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Heating Oil Prices

| August 27, 2014

  PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A Maine government survey says the average price of heating oil in the state has dropped 6 cents from a month ago.  It is now $3.39 per gallon. The Governor’s Energy Office said Tuesday that the average statewide price for a gallon of heating oil ranged from $3.08 to $3.87. […]

Canadian National Rail Drops Service to Auburn Facility

| August 27, 2014

AUBURN, Maine (AP) – Officials in Lewiston and Auburn are determining the impact of a Canadian National Rail decision to suspend service to Auburn’s truck-and-rail hub. Canadian National announced it’s discontinuing service effective Nov. 15. Spokesman Mark Hallman said shipping via the Auburn facility no longer made financial sense. The Auburn hub opened in 1994 and was […]

Shoplifting Spree in Presque Isle Lands One Local Man Behind Bars

| August 27, 2014

A man is in police custody tonight after a daylong crime spree that ended with a foot and car chase in Presque Isle. Shawn Cunningham has more on what really motivated one man to steal? Marden’s in Presque Isle is a lot quieter than it was just 24 hours ago. Monday afternoon this Marden’s parking […]

NewsSource 8 The Morning Edition 08.27.2014

| August 27, 2014

An American journalist, who was kidnapped in Syria, is back home today.  A man ends up in police custody after a day-long crime spree in Presque Isle. Plus, two County facilities have a substantial amount of USDA grant money headed their way. The search continues for a police chief in the Shiretown. Also in the […]

NewSource8 The Evening Edition 08.26.14

| August 26, 2014

Justice for Jack rally stands against animal cruelty

| August 26, 2014

“It cannot be excused. There’s no defense for it,” said Darlene Kenney. She’s talking about animal cruelty. Specifically towards this dog named Jack. She and other community members gathered here in front of the Houlton courthouse in Jack’s honor. “It’s not fair, it’s just not fair,” said Shelly Bouchard. Lorraine Monfils took Jack into the Ark […]

NewsSource 8 The Morning Edition 08.26.2014

| August 26, 2014

The U.S. continues its military action in Iraq against ISIS and considers expanding airstrikes into Syria. Senator Susan Collins is starting her re-election campaign bus tour. Plus, the state could begin drug testing certain welfare recipients before the end of the year; some people say this plan is unconstitutional. We’ll tell you about the public meeting […]

Medical Monday 8.25.2014: National Immunization Awareness Month

| August 26, 2014

Each August, the value of immunizations is highlighted through National Immunization Awareness month. In this weeks Medical Monday, Angela Christoforos talked to local healthcare professionals to find out why they are so important… Pines Health Supervisor Patti Dorman said, “It takes a second, and it protects you and it protects your family and your friends you’re doing […]

NewSource8 The Evening Edition 08.25.14

| August 25, 2014

Washburn students learn more about ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

| August 25, 2014

If you’ve scrolled through Facebook in the last few weeks, you’ve probably seen the ice bucket challenge videos. The challenge has people everywhere dumping buckets of ice water over their heads in order to raise money for ALS. Here’s how it works. People post videos of themselves dumping bucket of freezing cold water over their heads […]