Chasing Maine: The Astronomer

Chasing Maine: The Astronomer

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...
Ongoing drought shrinks Aroostook County potato yields

Ongoing drought shrinks Aroostook County potato yields

After losing two nights of sleep over shrinking potato yields, Kevin Grass rolled out of bed at 3 a.m. on a late-September morning and began crunching numbers to figure out how he’s going to cover this year’s outstanding farm bills.  “We’re in...
Chasing Maine: The Harvesters

Chasing Maine: The Harvesters

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...
A district divided

A district divided

When he was elected sheriff in 2014, Barry Curtis told Washington County voters he would address the county’s drug problem head on. After 25 years as a state trooper – the last 15 in Washington and Hancock counties – he felt well prepared for the job. When he returned...