Called to Action

Called to Action

Given what she’s experienced over the past two years, state Sen. Rebecca Millett says she’s extremely heartened by the fact that more women than ever are running for seats in the Maine Legislature this year. Millett says her life took a marked turn when Donald Trump...
Former English instructor surprised by political calling

Former English instructor surprised by political calling

Maia Dendinger held her dream job for a couple of years, as an English instructor at a handful of Maine universities. But with limited benefits and a salary that left her unable to pay bills, she knew she had to trade her passion for something more practical. As a...
From Ohio chicken farm to running for the Maine Senate

From Ohio chicken farm to running for the Maine Senate

Had someone told a young Beverly Uhlenhake, busy collecting eggs from her family farm’s 40,000 chickens in Ohio to earn money for college, that one day she’d be running for the Maine state Senate – and become deathly allergic to the creatures she tended to daily – she...