In defense of the defendants

In defense of the defendants

Harold Mortimer, 22, pled guilty to a second OUI offense in September against the advice of the ‘Lawyer of the Day’ to hire an attorney to fight his case. Mortimer lost his license for three years and spent five days in jail. Photo by Samantha Hogan.     In defense of...
Commission in the crosshairs

Commission in the crosshairs

Commission in the crosshairs Attorneys, criminal justice advocates and former prisoners share thoughts about the Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services during marathon public hearing Don’t Miss Maine’s Important StoriesSubscribe to Pine Tree Watch today!...
Another death in the family

Another death in the family

After 135 years of covering local news in York County, the final edition of the Journal Tribune was published last Saturday. Photo by Fred Field. Another death in the family Employees, readers and neighbors remember the iconic Biddeford Journal Tribune, which closed...
Trusting & Believing

Trusting & Believing

In our mistrust-filled world full of political contention and both fake and devastating news, mustering the courage to have authentic conversations with people can be a challenge. Finding common ground and engaging in civil discourse about important issues facing our...