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Autism Awareness Series: Part 1

Autism Awareness Series: Part 1

| April 2, 2014

Today is World Autism Awareness day, and April is national Autism Awareness month. News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos is bringing that awareness here to Aroostook County through a month long series dedicated to Autism. It’s something she is really excited about doing because understanding autism is complex, and the spectrum is so wide that no two […]

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Fort Kent High School Senior hosts fundraiser for congenital heart defects

Fort Kent High School Senior hosts fundraiser for congenital heart defects

| March 29, 2014

Every 15 minutes, a baby is born with a congenital heart defect. One Fort Kent Community High School student was also born with a heart defect herself, and took this adversity she’s faced as a platform for awareness, a fundraiser event, and her Senior Project. News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos has the story… Heart Healthy […]

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Vaillancourt extradited back to the County

Vaillancourt extradited back to the County

| March 28, 2014

A Presque Isle man who’s been on the run for more than 7 years was extradited back to the County last night. And as News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos reports, it’s all thanks to partnerships and collaborations with the Presque Isle Police. “This picture just shows the victim with blood on her lip. Scrapes, cuts, […]

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Donations stolen from Houlton Humane Society

Donations stolen from Houlton Humane Society

| March 27, 2014

The Houlton Humane Society, like many other animal shelters, depend on donations to keep the shelter running. Earlier this week, cash was stolen from it’s two donation jars. And as News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos reports, this theft happened at a time when the shelter needs donations the most… The Houlton Humane Society is under tough […]

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Disturbing meth lab trend in the County

Disturbing meth lab trend in the County

| March 26, 2014

In the span of one week, the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency has had not just one meth bust on their hands, but two. And as News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos reports, it’s a trend that’s gained ground just 3 months into 2014… Tuesday’s meth bust in Hodgdon is just another indication of a disturbing trend here […]

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