Articles by Todd Benoit
on June 18, 2013, at 6:41 a.m.
Corn and tomatoes make a great salad combination.
on Aug. 11, 2012, at 6:16 a.m.
As people across Maine continue to search for better ways to prevent and end homelessness, let’s frame the conversation that way: Homelessness is a result, not a condition.
on Aug. 07, 2012, at 12:59 p.m.
The Census takes a look at the U.S. economy, with a gross domestic product of $15 trillion, almost twice that of China, the second largest.
By Todd Benoit on April 05, 2012, at 6:17 a.m.
DURHAM, N.H. — A number of layoffs were made at Goss International following low sales over the past six months affecting primarily the Durham community. While early 2011 started out strong for the worldwide manufacturers of printing equipment, presses and finishing systems, the last two quarters of the year yielded …
By Todd Benoit on April 03, 2012, at 7:24 a.m.
In the late 1950s and early 1960s, China’s Mao Zedong proposed the “Great Leap Forward,” a campaign that was supposed to increase steel production and propel his country into the upper ranks of industrialized nations. But as leaders rushed to find ways to make more steel, grain production fell. Tens …
By Todd Benoit on Feb. 05, 2012, at 8:53 a.m.
According to the suit, Aetna $1.9 million in facility charges for 152 procedures, or 513 percent more than what it paid in-network providers.
on Dec. 31, 2011, at 10:28 p.m.
on Nov. 23, 2011, at 6:29 a.m.
By Thomas Boswell, The Washington Post on Nov. 10, 2011, at 9:25 a.m.
Everybody has weak spots in their character, fault lines in their personality where the right earthquake at the wrong time can lead to personal catastrophe. Most of us are fortunate that our worst experience doesn’t hit us with its biggest jolt in exactly the area where our flaws or poor …
on Nov. 10, 2011, at 5:54 a.m.
By Todd Benoit on Nov. 03, 2011, at 5:43 a.m.
Only 25 percent of people age 65 to 74 engage in any kind of regular physical activity.
By Todd Benoit on Nov. 02, 2011, at 5:54 a.m.
WASHINGTON — A Democratic congressman compared the NCAA to the Mafia over how it controls the lives of student athletes. “I think they’re just one of the most vicious, most ruthless organizations ever created by mankind,” Illinois Rep. Bobby Rush said of the NCAA at a congressional forum on college …
on Oct. 04, 2011, at 8:59 a.m.
Under the No Child Left Behind Act, less than 30 percent of schools in Maine are making adequate yearly progress as measured by student test scores and attendance, according to a report released Monday morning by the Maine Department of Education.
By Amanda Beland, Foster's Daily Democrat on Sept. 23, 2011, at 6:19 a.m.
SOMERSWORTH, N.H. — A Maine man was indicted on eight counts of aggravated felonious sexual assault on a victim under the age of 13. Nathan Goodwin, 28, of Warren, Maine, faces charges relating to incidents occurring on four different occasions between June 1 and Oct. 31 of 2007. The first …
By Todd Benoit on Sept. 19, 2011, at 3:11 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — The BDN is pleased to announce several changes to our online presence that we think will make your experience much better. Over the past few weeks we’ve rolled out apps for the iPad, the iPhone and Android phones. All three apps, which are free, provide news from …
By ADasd on Sept. 09, 2011, at 4 p.m.
At Hampden, Megan Galley scored two goals to lead Hampden by Bangor. Maggie Ross made eight saves on nine shots for the 1-2 winners. For Bangor, now 0-3, Rachel Douglas scored a goal and Rachel Luc made 16 saves on 18 shots. JV: Hampden 2-1
on Sept. 07, 2011, at 10:43 a.m.
State Comparisons provides tables and maps that compare states and jurisdictions based on the average scale scores for selected groups of public school students within a single assessment year, or compare the change in performance between two assessment years.
on Aug. 26, 2011, at 5:02 a.m.
on Aug. 26, 2011, at 4:06 a.m.
on Aug. 23, 2011, at 1:39 p.m.
Almost every issue of substance in reform represents a crossroad for America’s disparate community of physicians.