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  1. Aspiring Maine credit union wants to lend exclusively to farms, food producersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Scott Budde and Sam May, shown here in December 2014, are partners in helping to launch the Maine Harvest Credit Project. The project just reached a fundraising milestone, with a goal to become a chartered credit union next spring and to open by June.

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  2. One man dies, two people injured in Kingfield crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    A 25-year-old man died after he was ejected from a car Sunday night in Kingfield, according to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office. Deputies say the driver of a Chevy Aveo, identified as Danielle Larochelle, 30, of Kingfield, reportedly swerved to avoid a deer and lost control of the car, causing it to go off the road, strike several trees and spin violently.

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  3. Baby goats provide stress relief to UMaine studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    For the past few years, the University of Maine has brought in therapy dogs - mostly cuddly golden retrievers and adorable Pomeranians - to soothe the frazzled nerves of students during finals week. Brittany Smith, a staffer with UMaine's campus activities board, got the idea when a co-worker mentioned that her sister, Abby Skolfield, owned and operated a goat farm, Valley's Edge Farm, in the western Maine town of Strong.

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  4. Wind knocks out power for thousands of MainersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Strong winds knocked out power for thousands of Maine residents Saturday morning, and as crews work to restore power, gusts throughout the day have been putting more outages on the map. In an update posted by Central Maine Power, more than 17,000 customers remained without power by noon.

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  5. It's been a rough winter for beesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Those of you who follow The Bee Whisperer on Facebook will know that in late September I had a fire in my barn. A heater used to decrystallize a 5 gallon bucket of honey malfunctioned and set light to my work bench and, in turn, the nearby wall and staircase.

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  6. Price offered for Maine's baby eels hits record highRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Strong demand for baby eels from Maine, spurred by poor winter harvests elsewhere around the globe, has driven prices in the opening days of the state's annual fishing season to unprecedented heights. The average price offered to fishermen for their baby eels, also known as elvers, since the season began at noon last Thursday is between $2,700 and $2,800 per pound, according to Maine Department of Marine Resources.

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  7. Despite state's stance and potential negative consequences, many...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | Bangor Daily News

    Up in the remote Maine town of Allagash - you'll get there just before the pavement ends and logging roads head into the big woods - Hilton Hafford is one of about a dozen town residents who regularly invite "neighbors" for dinner during the rugged winters. Last year alone, Hafford will tell you, he distributed 25,000 pounds of feed for those neighbors, a herd of whitetail deer that takes up residence in town every winter.

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  8. Maine home sales on track for record high yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2017 | Bangor Daily News

    Sales of existing single-family homes in Maine are on pace to hit an all-time high in 2017, after rising at double digits in November. Sales rose 11.46 percent in November over the same month last year, with Realtors selling 1,576 homes last month, according to Maine Listings, a statewide multiple listing service and a subsidiary of the Maine Association of Realtors.

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