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A boat is tied up to a dock on the Penobscot River in Bucksport in this 2014 file photo. Scientists say that whatever options a federal judge may approve next year for mitigating mercury deposits in the river are likely to be complex and challenging.

Removing mercury from Penobscot River likely won’t be easy

Exactly how does someone clean toxic mercury deposits out of a section of a tidal river more than 30 miles long?
The farm cafe at Balfour Farm owned by Heather Donahue and her husband Doug. They sell their dairy products at farmers markets and many menu items feature products from the farm as well.
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Old Maine farmhouse finds new life as farm-to-table cafe

Since purchasing Balfour Farm, the owners have envisioned the farmhouse being turned into a bed and breakfast. The cafe is the first step toward actualizing that vision.

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