Life & Culture

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Schools challenged as clothing coverage shrinks, standards stretch Several photos included in this story

Judges tend to side with schools on dress codes if safety is a concern, but otherwise the limits are up to schools and parents.


Portland Conservatory music program reaches out to kids in the neighborhood Several photos included in this story

The youth program targets those who might not have access to instruments.

Food & Dining

Soup to Nuts: Hatching local Peeps for Maine fans at Rosemont Markets Several photos included in this story

Traditionalists can savor hand-crafted versions as a strictly Easter-time treat.


22 grown-up things to learn this spring: clamming, burlesque, archery

Whatever your dream, there are a lot of cheap classes and workshops in Maine this spring. Here are our top picks

Home & Garden

What chickadees can tell us

Studying the tiny birds and their territory gives university students insight into how our changing climate is altering the world around us.

Religion and Values

Pope Francis interacts with Palm Sunday crowd

In a departure from practice, he speaks off the cuff and even poses for ‘selfies’ with young people.



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