“These youth need to be moved out of the facility or we are going to have another incident,” Tonya DiMillo, a trained social worker and chair of Long Creek’s Board of Visitors, told lawmakers. “I need to be clear: We will have another incident.”
“I feel like the future of rural communities is the kids who are in the classroom right now.”
“Foreclosure activity at Maine’s state-chartered institutions has steadily declined over the past five years and has reached pre-recessionary levels,” at those banks, according to Lloyd LaFountain, superintendent of the bureau.
Happytown Road is home to farmers, homesteaders, teachers, homeschoolers, musicians, carpenters and even a librarian. For these folks, living in rural Maine is not synonymous with living in seclusion or isolation.
A discovery, published recently in the peer-reviewed journal Aging Cell, raises the possibility of developing therapeutic drugs that stave off aging and prolong the “health span” in humans — without the unpleasant and potentially risky constraints of severe dietary restriction.
A recent study that found that 23 cents of every food stamp dollar is used to buy junk food has reignited a long-standing debate on whether the government should allow people to use food stamps to buy unhealthy food.
“I haven’t noticed any sort of change or awkwardness” since Trump’s inauguration, Christopher Yockey said.
Four local medical centers offering free prescription Narcan for people at risk of opioid overdose are seeing that the lifesaving kits aren’t moving as fast as anticipated. But those that have been distributed are probably helping to save lives, officials said.
There are many models for making communities age-friendly, but Bowdoinham and Richmond have found a way to work with existing organizations.
An improving economy and rigid fiscal discipline under Republican Gov. Paul LePage have contributed to an all-time record for Maine state government: more than $1 billion in its cash pool.