A sure sign that the holiday season is upon us is the timeless Christmas Tree. But for some, Christmas tree’s are more than just a decoration, it’s their livelihood and it’s the focus of this week’s Throwback Thursday with Brian Bouchard.
Since it was first held back in 1989, the Presque Isle Light Parade has been a celebration of the holiday season and a chance to get together as a community. In this week’s Throwback Thursday, NewsSource8′s Brian Bouchard takes us through the decades.
Maine Senator Angus King (I-ME), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), and Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) have introduced legislation to combat cross-border money laundering. The Combating Cross-border Financial Crime Act of 2023 would establish a Cross-Border Financial Crime Center within the Department of Homeland Security to coordinate investigations and information-sharing related to financial crimes with a nexus to the U.S. border.
From Trees lined with tasty snacks to a Tree paired with an entire office set, there was much to desire at the festival. The Daughter of Isabella Catholic Group puts on the festival to raise funds to help others.
Caribou Police confirm an early morning motor vehicle accident on Route 1 caused a road closure. Police say the scene is being cleared up. Newssource 8 will have more information as it becomes available.
On this segment of Matter of Law, the topic of discussion is the new federal Corporate Transparency Act that will be effective 1/1/24. Frank Bemis is guesting attorney and Shawn Cunningham moderates the discussion.
The holiday season can be a time of joy for some. But it also can be a time for sadness and depression for others. Shawn Cunningham reports on the mental health challenges the holidays can pose and what resources are available for those struggling.
The day after thanksgiving marks the traditional start of the holiday shopping season. While some think that ordering from a remote retailer, and having your gifts shipped is a relatively new concept, many may remember a time when shopping for the perfect gift involved flipping through stacks of paper, and it’s the focus of this week’s Throwback Thursday with Brian Bouchard.
Christmas started early for folks in the Caribou area. Activities for the kids were going on throughout most of the day, from making a letter to Santa to seeing him and his reindeer, Caribou was the place to be to kick off the holiday.
After Thanksgiving leftovers, Many folks in Caribou burned off the extra turkey by running a 5k turkey trot on Saturday. The 5K Turkey Trot Race is back in Caribou for the first time this year since COVID-19.
Another business put the giving in Thanksgiving today by providing free meals. Big Rick’s in Madawaska helped folks experience that joy by sending out about 300 Thanksgiving meals to people in the community.
Many folks in the Northern Aroostook area received a warm homecooked Thanksgiving meal today. The organization All Things Become New delivered meals for the fourth year. It’s all part of giving back to the community.
Winter may not officially be here yet, but snow is. Plows are out taking care of the snow we’ve received so far today. We spoke to police chiefs and officers in the county to find out what vehicle owners should keep in mind as we prepare for more snow to fly.