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New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organizations issues flood warning in Perth-Andover

New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organizations issues flood warning in Perth-Andover

A voluntary evacuation was ordered in Perth-Andover Wednesday night due to flood risk. Fear has heightened in the village since the New Brunswick Emergency Measures organization issued a warning Friday night stating the village is at risk of reaching the same devastating flood levels of 2012. And as News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos reports, residents […]

Online Burn Permits Available To Residents In Aroostook County

Online Burn Permits Available To Residents In Aroostook County

During the Spring is when some folks will typically clean their yards, and that includes controlled burning.  Now residents in the county can get their required burn permit, online. It’s simply another option to getting a burn permit, but doing so online does have it’s benefits.  It’s available 24/7, so you can purchase one just […]

“Kenna Cares Bags” created for children battling cancer in memory of Makenna Ward

“Kenna Cares Bags” created for children battling cancer in memory of Makenna Ward

Just days after Christmas, the Houlton Elementary school lost 6-year-old Makenna Ward to cancer, and today her classmates paid a special tribute to her.And as News Source 8′s Angela Christoforos reports this tribute not only supports other children battling cancer, but it also brings Makenna’s dream to fruition. MaKenna’s Parents Amy and Kirk Ward said, “She was […]

Monticello Man Convicted of Theft of Workers’ Comp Benefits

Monticello Man Convicted of Theft of Workers’ Comp Benefits

AUGUSTA – An Aroostook County trial jury Friday convicted Stephen Tucker, Sr., age 63, of Monticello, of theft of more than $10,000 in workers’ compensation benefits.   Tucker received over $45,000 in benefits from the Maine Employers Mutual Insurance Company (MEMIC) from July 2009 through February 2012 by claiming that he could not work due […]

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No Wild Turkey Season in Northern Maine This Year

No Wild Turkey Season in Northern Maine This Year

The first turkey hunt in Northern Maine that was scheduled to start later this month has been suspended and will not be held this year. After a lot of thought and conversation the Department made the announcement that the turkey season in Northern Maine would be suspended .   Hoppe:” Due to this years severe […]

Northern Maine Turkey Season Suspended

Northern Maine Turkey Season Suspended

AUGUSTA, Maine — Due to the impact of this year’s severe winter in northern Maine, the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and wildlife has suspended the spring wild turkey hunt in portions of northern Maine, specifically Wildlife Management Districts 1-6. The spring turkey season will remain unchanged in all other areas of the state. “Late […]

Dunn Signs Professional Soccer Contract

Dunn Signs Professional Soccer Contract

A former University  of Maine Fort Kent soccer player has signed a pro contract with Major League Soccer. Matt Dunn has signed with Chivas USA based in Los Angeles. UMFK Coach Bill Ashby says this is great news for Dunn and the University Ashby:” It’s very exciting, anytime one of our Student Athletes have a chance […]

Marathoners Prepare For Boston

Marathoners Prepare For Boston

  Several local runners will be competing in the Boston marathon next monday.  David Goodrich and Chris Rines of Houlton and Kimberley Wright of Mapleton will all be entered in the event for the first time. Goodrich:” I’m excited nervous I considered it privelage when my friend called and asked if I wanted to run.  […]

Your Health

Medical Monday 4.14.14: TAMC Launches News Lymphedema Clinic

Medical Monday 4.14.14: TAMC Launches News Lymphedema Clinic

A local hospital is seeing success with its new lymphedema clinic. As Shawn Cunningham reports, the clinic’s patient load is growing thanks to positive word of mouth and a STEP in the right direction. Its this week’s Medical Monday. For eight years, lymphedema has kept Laura Pike from pretty much living a free mobile life. […]

Medical Monday 4.7.14: Cary Medical Wins Breast Cancer Health Award

Medical Monday 4.7.14: Cary Medical Wins Breast Cancer Health Award

A local healthcare site is getting some national recognition for their efforts in treating breast cancer patients. Its this week’s Medical Monday with Shawn Cunningham. Its been a year since opening, and already Cary Medical’s Women’s Imaging Center has gotten notice and an accolade not only from patients, but the national healthcare community. The site […]

Medical Monday 3.31.14: County Students Become Doctors for the Day

Medical Monday 3.31.14: County Students Become Doctors for the Day

The healthcare industry is becoming more diversified. New positions are being created in a field that’s continually evolving, all with one goal in mind. Dolling out the best qualitative care to patients. But healthcare practitioners say what’s needed even more are bright young minds willing to commit themselves to healthcare careers. That’s where a unique, […]

Medical Monday: Importance of Getting Eye Exams

Medical Monday: Importance of Getting Eye Exams

One of the most overlooked preventative health measure IS getting a routine eye exam. It’s a health checkup that can provide your doctor with the information to help you have clear vision and diagnose potential eye problems early on. Shawn Cunningham takes a look in this week’s Medical Monday. Its important to have an annual […]

