Articles by Eric Zelz


Watch Eric Zelz illustrate ‘Avoiding Common Travel Ailments’

By Eric Zelz on Feb. 17, 2014, at 5:54 p.m.
It starts with a sketch and a bit of whimsy, and, through multiple layers, ends as a final illustration. Enjoy!

Video: Baby steps to education

By Eric Zelz on Jan. 31, 2014, at 11:01 a.m.
Low-income children who participate in Educare as infants or toddlers show no achievement gap, when compared with their middle-income peers, when they enter kindergarten. It is by all accounts a model for how Maine can effectively operate early childhood programs. It’s also an example of how far public policies for early …

GRAPHIC: The proposed merger: What mills are involved?

By Eric Zelz on Jan. 26, 2014, at 6 a.m.

Eric Zelz illustrates protecting children from secondhand smoke

By Eric Zelz on Jan. 20, 2014, at 1:09 p.m.
Eric Zelz illustrates protecting children from secondhand smoke.

Graph: Drug-induced deaths in Maine

By Eric Zelz on Jan. 15, 2014, at 4:21 p.m.

Eric Zelz illustrates winter depression

By Eric Zelz on Jan. 09, 2014, at 11:46 a.m.
Watch as Eric Zelz creates an illustration for a story about winter depression.

Head CT scans per 1,000 Maine children, 2007-10

By Eric Zelz on Dec. 12, 2013, at 11:35 a.m.

Frightening facts and figures

By Eric Zelz on Oct. 30, 2013, at 2:10 p.m.

DATA: What it costs to raise a child

By Eric Zelz on Oct. 25, 2013, at 11:48 a.m.
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Bangor’s problem properties

By Eric Zelz on Sept. 20, 2013, at 2:51 p.m.
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Interactive: Beer production in Maine’s 10 largest breweries

By Eric Zelz on May 24, 2013, at 12:36 p.m.

Interactive: White-nose syndrome in bat population in the United States, by county

By Eric Zelz on May 17, 2013, at 12:47 p.m.
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Graphic: The life cycle of the American eel

By Eric Zelz on April 05, 2013, at 3:04 p.m.

Interactive: Bath salt overdoses in Maine, 2010-2012

By Eric Zelz on March 01, 2013, at 12:49 p.m.

Surviving scary medical procedures and learning a bit about yourself

By Eric Zelz on Jan. 24, 2013, at 11:08 a.m.
I’m still not convinced that I properly thanked the Bangor police officer who took me to the hospital that summer night two years ago. The pounding on the door had awakened me, and the statement he relayed from my doctor removed any doubt that this night would be different from …

Data: Bath salt overdoses as reported to the New England Poison Center

By Eric Zelz on Jan. 13, 2013, at 10:56 a.m.

Interactive graphic: Federal grants to Maine airports, 2007-2012

By Eric Zelz on Oct. 21, 2012, at 3:11 p.m.
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