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Rose Rapp with her pet donkeys at Farmetta Farm. She and her husband Wes Soper decided to close down the farm because of challenges in the business and their personal lives.

‘The marriage or the farm’: Why one Maine livestock farm reached the end of its line

“Wes said there’s a choice that’s got to be made,” Rose Rapp said. “The marriage or the farm. I took a deep breath, and processed it. I said, ‘You’re right.’ That’s when we started to get out.”

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A judge set bail at $250,000 cash for the man accused of kidnapping a Rockland woman.
Violet Wedick (left) and her family.

My daughter was born a boy. Here’s why we’re just like any other Maine family.

“Having a trans child means a lot more worry and more than a few awkward conversations when we run into people who we haven’t seen since before the transition, but it doesn’t change anything about how we operate as a family.”

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Pumpkin Land, site of fatal hayride crash, won’t reopen after all

“After much discussion with family and staff this week, we have determined that it is best NOT to reopen the fall venue this year.”

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