We asked for your thoughts on what specific steps should happen to grow Maine’s economy, and you responded. In November, a total of 2,066 people took a Maine Focus survey to give their feedback on which economic development ideas deserve priority. We put forward 20 economic initiatives that have been proposed in one form or another […]
We asked you to share what Maine means to you, and you did. Here are 50 digital postcards that capture your sense of place and Maine pride.
In the practice of medicine, four measurements have long served as indicators of the body’s basic functions: pulse, breathing, temperature, and blood pressure. In 1999, the Veterans Health Administration — the country’s largest government-run health care system — proposed a fifth vital sign: pain. The concept was initially promoted by the American Pain Society. The VA […]
The Bangor Daily News is partnering with Hacktivate and Code for Maine to help get input from the community — that’s you — about what technologies could make our lives better.
Friday, Sept. 13, BDN Maine will host a nonprofit networking seminar and cocktail hour at the new Cross Insurance Center. This is a free event and open to anyone who works for a nonprofit or has interest in meeting people who do. Speakers will talk about fundraising and volunteer management. Participants can then take […]
Learn how a team at the BDN created a multimedia project called Proof, about sexual assault in Maine, and our survivors’ response to it.
Maine is a state of promise but also problems. The economy is stagnant due to the longstanding trends of an aging population and manufacturing flight. This is exacerbated by a workforce with skills that don’t match those needed for current job openings and an education system struggling to keep up. Drug abuse pervades communities and […]