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Presque Isle Cruiser Incident

| August 29, 2014

  Presque Isle, ME – An incident on the Mapleton Rd. led to a high speed chase this evening. Presque Isle officer Ryan Eagles was responding to a man being disorderly in the middle of the Mapleton rd. When another man, twenty year old Richard Lyman III (Pictured Above) began throwing rocks at Officer Eagles. […]

NewSource8 The Evening Edition 08.29.14

| August 29, 2014

Wheeler retires after 42 Years with Sheriff’s Office

| August 29, 2014

Keith Wheeler hates talking about himself. He’s also not a fan of having his picture taken. But a man who spends more than four decades committed to a cause greater than himself is well worth getting to know. “We’re there to help the people, that’s what’s important..people come first,” said Wheeler. Wheeler is taking off […]

National Company Eye Caribou For Business Expansion…Municipal Officials Keeping Mum Except To Say They’re In Talks…

| August 29, 2014

A nationally well known company is in talks to possibly open up shop in Caribou. Caribou municipal officials say they’re excited about the prospects of business growth. Shawn Cunningham reports. He wouldn’t tell Newssource 8 WHO or WHEN FOR SURE. But behind his reserve, Caribou City Manager Austin Bleess had a hint of excitement about a big […]

Red Cross Holding Disaster Training For New Volunteers in Southern Aroostook

| August 29, 2014

  Houlton-The American Red Cross will be offering a training session in Houlton that provides new volunteers all they need to become active disaster responders. eople interested in becoming disaster volunteers for the American Red Cross can attend a free training that will take them from zero Red Cross experience to trained disaster services volunteer […]

Equality Group Not Making Political Endorsement in Senate Race

| August 29, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A leading advocacy group for gay, lesbian and transgender people in Maine will not make an endorsement in this year’s U.S. Senate race in the state. The race between incumbent Republican A leading advocacy group for gay, lesbian and transgender people in Maine will not make an endorsement in this year’s […]

Beef Recall In Maine

| August 29, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A Maine company is recalling more than 25,000 pounds of beef dating to last November for failure to remove tissues that could potentially allow transmission of mad cow disease. State officials announced Friday that Bubier Meats of Greene is recalling fresh beef because the dorsal root ganglia may not have been […]

Rally For Gubernatorial Candidate Being Moved

| August 29, 2014

  PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A rally for Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mike Michaud that’s being headlined by former President Bill Clinton is being moved to a bigger venue. The event scheduled for Tuesday night will now take place at the Portland Exposition Building. It was supposed to be at the Ocean Gateway, but Michaud’s campaign […]

Oakfield Wind Farm Project Moving Right Along…Will Be Completed By End Of 2015

| August 29, 2014

Construction of a 40 plus turbine wind farm is moving right along in Oakfield. Shawn Cunningham is in the newsroom with more on how close the project is to completion and the economic impact it could have on this region. It’s a big renewable energy project erecting a wind farm. But First Wind is determined […]

Maine Group Gives Grades On Conservation Issues

| August 29, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A conservation group in Maine is handing out grades to lawmakers for their votes in the Legislature. Maine Conservation Voters unveile A conservation group in Maine is handing out grades to lawmakers for their votes in the Legislature. Maine Conservation Voters unveiled its 2014 environmental scorecard on Thursday. Lawmakers were graded […]