Piercing cries and a state of crisis

Piercing cries and a state of crisis

The baby girl was born on a Sunday.By Tuesday, she was suffering from opiate withdrawal. Exposed to drugs in her mother’s womb, she could not sleep. Inconsolable, her high-pitched cries racked her tiny body. At four days old, a nurse administered the first dose of...
Altered State

Altered State

A Pine Tree Watch Special Series Led by the groundbreaking election of Janet Mills and Tuesday’s Statehouse sweep, Maine Democrats are now in control of both branches of state government. Photo by Sarah Rice. Altered State With control in the Legislature and...
The Rebel With a Cause

The Rebel With a Cause

A Pine Tree Watch Special Series Maine Attorney General Janet Mills, a Democrat running for governor against two other candidates, considers civility a character trait that she has demonstrated well. Photo by Sarah Rice. The rebel with a cause Supporters believe Janet...