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Superheroes take part in 5K to raise money and awareness for autism

| October 15, 2014

Madawaska was full of superheroes on Saturday! The Superheroes Unite for Autism run/walk raised 900 dollars for the Heather and Liam Connection, according to founder Judy Bouchard. 40 people came out to participate- everyone got to wear a cape. You might recognize NewsSource 8′s Angela Christoforos and Katie Zarrilli- they took part in the event as well! […]

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Vehicle Accident in Wallagrass

| October 15, 2014

Wallagrass, Me – A driver of a northbound vehicle on route 11 in Wallagrass has sustained serious injuries after he drifted off the roadway. The truck struck a culvert head and was thrown into the air. It then struck a tree and utility pole, this knocked out power in the area for approximately two hours. […]

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Presque Isle Sears to Close in January

| October 15, 2014

The Sears store in Presque Isle will close to the public in mid-January.  The store will remain open until then for customers.  The store has 63 employees.  Those employees are eligible to receive severance.  They also have the opportunity to apply for open positions at area Sears or Kmart stores.  The liquidation sale will begin […]

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American Red Cross Offers Training

| October 15, 2014

    If you’re looking to get involved in something to help your community, the Red Cross is looking for volunteers. This Friday and Saturday the American Red Cross is offering training at the Houlton Regional Hospital. It’s a new program called Zero to Hero. You’ll go from zero Red Cross experience to trained Disaster Services Volunteer […]

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Man charged with killing mother-in-law in court

| October 15, 2014

RUMFORD, Maine (AP) – Authorities say a Peru man sexually assaulted and killed his mother-in-law in front of his 6-year-old daughter. Paul Orchard was held on $100,000 cash bail during a video court appearance on a murder charge Tuesday, and ordered to have no contact with his daughter, now considered a witness in the case. He […]

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