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SEARS Workers Need To Start Looking For New Jobs Now Say Local Labor Officials

| October 22, 2014

In just a little more than three months, SEARS will be permanently closing its doors at the Aroostook Centre Mall in Presque Isle put 63 people out of work. Local employment services and outreach professionals say NOW is the time those workers should be looking for new jobs. Shawn Cunningham reports. SEARS may be closing […]

Maine school confirms 3 cases of whooping cough

| October 22, 2014

  ANSON, Maine (AP) – Three cases of whooping cough have been confirmed at an Anson elementary school and district officials have organized a public meeting to discuss prevention and response measures. Parents and others are invited to a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Carrabec High School, where representatives from the Maine Center for Disease […]

Political Profiles for House District 150

| October 22, 2014

  Craig Lawrence has been self employed for most of his life. He served our Country for six years in the military before retiring. He then worked at his grandfather’s marina for twenty years before buying his own trucking company. He and his wife then moved to Frenchville , where they own a small farm and […]

Aroostook EMA and the National Weather Service, Team up for River Ice Presentations

| October 22, 2014

Even though it’s only Fall, these people are already thinking about Spring. Especially in terms of ice jams and flooding. Darren Woods of the Aroostook Emergency Management Agency says every spring, they get numerous reports from people. “There’s been very little real formal kind of training on what it is exactly we’re looking at as far […]

MSAD 1 Chinese Exchange Program is Blossoming

| October 22, 2014

After three and a half years of planning, Chinese exchange students are now attending MSAD 1. It’s part of an initiative to expand diversity. “We’ve gone from modest beginnings to to a point where it’s really blossoming,” says Superintendent Gehrig Johnson. The first component of the initiative is having some schools in China use the Presque […]

NewsSource 8 The Morning Edition 10.22.2014

| October 22, 2014

The candidates for the 2nd Congressional District squared off in a debate right here on WAGM last night and we’ve got the highlights for you this morning. Some good news for a patient receiving treatment for Ebola at the Nebraska Medical Center. Plus, another meth bust in the County.

Maine Home Sales Rise in September

| October 22, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Sales of existing Maine homes rose 6.58 percent last month. The Portland Press Herald reports the median sales price in the state was $175,000 for September. That was a 1.16 percent increase from a year ago. September saw 1,393 homes sold. Maine home sales for July, August and September climbed 3.85 […]

NewSource8 The Evening Edition 10.21.14

| October 21, 2014

2014 CONGRESSIONAL DEBATE with Emily Cain, Bruce Poliquin & Blaine Richardson 10-21-2014 WAGM-TV

| October 21, 2014

Undefeated Shires Prepare for Playoffs

| October 21, 2014

The Houlton girls are just one of two county teams that are undefeated heading into the playoffs. The Shires graduated several players from last years team and coach Tim Tweedie says that an undefeated regular season is a huge accomplishment. Tweedie:” It is surprising coming into the season I thought we would have a good […]