We're more than halfway through the winter, and staff at local outdoor activity venues are thrilled with the season at this point. NewsSource 8's Katie Zarrilli spoke with the venue manager of both the Nordic Heritage Center in Presque Isle and the Fort Kent Outdoor Center. She tells us the big reason for the season's success.
The town of Limestone has been without an official town manager since they fired their last one, right before the end of last year. They're moving along now in their search for the next person while police chief Stacey Mahan serves in the role as interim. NewsSource 8's Katie Zarrilli brings us an update.
Local schools districts explain what protocols are in place to prevent and protect students and staff from a potential shooting.
Another candidate who has thrown his hat into the race to unseat incumbent Maine Congressman Bruce Poliquin is Democrat Jonathan Fulford. Fulford was recently in the County, stumping at local businesses and economic development groups along with County native and new Mayor of Belfast, Samantha Paradis. Paradis made a name for herself, becoming one of the youngest new municipal leaders of that community. Fulford says if elected he'll have a direct approach to helping boost Maine's workforce. Paradis says the secret to her winning her new mayorship was about connecting with people.
On this edition of Tax Tips Thursday Tim Poitras talks about the importance of having the right tax consultant do your taxes.
On this segment of Making The Grade, we talk with Gauvin Scholar Meghan Cole about her experience at a county college and why she chose higher education in Aroostook County.