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British spy agencies face questions about failure to stop ‘Jihadi John’

| February 27, 2015
British spy agencies face questions about failure to stop ‘Jihadi John’

LONDON (AP) – British spy agencies are facing questions about how a young Londoner who was on their radar as part of terrorist investigations was able to travel to Syria and become the masked militant known as “Jihadi John.” Officials have identified the man shown in hostage-beheading videos as Mohammed Emwazi, a Kuwait-born computer graduate in […]

NewsSource 8 The Evening Edition 02.26.15

| February 26, 2015
NewsSource 8 The Evening Edition 02.26.15

Washburn’s Drive For Five

| February 26, 2015
Washburn’s Drive For Five

The Washburn Beavers drive for five continues on Saturday in Bangor against Rangley Lakes. The Beavers head into the game knowing that if they win they would become the first girls basketball team to win five straight States. Trams:” We haven’t focused on that or spent much time talking about it. I think the atmosphere […]

Fort Kent community excited about 2015 Can-Am Crown

| February 26, 2015
Fort Kent community excited about 2015 Can-Am Crown

All was normal on Thursday afternoon on main Street in Fort Kent. But come this weekend, it will be packed with people. The town is expecting thousands to attend the 2015 Can Am Crown International Sled Dog Races.” “Race day Saturday morning is incredible…there are people on both sides of Main Street,” said the director […]

Frenchville Fire Fighters Save Home, Garage Total Loss

| February 26, 2015
Frenchville Fire Fighters Save Home, Garage Total Loss

A home has been saved after the homes large garage caught fire last night.  Frenchville fire fighters responded to 10 Bouchey Avenue in Frenchville.  According to Chief Mike Michaud, when they arrived on scene, the garage was already engulfed in flames.  Michaud says full attention was put on saving the home, which belongs to Tom […]

NewsSource 8 The Morning Edition 02.26.2015

| February 26, 2015
NewsSource 8 The Morning Edition 02.26.2015

A 70-vehicle pile up in Etna leaves at least 17 people injured.

New way to make up snow days

| February 26, 2015
New way to make up snow days

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A lawmaker from East Machias has proposed a new way for public schools in Maine to make up snow days. The Portland Press Herald reports Representative William Tuell wants to give schools the option of extending their school day by an hour, with five extended days making up for one missed […]

NewsSource 8 The Evening Edition 02.25.15

| February 25, 2015
NewsSource 8 The Evening Edition 02.25.15

Can Am Preview

| February 25, 2015
Can Am Preview

The Can Am Crown Sled Dog Races are set for this weekend in Fort Kent. The numbers are down slightly for the three races, but Can Am President Beurmond Banville says the races should be very exciting and very competitive.   Banville:” We have a lot of good teams coming up. Overall the numbers are […]

Local veterinarian stands behind Purina Petcare Company

| February 25, 2015
Local veterinarian stands behind Purina Petcare Company

It’s a name brand dog food and it’s at the center of a lawsuit. A dog owner has said Purina Petcare Company’s Beneful dry kibble variety is hurting and killing dogs. Frank Lucido claimed that after feeding three of his dogs Beneful for less than a month, all three became sick, and one died. He’s […]