WATERVILLE — This fall, on an unseasonably warm day in a warehouse on a dead end road, Chris Martin, founder of Give IT. Get IT., reached into a box of iPhones and turned one on. The phone appeared unblemished -- no cracked screen or scratches, no missing buttons. A...
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York County Superior Court Judge Richard Mulhern on Friday gave new reporting dates to more than 20 criminal defendants who were sentenced to self-report to the York County Jail in recent months, yet were turned away because of COVID-19 and staffing problems, often...
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