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Black Bear Breaks into Portage Garage

| July 15, 2014

The black bear population in the state has been increasing over the years; leading to a recent rise in bear break ins and encounters. One Portage family had an encounter just a couple days ago. News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos has the story…. An unwelcome visitor paid a trip to the Routhier residence at Portage […]

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Arootsakoostik Music Festival Takes Place at Thomas Park in New Sweden

| July 12, 2014

On Saturday the Thomas Park in New Sweden united music lovers from across the County, state, and even other states. News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos takes you to the Arootsakoostik Music Festival… Bringing people together through different genres of Maine made music. That’s what founder Travis Cyr says the Arootsakoostik festival is all about. Arootsakoostik […]

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86-year-old Woman Zip Lines in Grand Falls

| July 11, 2014

An 86-year-old County woman with a host of medical issues defied the odds and crossed something off her bucket list this week. If you can believe it- she ziplined hundreds of feet in the air! News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos has her story… “When you’re ready just lift your feet.. and away I went!” said […]

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Sidewalk Construction Project in Presque Isle Slated for Summer 2015

| July 9, 2014

At Monday’s City Council meeting in Presque Isle, a construction project was approved. It’s one that will make for safer walking conditions for pedestrians, and make the city more walk-able. News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos reports… Presque Isle Deputy City Manager Martin Puckett said, “There’s a lot of people that walk to Walmart that walk to pick […]

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Mars Hill TAMC Aroostook Health Center Earns Several Honors

| July 8, 2014

The Aroostook Health Center in Mars Hill has been the recent recipient of several honors, and as News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos’s the only nursing home’s in this part of the state to receive the rankings… Aroostook Health Center Activity Coordinator Vicki Jeckson said, “The Aroostook Health Center works as a team. It’s a home, they’ve […]

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