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Omar, 4, Anas, 7, and Eyad Raslan, 6, resettled with their parents to Perth-Andover, New Brunswick, this summer. They came through a program of the Canadian government that allows private citizens to sponsor refugees.

Immigrants built rural Maine. Canada shows how they could do so again

“It’s a lot harder to hate people once you meet them.”
Roast cod in sweet pepper and crab broth with potatoes and hominy can be seen on Nov. 29 at Sammy's Deluxe in Rockland. The new restaurant focuses on Maine comfort food.

Grandma’s recipes, chef’s technique: Sammy’s Deluxe in Rockland elevates comfort food

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“It’s Maine food, comfort food, super simple, classic dishes done really, really well,” said Sam Richman.
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This new play tackles Portland’s failed panhandling ordinance

“The entire play is constructed one-hundred percent from the words of the people involved,” said Margit Ahlin, producing director.
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