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Cost of Thanksgiving has gone up, but not by much

| November 20, 2014

UNDATED (AP) – Giving thanks will be a little costlier this year, but it probably will not empty your wallet.┬áThe price for putting Thanksgiving dinner on the table is expected to rise slightly this year, to about $49.41.┬áThat’s 37 cents higher than in 2013. The increase is blamed on the higher price of dairy. The […]

LePage Calls Obama’s Immigration Plan ‘Shameful’

| November 20, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine Gov. Paul LePage says President Barack Obama’s plan to shield millions of immigrants illegally in the United States from deportation is “shameful.” The Republican governor told the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday that it took him 11 years and $80,000 under current immigration procedures to get a green card for […]

Vacant Wellington School Building: Part 1

| November 19, 2014

Wellington Elementary closed last June in order to save MSAD 29 money. However, with an empty schoolbuilding and former students being bussed to Houlton, there is growing concern in Monticello. It’s been five months since classes were held at Wellington Elementary School in Monticello. The building has sat vacant since June. Monticello Town Council Chair […]

NewSource8 The Evening Edition 11.19.14

| November 19, 2014

New Trail in Fort Kent

| November 19, 2014

The 10th Mountain Center in Fort Kent has been going through some changes both in the name and in the addition of a new trail. The new name of the organization is the Fort Kent Outdoors Center which will reflect the many uses for the lodge and the 25 kilometer of multi use trails. Over […]

Roller Derby All Stars

| November 19, 2014

Susan Plissey of Stockholm is leaving for Daytona Florida and Roller Derby All Star event this weekend. Plissey and Erin Mette of Presque Isle will be representing the Aroostook Roller Derby on the All Maine Team. Mette is already in Florida and Plissey is leaving later this evening and is very excited to make the […]

Fire Claims Life of St. Francis Man

| November 19, 2014

Residents in the small community of St. Francis are in shock at the sudden loss of their neighbor. “Not nice to lose a neighbor….from what I knew of him he was an alright guy,” said Nathalie Jackson. 74-year-old Patrick Deignan was killed in a house fire on Wednesday morning. The St. Francis fire department got […]

Cemetery Vandalism Leaves One Family Distraught But Doing Something Good By Paying It Forward

| November 19, 2014

A family who was victimized by a crime is now using their pain to put smiles on other people’s faces. Shawn Cunningham explains how. Presque Isle This spot is where Denise Hill’s grave sits. It’s a quiet place of repose her family comes to visit at the Fairmount Cemetery.. Kelly Langley is Denise’s daughter and […]

UMPI Ski Team Practices on Snow

| November 19, 2014

The University of Maine Presque Isle cross country ski team has been hard at work training on the early snow in the area. The Owls have been training at the Nordic Heritage Center for the past week and coach Paul Stone says that being able to work out on snow this time of year is […]

NewsSource 8 The Morning Edition 11.19.2014

| November 19, 2014

Tensions have escalated once again in the Middle East, following a deadly attack on a synagogue in Jerusalem. And, AN ATTEMPT TO PASS THE KEYSTONE X-L PIPELINE FELL ONE VOTE SHORT IN THE SENATE. Plus, a Waterville man convicted for dealing drugs has been sentenced to more than 15 years in federal prison.