Posts Tagged ‘Maine’
By Seth Koenig on Dec. 31, 2015, at 8:15 a.m.
“It’s very difficult right now to find homeless veterans on the streets.”
By Moneytips.com, on Dec. 28, 2015, at 4:23 p.m.
Before time slips away and your retirement dreams of lazing in a beach house turn into extra years of work, try to alter your spending and saving habits
By Seth Koenig on Dec. 28, 2015, at 11:49 a.m.
Over the course of 12 months, sometimes the details get hazy or blend together.
By Seth Koenig on Dec. 26, 2015, at 8:44 a.m.
Instead of market saturation, Greater Portland’s restaurant explosion seems instead to be creating a multiplier effect.
By Troy R. Bennett on Dec. 23, 2015, at 2:19 p.m.
“We’re going to deliver them Christmas morning, probably in the back of the ambulance.”
By Seth Koenig on Dec. 19, 2015, at 8:07 a.m.
“The evidence is clear that as states submit their mental health records, background checks become more effective at keeping guns out of dangerous hands.”
By Seth Koenig on Dec. 18, 2015, at 7:55 a.m.
While voter records for a community provide one view of its political leaning, donation records offer another, sometimes less obvious glimpse.
By Seth Koenig on Dec. 09, 2015, at 4:35 p.m.
The Pew Charitable Trusts released a report this week about the demographics of state legislatures across the country, and found that after decades of gains, the percentages of women in those governing chambers hit a wall right around 2009. In Maine, women have long been better represented in the Legislature than other …
By Moneytips.com, on Dec. 09, 2015, at 9:04 a.m.
Beware of bogus websites, and consider using credit over debit.
By Seth Koenig on Dec. 07, 2015, at 7:15 a.m.
The website FiveThirtyEight has the answer, at least from a pure statistical perspective.
By Moneytips.com, on Dec. 06, 2015, at 8:01 a.m.
Funding for prisons nationwide has increased — 141 percent since 1986 — and some systems are still dealing with overcrowding.
By Seth Koenig on Dec. 04, 2015, at 7:26 a.m.
“Maine has already made substantial progress in reducing carbon emissions and adopting clean energy technologies.”
By Seth Koenig on Dec. 01, 2015, at 2:33 p.m.
“Its location and relatively unspoiled environment teeming with marine wildlife was the perfect match for their studies.”
By Seth Koenig on Nov. 16, 2015, at 7:20 a.m.
We put together a simple, color-coded map of the U.S., showing how much a student in each state would need to make per hour to pay for a year of in-state tuition and room and board.
By Michael Kennedy on Aug. 09, 2015, at 8:25 a.m.
According to the 2015 Locavore Index — produced by Strolling of the Heifers, a Vermont-based local food advocacy group — Maine is the second best at consuming locally-produced food. This is good news for Mainers and New Englanders. As Chuck Ross, agriculture secretary in Vermont can attest to, producing and …
By Kate Gardner, The Forecaster on Dec. 22, 2014, at 2:41 p.m.
FREEPORT | The craftsmanship is apparent at Brahms Mount. A large, antique shuttle sitting in the window at 115 Main St. tells passersby the products are made with great attention and detail. The staging of blankets, throws and pillows inside the store looks like a page out of a …
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By Darren Fishell on Oct. 20, 2014, at 9:43 p.m.
PORTLAND | In a freewheeling and heated hourlong debate co-sponsored by CBS 13 and the BDN, Maine’s three gubernatorial candidates on Monday night all found openings between their respective scripts to fight a war of quips, aiming for laughs and applause from a live audience stacked with a mix …
By Aislinn Sarnacki on Feb. 11, 2014, at 3:14 p.m.
When an ice climber approaches a wall, he enters a conversation. It starts with a swing of his axe. The ice replies with a “thunk” or “shunk” or “crunch.” And the climber responds by either putting his weight on the ax; taking another swing; or walking away from the wall …