Chasing Maine: The Graduation Dream

Nearly eight years after coming to the U.S., two immigrants have achieved their dreams of graduating from nursing school.

The Latest

Make way for pollinators

Spreading like dandelion fluff, a “No Mow May” initiative to support bees and other pollinators is taking seed in Maine.  It began when two Rockland residents sent City Councilor Nathan Davis a New York Times photo essay about how this movement had swept Wisconsin in...

Must Read Stories

SUPPORT INDEPENDENT, NONPROFIT JOURNALISM!

Join thousands of people with a love for Maine who believe in our dogged and fair-minded pursuit of the truth.

Monitor Investigations

Eavesdropping in Maine Jails

Jailed defendants have a legal right to privately speak with their attorneys. Yet, in Maine, county jails are eavesdropping on these calls. Four jails recorded nearly 1,000 attorney-client calls in a single year and shared recordings with police and prosecutors before trial.

Unsafe Homes: Children in Peril

Two babies and two toddlers died in Maine between May and August of 2021 due to suspected abuse by their parents. The four child homicides in three months set a state record. The Maine Monitor explores the homicides to see what should have been in place to be prevented and what can be done going forward.

j

DO YOU HAVE AN IDEA FOR A STORY WE SHOULD WRITE?

Let us know, and we’ll look into it. Many of the stories we have already written have been based on tips and suggestions from readers.

Multimedia

Chasing Maine: The Graduation Dream

Nearly eight years after coming to the U.S., two immigrants have achieved their dreams of graduating from nursing school.