Top Stories

News

Mars Hill Golfer Among Many Unhappy with VA Hospitals

Every time Roland Perry swings a golf club, he feels knee pain. “It’s frustrating because I know what I’m capable of doing,” he said. The professional golfer and director of golf at the Mars Hill Country Club has been dealing with knee issues since the 70s. He’s also an Air Force veteran – and says […]

Crops Look Good, So Far

The potato crop here at Willard C. Doyen and Sons is coming along nicely, despite a late start to the planting season. “They were a little behind, we had a late start but with the heat and the moisture we had, we are catching up I would say we are catching up good. It’s a […]

Recent String of Thefts and Vandalism in Fort Fairfield

Late Thursday evening during the Potato Blossom Festival, 4 to 5 food booths in the food court were rummaged through, and some food was stolen. This was just the first of a string of incidents. “It just continued on from there. We started getting complaints about vehicles being moved from one driveway to another,” says […]

11-Year-Old County Boy Conquers Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, over 10 thousand children in the U.S will be diagnosed with cancer this year. It’s a battle that no parent ever wants their child to face. But an 11-year-old from Caribou has fought the fight, and conquered it. News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos has his story… Eleven year old […]

Sports

Athletes Prepare for Final Hershey North American Championships

The end of an era. The final Hershey track and field North American Championship is next week in Hershey Pennsylvania. Kathy Mazzuchelli has been involved in the program for 35 years and says it has been a great program.   Mazzuchelli: It has been a great program and the reason that it has is because […]

Harness Racing Begins Friday Night

The Northern Maine Fair opens Friday night and over the last couple of nights several of the horsemen in the area were working on the track making sure it is in good shape.   Dirk Duncan:”This is kind of typical. The Fair Association put the stone dust on the track yesterday. There has been a […]

Land Speed Races Are Underway

The Loring Runway was a busy place on Friday  as cars and motorcycles were looking to set some new speed records. The annual Loring Land speed event got underway this afternoon and Race Director Joe Daly says conditions were very good   Daly:”Conditions are very good. We have a cross wind about 8 miles an […]

Bicyclists Tour the County

More and more people are touring the County on bicycles. This week eight riders from the Merry Meeting Club in the Brunswick area are spending time in the County enjoying the potato blossoms and the views. Bob Bruce has organized four trips to the County over the years.   Bruce:” This is our fourth trip […]

Your Health

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 […]

Medical Monday 6.30.14: Super Blood Drives Helping Save Lives

Blood drives will be taking place throughout New England over the summer months to shore up low blood supplies. Blood collection officials say having enough blood is critical to save lives in the event of emergencies, accidents and never ending illnesses. Shawn Cunningham was on site at a SUPER BLOOD DRIVE in Presque Isle today. […]

Medical Monday 6.23.14: Shingles

Time for some health news now. Shingles is a common virus related to chickenpox. It can be painful and contagious if not treated properly. One woman shares her shingles story with Shawn Cunningham. It’s this week’s Medical Monday. Debra Fox enjoys her short walk to the laundry room. She loves being self sufficient. Six years […]

Medical Monday 6.16.14: Crossfit Exercise Examined

CrossFit, the high-intensity power-training workout, has rocketed in popularity with more than seven thousand gyms worldwide. Crossfit has also come under fire by some healthcare practitioners, calling the workout EXTREME, attributing it to a growth in exercise injuries. Shawn Cunningham examines the issue in this week’s Medical Monday. Adam Simoes is showing this Crossfit participant […]

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

Turkey Banh Mi

OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT  Turkey Banh Mi   Ingredients   Serves 4   1½ tablespoons granulated sugar     3 tablespoons cider vinegar     2 medium carrots, peeled and coarsely grated     1 medium English cucumber, cut into matchsticks     2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped, plus more for garnish     […]

Linguine with Lobster, Corn, and Tomatoes

OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT  Linguine with Lobster, Corn, and Tomatoes Ingredients   Serves 4   1 pound linguine       Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper     ¼ pound thick-cut bacon, chopped     2 cups corn kernels     2 stalks celery, chopped     6 cloves garlic, peeled and […]

Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Fruit Salsa

OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT  Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Fruit Salsa This same dish can also be prepared using chicken, fish, or shrimp for a quick and simple dinner any night of the week.   Ingredients   Serves 4 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for greasing 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 1 […]

Blueberry Hand Pies

OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT  Blueberry Hand Pies These individual-sized pies may be filled with your favorite fruits for a quick and easy dessert.   Ingredients   Makes 8   2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries     ¼ cup granulated sugar     2 tablespoons cornstarch       Zest of 1 lemon   […]

FitSource

FitSource 07.18.2014

Today our guest is Adam Simoes from CPT and Cross Fit in Presque Isle.

FitSource 07.11.2014

Today’s FitSource guest is Renee Ennis.  Renee is a fitness instructor at Live Well United in Presque Isle.

FitSource 07.04.2014

Today we have Loren Gordon from the Caribou School of Martial Arts.

FitSource 06.27.2014

Today’s guest is Katie Buob from Live Well United and Cross Fit in Presque Isle.

Other Recent Posts

A Matter of Law: Segment 1

| July 23, 2014

Introducing a new segment that will run twice a month on Wednesdays in the morning edition called “A Matter of Law.” This segment is in partnership with Bemis & Rossignol, LLC. Attorneys and Counselors at Law. The segment is designed as a way to get useful legal information to our viewers. Viewers are encouraged to send questions […]

Continue Reading

Despite Massachusetts Crash, Hot Air Balloon Pilot Coming to Crown of Maine Balloon Fest

| July 22, 2014

Theresa Fowler couldn’t believe her eyes when she watched the news on Monday morning – when she recognized the hot air balloon that crashed into power lines in Massachusetts over the weekend. “I was just ill at the thought of the pilot we know fairly well and a balloon accident period..and it was pretty upsetting […]

Continue Reading

Man Drives Truck Into Nackawic Fire Hall, Damages Building and Equipment

| July 21, 2014

Richard Barrow has fought fires with the Nackawic Fire Department for forty years. In all that time he has never battled one like he did Monday morning. “On our our own house it’s a different story altogether. Just devastating to come down here and see that,” he said. Nackawic Fire Chief William Hopkins says it was around […]

Continue Reading