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Two Tragic Deaths, Three Fires In and Around Oakfield

Two Tragic Deaths, Three Fires In and Around Oakfield

| September 23, 2013

Neighbors say they just can’t believe it. It was just before dawn on Monday that firefighters responded to a fire at this home at 331 Oakfield-Smyrna road, and found the bodies of a man and a woman inside — both suspected to have been shot. This was one of three fires in the Oakfield Island […]

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Maine State Police Step Up Presence on I-95 Northbound Detour

Maine State Police Step Up Presence on I-95 Northbound Detour

| August 19, 2013

Zooming cars and blue lights have been seen constantly on the interstate 95 northbound detour this summer. State police say the closure of that part of the highway has dramatically increased traffic through the small towns of Island Falls and Oakfield, and with that, has come a huge increase in traffic violations. John Cote of […]

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Lieutenant Swearing in

Lieutenant Swearing in

| July 23, 2013

A special swearing in was held at the State Police Barracks in Houlton today… for a longstanding member of the Maine State police department. He started as a trooper back in 1989.. And as of today he is officially Lieutenant of Troop F in Houlton. News Source 8 Reporter Angela Christoforos was there and has […]

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Woman Surrenders After Nearly 10 Hour Standoff

Woman Surrenders After Nearly 10 Hour Standoff

| April 2, 2013

New details but still no name known for the 44-year-old woman who surrendered to police in a standoff in Washburn Tuesday morning. News Source 8 spoke to the Washburn police chief around 5:15 Tuesday evening. Katie Zarrilli has the details on the nearly 10 hour standoff.

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