“The Anti-Defamation League surveyed 2,251 folks and found that 64 percent of LGBTQ+ folks experienced online hate and harassment. It was the highest percentage for any demographic category,” Kiki Monifa writes.
Village gears up for a sensational sidewalk event WISCASSET – The first Wiscasset Art Walk of the 2021 season is set for Thursday, June 24 from 5-8 p.m. Galleries, shops and eating places will be open throughout Wiscasset Village with plentiful free parking. Special features during the WAW evening include hands-on art projects for community participation. […]
No new deaths were reported Monday, leaving the statewide death toll standing at 854.
ORONO — More than 4,000 students across Maine are now receiving Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports thanks to intensive professional development provided by University of Maine College of Education and Human Development experts supported by a grant from the Maine Department of Education. PBIS is a nationally recognized, multi-tiered framework providing a continuum of supports […]
Join us for a live virtual talk June 24 at 7 p.m. Monson Arts is pleased to present this virtual program in conjunction with the exhibition Always Home: Traditional Wabanaki Arts, featuring the work of 17 artists from the Penobscot, Passamaquoddy and Micmac Nations, currently showing at the Monson Arts Gallery. Barry Dana is a […]
“I didn’t think I could do this last year. I didn’t think I could do this five years ago.”
Here’s what we’re talking about in Maine today.
A 59-year-old Missouri man was airlifted from Chimney Pond Ranger Station Sunday morning after spending more than 60 hours on Katahdin.
Many economists see the recent spike as temporary. Others say they worry that higher consumer prices will persist.
The Maine Legislature passed the ban in 2019 and it was initially scheduled to go into effect in April 2020.
The use of force against students is rare, but unlike other states, Maine’s lack of oversight and regulation of school-based police officers makes it difficult for parents to trust their schools are following best practices.
It highlights the challenges of equitably funding public education through highly variable property taxes.
Town and city police departments as well as county sheriffs’ offices employed 2,587 officers in 2020, down from 2,745 in 2015, according to annual reports from the Maine Criminal Justice Academy.
Roundtable will discuss timely topics pertaining to National PTSD Awareness Day on June 27 COLUMBIA FALLS — Wreaths Across America Radio is proud to announce the second in its series of four roundtable discussions focused on Veteran Healing through sharing stories of resilience, purpose and success. This live discussion will take place on Thursday, June 24 at 7 p.m., […]
KINGSTON, Rhode Island — The University of Rhode Island is pleased to announce the spring 2021 dean’s list. The following local students were named to the list: Madison Culina of Orono, Emily Hussey of Alton and Katie Owen of Orono.
Understanding Fisheries Conflict and Coexistence with Offshore Wind Energy What: Each Friday, Maine Conservation Voters (MCV) hosts a one-hour webinar focused on important and timely topics. Offshore wind energy is rapidly becoming a near-term climate solution throughout the northeast. However, this has generated significant concerns about how wind energy will affect current and future use of ocean space, including […]
Officials point toward a number of factors including the typical summer drop in blood donations at a time when surgeries are increasing because of procedures that were postponed during the pandemic.
” If democracy is to work for all of us, it must include all of us. And that means full enfranchisement and local sovereignty for Washington, D.C.,” Alison Smith writes.
A man was shot around 3 a.m. in the parking lot of the Rock Church — located at 1195 Ohio Street — and was taken to the hospital for treatment, officials said.
The National Center for Transgender Equality estimates that there are more than 134,000 transgender veterans and over 15,000 transgender individuals serving in the military today.