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Maine man faces child pornography charges

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A Berwick man facing federal child pornography charges has been released on bail. Peter Anderson was taken into custody of the U.S. Marshals Service on Wednesday after a warrant charging him with possession of child pornography was issued last week, according to court records. The Portland Press Herald (http://bit.ly/12hzzLy ) reports that Anderson […]

Eliot Cutler to Appear at Maine Governor Debate Alone

(Photo courtesy http://www.cutlerformaine.com/) BANGOR, Maine (AP) – The debates in the tight race for Maine governor aren’t over yet. Not technically, at least. The Maine Public Broadcasting Network is set to air a statewide debate on Thursday at 8 p.m., but independent Eliot Cutler is the only candidate who has agreed to participate. The network says […]

Perth Andover residents react to Ottawa shootings

Ottawa may be more than eight hours away from Perth Andover, but residents in the small village in New Brunswick were devastated to hear about Wednesday’s shootings at their capital. “Horrifies me and makes me feel sad for all of the victims,” said resident Mary Dee. The city is on lockdown after a gunman shot […]

National Bioenergy Day Recognized at Northern Maine Community College

Today, October 22nd, is National Bioenergy Day. It recognizes the increased use of forests to generate heat and power for homes and institutions. News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos has more on a County college that not only utilizes biomass to heat it’s campus, but also has a program to train students how to use the […]

Sports

Undefeated Hornets Prepare for Playoffs

The Ashland Hornets just wrapped up a perfect regular season. The Hornets head into the playoff with a 14-0 record and the top seeding in Class D. Coach Pete Belskis says the team is very dedicated to improving each and every game. Belskis says an undefeated season is a pleasant surprise. Belskis:” This team has […]

Soccer Preliminary Playoff Schedule

Several County teams will be in action on Friday and Saturday. The Preliminary round of the soccer playoffs is this weekend and the winners advance to the quarterfinals next Tuesday and Wednesday Friday’s Schedule Girls Hodgdon at Washburn 12pm Shead at East Grand 2:30pm Boys LCS/MSSM at Fort Fairfield 2pm PCHS at Madawaska 2pm this […]

Undefeated Shires Prepare for Playoffs

The Houlton girls are just one of two county teams that are undefeated heading into the playoffs. The Shires graduated several players from last years team and coach Tim Tweedie says that an undefeated regular season is a huge accomplishment. Tweedie:” It is surprising coming into the season I thought we would have a good […]

Girls Soccer: East Division Heal Point Standings

This week’s Heal Point Standings for the Eastern Division for Classes B, C & D (source: Maine Principal’s Association) Class D 1.            Ashland Community H.S.   14-0-0 2.            Penobscot Valley H.S.   14-0-0 3.            Easton Jr/Sr   9-3-1 4.            Washburn Dist. H.S.   10-4-0 5.            Schenck H.S.   6-5-3 6.            Fort Fairfield Mid/HS   7-5-2 7.            Central Aroostook Jr/Sr H.S.   7-7-0 […]

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- Lifting the Door on Garage Door Upsells

Most people give little thought to their garage door, until they’re late for work and it won’t go up. After a frantic call to the repair pro, the problem is fixed, but then the contractor tries to sell you additional products or services. In today’s Angie’s List report, three common garage door repairs and potential […]

Angie’s List- Are You Living in a Former Meth House?

Sick kids. Thousands of dollars in cleanup costs. A house you may be forced to abandon. That’s the horrifying reality for thousands of Americans who unwittingly buy homes or rent apartments contaminated with toxic meth residue. In today’s Angie’s List report, how to uncover your home’s history before moving in. Homeowner Jennifer Nugent said, “I feel […]

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 […]

Open Kitchen

Open Kitchen Oct. 2,2014

OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT   Cinnamon-Raisin Bread Ingredients   Makes 1 loaf   1 packet (¼ ounce) active dry yeast     1 cup, plus 2 tablespoons, milk, warm (105°F – 110°F)     ¼ cup granulated sugar     3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting     3 tablespoons unsalted butter, […]

Open Kitchen Sept. 25

  OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT   Meatball Subs Ingredients   Serves 4   1 pound ground beef chuck     ½ pound sweet Italian sausage, casings removed     1 large egg, lightly beaten     2 tablespoons yellow onion, peeled and finely chopped, plus 1 medium yellow onion, peeled and sliced     […]

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     […]

FitSource

FitSource 10.17.2014

Today, we are joined by Loren Gordon, Owner of Caribou School of Martial Arts.

FitSource 10.10.2014

Today, Angela and April will be showing us their workout routine.

FitSource 10.03.2014

Today, Adam Simoes is going to show us how to get that six pack we all want.

FitSource 09.26.2014

Today we learn more about the “Take Flight” event coming up on October 4th.

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Political Profile: House District Race 151 Democrat John Martin vs. Republican Incumbent Allan Michael Nadeau

| October 22, 2014

We continue the Political Profiles series to help get you prepared for November’s elections. We introduce you to the two candidates vying for House District 151. Democrat John Martin has an extensive career in public service. He graduated from UMaine Orono with a degree in history & government. Martin was first elected to the Maine […]

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SEARS Workers Need To Start Looking For New Jobs Now Say Local Labor Officials

| October 22, 2014

In just a little more than three months, SEARS will be permanently closing its doors at the Aroostook Centre Mall in Presque Isle put 63 people out of work. Local employment services and outreach professionals say NOW is the time those workers should be looking for new jobs. Shawn Cunningham reports. SEARS may be closing […]

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Political Profiles for House District 150

| October 22, 2014

  Craig Lawrence has been self employed for most of his life. He served our Country for six years in the military before retiring. He then worked at his grandfather’s marina for twenty years before buying his own trucking company. He and his wife then moved to Frenchville , where they own a small farm and […]

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