Once Upon a Job

Nick Woodward / Maine Public

Church bells still summon the faithful to the start of worship, and you can still hear them ring out on special occasions in certain town squares. But these days, the dulcet tones of handmade bells and chimes are increasingly being drowned out by electronic gadgets.

Jennifer Mitchell / Maine Public

When April rolls around this man from Wiscasset is one of the busiest guys you’re likely to meet.

Nick Woodward / Maine Public

According to an Oxford University study, nearly half the jobs considered indispensable today, from loan officers and paralegals to baristas and waiters, will disappear over the next 30 years.