For those in need, in-person therapists are hard to find
As longtime foster parents with six foster and adopted children currently in their care, Stephanie Moores and her husband Todd of Milbridge know that counseling is a crucial part of helping displaced, often traumatized children adjust. But in recent years, they have...
Sipayik Elementary student’s experiment to be sent into space
It's not every day that residents of Washington County are thinking about sending experiments into space — but that's exactly what Camren Mumme, an eighth grade student at Sipayik Elementary School, is doing. For the past school year, Mumme has been planning and...
The Trump indictment: Some history helps understand it, but we’re in uncharted territory
We have witnessed a first in American political history — former President Donald J. Trump has been indicted by a New York grand jury. We do not yet know the specifics of the indictment, but multiple sources indicate that Trump is facing thirty or more counts related...
Reaction to the indictment of former president Donald Trump
Reactions poured in Thursday and Friday, from notable names in response to the indictment of former president Donald Trump. U.S. Senator Susan Collins, R-Maine (via WGME): "I don't know what to make of it. This is an unprecedented situation." U.S. Representative...
Maine Monitor participates in panel on the crucial role of nonprofit news organizations
The Maine Monitor's editor joined the fellow leaders of two other nonprofit journalism outlets March 28 for a panel discussion on the unique and vital role that nonprofit journalism plays in Maine's news ecosystem. The publications are part of the movement of...
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Maine among states seeking to ease child care crunch
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Columbia Falls votes to impose 6-month moratorium on large developments
The measure will likely slow plans by the Worcester family to build the “Flagpole of Freedom” project in the small Downeast town, but does not put a permanent halt to it.
Maine medical examiners face challenges amid need for autopsies
Maine is increasing the number of autopsies performed annually, but families say it’s still not enough.
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A win-win heartbreaker of a state championship basketball game
Host Roger McCord covers a state championship basketball game by focusing on the role parents play.
The history of London Atus and an interview with Alfine Nathalie
Introducing the debut of The Maine Monitor’s newest podcast offering.
Derek Mitchell talks democracy and international security
Hear from the president of the National Democratic Institute