The Unlikely Renegade

The Unlikely Renegade

A Pine Tree Watch Special Series Independent Terry Hayes, Maine’s treasurer nominated by Republicans and elected by a bipartisan vote, says that government, at its core, is “a relationship business.” Photo by Sarah Rice. The unlikely renegade Tired...
The Rebel With a Cause

The Rebel With a Cause

A Pine Tree Watch Special Series Maine Attorney General Janet Mills, a Democrat running for governor against two other candidates, considers civility a character trait that she has demonstrated well. Photo by Sarah Rice. The rebel with a cause Supporters believe Janet...
The common-sense political novice

The common-sense political novice

A Pine Tree Watch Special Series Republican gubernatorial candidate Shawn Moody says he has more resources and support than when he ran in 2010 against now-outgoing Gov. Paul LePage, including campaign help from LePage’s daughter and other former staffers. Photo...
The Independents

The Independents

Alan Baker, owner and publisher of The Ellsworth American and Mount Desert Islander. Photo by Sarah Rice. The Independents Publishers Alan Baker and Edward French are two veteran newsmen, both concerned about and devoted to preserving local journalism despite the...