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Head-on Collision Kills Two and Injures Four

| July 15, 2014
Head-on Collision Kills Two and Injures Four

BREWER, Maine (AP) – Police say a head-on collision on Route 9 in Brewer, killed two people and left four others with serious injuries. WZON-AM reports the accident took place just after 1 p.m. Tuesday west of the Eagle’s Nest restaurant. Brewer Public Safety Director Perry Antone says a total of six people were involved […]

Two Meth Labs Taken Down

| July 15, 2014
Two Meth Labs Taken Down

Maine Drug Enforcement Agents Tuesday dismantled two methamphetimine labs in Franklin County, bringing the state’s total for the year to 17, three short of the all time record.  Two men and two women were arrested and charged with selling the drug.   The discovery began Monday night after Franklin County Sheriff’s Deputies stopped a vehicle on […]

Arthur and the Local Spirit

| July 15, 2014
Arthur and the Local Spirit

After a week some people in New Brunswick are still dealing with the effects of Arthur, it hit the town of Nackawic, and surrounding communities extremely hard. Trees were taken down all over the community and with power just coming back on over the weekend for many, it became a real problem. Local resident Marilyn […]

Sheriff’s Picketing in South Paris

| July 15, 2014
Sheriff’s Picketing in South Paris

PARIS, Maine (AP) – Deputies with the Oxford County Sheriff’s Office are picketing outside a South Paris, Maine, courthouse in protest of an ongoing labor dispute with the county. WGAN-TV reports the deputies want a pay increase and a new contract. Their contract expired two years ago. The picket line started Tuesday morning outside the […]

Report Finds Brunswick Schools Should Have Done More to Protect Middle School Student

| July 15, 2014
Report Finds Brunswick Schools Should Have Done More to Protect Middle School Student

BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) – The Brunswick schools should have done more to protect a middle school student who said he was bullied, stabbed and sexually assaulted at school, according to the Maine Human Rights Commission.  An investigator’s report issued Monday said there are reasonable grounds to believe that the Brunswick School Department discriminated against the […]

Attempted Murder Trial to Begin

| July 15, 2014
Attempted Murder Trial to Begin

ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) – The trial of a former Camden resident accused of pushing his wife off a Maine cliff is set to begin. Charles Black is charged with attempted murder, two counts of elevated aggravated assault and three counts of aggravated assault. Opening statements will take place at 1 p.m. Tuesday. Jury selection was […]

NewsSource 8 The Morning Edition 07.15.2014

| July 15, 2014
NewsSource 8 The Morning Edition 07.15.2014

It’s not quite Christmas in July, but cold temperatures sweeping down through the Midwest are making this hot summer month feel a lot like fall.  The threat of tornadoes, heavy rain and flash flooding continues today in some parts of the country.  The investigation into the Echo lake drowning has lead to charges being filed […]

Two County Natives Travel to Portland for American Idol Auditions

| July 14, 2014
Two County Natives Travel to Portland for American Idol Auditions

Lines of people, and hours of waiting. All to see if your voice will make the cut for season 14 of American Idol. Auditions were held earlier this week in Portland, and County natives Joshua Williams and Andrew White were there to experience it all. “Well I’ve just always enjoyed singing obviously and it’s something […]

Racing Hall of Famer Has Advice for Austin Theriault

| July 14, 2014
Racing Hall of Famer Has Advice for Austin Theriault

A Racing Hall of Famer visited with Fort Kent’s Austin Theriault over the weekend. Bobby Allison a member of the Alabama Gang and winner of 84 Cup races has some advice for Theriault.   Allison: ” It takes a lot of effort a lot of good luck along the way. but for a young man […]

NewSource 8 The Evening Edition 07.14.14

| July 14, 2014
NewSource 8 The Evening Edition 07.14.14