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Oakfield Community Come Together for First Annual Mike and Heidi Memorial Ride and Walk to Honor Slain Couple

Next Tuesday, will be the one year anniversary of the savage murders of a beloved couple in Oakfield. Michael Kitchen and Heidi Pratt were killed in their home, which was later set on fire allegedly by 32 year old Matthew Davis. It was a crime that sent shockwaves throughout the small town of Oakfield. Now a […]

“Sticks & Stones May Break Your Bones…But a “Little” Mud will Never Hurt You”

These volunteers are busy getting ready for the Caribou Adventure Challenge. A challenge with plenty of obstacles and a lot of mud. “Sticks and stones will break your bones but a little mud will never hurt you,” says Caribou Rec Program Director, Neal Sleeper. Caribou Rec Program Director Neal Sleeper says this challenge is all […]

Maine Ranks 16th in Nation in Overall Highway Performance

Maine ranks 16th in the nation in overall highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the latest Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation. This is an improvement over 2009 when Maine ranked 29th, and 2011 when the state ranked 18th. Maine’s highways rank 25th in fatality rate, 38th in the percentage of deficient bridges, 14th in rural […]

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Theriault Prepares for Kentucky

Austin Theriault  is  behind the wheel of a Nationwide Series car this weekend at Kentucky Speedway. Theriault just wrapped up his first practice session for Saturday’s race. I talked to Theriault on the phone earlier and he says he will spend practices getting the car dialed in.   Theriault:” It’s going to another of those […]

Rene’s NFL Quick Picks

It’s time for the NFL Quick Picks each week a different person from the area picks against me in selected games. I am in a huge early season slump,. last week  UMFK Women’s Soccer Coach Lucas Levesque had six right and I had just three correct. This week Steve Leitch who is the Club Professional at Aroostook […]

Athlete of the Week

Jake Drew of Houlton is News Source 8′s athlete of the week.  The senior running back rushed for 319 yards on 14  carries, for an astonishing average of 22.8 yards per carry. He scored four touchdowns to lead the Shires to their first varsity win 44-30 over Washington Academy of East Machias last Saturday. Congratulations to […]

Sports Desk 09.18.2014

Join Jake Berent for yesterday’s sports action.

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 09.19.2014

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.

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| September 18, 2014

    The season’s first widespread freeze will occur tonight. As of 11 pm Thursday, Presque Isle is already down to 32…..up at Estcourt Station the temps are at a coldest-so-far-this-month reading of 26 degrees. –Ted Shapiro    

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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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