Seniors and Mentors Working Towards a Change
FORT KENT, Maine (WAGM) - Seniors at the Fort Kent Community High School are working closely with folks around the community to make changes that would help others. Two students shared their work today during a school assembly and they even brought in guest speakers who have been mentoring them through their projects. News Source 8 reporter Megan Waceken has the story.
Drama Festival Students are Hard at Work for Their Big Day
FORT KENT & PRESQUE ISLE, Maine (WAGM) - The 2024 Maine Drama Festival Regional competitions are a little over a week away. Performing arts students from the Presque Isle and Fort Kent High schools are getting ready for their big show days where they will be competing with other schools in Maine. NewsSource 8 reporter Megan Waceken spoke with some of those students to find out what performing arts mean to them.
Weather Causes Thursday Closure of 3 Maine Ski Areas
This winter has not been kind to those who love winter sports and outdoor winter activities. In most places, there has not been nearly enough snow to go snowmobiling, and we just learned that the poor conditions have caused the cancellation of the 2024 Can-Am Crown International Sled Dog Races.
Can-Am sled dog race cancellation deals a blow to Fort Kent
Many businesses in the region depend on the Can-Am, which is arguably the town’s largest annual event.
Ice fishing derbies are a mixed bag this weekend due to conditions
At least four ice fishing derbies are canceled for this weekend. Other organizations are monitoring their respective water bodies.
Fort Kent ski team celebrate 4 State titles.
FORT KENT, Maine (WAGM) - The Fort Kent Ski teams made history as they walked away with all four state championships. The Fort Kent boys and girls both picked up alpine and nordic team titles. That could be the first time in history that one team has accomplished the feat.. Also Kaden Theriault and Alden Reardon captured individual State titles.
Birthday cards requested for World War II veterans turning 101, 103, 105 years old
MAINE, USA — Three World War II veterans from Maine are celebrating some major milestone birthdays this March, and Mainers can send them each a card. On Thursday, friend and Navy veteran, Joy Asuncion, asked for a little help on Facebook to honor the Maine veterans. Armand Martin, U.S....
Fort Kent’s Sadie Cairns Sings Most Amazing Version of National Anthem [VIDEO]
I posted the photo of Fort Kent High School's Sadie Cairns singing the National Anthem last night, and now have found the video!. Professional singers will tell you that performing the National Anthem at a live event isn't the easiest thing to do. But Sadie Cairns, a high schooler from Fort Kent just didn't perform it, she SANG it!
Penobscot Valley smothers Fort Kent to reach C girls final
The Howlers, who fell to Dexter 34-27 in last year’s regional final, will be seeking their first North regional crown since 2019.
Washburn Man Rescued after Falling Through Ice in Allagash, Maine
A 64-year-old man from Washburn was rescued Sunday on the Allagash Wilderness Waterway after falling through the ice and treading water for 45 minutes. The Maine Warden Service said Richard Cote was snowmobiling with 52-year-old Alan Caron from Portland and other people when one of the snow machines became disabled.
The Acadian Pond Hockey Classic gets a Zamboni This Year
SAINT AGATHA, Maine (WAGM) - There was a lot of action out on the ice in Saint Agatha over the weekend. It was the 5th annual Canadian Pond Hockey tournament on Long Lake. This year was slightly different for some folks working hard to make the tournament happen. News Source 8 Reporter Megan Waceken has more.
Fort Kent teams win both Nordic and Alpine ski titles
“They have super supportive families,” coach Carl Theriault said, “which makes a huge difference.”
Greater Madawaska reveals plans to improve connectivity for residents by 2025
The next two years will see Greater Madawaska become more connected to the world than ever before. The Township is excited to let residents know that high-speed internet access is on the way through the Province of Ontario, with Bell expected to have the infrastructure completed by the end of 2025.
#7 Katahdin Cougars Upset #3 Wisdom 42-34 [STATS/PHOTOS]
The #7 Katahdin Cougars Girl's Basketball Team upset the #3 Wisdom Pioneers on Thursday morning, 42-34 in a Class D semifinal. Wisdom had left the school at 4 a.m. this morning to make the 211.9 mile trip to the Cross Insurance Center from St. Agatha. The Pioneers led 8-7 at...
Local schools comment on how they address teen dating violence
PRESQUE ISLE, Maine (WAGM) - In honor of Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month in February, local schools and mental health professionals speak about the importance of addressing dating violence through education. “When I ask students how many out of a group of ten do you think will experience dating violence,...
Today the gas price is close to $3.22 in Madawaska as of 2024-02-24. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.264, a week ago the price is $3.282 , according to AAA.
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Maine Fire Marshal’s Office Investigating Fatal House Fire
According to a press release from the Maine Department of Public Safety's Shannon Moss, the Maine Fire Marshal's Office is in the process of investigating a Friday morning fire at a home in Madawaska. The press release explains that just after 12:30 AM on Friday (February 16), the fire department...
Fort Kent girls advance with win over Bucksport in C North
Fort Kent, now 15-4, will take on third seed Penobscot Valley High of Howland, 17-2, in Thursday's 7 p.m. semifinal.
Mount View boys upset Fort Kent in C North quarterfinal
Mount View, 14-6, will now take on No. 3 Fort Fairfield, 13-6, in Thursday's Class C semifinals at the Cross Insurance Center.