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Chasing Maine: The Goat Farm

Chasing Maine: The Goat Farm

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.

Chasing Maine: Tugboating on Casco Bay

Chasing Maine: Tugboating on Casco Bay

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.

Chasing Maine: A Banner Day with Flying John

Chasing Maine: A Banner Day with Flying John

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.

The habitat of home

The habitat of home

A new book by a noted insect researcher outlines how a collective effort among property owners could help restore ecological health

The Maine Trust Project: Maureen Hassett

The Maine Trust Project: Maureen Hassett

After fighting to keep her boat-building business afloat during the Great Recession, Maureen Hassett learned about financial sustainability and bouncing back. Now, she is better equipped to face today’s coronavirus-related economic hardships. “Sometimes you’re crying. Sometimes you’re stomping your feet. Sometimes you’re quitting, (then) you’re coming back,” she said.

Defining how our brains help us trust

Defining how our brains help us trust

The experiences our brains have of the world — from the womb through early childhood — and our interactions with caregivers shape the patterns our minds build to figure out who and what can be trusted.

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