Chasing Maine with Roger McCord
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.
As a nurse, Nicole Gibbons often deals with life-saving situations. But in the last year she’s had to deal with two life-or-death situations outside of work.
After battling weather delays, bluShift Aerospace successfully launches its commercial biofuel rocket “Stardust 1.0” in Limestone.
Brunswick-based bluShift Aerospace battles winter weather as it looks to make a first-ever rocket launch at Loring Air Force Base in Limestone.
Snowstorms are a way of life in Maine. Clearing the streets before dawn requires a massive effort. Hop on board with Portland’s plow team road warriors to see how it’s done.
The Norton family’s dazzling Christmas light show draws a nightly throng of sightseers to their Wells home. But there’s more than spectacle at the heart of Norton Lights – since 2009, the displays have collected more than $90,000 in donations for Make-A-Wish Maine.
Photographer C E Morse, whose work has been exhibited across the United States and internationally, demonstrates how he finds and creates his abstract compositions in a shooting session at an auto salvage yard in Oxford.
As the coronavirus pandemic relentlessly continues, producer Roger McCord documents his experience with a 14-day quarantine mandate — and one version of how to deal with isolation.
For astronomy instructor and northern Maine planetarium director Larry Berz, the study of space is an existential science. Recognizing our small role in the scheme of the universe is humbling and can evoke compassion in our daily lives.
Maine’s potato harvest is a grueling, four-week marathon of 12-hour days. At Double G Farms in the Aroostook County town of Blaine, the Garrison family produces 14,000 tons of potatoes a year. This year, a prolonged drought has made the ground harder to dig.
Rhiannon Pelletier-Guerrette, a principal ballerina with the Maine State Ballet, uses her athleticism to convey stories of love, conflict and struggle on stage.
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