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The Benefits of Recycling not only on Earth Day, but Everyday

The Benefits of Recycling not only on Earth Day, but Everyday

Just take a minute and think about how many things you throw away. Some of that could be recycled, keeping it out of the landfills and preventing it from hurting the environment. There are two big benefits to recycling. “The environmental benefit that’s well documented. The reduction and the need for raw materials to produce new […]

LePage Vetoes Democrats’ Welfare Bill, 2 Others

LePage Vetoes Democrats’ Welfare Bill, 2 Others

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine Gov. Paul LePage has vetoed a bill that would direct the administration to report on efforts to combat welfare fraud. The bill introduced by Democratic Rep. Drew Gattine of Westbrook requires the Department of Health and Human Services to report annually to the Legislature on its efforts to investigate fraud […]

NB Gas Distribution

NB Gas Distribution

FREDERICTON – New Brunswick’s biggest industrial users of natural gas, including the Irving Oil refinery and pulp and paper mills, would pay more to access natural gas under changes to the province’s Gas Distribution Act. Energy Minister Craig Leonard says under the 1999 law, the province’s six largest users of natural gas have paid an […]

One Month After Tragic Fire, Fundraising Efforts Continue For Ark Animal Sanctuary

One Month After Tragic Fire, Fundraising Efforts Continue For Ark Animal Sanctuary

More than a month after a tragic fire that tore down the the Ark Animal Sanctuary in Houlton and claimed the lives of sixteen cats, Ark president Lorraine Monfils has felt an overwhelming sense of support. “I’ll be in a store, and I don’t even know the people but they know me, and and they just come […]

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Recreation Centers Keep Kids Busy During April Vacation, Look Forward to Summer

Recreation Centers Keep Kids Busy During April Vacation, Look Forward to Summer

Keeping kids active… that’s the goal area recreation centers have this April vacation. “We want to get them away from their video games because the parents want them out of the house and we’re a good place for them to come,” said Presque Isle Rec Programmer, Bradlee Boyles. Everything from shooting around a basketball, to […]

No Wild Turkey Season in Northern Maine This Year

No Wild Turkey Season in Northern Maine This Year

The first turkey hunt in Northern Maine that was scheduled to start later this month has been suspended and will not be held this year. After a lot of thought and conversation the Department made the announcement that the turkey season in Northern Maine would be suspended .   Hoppe:” Due to this years severe […]

Northern Maine Turkey Season Suspended

Northern Maine Turkey Season Suspended

AUGUSTA, Maine — Due to the impact of this year’s severe winter in northern Maine, the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and wildlife has suspended the spring wild turkey hunt in portions of northern Maine, specifically Wildlife Management Districts 1-6. The spring turkey season will remain unchanged in all other areas of the state. “Late […]

Dunn Signs Professional Soccer Contract

Dunn Signs Professional Soccer Contract

A former University  of Maine Fort Kent soccer player has signed a pro contract with Major League Soccer. Matt Dunn has signed with Chivas USA based in Los Angeles. UMFK Coach Bill Ashby says this is great news for Dunn and the University Ashby:” It’s very exciting, anytime one of our Student Athletes have a chance […]

Your Health

Medical Monday 4.14.14: TAMC Launches News Lymphedema Clinic

Medical Monday 4.14.14: TAMC Launches News Lymphedema Clinic

A local hospital is seeing success with its new lymphedema clinic. As Shawn Cunningham reports, the clinic’s patient load is growing thanks to positive word of mouth and a STEP in the right direction. Its this week’s Medical Monday. For eight years, lymphedema has kept Laura Pike from pretty much living a free mobile life. […]

Medical Monday 4.7.14: Cary Medical Wins Breast Cancer Health Award

Medical Monday 4.7.14: Cary Medical Wins Breast Cancer Health Award

A local healthcare site is getting some national recognition for their efforts in treating breast cancer patients. Its this week’s Medical Monday with Shawn Cunningham. Its been a year since opening, and already Cary Medical’s Women’s Imaging Center has gotten notice and an accolade not only from patients, but the national healthcare community. The site […]

Medical Monday 3.31.14: County Students Become Doctors for the Day

Medical Monday 3.31.14: County Students Become Doctors for the Day

The healthcare industry is becoming more diversified. New positions are being created in a field that’s continually evolving, all with one goal in mind. Dolling out the best qualitative care to patients. But healthcare practitioners say what’s needed even more are bright young minds willing to commit themselves to healthcare careers. That’s where a unique, […]

Medical Monday: Importance of Getting Eye Exams

Medical Monday: Importance of Getting Eye Exams

One of the most overlooked preventative health measure IS getting a routine eye exam. It’s a health checkup that can provide your doctor with the information to help you have clear vision and diagnose potential eye problems early on. Shawn Cunningham takes a look in this week’s Medical Monday. Its important to have an annual […]

