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NewsSource 8 at 6pm 4.24.14

| April 24, 2014
NewsSource 8 at 6pm 4.24.14

Threat Made to Hartland Community School Turns Out to Be A Hoax

| April 24, 2014
Threat Made to Hartland Community School Turns Out to Be A Hoax

“I’ve been upset all morning,” said Joan McCready. Parents and grandparents anxiously crowded around the entrance of the Hartland Community School on Thursday afternoon..each of them waiting to take their kids home early, after a threat was put into the school in the morning. Student Adam Shannon said, “there was a lot of thoughts in […]

Stores Miss Out On Equipment Sales Due To Turkey Hunting Suspension

| April 24, 2014
Stores Miss Out On Equipment Sales Due To Turkey Hunting Suspension

Some local businesses in Aroostook county may feel the effects of the suspended turkey hunting season.  Some stores that orderded equipment for the season are now missing out on the anticipated sales. Now that the turkey hunting season has been suspended in districts 1 through 6, stores like Ben’s Trading Post in Presque Isle, are […]

Hospice of Aroostook seeking volunteers

| April 24, 2014
Hospice of Aroostook seeking volunteers

Providing care to the terminally ill has been the Hospice of Aroostook’s mission for the past 30 years. Last year, staff and volunteers served 188 patients and their families. And as News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos reports, the Hospice is reaching out to the community seeking more volunteers to assist in providing end-of-life care services… […]

Pasta Pesto

| April 24, 2014
Pasta Pesto

OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT  Pasta Pesto   Taking only minutes to prepare, this delicious pasta dish can be served any night of the week. Ingredients   Serves 4 1 pound Gemelli (or other short) pasta Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 pound zucchini, sliced into bite-sized pieces […]

ME Supreme Court Upholds 2012 Murder Conviction

| April 24, 2014
ME Supreme Court Upholds 2012 Murder Conviction

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – The Maine Supreme Judicial Court has upheld the 2012 murder conviction of a Norridgewock man found guilty of fatally shooting another man over a drug dispute. The court affirmed Justice John Nivison’s decision on Thursday. Nivison found Robert Nelson guilty of killing Everett Cameron in his pickup truck in Anson on […]

Maine Gets Sewage Funds, But Says it Needs More

| April 24, 2014
Maine Gets Sewage Funds, But Says it Needs More

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine officials say the $29.7 million they’re receiving for wastewater treatment upgrades in seven facilities is a small portion of the more than $1 billion needed for similar projects over the next 20 years. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the funding this week. Nationwide, 40 states and Puerto Rico are […]

Threat to Hartland Community School Confirmed as Hoax

| April 24, 2014
Threat to Hartland Community School Confirmed as Hoax

Thursday, at approximately 8 a.m., Woodstock RCMP received a call about a threat at the Hartland Community School. Officers were sent to the school to investigate. As a precaution, in and out access was restricted for most of the day as the RCMP were onsite conducting an investigation to ensure the building was secure. This precaution […]

Close, Wilkerson to Receive Degrees From Bates

| April 24, 2014
Close, Wilkerson to Receive Degrees From Bates

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) – Pulitzer Prize winning author Isabel Alexis Wilkerson and Oscar-nominated actor Glenn Close are among four people scheduled to receive honorary degrees at the Bates College commencement. The Lewiston college announced that Wilkerson, author of “The Warmth of Other Suns,” has been selected to deliver the keynote address at ceremonies scheduled for […]

Fairgrounds Accident

| April 24, 2014
Fairgrounds Accident

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – An Oakland man injured by a malfunctioning starting gate during a harness race at the Windsor Fairgrounds in 2010 has filed a lawsuit after efforts to reach an out-of-court settlement failed. Christopher Charrier filed suit last week in Kennebec County Superior Court. The suit says the 43-year-old Charrier was one of […]