Karen Wentworth believed people should control their own deaths. Facing terminal cancer, she lived to define her own ending.
Building the future: University of Maine home to world’s largest 3D printer
Take an inside look at the world’s largest 3D printer — right here in Maine.
The price of PFAS: ‘Forever chemicals’ generate boundless costs
Maine’s strong policy response could mitigate future expenses, but short-term expenditures are proliferating and many costs remain untallied.
As Maine teacher departures rise, solutions could be a year or more away
It’s no secret the education field was burdened during the pandemic, with schools nationwide facing teacher workforce shortages. Now, the 2022-23 academic year is halfway done, and Maine school districts are struggling to fill the same gaps they were months ago.
State complicates Newry couple’s hopes to mine lithium on their property
DEP ruling means the lithium operation would be treated more like a copper or silver mine, rather than a quarry operation for limestone or granite, as the Freemans had hoped.
A tangle of plastic pollution ties back to our clothes
Our clothes may be silently killing us or seriously harming our health, without our knowledge.
How many fish are in the sea? New rules intend to help with the count
The regulations starting this summer aim to give scientists a better understanding of some of New England’s most iconic species, including Atlantic cod.
Small town faces huge decision: Take on oversight of proposed $1 billion park or not
An unusual law passed by the Legislature would place the fate of a project backed by the Worcester family in the hands of Columbia Falls, population 476.
Maine company plans to bring tidal power back to Eastport
The device would be part of a microgrid aimed at bringing backup power to the area’s chain of bridged islands.
In Maine, the time is ripe for food recovery and reducing food waste
Feeding people, not filling landfills, offers untold benefits, but it requires a new mindset.