U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King have sent a letter to Secretary Eric Shinseki of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), which requests that the VA indefinitely extend the Access Received Closer to Home (ARCH) pilot program in Caribou. “Maine has one of the highest ratios in the nation of veterans to […]
COLUMBIA FALLS, Maine (AP) – A perpetually lit tree that honors veterans has found a new home in eastern Maine after Bar Harbor’s town council pulled the plug. The council two years ago agreed to let nonprofit group Wreaths Across America put lights on a tree in a town park and keep it lit in […]
The stars and stripes were on display down at the Grimes mill cemetery…It was a day full of pride, as well as emotions for most, especially Gail LaPointe… “my whole picnic is here, my grandfather, two uncles, my husband, my son, my father, my mom, and two brothers.” A flag was raised in the cemetery […]
Monday morning in Presque Isle folks came out for the parade down main street. Despite some on and off rain showers, people lined up, eager to honor and remember those who have served. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli reports.