Single Parents in Poverty
With climate policy central to the incoming presidential administration, Maine can expect more federal support to implement its new Climate Action Plan.
After a decade at the helm, John Pelletier will step away from his role as executive director of the Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services on Dec. 11. There will be a national search to find his replacement while the commission presses forward with a major overhaul to its rules and qualifications for attorneys.
Black Owned Maine in a matter of months has not only focused attention on a group working to stimulate the state’s economy, but has raised money to help businesses and families make their way through the pandemic.
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.
Chairs at the table may be missing, and some for good, but a focus on remembering the good times, the good things, can get us through the holidays.
In an anxious age, a backyard flock can reconnect us to the wisdom inherent in nature.
Public Health Notebook: With 40 new outbreaks in the past week, Maine’s COVID metrics surge past previous peaks
Despite the rising number of cases, the state’s seven-day positivity rate remains among the lowest in the country.
Maine’s defense agency lacks the oversight structures and staffing to provide “high-quality representation” to the state’s poorest defendants. Maine’s democratic governor says more money won’t fix accountability problems.
Ineffective financial oversight, missed obligations of Maine’s public defense agency detailed in new report
The Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services lacks established financial policies, a strong oversight structure and adequate staffing to meet its constitutional obligations to provide high-quality representation to criminal defendants who are too poor to afford an attorney, the state’s watchdog unit detailed in a report released on Monday.
With a fixed income and little wiggle room in her budget, a Sangerville woman worries about keeping her home warm this winter.