The new grants will allow schools in Greenville, Kittery, Appleton and Yarmouth to create pre-K programs. Several other schools will expand existing programs.
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There are currently only about 6,000, a 90% increase from just a couple years ago but still a drop in the bucket compared to what the state wants to see by the end of the decade.
To store greenhouse gases, Maine looks to protect more than 2 Rhode Islands' worth of forest by 2030
The ambitious 30 x 30 goal is part of President Biden's climate agenda. It's also a target in Maine, the most heavily forested state in the country. And there's cautious optimism the target can be met.
A western Maine climate activist on the importance of cleaning up the food and transportation systems
The Center for an Ecology-Based Economy is trying to get ahead of climate change by working on the issues of transportation, renewable energy, shelter and food.
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In the last seven days, an average of 863 cases were added per day — a decline from the week prior, when over 1,000 per day were added.
Nan Heald took over Pine Tree, the state's oldest and largest legal aid provider, in 1990 at the age of 34. During her tenure, she expanded services to diverse client populations, established an endowment and more than tripled its budget through grants and fundraising.
Maine's Department of Environmental Protection has rejected the initial applications for a $12 million granite quarry and processing site in Prospect that has generated local opposition.
When some Congolese, Angolan and other African immigrants arrive in Maine, they bring with them a passion for judo. Now, dozens of African judo students of all experience levels have found a place to pursue that passion at a Congolese-run martial arts program.
In her nearly 30 years in that post, Goucher helped develop the emergency alert system that provides vital information to Mainers, and often defended the public's right to know before legislators and the courts.
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