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Aroostook Centre Mall Sears Location To Close January 2015…More than 60 Workers Affected

| October 16, 2014

Sears at the Aroostook Center Mall in Presque Isle is permanently closing its doors as of January 2015. Shawn Cunningham joins us now with local reaction. Its devastating news as yet another business, a corporate conglomerate is leaving Aroostook County. The closing leaves more than 60 workers unemployed and people in this region scrambling to wonder […]

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Maine Moves Virtual Charter School Forward

| October 16, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – The Maine Charter School Commission is advancing a plan for a second virtual charter school in the state. The commission voted Wednesday to move the application from Maine Virtual Academy to the next step. It also voted not to advance applications from the Lewiston-Auburn-based Acadia Academy and Sanford-area Inspire ME Academy. […]

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Law enforcement and advocates take part in two day domestic violence and sexual assault training

| October 15, 2014

When it comes to tackling domestic violence and sexual assault, “There’s a lot of work to be done,” said Margo Batsie, justice systems coordinator. And that’s what brought these law enforcement officers, advocates, and criminal justice students together over the last two days. They attended this training put on by the Aroostook County Task Force on […]

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Superheroes take part in 5K to raise money and awareness for autism

| October 15, 2014

Madawaska was full of superheroes on Saturday! The Superheroes Unite for Autism run/walk raised 900 dollars for the Heather and Liam Connection, according to founder Judy Bouchard. 40 people came out to participate- everyone got to wear a cape. You might recognize NewsSource 8′s Angela Christoforos and Katie Zarrilli- they took part in the event as well! […]

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Vehicle Accident in Wallagrass

| October 15, 2014

Wallagrass, Me – A driver of a northbound vehicle on route 11 in Wallagrass has sustained serious injuries after he drifted off the roadway. The truck struck a culvert head and was thrown into the air. It then struck a tree and utility pole, this knocked out power in the area for approximately two hours. […]

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