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Fall in the County has been perfect for outdoor recreation so far

| October 14, 2014

It was a picture perfect afternoon to tee off at the Presque Isle Country Club. Golfers are LOVING this fine fall weather. Golf Pro Barry Madore is thrilled with what Mother Nature has brought us since July- plenty of days with sunshine and warm temperatures. He says more people have hit the course this year […]

HGTV House Hunters Series Comes to Aroostook County

| October 14, 2014

Aroostook County is getting some national and even international attention from a popular HGTV show. The production team for the House Hunters series spent the Columbus Day weekend in the County taping an episode of the spin off Lakefront Bargain Hunt. News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos has the details. Home Buyer and County Resident Greg […]

RCMP Arrest Two Men Following Drug Seizure, McQuade, N.B.

| October 14, 2014

McQuade, N.B. - Two men were arrested following the search of a residence in McQuade, N.B. executed by the Riverview RCMP, the Southeast Integrated Intelligence Unit and the Codiac Crime Reduction Unit on October 4, 2014. Police seized approximately 100 marihuana plants from the property along with a large quantity of dried marihuana. The plants alone […]

State Police Charge Smyrna Man

| October 14, 2014

Smyrna, ME – State Police have charged a Smyrna man in connection with an armed home invasion in Bridgewater on Sunday.  Arrested is 48 year old Timothy Slaton who was charged with burglary and criminal threatening with a firearm.  Slaton was taken into custody at his home Sunday and taken to the Aroostook County Jail […]

NewsSource 8 The Morning Edition 10.14.2014

| October 14, 2014

The Texas nurse who contracted Ebola has received a blood transfusion from a survivor of the virus. Gabby Giffords is launching a nine-state tour to promote tougher gun laws; she’ll be in the Pine Tree State today. Plus, News Source 8 spoke to those in charge of the Linneus Haunted Hayride about the Mechanic Falls […]

Aroostook Home Invasion Arrest

| October 14, 2014

State Police have charged a Smyrna man in connection with an armed home invasion in Bridgewater on Sunday.  Arrested is 48 year old Timothy Slaton who was charged with burglary and criminal threatening with a firearm.  Slaton was taken into custody at his home Sunday and taken to the Aroostook County Jail in Houlton.  Troopers […]

Maine Gets $600K for Crops, Including Hops

| October 14, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine will get more than $600,000 from the federal government in support of the state’s specialty crop producers, including producers of hops. The USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant will give the state $602,679 to invest in ten specialty crop initiatives. The state Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry says the initiatives […]

Great Northern Paper Filings Show Financial Hole

| October 14, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Recent court filings have revealed the depths of Great Northern Paper Co.’s financial hole. Great Northern, the operator of the paper mill in East Millinocket, Maine, filed for bankruptcy last month. The Portland Press Herald reports that the company, managed by New Hampshire-based private equity firm Cate Street Capital, has roughly $28 million […]

NEWSSOURCE 8 AT 6PM 10-13-2014

| October 13, 2014

Leaders of Linneus haunted hayride react to tragedy downstate

| October 13, 2014

Every October, Mike Lane and Carrie Palmer put their heart and soul into making sure kids have a fun, safe, and most importantly- spooky time at the Linneus Haunted Hayride. When they heard about a hayride that ended in tragedy in Mechanic Falls over the weekend, neither of them could believe it. “Just hits you […]