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NewsSource 8 The Evening Edition 02.23.15

| February 23, 2015
NewsSource 8 The Evening Edition 02.23.15

Frenchville town manager stepping down

| February 23, 2015
Frenchville town manager stepping down

Change is happening in Frenchville. Town manager John Davis is stepping down. Davis is hoping to finish up his duties by the end of March. Over the phone Davis told NewsSource 8 he got another town manager position somewhere else. He hasn’t said where yet but it is in Maine. He stressed that he is […]

Limestone Chamber of Commerce in desperate need of more members, participation

| February 23, 2015
Limestone Chamber of Commerce in desperate need of more members, participation

Michelle Albert is discouraged. “You kind of wonder…do I just give up and say forget it people aren’t participating? Or do you just stick with it and say ‘at least I’ve done something for the town’ and you’re trying to put that out there,” she said. Albert is the president of the Limestone Chamber of […]

Presque Isle Kiwanis Club Hosting “Saving Our Businesses” Community Forum Thursday Feb. 26th

| February 23, 2015
Presque Isle Kiwanis Club Hosting “Saving Our Businesses” Community Forum Thursday Feb. 26th

Presque Isle Kiwanis Club Hosts “Saving Our Businesses” Community Forum The Presque Isle Kiwanis Club is inviting the public to attend a community forum event Thursday, February 26th at the Presque Isle Middle School from 6-8PM. The forum “Saving Our Businesses” will bring together business, civic and economic development leaders along with the general public […]

NewsSource 8 The Morning Edition 02.23.2015

| February 23, 2015
NewsSource 8 The Morning Edition 02.23.2015

No major snowstorms forecast for the week ahead in Northern New England. More than 1,700 striking FairPoint workers are wrapping up voting on an agreement to end a four-month strike.. Plus, white out conditions were the cause of two crashes in Bridgewater.

Angie’s List- How to Deal with or Avoid a Squirrel Invasion

| February 23, 2015
Angie’s List- How to Deal with or Avoid a Squirrel Invasion

You know how nice it is to have a warm home to go to when it’s cold and nasty outside? Animals like to snuggle too. And if you’re not careful, it’ll be your house they’ll see as shelter from the cold. Kathy Pribble doesn’t have a thing against squirrels. But she does think they ought […]

Tournament Scoreboard: Houlton Girls Win

| February 22, 2015
Tournament Scoreboard: Houlton Girls Win

The Houlton Shiretowners girls basketball team picked up an  Eastern Maine Title on Saturday night. The Shires and Dexter battled in this one. Houlton held the Tigers to one third quarter point and then they held on for the win. Kolleen Bouchard led the Shiretowners with 20 points and seven blocks. The Shires withstood a […]

Tournament Scoreboard Saturday Afternoon: Presque Isle and Medomak Valley Win Titles

| February 21, 2015
Tournament Scoreboard Saturday Afternoon: Presque Isle and Medomak Valley Win Titles

The Presque Isle Wildcats have picked up another Easten Maine Title. The Wildcats turned up the defensive pressure in the second half limiting the Gardiner Tigers to seven second half points.  Krystal Kingsbury ended with 26 poin the 47-24 win.  Kingsbury also became the latest member of the 1000 point club.  This is the third […]

Winter Fun Day

| February 21, 2015
Winter Fun Day

Today was the annual winter fun day at Aroostook State Park. Hundreds descended upon the park for an event that helps many beat the winter blues. “It is all about getting people outside and enjoying mother nature, enjoying the activities that are in our backyard. Setting good standards, getting families together.Making sure people have some healthy […]

Disaster Preparedness

| February 21, 2015
Disaster Preparedness

More than thirty community organizations countywide are collaborating on disaster preparedness. Shawn Cunningham talks to one of the organizers spearheading this endeavor to unite the community NOW before a major disaster occurs LATER ON. [TAKE PKG] {***PKG***} <00:00 Caribou (track 1) These boxes of food at the Catholic Charities Food Bank in Caribou are waiting […]