Operation Christmas Child collection is wrapping up in the County. Last week was Collection Week for Samaritan Purse’s Operation Christmas Child. For this week’s Aroostook Community Matters, we take a look at a church in the County participating in Operation Christmas Child.
As we face the potential of near record breaking low temperatures overnight Wednesday night, many are still worrying about how they will afford to heat their homes. One program available to help is the HEAP program or Home Energy Assistance Program.
Between inflation, high heating oil costs and high electricity, many are already concerned about the upcoming winter. Concerns are so high, calls are already coming into agencies like ACAP and United Way.
Every veteran has a story, and many live their lives without that story being told. Now we bring you the story of Henry Elbridge Knight, a World War I soldier from Aroostook County who was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, the second highest military decoration that can be awarded to American Soldiers.
According to the Aroostook County Sheriff’s Office “On Thursday, November 13, 2022 at approximately 1740 hrs., the Aroostook County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a single vehicle accident on Rt. 2 in New Limerick.
On Tuesday we helped say goodbye to a beloved member of the WAGM family. Mike McNally passed away last week and his funeral was held on Tuesday. Grandpa's Attic was one of Mike's favorite projects and we thought it would be fitting tribute to Mike to air one of the episodes.
WAGM, in Partnership with United Way of Aroostook and ACAP, will be holding our annual heating telethon. Anticipating additional need this year, the guidelines for who qualifies for this emergency aid have been changed.
Between inflation at the grocery store and rising heating oil prices, many are unsure how they will get through the upcoming winter. WAGM, in partnership with ACAP and the United Way of Aroostook will hold our 6th annual Heating Telethon. The telethon will raise money for an emergency fund to help people struggling to heat their homes this winter.
When game animals, such as Moose, are shot illegally, it is often seen as a senseless waste, however one partnership between The Maine Warden’s Service and East Grand High School is giving students an experience they wont soon forget.
November is National Diabetes Month. According to the CDC, Diabetes is a chronic health condition that affects how your body turns food into energy. With diabetes, your body doesn't make enough insulin or can't use it as well as it should. Newssource 8s Jonathon Eigenmann has more
A list of Municipal Elections occurring on November 8th Around Aroostook County. If your municipality is holding a municipal election on November 8th and it is not listed here please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
A Madawaska family recently opened a new thrift store in Frenchville to commemorate the life of their daughter and to help the community. In this week’s Aroostook Community Matters, WAGM reporter Isaac Potter takes a look at Jenna’s Helping Hands.
Last night, WAGM brought you an hour long political profile special on the candidates running for the 2nd Congressional District of the House of Representatives. In an effort to keep, you, the voter as informed as possible We’ll break down some of the claims made by the Candidates of the 2nd Congressional District race.