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  • Maine CDC recently posted staff vaccination rates for every school in the state. Some, including midcoast districts, appeared alarmingly low. But parents should probably take the inital figures with a grain of salt....
  • Clearing the Way for ‘Actual Innocence’
    “The work to undo even one wrongful conviction and the work to change systems requires all of us — it requires a movement,” said Radha Natarajan, executive director of the New England Innocence Project, at the eighth annual ...

  • Rockland Marina Expansion to Get One More Hearing
    The Rockland City Council will hear public comments Wednesday, October 13, at 5:30 p.m. on a proposed marina expansion by Safe Harbor Marinas that aims to attract more large recreational boats to the city. SHM, based in ...
  • Maine AG Asks Court to Block Belfast’s Eminent Domain for Nordic Aquafarms
    Maine Attorney General Aaron Frey has asked Waldo County Superior Court to block an eminent domain action in Belfast that would clear the way for Nordic Aquafarms to build its proposed $500 million land-based salmon farm....
  • COVID Rates Rise Alongside Vaccinations
    A year ago, on the first day of October 2020, Maine logged 40 new cases of COVID-19, with a seven-day average — a more steady indication — of 31 cases per day. Maine was operating under a state of emergency, the summer’s ...
  • Nordic Aquafarm Podcast with Free Press Managing Editor Ethan Andrews
    Free Press Managing Editor Ethan Andrews was featured on the Village Soup The Weekly podcast with Tyler Curtis Southard, talking about the Nordic Aquafarm project pending in Belfast.
  • Coming Out of the Cave
    In 2018, during monsoon season, the Wild Boars, a Thai youth soccer team and their 25-year-old assistant coach, went into a cave system in northern Thailand looking for a cool place to have a birthday party for one of the boys and ...

  • A Long Time Ago in Afghanistan
    I wonder if Alexander the Great, when he marched his legions through the Hindu Kush mountains and into Afghanistan 23 centuries ago, found the going any rougher than do today’s invaders in Land Rovers and flower-powered minivans....
  • Labor Day is just around the corner, and while most of us are looking forward to the long weekend, it’s also important to study the history and the meaning of this holiday. For those of us in the Labor Movement, this day is a time ...
  • No Way Out but Through Art
    In the auditorium of Lincoln Street Center last week, playwright and director Michael Gorman was coaching actors Rob Porter and Robbie Carroll through a scene from his play “Never Leaving This Boat,” which will be performed ...
  • High-Profile Prisoners Allege Targeting, Retaliation Through Discipline
    As the president of the Maine State Prison branch of the NAACP, Foster Bates is a respected prisoner who has worked with the administration on initiatives and reforms. He has held a paying job keeping track of all the tools ... 
  • We were lucky. After finding every online camp rental booked up, a friend offered to rent us his family camp in Washington County for a week. The house was uninsulated, “three-season” as they call it, electricity, propane, a pump on ...
  • Tribal Representatives Bless the Bay at Nordic Protest
    A small Wabanaki delegation joined about 70 opponents of the proposed Nordic Aquafarms land-based salmon farm in Belfast on August 20 for a quiet protest of a development they say threatens the health of local waters....
  • ­On August 12, after a lengthy public hearing, the Belfast City Council voted unanimously to adopt a condemnation order on a stretch of mudflats on Penobscot Bay. The flats are at the center of a lawsuit that is stopping Nordic ...
  • Moons and Angels Over Thomaston
    On bright, spring evenings, while driving north on U.S Route 1, just past Waldoboro, you will begin to see a full moon hanging just over Thomaston, a sleepy river town of some two thousand residents that was once home to ...
  • We Can No Longer Ignore the Fascist Movement Festering in Our Communities
    A few years ago I befriended an elderly World War II veteran named Max who told me about his experiences as a soldier in the 100th Infantry Division in Germany in 1945. He witnessed half-starved refugees wandering through ...
  • “‘Put It Somewhere Else’ Is Not a Solution to a Problem”
    The Knox County Homeless Coalition has been busy. First, with Habitat for Humanity, they are moving forward with their proposal for an affordable housing community development project on Talbot Avenue in Rockland. The project ... 
  • A Ropeless Future for Lobster Fishing
    Motoring out of Bar Harbor recently, a small boat slowly navigated a field of colorful buoys before hitting the open water. It hooked around Bar Island, passed the Porcupines and slowed up on the leeward side of Ironbound, a mostly ...
  • A God Thing at the Crosby Center
    Robert David Steele, a round-faced man with a bristly salt-and-pepper beard and a white cowboy hat, rolled up to the Crosby Center last Tuesday afternoon carrying a pig statue he calls “Miss Piggy.” The pig was wearing Baby ...
  • Picturing Maine & America — Paintings of Frederic Kellogg: Welcome Back
    When the history of art created during the COVID-19 pandemic and still pervasive divisive social upheaval is written, I suspect it will reveal a period of heightened introspection, a time when artists retreated to interiors, isolation and ...
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