Angie's List

Dishwasher Secrets

Dishwasher Secrets

Dishwashers are supposed to make life easier, but in kitchens across the country, they’re a point of frustration. Many households fight over how to properly load them. Should you pre-rinse the dishes or not? Should you put bowls on the top or bottom? In this week’s Angie’s List report, we unveil the four secrets to […]

How to Stay on a Budget for Your Wedding

How to Stay on a Budget for Your Wedding

The dress, cake, flowers, and invitations… When you add it all up – including the honeymoon, the average wedding costs almost $30,000! In today’s Angie’s List report, how to pull off your big day without breaking the bank. Brian Blume and Jill Zook will walk down the aisle and say ‘I do’ this November. Brian […]

Angie’s List – Car Rentals

Angie’s List – Car Rentals

Families are dreaming of spring break getaways. You’ve spent a lot of time planning your perfect vacation – from booking the hotel to researching restaurants. But there’s one thing you may have overlooked. In this week’s Angie’s List report, how to save money on your car rental. Megan McCain and her family are flying to […]

Angie’s List – Home Inspections

Angie’s List – Home Inspections

Most folks know when you’re buying a home it’s a good idea to get a home inspection. But were you also aware of the importance of taking a final walk-through before closing? In this week’s Angie’s List report, how both can benefit you, the buyer. Bob Hintze/Home Inspector: “A lot of the decision to buy […]

Open Kitchen

Seared Lamb with Warm Lemon Potato Salad

Seared Lamb with Warm Lemon Potato Salad

OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT  Seared Lamb with Warm Lemon Potato Salad Served with a delicious lemon-flavored potato salad, this is a quick-cooking dish that you can prepare any night of the week. Ingredients   Serves 4   2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, scrubbed and cut into bite-sized chunks     4 cloves garlic, left […]

Cornmeal Pound Cake with Strawberries

Cornmeal Pound Cake with Strawberries

OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT  Cornmeal Pound Cake with Strawberries Garnished with fresh strawberries and lots of whipped cream, this is a delicious dessert that you can make any night of the week. Ingredients   Makes one 9-inch cake   1½ cups all-purpose flour     1 cup granulated sugar, plus more for the strawberries […]

Orange and Almond Stuffed French Toast

Orange and Almond Stuffed French Toast

OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT  Orange and Almond-Stuffed French Toast Filled with a delicious orange and almond-flavored cream cheese stuffing, this French toast is sure to become a family favorite. Ingredients   Serves 4   8 ounces cream cheese, softened     3 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar, plus more for garnish     2 Navel oranges, […]

Double Fudge Chocolate Cake

Double Fudge Chocolate Cake

OPEN KITCHEN with NATHAN SCOTT Double Fudge Chocolate Cake Ingredients   Makes one 9-inch cake   3 cups all-purpose flour     3 cups granulated sugar     ½ cup cocoa powder, sifted     2 teaspoons baking soda       Kosher salt     1 cup vegetable shortening     3 cups milk […]

FitSource

FitSource 04/18/2014

FitSource 04/18/2014

Well our FitSource guest today is Renee Ennis from Live Well United in Presque Isle, and she’s says we’re working on some pilates today.

FitSource 04/11/2014

FitSource 04/11/2014

Our guest today is Kelly Marston.  She’s a trainer and fitness instructor at the University of Maine at Presque Isle, and she is here today to show us some lower back exercises.

FitSource 04/04/2014

FitSource 04/04/2014

Today we have Katie Buob from Live Well United in Presque Isle, and she’s showing us some upper back and shoulder therapy using a wall.

FitSource 03/28/2014

FitSource 03/28/2014

Our guest today is Adam Simoes from County Physical Therapy in Presque Isle, and he will be showing us the benefits of doing exercises with chairs.

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“Beneath the Harvest Sky” Film Premiere

“Beneath the Harvest Sky” Film Premiere

| April 18, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Two filmmakers who won acclaim for their documentary about Maine troop greeters are ready for the U.S. premiere of their new film, “Beneath the Harvest Sky.” The first feature-length movie by Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly will be shown Friday at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York. Set in the […]

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A Bill to Increase Dental Care in Rural Areas of Maine Has Been Approved

A Bill to Increase Dental Care in Rural Areas of Maine Has Been Approved

| April 18, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – The Senate has approved a bill supporters say will increase access to dental care in rural areas of Maine.  The Portland Press Herald reports that the bill that creates a new type of dental provider, known as a “mid-level dental therapist,” has been already won approval in the House. It now […]

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$50 million in Bond Proposals Approved

$50 million in Bond Proposals Approved

| April 18, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Roughly $50 million in bond proposals that would support small businesses and water infrastructure projects has been approved by the Legislature. The House and Senate approved the six bond proposals on Thursday as they wrapped up their work for the short session. Among the approved measures is a $12 million proposal […]

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