“Most farmers are hard-working, honest people who are at the mercy of the elements and fluctuating markets. They produce the food we need to sustain ourselves and frequently operate on thin or non-existent profit margins [and] if you steal from farmers, you steal from all of us.” Read More
Ten years ago, Maine Gov. John Baldacci signed a law changing the structure of education across Maine, forcing districts to consolidate with schools in nearby towns as a way of saving money. But a decade later, the consolidation experiment has led to more conflict than success in many districts. Read More