The Point

Maine and what to make of it

Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017: Strong EPA needed, front-page good news
The Point

The only person who could build a new Maine casino emerges from campaign funding shadows

The developer who would be the only one with rights to a new casino in York County under a 2018 referendum is finally taking a central role in the campaign.
Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017: Strong EPA needed, front-page good news
CONTRIBUTORS

Three reasons fascism spread in 1930s America, and might spread again today

The last time fascism was brazenly embraced was in the 1930s, and the lessons of that crucial decade bear increasing relevance for modern American life.
POLL QUESTION

How summer vacation took hold in the US

Planning a trip to the beach, a lake, or some other spot in the great outdoors in the next month or so? Please take a few moments to thank a small but influential group of reformers, idealists, and busybodies who created an enduring American institution: the summer vacation.
The Daily Brief

A daily dose of developments in Augusta and a taste of important stories beyond the State House walls.