Former Gaither Vocal Band member sells out County concert

A former Gaither Vocal Band member sang to a full house Saturday. Singer, songwriter and children's author David Phelps was in Houlton at the Military Street Baptist Church. David Phelps is best known for incredible tenor voice and range as well as his 18 years with the Gaither Vocal Band. More than 500 people attended the concert over the weekend. Phelps says he hopes everyone left having had a good time. Phelps was joined on stage by singer Charlotte Richie, who has been a part of groups like the Nelons and the Easters and by his two daughters, who each sang a duet with him. He was also backed up by a local choir of 30 people. The proceeds from the event will be going to benefit the Greater Houlton Christian Academy. The next event will be Three Bridges at the Littleton Baptist Church on August 2nd.

Veterans invited to be honored during August Fest

Veterans from all branches of the military will be honored during August Fest activities in Washburn on Saturday. Hollie Umphrey, chair of the Washburn August Festival, says the entire event is geared toward veterans. She is inviting military personnel - both residents of Washburn and those from elsewhere - to join the day-long celebration.

Organization celebrates 10 years of serving local communities

An organization that serves the southern region of the County is celebrating 10 years. Adopt-a-Block in Houlton started going door to door to meet the needs of a few people. Now, a decade later, they've reached thousands.

Madawaska sets interim budget

Madawaska is operating under an interim budget as officials wait for the revaluation of the local paper mill. Kathy McCarty spoke with the town manager about how this factors into the town's taxes.

Look up for the Perseid meteor shower this weekend

The sky is putting on a show this weekend! A Meteor Shower that happens every year and will be at its peak Sunday night into Monday. Local science educator and big time universe enthusiast Larry Berz shared with NewsSource 8's Katie Zarrilli the reasons that this is an event you won't want to miss.

Mock plane crash to take place tomorrow

Those traveling through or living in Presque Isle may see a lot of emergency vehicles around tomorrow, but there's no need for alarm.

Easton to see mill rate increase

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