After you’ve found data relevant to your reporting, you have to figure out what role it’s going to play.
Before a reporter contacts any source, they need to understand why that person’s in a position to know the answer to their question.
This is the first in a series of posts covering the basics of what I’ve learned, with tools that require little – if any – any coding.
The door-to-door sales operation of a company selling electricity to homes and businesses in Maine faces new allegations of trying to defraud customers into contracts.
South Portland-based WEX on Wednesday disclosed CEO Melissa Smith gets paid 173 times the amount of the company’s median employee, a higher disparity than at Westbrook-based Idexx.
The company due to get $1 million from a competitive round of grants from a Maine economic development fund disclosed this week that its Arizona-based CEO gets paid 972 times the international firm’s median employee.
Idexx CEO Jonathan Ayers makes 121 times what the median employee of the Westbrook-based company brings home each year, according to new federal disclosures.
The number of hobbyist drones registered in Maine jumped to 7,416 by the end of January 2018, a nearly 160 percent increase from February 2017, according to Federal Aviation Administration data.
Maine officials will pick 31 of roughly 123 low-income areas of the state for new tax incentives that aim to help distressed areas. The question is, how will they go about doing that?
It was a busy and endlessly distracting news year (even including the 86 days President Trump went golfing). So – partly for my own accounting – here’s a rundown of the top stories from 2017, guided by my own notebook and a review of all the various things I filed this year (warning: there’s a ton).
Last weekend camping near the Dead River was a bit foggy and mostly cloudy, but when bits of sunshine came through, it was beautiful, especially from 400 feet up.
The latest chapter in the saga of subsidized biomass generator Stored Solar LLC took a curious turn.
A new batch of census data shows poverty fell and incomes and health insurance coverage in Maine was basically flat last year. Data released Thursday showed the share of the population on private insurance rose.
After some insisting, Maine state government published recommendations from consultants and others about rulemaking on the road to legalizing marijuana.