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First Lady LePage Skydiving

| August 9, 2014

This was a big weekend for the valley. Lots of events going on including the World Acadian Congress and Freedom Fest in Fort Kent. One of the highlights of the Freedom fest was a very special jump from First Lady Anne LePage and Quadruple Amputee Staff Sergeant Travis Mills. The jump took place with the […]

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CMA Decor and Souvenier Sales Up At Stores in Aroostook County

| August 8, 2014

Communities, particularly businesses have begun reaping the economic rewards from CMA tourists. Shawn Cunningham reports on how some merchants are profiting from cultural pride. Jim Belanger and his wife Sandy are looking for niche (NITCH) gifts and d├ęcor to celebrate the World Acadian Congress.They came from New Hampshire and won’t leave the county without buying […]

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College Enrollment Rates Up Statewide

| August 8, 2014

The start of the new school year is just weeks away, and according to data released by the Mitchell Institute, enrollment is up at colleges across the state. News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos has the details on the newly released data…. College campuses across the state are getting ready to open their doors for the […]

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US Cellular Wants to Boost Classroom Experience For Local Students and Teachers

| August 8, 2014

We’re moving through the summer months..and school will be back in action before long. US Cellular wants to help boost classroom experiences for students here in the County. “Technology, probably as you know, it grows really fast,” said Presque Isle US Cellular store manager Gary Hebert. And the phone company want students and teachers to […]

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World Acadian Congress 2014 Set To Begin…Now One Day Away.

| August 7, 2014

Its just one day away now from the official start of the World Acadian Congress. Years of planning will commence with a formal ceremony tomorrow and two week’s worth of cultural festivities. Shawn Cunningham was in Edmundston, New Brunswick where folks are working down to the wire on last minute preparations. This room is the […]

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