Articles by Erin Rhoda

 
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The most hellish places in Maine

on April 29, 2016, at 4:26 p.m.
If that’s hell, let’s go.
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How Portlanders are ensuring development won’t destroy this neighborhood’s cool stories

on April 26, 2016, at 7:58 a.m.
“As development shapes our city, how do we honor and not erase what was?”

How can Maine help young people before they develop an addiction?

By Erin Rhoda on April 22, 2016, at 5:17 p.m.
We want your ideas for how to address Maine’s opiate epidemic.

How can the criminal justice system help stop the cycle of drug addiction and arrest?

By Erin Rhoda on April 22, 2016, at 5:02 p.m.
We want your ideas for how to address Maine’s opiate epidemic.

What are your recommendations for improving access to methadone and counseling?

By Erin Rhoda on April 22, 2016, at 4:27 p.m.
We want your ideas for how to address Maine’s opiate epidemic.

Attend the One Life Project

on April 21, 2016, at 11:47 a.m.
The public will answer questions about how to address addiction in Maine.
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See what it’s like to live through a Maine winter on a sailboat

on April 20, 2016, at 3:11 p.m.
They appear to have survived.

How would you get more people into addiction treatment?

By Erin Rhoda on April 18, 2016, at 6:16 p.m.
We want your ideas for how to address Maine’s opiate epidemic.

We want to know how you’d change attitudes toward addiction

By Erin Rhoda on April 18, 2016, at 5:09 p.m.
We want your ideas for how to address Maine’s opiate epidemic.

These Millennials don’t know what ‘old’ is

By Erin Rhoda on April 16, 2016, at 4:49 p.m.
“When people start stopping, that’s when they start getting old.”
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Before Hillary Clinton, more than 200 women ran for president, including this Maine powerhouse

on April 16, 2016, at 7:50 a.m.
“As soon as she announced her bid for the presidency, she was depicted as menopausal, addled, not really up to the responsibility.”
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The history of Portland’s destruction and rebirth, in pictures

on April 09, 2016, at 4:27 p.m.
Maine’s largest city has burned down quite a bit.
Portland, as seen from a plane landing at the jetport on Dec. 7, 2015.

Your best comments on LePage’s claim that a southern Maine company will shed 900 jobs

By Erin Rhoda on April 07, 2016, at 2:26 p.m.
The majority of the commenters were skeptical.
Michelle Hanson, owner of Frederick's Southside, recently won U.S. Small Business Administration's Woman Owned Small Business of the Year award for the state of Maine. Hanson stands behind the front counter with her two children Paul and Danielle, who often help with the restaurant.

Women-owned firms in Maine are making money faster than any other state

By Erin Rhoda on April 07, 2016, at 1:24 p.m.
What we lack in size, we make up in effort.

One Life Project

By Erin Rhoda and Kelly Donnelly on April 04, 2016, at 11:52 a.m.
The night you create solutions to end Maine’s opiate epidemic With U.S. Sen. Angus King & U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin The public is encouraged to attend the One Life Project where they will come together to answer questions about how to address addiction in Maine. The event will be modeled …

Woolwich dinner on Thursday will benefit children of woman whose death is under investigation

By The Lincoln County News, on March 28, 2016, at 5:16 p.m.
The Taste of Maine in Woolwich will host a benefit for the family of Kimi Hill, 4 to 9 p.m., Thursday, March 31. Hill, of Wiscasset, died in Somerset County on Sunday, March 20. The Maine State Police are investigating the incident. During A Night of Honor for Kimi Hill, …
The audience listens intently as U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to the City Club of Cleveland about middle class economics in Ohio March 18, 2015.

The American middle class loses its distinction as richest in the world

By Erin Rhoda on March 19, 2016, at 11:07 a.m.
The American middle class is no longer the most affluent.
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See one of the coolest maps of Maine (before we knew where the state really was)

on March 19, 2016, at 11 a.m.
It depicts Maine with its disputed boundaries in 1820, the year it became the country’s 23rd state.
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The story of a husband and wife who froze to death at a pivotal point in Maine history — and became poetry

on March 15, 2016, at 2:17 p.m.
A real story from “those days of material and political struggle” as Maine became a state.
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How a special bond formed between a Maine coon cat and a girl with autism

on March 15, 2016, at 7:16 a.m.
“From the very start, they just seemed to connect.”