Top Stories

Tag: shawn

Medical Monday 8.11.14: Arthroplasty Surgery Helping Patients With Hand Arthritis

| August 11, 2014

Each year, orthopedic surgeons perform thousands of joint replacement surgeries in the U.S. The more common of these procedures are hip and knee replacements. But for some patients with hand arthritis, joint replacement surgery may be necessary. Shawn Cunningham takes a look at how the procedure is being done at one county hospital in this […]

Continue Reading

CMA Decor and Souvenier Sales Up At Stores in Aroostook County

| August 8, 2014

Communities, particularly businesses have begun reaping the economic rewards from CMA tourists. Shawn Cunningham reports on how some merchants are profiting from cultural pride. Jim Belanger and his wife Sandy are looking for niche (NITCH) gifts and d├ęcor to celebrate the World Acadian Congress.They came from New Hampshire and won’t leave the county without buying […]

Continue Reading

World Acadian Congress 2014 Set To Begin…Now One Day Away.

| August 7, 2014

Its just one day away now from the official start of the World Acadian Congress. Years of planning will commence with a formal ceremony tomorrow and two week’s worth of cultural festivities. Shawn Cunningham was in Edmundston, New Brunswick where folks are working down to the wire on last minute preparations. This room is the […]

Continue Reading

Medical Monday 8.4.14: Ebola Causing Global Distress

| August 7, 2014

The World Health Organization reports the death toll continues to rise in Western Africa from the ebola virus. More than 800 people have died in the past week in parts of Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. Two American aid workers have contracted the disease. One was flown back to the states for treatment. That […]

Continue Reading

Downtown Presque Isle Construction Creating Challenges for Local Businesses

| August 7, 2014

If you’re feeling that all the construction on Main Street in downtown Presque Isle is holding you back, you’re not alone. Several business owners are also tired of the inconvenience its created for pedestrians and patrons. Shawn Cunningham reports on how the project is impacting local businesses. Construction projects continue to tie up traffic along […]

Continue Reading