Lurking beneath one of Maine’s iconic pastimes, harness racing at county fairs and commercial tracks, lies an ugly underside — scores of instances of illegal horse drugging and physical abuse. The Maine State Harness Racing Commission, which regulates the...
Once a thriving lumber community that dates back to the late 1700’s, the humble town of Dennysville in far Downeast Maine now could be easily overlooked. Travelers zip along US Route 1 on their way to busier, more prosperous places, such as the City of Calais, fifty...
Jonesport selectmen have begun formulating the figures that they will lay before the budget committee this week, and foremost among those accounts is money for the ambulance service. The issue came front and center recently when it became known that an ambulance...
As the Dec. 23, 2022 storm bore down on Maine, David Plavin decided to play it safe and evacuate for the night from his oceanfront house in the Camp Ellis neighborhood of Saco. His neighbors took photos showing water pouring off his roof above the front door as huge...
State officials say legal work for poor clients will continue after resignation of top public defender
The head of the state’s indigent legal services agency said Thursday that legal work for poor clients will not be interrupted in the wake of the unexpected departure of the lawyer who was heading up a new unit of public defenders. Nathaniel Seth Levy, who runs a firm...
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