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New Sweden Home A Total Loss After Early Morning Fire, Homeowner is Ok

| December 16, 2014

A 2 story single family home in New Sweden is a total loss after an early morning fire. The homeowner made it out safe, and as News Source 8’s Angela Christoforos reports, it’s all thanks to man’s best friend… Neighbor Dana Dixon said,  “Heard like a bang and I see gee that’s unusual. I got […]

Winter is only days away, but EMERA says they’ve already dealt with numerous outages

| December 16, 2014

With the first day of winter only days away, we’ve already had our share of winter storms. Communications Specialist at EMERA, Bob Potts, says the crews at EMERA have been very busy, especially in coastal locations. “Hancock County especially has been hit with some pretty severe weather in the last year. We had Hurricane Arthur […]

NewsSource 8 The Morning Edition 12.16.2014

| December 16, 2014

The hunt for a marine veteran who went on a killing spree across Pennsylvania is widening.

New Sweden Home a Total Loss After Early Morning Fire

| December 16, 2014

A home went up in flames in New Sweden early this morning. The Caribou Fire Department got the call shortly before 1:30 this morning. When firefighters arrived at the home on 380 Station Road the house was fully engulfed in flames. The building was a total loss. Caribou Fire had mutual aid from Stockholm Fire and […]

Taliban attacks school in Pakistan, dozens killed

| December 16, 2014

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) – Officials in Pakistan say an attack on a military-run school in the city of Peshawar is being carried out by a Pakistani Taliban group trying to overthrow the government. Officials say at least 126 people have been killed, mostly children, and dozens more are wounded. But the attack is ongoing. One parent whose […]

Maine’s Gas Prices Fall 8 Cents a Gallon

| December 16, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – The average retail price of gas in Maine fell 8 cents per gallon in the past week to an average of $2.73 per gallon. Website GasBuddy’s survey of 1,228 Maine gas outlets found the state’s average dropped a little less than the 8.3-cent decrease in the national average. The average nationwide […]

NewSource8 The Evening Edition 12.15.14

| December 15, 2014

Flood Advisory No Longer in Effect, but Ice Jams Could Still Pose Threat

| December 15, 2014

Just days before the first day of winter, parts of the County were under a flood advisory. The advisory is longer in effect, but it doesn’t mean that the threat is entirely over. News Source 8’s Angela Christoforos reports… Ice jams are often synonymous with spring in our region, but this video recorded over the […]

Fort Kent community supports 6-year-old with Leukemia as wish is granted

| December 15, 2014

What may have looked like your average elementary school assembly on Friday was really a genuine show of support for 6-year-old Kearston Albert. “She’s been like a trooper through all of this and she’s really young,” said her peer McKenzie Bernier. Kearston was diagnosed with leukemia back in August of 2012. She’s in remission now, and […]

Angie’s List- Disaster Proof Your Home for the Holidays

| December 15, 2014

Bright colors, yummy smells and shiny decorations can make the holiday season magical. But if you have small kids or pets, it’s important to know the dangers lurking within all that celebrating. In today’s Angie’s List report, how to disaster-proof your home for the holidays. When decking the halls, don’t forget to child and pet-proof […]