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Death toll rises in Pakistan

| December 17, 2014

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) – Authorities in Pakistan have raised the death toll from yesterday’s school massacre to 148. They say some critically wounded members of the school staff died overnight, including the school principal, who had locked herself in a bathroom but couldn’t escape militants, who threw a grenade through the bathroom vent. More than 130 of […]

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Windham Schools to Close for 3rd Day After Threat

| December 17, 2014

WINDHAM, Maine (AP) – Schools in a Maine town will remain closed for a third day in the wake of receiving threatening emails. Maine Public Broadcasting Network reports there will be no school in Regional School Unit 14 on Wednesday. The district serves about 3,300 students in Windham and Raymond. The district released all of […]

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New Sweden Home A Total Loss After Early Morning Fire, Homeowner is Ok

| December 16, 2014

A 2 story single family home in New Sweden is a total loss after an early morning fire. The homeowner made it out safe, and as News Source 8’s Angela Christoforos reports, it’s all thanks to man’s best friend… Neighbor Dana Dixon said,  “Heard like a bang and I see gee that’s unusual. I got […]

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Winter is only days away, but EMERA says they’ve already dealt with numerous outages

| December 16, 2014

With the first day of winter only days away, we’ve already had our share of winter storms. Communications Specialist at EMERA, Bob Potts, says the crews at EMERA have been very busy, especially in coastal locations. “Hancock County especially has been hit with some pretty severe weather in the last year. We had Hurricane Arthur […]

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New Sweden Home a Total Loss After Early Morning Fire

| December 16, 2014

A home went up in flames in New Sweden early this morning. The Caribou Fire Department got the call shortly before 1:30 this morning. When firefighters arrived at the home on 380 Station Road the house was fully engulfed in flames. The building was a total loss. Caribou Fire had mutual aid from Stockholm Fire and […]

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