As harvest season gets into full swing for farmer’s across the County, accurate weather predictions become a critical factor to getting the job done on time. While modern meteorology has its state-of-the-art tools, some people still look to age-old methods for guidance.
WAGM and the United Way have a long standing partnership, and have held many telethons throughout the decades. In this week’s Throwback Thursday we’ll dial the time machine back to 2001, where we’ll take a look at that year’s United Way Telethon and see how the United Way’s support helped provide childcare opportunities in Aroostook County.
A recent study by the Pew Research Center finds that 85% cannot go a day without being online with the average checking their phone around 96 times a day. While this digital addiction may seem like a new phenomena, the origins date back to some of the earliest forms of digital entertainment and it’s the focus of this week’s Throwback Thursday.
From Typewriters, to Computer Keyboards, and Now the use of A.I…. Technology in healthcare has evolved exponentially in the past 40 years. In this week’s Follow up Friday, Corey Bouchard takes a look at some of the changes, and what we can expect going forward.
Senior care homes have been instrumental in ensuring residents to receive the love, respect, and care they deserve in their golden years. In 2004, one facility took steps to integrate the community into elder care.
Providing comprehensive, specialized care for our veterans has always been an ongoing mission for many communities across the US. In the early 2000s, one such endeavor was celebrated in Caribou with the opening of a new wing dedicated to veterans with dementia or Alzheimer’s at the Maine Veteran’s Home. NewsSource8′s Brian Bouchard has this week’s Throwback Thursday.
The 1991 The Base Realignment and Closure Commission sealed the fate of Loring Air Force Base, and gave both air force and local officials time to plan on the future of the facility. WAGM Reporter ED WALSH Learned more about what plans were put in place for the future of the base.
From the first female police officer to the first female police chief in Presque Isle, Laurie Kelly has had a career of breaking the glass ceiling as we saw on this week’s Throwback Thursday. On this week’s Follow Up Friday, Corey Bouchard sits down with Chief Kelly to reflect on the Past and Present, and Learn what the Future may hold.
In today’s world, many women hold positions in industries and professions traditionally dominated by men, but that hasn’t always been the case. NewsSource8′s Brian Bouchard has this week’s Throwback Thursday.
As times change and our society advances, so too must our institutions, including those designed to maintain law and order. One such example was the transformation and expansion of the Aroostook County Jail back in the mid-eighties and it’s the focus of this week’s Throwback Thursday with Brian Bouchard.
Television has come a long way since the days of analog broadcasting, with advancements in technology leading to an explosion in content and delivery methods. Newssource 8′s Corey Bouchard takes a look at the present and future of television in this week’s Follow-Up Friday
The United States officially made the switch to digital, over the air, television broadcasts in 2009, however leading up to the switch, there were questions and concerns about what the change would mean to television audiences.
47% of American Adults have had their personal information exposed by cyber criminals, according to the United States Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, or CISA. In this week's Follow-Up Friday, Newssource 8's Corey Bouchard takes a look at how cybersecurity threats have evolved since the late 90's.