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Biden to Visit Shipyard

Vice President Joe Biden is paying a visit to the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard this week. Joining him on Wednesday will be U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and Rep. Carol Shea-Porter of New Hampshire, along with Reps. Chellie Pingree and Mike Michaud of Maine. The shipyard announced the visit on Sunday. Pingree said Sunday that it’s important […]

Chief Stands Behind Officer Involved in High Speed Chase

The Presque Isle Police Department may have to deal with a damaged cruiser, but Chief Matt Irwin is standing behind a member of his department. “What Ryan did was in the best interest of the citizen,” said Irwin. On Friday night the PD got a call about a disorderly man walking in the middle of […]

Caribou Boy Granted His Wish by the “Make-A-Wish” Foundation

All kids make wishes. But a serious illness prevented one local boy from having his come true, until now. News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos reports…. 5-year-old Zyen Provost has always wanted his own playset. In August, the “Make-a-Wish” Foundation made Zyen’s wish come true. Make-a-Wish granter Kristina Lento, “He sat down with me and he drew kind […]

WAGM-TV and The Aroostook Medical Center Partner To Host Public Screening of New Medical TV Dramedy

Aroostook County –  A special advance screening of a new network television medical show that will premiere nationally this fall is coming to Aroostook County. The Red Band Society, which will air Wednesdays beginning September 17 on FOX, will have its very first episode shown in Presque Isle eleven days before it hits the silver […]

Sports

Shaw Prepares for Senior Year at Assumption

Presque Isle Graduate Brennen Shaw is one of the first players from the County to play Division 2 hockey. Shaw will begin his senior year at Assumption College in Worcester Massachusetts early next month. Shaw says there was quite an adjustment to the College game. Rene Cloukey has the story.   Shaw:” It’s a major […]

Washburn Girls Cross Country Team Looks to Reload

It’s a year of change for the Washburn Beavers Girls Cross Country team. Four time State Champion Carsyn Koch graduated and coach Mike Waugh accepted a teaching and coaching job in Presque Isle. Andy Churchill is the new coach and he says the team is ready for the season. Rene Cloukey has the story Churchill: […]

Local Connection to NFL Players

  Aaron Marston of Presque Isle watches NFL preseason games a little differently then you and I. Marston who runs Next level Training in Presque isle moved back to the County a year ago. Marston spent several years in Florida as a Certified Athletic Trainer and Strength Conditioning Specialist has helped condition several NFL players […]

Shires Hold First Football Practice

The start of a new era in Houlton. The Houlton Shiretowners held their first varsity football practice earlier today. Coach Brian Reynolds says the players are looking forward to playing at the varsity level. Reynolds:” We are excited ready to get going got a little slow jump this morning. We have lots of work to […]

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

    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 […]

Grilled Chicken Waldorf Salad

OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT  Grilled Chicken Waldorf Salad    Ingredients   Serves 4   1½ pounds (about 4 to 6) chicken cutlets, patted dry       Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper     1 teaspoon garlic powder     ½ pound thick-cut bacon, chopped and cooked until crispy     1 […]

Broccoli Salad

OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT Broccoli Salad Ingredients   Serves 4 to 6   ½ cup pecans, chopped     ½ pound thick-cut bacon, chopped     1 pound fresh broccoli     2 medium carrots, peeled and coarsely grated     1 small red onion, peeled and finely chopped     ½ cup raisins […]

FitSource

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.

FitSource 08.15.2014

Today we have a full exercise room! We have Frank Bemis, John Hebert, and we even have some kids joining us. They are here with the Redy, Set, Let’s Go Tri-Athlon.

FitSource 08.08.14

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Unions Call for FairPoint to Return to Table

| September 1, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Hundreds of union workers are using a Labor Day rally to demand that FairPoint Communications return to the negotiating table. The workers gathered in Portland’s Longfellow Square on Monday after a Labor Day breakfast sponsored by the Southern Maine Labor Council. The group chanted slogans demanding an end to corporate greed, […]

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Free Gift for People Leaving Maine

| September 1, 2014

YORK, Maine (AP) – Drivers on the Maine Turnpike may come across something other than traffic this Labor Day. Maine Turnpike Authority officials will be handing out 25,000 special editions copies of this year’s Farmers’ Almanac to drivers at the York Toll Plaza starting at 10 a.m. on Monday. Officials expect more that more than […]

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Oil Spill Being Cleaned Up

| September 1, 2014

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) – The Coast Guard says cleanup is underway following the discovery of an oil spill on an island that’s part of Cape Porpoise, Maine. The Coast Guard says it received the initial report of an oil sheen and oil on the coast of Bickford Island on Sunday. Clean Harbors, an environmental cleanup […]

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