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Proficiency-based Letdown?

Proficiency-based Letdown?

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.

Maine’s Most Trusted Journalists

Maine’s Most Trusted Journalists

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.

The Independents

The Independents

Alan Baker and Edward French are two veteran newsmen, both concerned about and devoted to preserving local journalism despite the odds.

Owning It

Owning It

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.