An after school program in Houlton is fun for students and beneficial for parents in the area. For this week’s Aroostook Community Matters, News Source 8 reporter Isaac Potter caught up with Adopt-A-Block of Aroostook’s Choices After School program.
Accessing safe and affordable housing is one of the biggest barriers for people struggling with Homelessness. In this segment of “A Place to Call Home” Corey Bouchard breaks down what we are currently seeing, and what can be done to assist people in need.
Hodgdon and East Grand Formed a Cooperative Boys Soccer Team this year in order to bolster numbers and In total, 6 East Grand Players came over to the Hawks roster. while the team is adjusting, The collaboration itself has gone very well.
Continuing our in-depth look at the homelessness crisis in the county called “A place to call Home”, There are many misconceptions and stereotypes around people experiencing homelessness. Newssource 8′s Corey Bouchard spoke with the people on the ground who are working with the homeless community about what they are actually seeing
According to Community Partners, The Homelessness Crisis in the county is at it’s worst point yet. and with limited shelter space, many people are concerned with the upcoming winter months. Newssource 8′s Corey Bouchard takes a look at the problem currently being faced by the county.
Rackliffe says that while ACAP is giving out tents, they are not setting up any tent cities. We will hear from the Homeless Services of Aroostook about the Homelessness Crisis in the county, and the outlook with winter coming, on a future Newssource 8 at 6.
The third Friday of September is National POW/MIA Recognition Day, a day to remember prisoners of war and nearly 82,000 Americans still missing in action. In recognition of their sacrifice, NewsSource8′s Brian Bouchard brings us the story of a former prisoner of war from the County.
When someone ends up testing positive for COVID, it can cause a lot of stress.. For this week’s Community Matters, News Source 8′s reporter Isaac Potter tells us about ACAP and their COVID Support Program
It may be hard to believe, but we're about two weeks away from the start of fall and winter won't be far behind. Advocates for the poor are worried the coming months could make a bad situation even worse, as home heating challenges create more problems for those struggling to get enough to eat. Over at Catholic Charities Maine, workers and volunteers are doubling down on their efforts to raise money so they can feed even more people in the communities they serve. News Source 8's Sherry Karabin spoke to the nonprofit's hunger and relief services program director to see how the organization is preparing
Sunday marked the 21st anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks. Communities across the United States held remembrance ceremonies. In our area, members of the Caribou Fire and Ambulance Deparment paid tribute to the nearly 3,000 lost as they've done each year since the tragic day. Our Sherry Karabin was there.
Overactive bladder is a common condition that can affect up to 16 percent of the population. In this week's Medical Monday, Corey Bouchard takes a look at options available if you do have this condition.