Maine Works
At her pioneering staffing firm, Margo Walsh offers dignity, trust, and a path forward for survivors of the opioid epidemic.
Joanne Arnold
Joanne Arnold is one of 12 speakers on the bill at this year’s TEDxDirigo, on November 3, at the Portland campus of the University of New England.
Under Our Skin
Even when they’re not on our bodies, ticks are getting into our heads. Will our burgeoning awareness of tick-borne illness alter our relationship to the Maine landscape?
lobster boat in Casco Bay
What can baby lobsters tell us about the future of Maine’s $1 billion fishery?
Wiscasset Traffic
Will the state’s latest plan for Wiscasset solve a traffic nightmare or ruin a town?
Maine adopted Kenyan runner Moninda Marube as a symbol of human trafficking’s invisible casualties. But a close look at his case raises hard questions — and illustrates the challenge of investigating and prosecuting trafficking crimes. Is this man a victim?
beech tree
The real story behind the simultaneous rise and fall of one of our state’s great tree species.
lobster claw
In a tug-of-war between lobstermen and regulators over catch reporting, Mainers didn’t get the deal they expected.
These four Maine senators seemed to have shared basic convictions.
A noted law professor argues it’s high time to overturn a controversial 1989 low-water mark in Maine judicial history.
Maine State Prison warden
In Maine’s maximum security lockup, warden Randall Liberty is offering inmates gardens, therapy, and a sense of purpose.
Checking in with Maine’s “serendipitous” media mogul, Reade Brower.