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A barn at the family homestead of Jonas Gingrich, one of six Amish barns in Easton granted a property tax abatement by the Aroostook County Commissioners in the summer of 2016, can be seen recently in Easton. In January 2017, the Aroostook County Superior Court sided with the town of Easton and ruled that the tax abatements should not have been granted.

Justice overturns tax abatements granted on Amish barns in Aroostook County

A Superior Court justice has overturned a decision by Aroostook County commissioners that had granted tax abatements to Amish families in Easton who said their barns were over-assessed in a 2015 property tax revaluation.
The Camden Snow Bowl can be seen on Tuesday in Camden.

Businesses hope to return to Camden Snow Bowl slopes

Cold Toes Tacos and Sidecountry Sports, which were booted from the slopes of the Camden Snow Bowl earlier this month, hope to return by the end of January.
Jay Turnure, a contract field biologist for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, prepares to measure and examine a cod that will be sold at the Portland Fish Exchange.

Maine fishermen say there’s plenty of cod. Scientists might give them the chance to prove it

Seeking to end a long-running disagreement about exactly how many cod are left in the Gulf of Maine, federal scientists plan to outfit commercial fishermen with equipment used to establish ground fish quotas.
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4-year-old boy dies after Windham crash

Four-year-old Gavin Brackley reportedly died over the weekend at Maine Medical Center.

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