Pender Makin: From a whisper to a bullhorn

Pender Makin: From a whisper to a bullhorn

New Commissioner Pender Makin, who earned a reputation as a "kid whisperer" for her work as a principal at The REAL School on Mackworth Island and honors as Maine High School Principal of the Year in 2013, says her Education Department will be responsive to students,...
Altered State

Altered State

A Pine Tree Watch Special Series Led by the groundbreaking election of Janet Mills and Tuesday's Statehouse sweep, Maine Democrats are now in control of both branches of state government. Photo by Sarah Rice. Altered State With control in the Legislature and Janet...
Upstream Battle

Upstream Battle

Ellie Daniels, center, whose property abuts a proposed indoor salmon farm in Belfast, has filed a lawsuit against the city of Belfast claiming that residents weren’t given enough time to review approvals given to Nordic Aquafarms, the Norwegian company that wants to...