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Christian MilNeil is a data reporter and online content producer. A graduate of Bonny Eagle High School in Standish, he studied math and economics at Reed College in Portland, Oregon and joined the Press Herald in 2012. He’s especially interested in design, city politics, cartography and climate change. If you’re in Portland, you might see him bicycling to work, or just for fun.

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  • Published
    October 17, 2017

    No lines, no waiting at self-serve Portland food cart

    Veebie has rolled out a prototype lunch cart stocked with local restaurant offerings.

  • Published
    October 8, 2017

    By the numbers: Temporary foreign workers

    Federally certified H-2B job positions from Maine employers, by federal fiscal year H-2B visas are given to workers hired to fill seasonal or temporary jobs, often in the tourism industry. Here is the number of jobs that Maine-based employers got permission to fill using H-2B visas. No data was available about how many international workers […]

  • Published
    October 8, 2017

    By the numbers: Specialty workers

    Federally certified H-1B job positions from Maine employers, by federal fiscal year H-1B visas are given to highly skilled professionals hired to work temporarily in the United States. Here is the number of jobs that Maine-based employers got permission to fill using H-1B visas. No data was available about how many international workers were actually […]

  • Published
    October 8, 2017

    By the numbers: Naturalization

    Naturalizations in Maine from 2008 to 2015, by year and by citizens’ nation of birth: Immigrants who meet legal criteria and pass a civics and history test can become naturalized U.S. citizens. Here is a look at the number of Mainers who have become citizens in recent years and where they were born:   SOURCE: […]

  • Published
    October 8, 2017

    By the numbers: J-1 student worker visas

    J-1 visa occupations in Maine, 2017 Maine employers hire thousands of international students to work here each summer. The young people get J-1 visas, which also are used by foreign exchange students. Here is a breakdown of the Maine visits with J-1 visas this year. SOURCE: U.S. Department of StateCHART: Christian MilNeil | @c_milneil Leading […]

  • Published
    October 8, 2017

    By the numbers: Migrant workers

    Federally certified H-2A job positions from Maine employers, by federal fiscal year H-2A visas are given to temporary agricultural workers such as apple or blueberry pickers. Here is the number of jobs that Maine-based employers got permission to fill using H-2A visas. No data was available about how many international workers were actually hired to […]

  • Published
    September 27, 2017

    Database: statewide standardized test results, 2017

    Look up your local schools’ standardized test results in the 2016-17 school year.

  • Published
    September 6, 2017

    Apple guide: What’s in season now

    An interactive calendar to help you figure out when your favorite apples are in season.

  • Published
    September 6, 2017

    Map: where to find weird apples in Maine

    Maine orchards offer dozens of unusual and under-appreciated heritage apple varieties.

  • Published
    August 29, 2017

    Interactive map: With dry weather, drought comes creeping back into Maine

    A drier-than-usual summer has brought drought conditions back to parts of Maine, but the problem remains mild compared to the drought of 2016.

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