Angie's List

Increasing Your Home’s Value

Increasing Your Home’s Value

This time of year, homeowners are eager to spring into action and get started on home improvement projects. But the key is tackling projects that will increase your home’s value. In this week’s Angie’s List report, three home improvement blunders to avoid…….. Shortly after moving in to her new home, Heidi Birkey discovered a plumbing […]

Dishwasher Secrets

Dishwasher Secrets

Dishwashers are supposed to make life easier, but in kitchens across the country, they’re a point of frustration. Many households fight over how to properly load them. Should you pre-rinse the dishes or not? Should you put bowls on the top or bottom? In this week’s Angie’s List report, we unveil the four secrets to […]

How to Stay on a Budget for Your Wedding

How to Stay on a Budget for Your Wedding

The dress, cake, flowers, and invitations… When you add it all up – including the honeymoon, the average wedding costs almost $30,000! In today’s Angie’s List report, how to pull off your big day without breaking the bank. Brian Blume and Jill Zook will walk down the aisle and say ‘I do’ this November. Brian […]

Angie’s List – Car Rentals

Angie’s List – Car Rentals

Families are dreaming of spring break getaways. You’ve spent a lot of time planning your perfect vacation – from booking the hotel to researching restaurants. But there’s one thing you may have overlooked. In this week’s Angie’s List report, how to save money on your car rental. Megan McCain and her family are flying to […]

Open Kitchen

Seared Lamb with Warm Lemon Potato Salad

Seared Lamb with Warm Lemon Potato Salad

OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT  Seared Lamb with Warm Lemon Potato Salad Served with a delicious lemon-flavored potato salad, this is a quick-cooking dish that you can prepare any night of the week. Ingredients   Serves 4   2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, scrubbed and cut into bite-sized chunks     4 cloves garlic, left […]

Cornmeal Pound Cake with Strawberries

Cornmeal Pound Cake with Strawberries

OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT  Cornmeal Pound Cake with Strawberries Garnished with fresh strawberries and lots of whipped cream, this is a delicious dessert that you can make any night of the week. Ingredients   Makes one 9-inch cake   1½ cups all-purpose flour     1 cup granulated sugar, plus more for the strawberries […]

Orange and Almond Stuffed French Toast

Orange and Almond Stuffed French Toast

OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT  Orange and Almond-Stuffed French Toast Filled with a delicious orange and almond-flavored cream cheese stuffing, this French toast is sure to become a family favorite. Ingredients   Serves 4   8 ounces cream cheese, softened     3 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar, plus more for garnish     2 Navel oranges, […]

Double Fudge Chocolate Cake

Double Fudge Chocolate Cake

OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT Double Fudge Chocolate Cake Ingredients   Makes one 9-inch cake   3 cups all-purpose flour     3 cups granulated sugar     ½ cup cocoa powder, sifted     2 teaspoons baking soda       Kosher salt     1 cup vegetable shortening     3 cups milk […]

FitSource

FitSource 04/18/2014

FitSource 04/18/2014

Well our FitSource guest today is Renee Ennis from Live Well United in Presque Isle, and she’s says we’re working on some pilates today.

FitSource 04/11/2014

FitSource 04/11/2014

Our guest today is Kelly Marston.  She’s a trainer and fitness instructor at the University of Maine at Presque Isle, and she is here today to show us some lower back exercises.

FitSource 04/04/2014

FitSource 04/04/2014

Today we have Katie Buob from Live Well United in Presque Isle, and she’s showing us some upper back and shoulder therapy using a wall.

FitSource 03/28/2014

FitSource 03/28/2014

Our guest today is Adam Simoes from County Physical Therapy in Presque Isle, and he will be showing us the benefits of doing exercises with chairs.

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Mars Hill has a new Town Manager

Mars Hill has a new Town Manager

| April 22, 2014

Mars Hill has seen quite a few changes over the past year. Former Town Manager Karin Petrin resigned in November, and Ray Merserau has served as Interim Town Manager since then. But as News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos reports, a new Town Manager has been hired… Mars Hill has seen a few changes in management […]

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Pills, Guns, Cash Seized From Avon Home

Pills, Guns, Cash Seized From Avon Home

| April 22, 2014

AVON, Maine (AP) – Authorities say they have made a major drug bust in Franklin County. Sheriff Scott Nichols Sr. says deputies executing a search warrant seized more than 400 oxycodone and hydrocodone pills, as well as more than a pound of processed marijuana, $100,000 in cash and firearms from an Avon man’s home late […]

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Michaud Calling for State to Cut Heating Oil Usage in Half

Michaud Calling for State to Cut Heating Oil Usage in Half

| April 22, 2014

YARMOUTH, Maine (AP) – Maine Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud is calling for the state to cut heating oil usage in half with a plan that involves mandatory energy ratings for new homes and initiatives to promote wind power and solar panels. The Democratic congressman detailed his energy policy on Tuesday at a news conference […]

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