Homelessness is an issue all around the world. Those who have given up the most to fight for our freedom often find themselves experiencing homelessness. One University of Maine Fort Kent sophomore is working towards building a home for female veterans in Hancock, Maine.
Watching the potential for heavy rain, gusty winds, and a changeover to snow resulting in slippery travel all happening between Sunday night and Monday night. Warm temperatures Sunday and Monday will also help to melt a good portion of the current snow pack.
Approximately 30% of Maine teens identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning. OUTMaine is an organization that is taking the lead in helping to create rural, community-based, prevention-focused programming that lifts up Maine youth who might identify as LGBTQ+. As part of this week's Intervention Aroostook, leaders for OutMaine say they're taking that mission a step further. Through a series of community based resources, OUTMaine helps youth avoid harmful behaviors and instead builds connections, skills and hope for the future.
Another successful and record-breaking Festival of Trees this year for the St. Apollonia Dental Clinic. 190,000 dollars was raised for the annual fundraiser. Over the weekend many folks stopped by NMCC --where the festival was being hosted-- to see the large display of Christmas trees and try their luck at winning one.
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.
Christmas lights are a big part of the holiday season for many. On this week’s Throwback Thursday Brian Bouchard took us back to 1989 to the first Presque Isle Light Parade. In this week’s Follow Up Friday NewsSource 8′s Megan Waceken has the inside scoop on tomorrow’s Light Parade.
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.
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.