Redford to college graduates: World needs you; be fearless
Education

Redford to college graduates: World needs you; be fearless

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — Two-time Academy Award winner Robert Redford is encouraging college graduates to be fearless in a world of challenges and to become collaborators with others and the environment to overcome life’s daunting difficulties. Redford was the commencement speaker Sunday at Maine’s Colby College. He received an honorary degree of fine arts from … Continue reading

APNewsBreak: 9,000 Mainers lose food stamps under new rules
Politics / U.S. News

APNewsBreak: 9,000 Mainers lose food stamps under new rules

  AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — More than 9,000 Maine residents have been removed from the state’s food stamp program since Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s administration began enforcing work and volunteer requirements late last year, officials said. The number of people that have been dropped from the program has exceeded even the administration’s expectations. About 12,000 … Continue reading