24, Jul 2014 - Hancock, ME 3 members of alleged oxycodone ring plead guilty
Posted July 17, 2014, at 7:44 p.m. Last modified July 17, 2014, at 8:07 p.m. ELLSWORTH, Maine — Three people who police say were involved in an oxycodone distribution ring in Hancock County have pleaded guilty and received jail sentences.
24, Jul 2014 - Maine companies sued over treatment of migrant blueberry pickers
Two Maine companies and a labor recruiter are being sued for allegedly mistreating Haitian migrant workers during the state's wild blueberry harvest in 2008. The suit, filed in U.S. District Court in Bangor last week, alleges that a contractor for Coastal Blueberry Service and Hancock Foods lured 18 workers from New Jersey's blueberry fields and elsewhere without contracts. Many workers made the ...