Coping with EAB, Maine’s slow-motion natural disaster

Coping with EAB, Maine’s slow-motion natural disaster

Maine communities stand to lose a lot with the arrival of emerald ash borer (EAB), an Asian parasite that attacks white, green and brown ash (Fraxinus spp.) — killing most trees within a few years. One Maine town that received state Project Canopy funding to calculate...
Raiding the Town Till

Raiding the Town Till

CORRUPTION IN SMALL TOWN MAINE COSTS TAXPAYERS $800,000 IN THE PAST FIVE YEARS Last summer, a former deputy clerk and treasurer of the town of Newburgh was sent to jail after pleading guilty to taking the town’s money, nearly $200,000 of it. Last spring, the Pleasant...