Articles by Erin Rhoda

 
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Men find treasure in ‘cellar hole somebody told us about’

on June 21, 2016, at 6:26 a.m.
One item appears to be a relic made of silver.
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (C) waves to the crowd as she takes part in the Memorial Day parade with New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo (R) in Chappaqua, New York, U.S. May 30, 2016.

See how politicians’ language has changed over time

By Erin Rhoda on June 01, 2016, at 7:39 a.m.
It appears politicians are speaking in less complex sentences.
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Why you should never take a selfie with a seal

on May 29, 2016, at 9:40 a.m.
“There is no selfie stick long enough!” That’s the message coming from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in time for Memorial Day weekend when, if the weather holds, people will flock to beaches and coastlines where they might encounter a baby seal.
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Bangor police snap photo of man with a ‘cops suck’ tattoo to spread a message

on May 24, 2016, at 1:18 p.m.
“Could we change the way Russell feels about law enforcement if we treat him with kindness and respect?” writes the Bangor police.
Gwen and Bea make the sheep at Stoneheart Farm in South Paris go round.

Meet the remarkable team players on this Maine sheep farm

By Erin Rhoda on May 18, 2016, at 3:38 p.m.
They’re not your normal farmhands.
Bangor Police Chief Mark Hathaway listens to The Acadia Hospital President Dan Coffey discuss the opiate epidemic during the One Life Project at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Wednesday, May 4.

You told us these 99 ideas to help stop more drug overdose deaths

By Erin Rhoda on May 16, 2016, at 7:01 a.m.
They all come from you.
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When was Maine greatest?

on May 07, 2016, at 7:38 a.m.
Or are its best days ahead?
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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.