What we see on our Maine road-less-traveled walks

In the midst of rapidly changing directives surrounding the cononavirus response, more people are taking walks around the roads less traveled — or even the…

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People and the Land: Barbara Crowley, public health advocate

By Jonah Raether Kennebec Land Trust There is a sign near the main entrance to the Maine General Medical Center in Augusta showing the walking…

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Maine Veterans’ Cemetery System updates protocol for COVID-19

AUGUSTA – In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, the Maine Veterans’ Cemetery System is completing direct interments only at all cemetery locations…

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Sibley Pond Bridge to be renamed the William Harris Memorial Bridge

AUGUSTA – The Sibley Pond Bridge will be renamed the William Harris Memorial Bridge after the Legislature passed a bill to rename it. The bridge…

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Maine dentists provide PPE to help fight COVID-19 spread

MANCHESTER — A number of dental practices throughout Maine have donated personal protective equipment to their local hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and first responders, in…

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Kennebec Land Trust urges avoidance of busy properties, offers tips

WINTHROP — The Kennebec Land Trust is asking those who are taking to the outdoors to avoid some of its normally busiest properties to help…

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UMA professor’s MLK memorial design goes to Washington, D.C.

AUGUSTA — A Martin Luther King memorial originally designed for Portland by University of Maine art professor Robert Katz mayl be permanently displayed at the…

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Five Maine nonprofits get HUD loans to attack homelessness

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $671,345 to five nonprofits as part of the department’s continuum of care…

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Central, western Maine communities, organizations awarded bicentennial grants

AUGUSTA — The Maine Bicentennial Commission has awarded its second round of Bicentennial Community Grants, disbursing a total of $432,290 among 133 applicants. The grants…

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VA Maine Health Care System-Togus operations modifications

AUGUSTA — VA Maine Health Care System operations are adapting because of the emergence of the COVID-19 virus to maintain a healthy environment for veterans,…

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