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Police Find Body Washed Up Near East End, Portland

Police Find Body Washed Up Near East End, Portland

| May 22, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Portland police say they are investigating the discovery of a woman’s body that washed up on the shore near the city’s East End. The woman appears to be in her 50s and her body was discovered at about 6 a.m. Friday. Detectives and evidence technicians responded to the scene. The Portland […]

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Unity Man Killed in Skateboard Crash

Unity Man Killed in Skateboard Crash

| May 20, 2015

A Unity man was killed early Tuesday morning after after crashing his skateboard into a stretch of trees. State Police say  Christopher Garbinski, 23, was riding his skateboard with two other men on the campus of Unity College. Troopers responded to a call at about 1:30 am for an unresponsive man who had been involved in […]

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FFHA Receives Six-Figure Federal Grant

FFHA Receives Six-Figure Federal Grant

| May 19, 2015

There’s been a few disturbances at Fort Fairfield Housing Authority developments this past year. Authorities have taken notice to the increased criminal activity. “Things like drug related cases, domestic violence cases, simple assaults, theft cases,” said William Campbell, Fort Fairfield’s Chief of Police. “Things seem to escalate from one thing to another,” said Wayne Troicke, […]

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Bird flu found at South Dakota egg-laying chicken farm

Bird flu found at South Dakota egg-laying chicken farm

| May 14, 2015

FLANDREAU, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota has its first case of bird flu at an egg-laying chicken farm that holds 1.3 million of the birds. Dakota Layers says it was told by the state veterinarian Wednesday that one of its nine barns tested positive for avian influenza. Officials are still waiting to determine whether it’s […]

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Aroostook farmers dabbling into growing craft beer ingredients

Aroostook farmers dabbling into growing craft beer ingredients

| May 12, 2015

It’s a booming business nationwide…. craft beer. And Maine farmers have taken notice. “There was 40 breweries (in Maine), and now there’s 60, and that’s only in one year period,” said Caleb Buck of Buck Farms. He and his family have recently delved into the hops market at their farm in Mapleton. “Especially in Maine it’s […]

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