News

Statehouse Report: Parole restoration hits pothole

Legislation to bring back parole to Maine’s correctional system is hanging by a thread, after the Senate refused to consider a majority report from...

Arts & Living

On stage: Maine Playwrights Festival makes a strong return via video

A wronged queen, edgy post-apocalyptic survivors, and an alien octopus – these are just some of the characters to encounter in this year’s Maine...

Leftovers: Pinch me! I’m maskless

Everyone has a pandemic story and not all of them are negative.  Is yours the tale of job loss and then (re)discovery of a passion...

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Viewpoint

Politics & Other Mistakes: Black markets matter

There’s much to be said in favor of Maine’s medical marijuana program – and plenty to be said against it. It’s both a sensible...

The Universal Notebook: Lobstermen tilt at whales, windmills

Elroy “Snoody” Johnson (1894-1973) was a well-known fisherman from Harpswell. He often lobbied the Maine Legislature on behalf of fishing interests and he was...

The Art of Healing: Dreaming is the gateway to writing

My relationship with writing has changed in more ways than I can count. From warm longing for writing, to visceral action, to stillness, to...