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Maine Unveils New Hurricane Planning Map

| September 11, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine officials say a new hurricane mapping tool will assist emergency officials in preparing for hurricanes. The state announced the creation of the Potential Hurricane Inundation Map series on Wednesday. The state’s Bureau of Resource Information’s Maine Geological Survey created the map with money from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The map shows […]

Sports Desk 09.11.2014

| September 11, 2014

Catch up on your local sports action with Jake Berent.

Northern Lights Possible

| September 10, 2014

  WASHINGTON (AP) – Scientists say an extreme solar flare is blasting its way to Earth and could mess up some power grids, satellites and radio transmissions. Forecasters at the Space Weather Prediction Center don’t yet know when Wednesday’s solar storm will arrive here and which part of the planet will be facing the sun […]

NewSource8 The Evening Edition 09.10.14

| September 10, 2014

Wood pellet producers and stove companies gearing up for a busy season

| September 10, 2014

Tiny wood pellets are being produced ’round the clock at Northeast Pellets in Ashland. “The fair has come and gone so now it’s time to start heating,” said president Matt Bell. This is the first summer the company has run 24 hours a day. Starting up Monday morning, and finishing Friday afternoon. President Matt Bell […]

Bicycling has Gained Popularity in the County

| September 10, 2014

It’s a good form of exercise and a good way to see the beautiful landscapes of Aroostook County at the same time- riding a bicycle! And as News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos reports, people throughout the County are jumping on the bicycle bandwagon…. Loretta Harmon has been biking for 5 years now. “I bike almost […]

Sports Desk 09.10.2014

| September 10, 2014

Check out your local sports action!

NewsSource 8 The Morning Edition 09.10.2014

| September 10, 2014

Tonight President Obama will address the nation about the threat posed by ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria. and the Maine medical examiner’s office has ruled the death of an Aroostook County Jail inmate a suicide. Plus,two men from Canada and the U.S are facing steep fines for illegally crossing the border.

Auburn Man Sentenced For Choking Girlfriend

| September 10, 2014

AUBURN, Maine (AP) – An Auburn man who choked his girlfriend with an electrical cord until she passed out has been sentenced to four years in prison. Mack Williams Jr. was sentenced Tuesday in Androscoggin County Superior Court after pleading guilty to two counts of aggravated assault. The Sun Journal reports that Williams also received a five-year […]

Two Dead Bodies Found in a Biddeford Motel

| September 10, 2014

  BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) – State and local police are investigating the discovery of two dead bodies in a Biddeford motel. The bodies in a room at the Sleepy Hollow Motel on U.S. Route 1 were reported at about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. The cause of death has not been disclosed and police have not said whether the […]