Ten years ago, Hope Hall and her family decided to chase a dream of living on a farm. What they didn’t expect was to become an internet sensation. Videos of their baby goats in Cumberland now attract millions of viewers from across the globe.
Officials are also worried about how a lack of rainfall is impacting farms in the state — especially in Aroostook and Washington counties.
Portland tugboats provide safe passage for larger ships as they navigate busy boat traffic on Casco Bay. Join Kevin Rodriguez, captain of the Nancy McAllister, as he helps guide a 23,500-ton tanker ship through the Casco Bay Bridge and into a berth in South Portland.
Five key findings from The Maine Monitor’s months-long investigation into the state’s county court system.
While Maine continues to grapple with reforms to its criminal justice system, other states have moved forward with measures designed to end or relax mandatory minimum sentences, restrict the use of solitary confinement and reform the bail code.
Banner-flying pilot John Apte has been hard-hit by the coronavirus crisis as advertising has dropped off. As Apte adapts to a changed industry, he is taking to the sky to spread messages about something new: public health.
Advocates say the Democratic-led legislature has created an unparalleled appetite for change in Maine’s criminal justice system, but a partisan standoff over returning to session amid the coronavirus pandemic may delay reforms for months.
Chasing Maine is a biweekly video series that explores Maine from a distinct visual perspective. Join veteran Maine journalist and storyteller Roger McCord as he chases the people, places and things that define the unique character of the Pine Tree State.
A compilation of top stories about the pandemic from The Maine Monitor’s media partners across Maine.
Maine lawyers sued the jail phone provider Securus Technologies on Thursday amid mounting evidence that confidential communications are being recorded and released to law enforcement and prosecutors in the state.
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