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Wheeler retires after 42 Years with Sheriff’s Office

Keith Wheeler hates talking about himself. He’s also not a fan of having his picture taken. But a man who spends more than four decades committed to a cause greater than himself is well worth getting to know. “We’re there to help the people, that’s what’s important..people come first,” said Wheeler. Wheeler is taking off […]

National Company Eye Caribou For Business Expansion…Municipal Officials Keeping Mum Except To Say They’re In Talks…

A nationally well known company is in talks to possibly open up shop in Caribou. Caribou municipal officials say they’re excited about the prospects of business growth. Shawn Cunningham reports. He wouldn’t tell Newssource 8 WHO or WHEN FOR SURE. But behind his reserve, Caribou City Manager Austin Bleess had a hint of excitement about a big […]

Red Cross Holding Disaster Training For New Volunteers in Southern Aroostook

  Houlton-The American Red Cross will be offering a training session in Houlton that provides new volunteers all they need to become active disaster responders. eople interested in becoming disaster volunteers for the American Red Cross can attend a free training that will take them from zero Red Cross experience to trained disaster services volunteer […]

Equality Group Not Making Political Endorsement in Senate Race

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A leading advocacy group for gay, lesbian and transgender people in Maine will not make an endorsement in this year’s U.S. Senate race in the state. The race between incumbent Republican A leading advocacy group for gay, lesbian and transgender people in Maine will not make an endorsement in this year’s […]

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 – 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. […]

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

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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Oakfield Wind Farm Project Moving Right Along…Will Be Completed By End Of 2015

| August 29, 2014

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Bowdoin Student from Presque Isle Fulfills Internship in Maine Senator Susan Collins’ Office

| August 29, 2014

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