a second, and it protects you and it protects your family and your friends you’re doing […]

Medical Monday 8.11.14: Arthroplasty Surgery Helping Patients With Hand Arthritis

Each year, orthopedic surgeons perform thousands of joint replacement surgeries in the U.S. The more common of these procedures are hip and knee replacements. But for some patients with hand arthritis, joint replacement surgery may be necessary. Shawn Cunningham takes a look at how the procedure is being done at one county hospital in this […]

Medical Monday 8.4.14: Ebola Causing Global Distress

The World Health Organization reports the death toll continues to rise in Western Africa from the ebola virus. More than 800 people have died in the past week in parts of Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. Two American aid workers have contracted the disease. One was flown back to the states for treatment. That […]

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 […]

Angie's List

Angie’s List 9.1- Lawn Mower Safety Tips

The end of summer doesn’t mean the end of lawn care. But after months of mowing, it can be easy to put yourself on autopilot when cutting the grass. Last year, more than 300-thousand people were treated for lawn mower-related injuries according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. In today’s Angie’s List report, how to […]

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

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

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. […]

Open Kitchen

Open Kitchen 09/11

    OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT   Tortellini Soup Ingredients   Serves 8   1 tablespoon olive oil     1 small yellow onion, peeled and chopped     2 medium carrots, peeled and cut into site-sized pieces     1 medium zucchini, trimmed and sliced into bite-sized pieces     8 cloves garlic, […]

Open Kitchen 09/04/14

OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT   Roast Chicken with Tomatoes Ingredients   Serves 4 to 6   1 whole chicken (4½ to 5 pounds), patted dry       Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper     ¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted butter, softened     4 cloves garlic, peeled and minced     […]

Open Kitchen

    OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT   Apple and Mixed Berry Slump   Ingredients   Serves 6 to 8 2 cups Golden Delicious apples, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced 1 cup raspberries 1 cup blackberries ½ cup, plus 2 tablespoons, granulated sugar ¼ cup cornstarch ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon Kosher salt 2 cups all-purpose […]

Open Kitchen

    OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT   Grilled Peach Bruschetta Ingredients   Serves 4   4 slices country bread, thickly cut     3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for greasing     8 ounces mozzarella cheese, finely shredded     4 medium peaches, cut into bite-sized wedges     1 small red […]

FitSource

FitSource 09.12.2014

Today, Keli Marston is here, she’s fitness instructor and trainer at the University of Maine at Presque Isle.

FitSource 09.05.2014

Today we have a brand new guest! We have Mark Rossignol. He’s the owner of County Physical Therapy and he’s also a physical therapist. And, joined by him is his daughter Jordyn Rossignol, who you all saw last week. She’s a personal trainer.

FitSource 08.29.2014

Today we have personal trainers,  Jordyn Rossignol and Daren Stone, and they will be showing us circuit training.

FitSource 08.22.2014

Our FitSource guest today is Katie Buob. She’s from Live Well United and Cross-fit in Presque Isle.

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Weather 101: Heating Degree Days

| September 18, 2014

Chief Meteorologist Ted Shapiro here with weather 101.  A lot of people get real confused about heating degree days.  Let me tell you what they are.  It’s an index that allows you, among other things, to compare energy bills year to year.  Also if you’re moving from one area of the country to the other, […]

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Coffee Break 09.18.2014

| September 18, 2014

Are you today’s “Coffee Break” winner?

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Sports Desk 09.17.2014

| September 17, 2014

Catch yesterday’s sports action with Jake Berent.

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