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Plea deal reached in crash that killed 15-year-old Bucksport girl

BUCKSPORT, Maine — There will be a substantial development Friday morning in a divisive case that has riveted local residents for nearly a year when …
Machines -- like this tractor harvesting a blueberry barren in Columbia for Cherryfield Foods -- are playing an increasing role in the harvest of Maine's wild blueberry crop.

How mechanization is replacing hand rakers, migrants in Down East Maine’s blueberry barrens

2 hours ago As Dave Bell drove on the gravel road stretching across vast blueberry barrens being harvested in Columbia recently, he noted how the industry has changed …
Claire El-Hajj, 63, and her husband Lonnie El-Hajj, 60, met in 2011 when Lonnie asked Claire about her dogs in a Bangor park.  They are both disabled. Claire has been unable to work because she has multiple sclerosis and Lonnie has to use a wheelchair due to a stroke he suffered in his late 40's. They have to make ends meet on money they receive through Social Security disability insurance.

‘Social Security is not the way to live’: Maine couple talks growing older, living with disability

Editor’s note: In this monthly series, the authors will introduce you to people who are apt to be your neighbors, are struggling to make ends …

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Breast-feeding mom turned away from DHHS orientation

LEWISTON, Maine — A woman set to enroll in the …
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What’s the beef with unions?

Abundance of cats in Harrison causes town feud

HARRISON, Maine — A local rescue organization said cats are …

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MaineHealth acquires Farmington hospital network

Franklin Community Health Network has become the 13th member of the state’s largest hospital system, following a state approval issued Wednesday. The independent health network, …

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