A girl standing outside with a sad look on her face

 

The cremation rate in Maine is continuing to rise. The 2015 cremation rate of 72% is expected to rise to almost 87% by 2035.

 

The number of licensed crematories in the United States also has increased by almost 10% between 2015 and 2017.

 

To read the full article by Lori Valigra in the Bangor Daily News, click here.