After six years of confusion, heated criticism and lack of state direction, proficiency-based diplomas are no longer required. Now it’s up to school districts to decide for themselves.
Reade Brower will buy longtime friend Alan Baker’s award-winning weeklies in Ellsworth and Bar Harbor on Sept. 1.
Trust, for Mike Douglas of Augusta, is about wholeheartedly investing in relationships, believing he’ll get out of them what he puts in to them.
With inconsistent funding, Maine groups scramble to address uptick in marine mammal deaths and strandings
The government has tasked groups with rescuing and protecting these animals but proposes to stop paying for their work.
Finding common ground and engaging in civil conversations about important issues can seem elusive, if not sadly impossible. Each month, we’ll sit down with a Maine resident to discuss this precious commodity.
Pine Tree Watch surveyed 75 reporters, editors, copy editors, television anchors, photographers, station directors and publishers, asking them to share five Maine-based journalists that they respect.
Alan Baker and Edward French are two veteran newsmen, both concerned about and devoted to preserving local journalism despite the odds.
Reade Brower has become many things along his unconventional path through life, from janitor to balloon seller to barefoot marathoner to husband and father to where he is today, owner of 25 Maine newspapers.
Are Maine websites that use agenda-based reporting and aggressive social media tactics eroding trust in mainstream media?
There’s no state in the country where one person controls as many newspapers as Reade Brower does in Maine, and the grim industry’s players are watching to see how this situation unfolds.