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The Literary Tree

Christmas decorations are always a highlight of the holidays, seeing the bright lights the beautiful displays. The Mark & Emily Turner Library in Presque Isle decorated its lobby with a very appropriate type of tree. Jake Berent explains.   The Presque Isle Library has one of the biggest Christmas tree’s on the block, literally. Well […]

Anonymous Donations

Presque Isle, Me – These clothes have been anonymously donated to TAMC Pediatrics. They will be given to their young patients. “Sometimes people forget that there are nice people who are willing to help others. And it is always nice get an unexpected gift around the holidays you know. And getting something like clothing it is […]

Salvation Army makes noise for those who can’t make ends meet

It’s one of the many sounds of the Christmas season.. the Salvation Army bell ringers have been out on their yearly mission since the day after Thanksgiving. “Gives you a good feeling to think you’re helping someone who needs help,” said Donald Scott. A tradition since 1891, the Salvation Army is working to collect donations […]

One month after transition to VIP Tires and Service, Former Sears employees are happy

Wearing a VIP hat and jacket was a little strange at first for Dan Castle. But the former Sears Auto Center employee says it didn’t take long at all for him to feel at home at his new job. “They’ve all been really welcoming and it’s been a really easy transition,” said Castle. Castle is one […]


Sports Extra 12.19.14

Rene and Jake are back, recapping the Friday night hoops action in the County!

Sports Extra 12.12.14

Rene and Jake with the December 12th edition of Sports Extra

Rene’s Quick Picks for December 12th

Its time for the NFL Quick Picks each week a different person from the area picks against me. Last Friday was the first edition of Sports Extra so I thought it would be appropriate to have Jenna Callari who now works in Georgia be my opponent. I had a great week ending with 7 of […]

Community Members Discuss Nordic Heritage Future

A huge crowd was on hand last night when the Nordic Heritage Sports Club steering Committee held a forum to talk about the future of the venue. Club President Paul Towle says it was a very enlightening forum and that the committee received some great feedback. Towle:”Yes we were the Nordic Heritage Steering Committee was […]

Your Health

Medical Monday 9.22.14: Celiac Disease

Large numbers of people are being diagnosed with celiac disease. It’s an allergic reaction to foods that contain GLUTEN. In this week’s Medical Monday, Shawn Cunningham examines the disease and how more food companies are working to accomodate people who have it. Presque Isle Many grocery stores like Graves Shop and Save in Presque Isle […]

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 […]

Angie's List

Angie’s List- Disaster Proof Your Home for the Holidays

Bright colors, yummy smells and shiny decorations can make the holiday season magical. But if you have small kids or pets, it’s important to know the dangers lurking within all that celebrating. In today’s Angie’s List report, how to disaster-proof your home for the holidays. When decking the halls, don’t forget to child and pet-proof […]

Angie’s List- Questions to Ask When Picking a Countertop

Updating your kitchen countertops with the latest look might seem like a great — and relatively easy — remodeling project. But you need to be careful. Some new trends might not stand up to the way you use your kitchen and others might be a waste of money. In today’s Angie’s List report, what to […]

Angie’s List- Benefits of a Backyard Fire Feature

The colder weather doesn’t have to mean an end to your outdoor entertaining. In today’s Angie’s List report, the benefits of a backyard fire feature. Landscaping Expert Randy Sorrel said, “Fire pits are absolutely not a fad. It is a lifestyle.” Landscaping expert Randy Sorrel says fire pits are a hot choice for outdoor home design, helping […]

Angie’s List- Does My Pet Need a Health Plan?

Most pet owners will do anything for their furry friends, but when animals get injured or sick the price tag can be overwhelming.That’s why more Americans are now turning to wellness plans or health insurance for their pets. In today’s Angie’s List report, sorting through the confusion of these pet protection policies. Pet Owner Kelly Lormore […]

Open Kitchen

Open Kitchen 12/18/14

  Gingerbread Ingredients   Makes one 9-inch loaf ½ cup vegetable shortening ½ cup light brown sugar, firmly packed 1 teaspoon orange zest, finely grated 1 large egg, lightly beaten ½ cup molasses ½ cup milk 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon ¾ teaspoon ground ginger ¼ teaspoon ground […]

Open Kitchen 12/11/14

  Classic Lasagna Ingredients   Serves 8 1 medium onion, peeled and finely chopped 2 medium carrots, peeled and finely chopped 6 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 pound ground beef ½ pound sweet Italian sausage, casings removed ½ cup red wine, such as chianti 3 cups prepared tomato sauce ¼ […]

Open Kitchen for Dec. 4, 2014

Pork Fried Rice   Ingredients   Serves 4 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 large eggs, lightly beaten Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon sesame oil 12 ounces pork loin, cut into bite-sized pieces 2 medium carrots, peeled and coarsely shredded ¾ cup frozen peas, thawed 4 ounces canned mung bean sprouts, rinsed […]

Open Kitchen for Nov. 13

OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT       Lentil and Squash Salad   Ingredients       Serves 4     1 medium butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1-inch cubes     1 tablespoon olive oil       Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper     ¼ pound thick-cut bacon, chopped […]


FitSource 12.19.2014

Today, we are joined by Katie Buob.

FitSource 12.12.2014

Today, we are joined by Vicki Rowe, Licensed Massage Therapist.

FitSource 12.05.2014

Today, we are joined by personal trainer, Daren Stone.

FitSource 11.28.2014

Today, Keli Marston joins us in the studio.

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Beating the Holiday Blues

| December 18, 2014

Between seasonal affective disorder and the stress of the holiday season, some people are finding that they don’t feel so jolly…News Source 8’s Angela Christoforos has more on the holiday blues, and what you can do to beat it… Tis the season to be jolly- but this time of year, many people come down with […]

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Crimestoppers Easton Break-Ins

| December 18, 2014

On November 28th Barry Wolverton arrived at his brother Richard’s home and discovered a back window in the home had been broken. Wolverton then called the police to have them come check the home with him. He feared the perpetrator may still be inside. When the officer arrived on the scene he observed the screen […]

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UMFK President Wilson Hess Stripped Of Honorary Title From Former College

| December 18, 2014

UMFK President Wilson Hess has been stripped of title of President Emeritus from the College of the Marshall Islands. Hess served as President of that institution from 2005 tom 2009, before coming on board as President of the University of Maine at Fort Kent. The controversy could be seen as a slight blight on Hess’ […]

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