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More SNAP access opens Maine farmers markets to more people

Nov. 23, 2019 7:50 AM EST

BUCKSPORT, Maine (AP) — Maine officials say a new partnership with the state’s farmers markets has expanded the number of people who can use the markets by making food assistance easier to access. The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry said it has partnered with the Maine...

County offers vaccinations after hepatitis scare

Nov. 6, 2019 6:01 AM EST

SOMERVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Somerset County is offering free hepatitis A vaccinations after a deli worker at a supermarket was found to have the virus. The vaccinations will be given at the county health department from noon to 8 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday. Officials say the Somerville ShopRite was...

Vermont baker ends 40 years as fixture at farmers market

Nov. 5, 2019 5:26 PM EST

NORWICH, Vt. (AP) — Fans of Jinny Hardy Cleland's African honey bread, her ever-changing array of sweets and her bright-colored pansies might have to look just a little bit harder to find them in the future. Last Saturday, Cleland packed up her corner booth at the Norwich Farmers Market for the last time,...

Georgia editorial roundup

Oct. 23, 2019 12:25 PM EDT

Recent editorials from Georgia newspapers: ___ Oct. 22 The Valdosta Daily Times on teaching young drivers not to be distracted by their phones: A new study out this week indicates teenagers are getting their driver's license and hitting the roads in record numbers. We urge parents to reinforce the dangers of...