Overdose deaths leave a Maine tribe reeling

Overdose deaths leave a Maine tribe reeling

Sage and sweetgrass-scented smoke rose over the reservation, marking the deaths. Across Indian Township, the sacred fires burned to honor the spirits of the Passamaquoddy tribe. Young and old gathered to pray outside homes where families kept vigil over the deceased. ...
A district divided

A district divided

Editor’s update (Jan. 10, 2021): Rep. William Tuell (R-East Machias) has resubmitted “Resolve, To Establish Separate Prosecutorial Districts in Downeast Maine” for consideration during the 130th Maine legislative session, which convenes this month.  ...