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...
Stuck in the stack

Stuck in the stack

Three years ago, Bereket Bairu, 49, fled the country of Eritrea where he was persecuted and tortured for avoiding forced military service and banned from practicing his religion. He has lived in Portland for the last three years as he waits for his asylum case to be...
Focusing on Maine’s most innocent victims

Focusing on Maine’s most innocent victims

Gordon Smith, the former executive vice president of the Maine Medical Association, was chosen as the state’s first Director of Opioid Response by Gov. Janet Mills in January. Photo by Fred J. Field. Focusing on Maine’s most innocent victims Figuring out how to stop...
‘We Want a Future’

‘We Want a Future’

Sea Change provides commentary on contemporary environmental challenges. It tackles an array of topics from a local vantage point – from energy challenges and pollution concerns to health and sustainability practices. Josie Charland (right, with blue coat) and other...