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As new leaders take over Maine’s child welfare system, caseworkers say they’re still ‘drowning’ — Politics — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine

In the 15 or so months since two Maine youngsters died from abuse of their houses despite having had repeated contact with child welfare caseworkers, state...

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5 charts and maps that show where the opioid epidemic stands in the Bangor region — Maine Focus — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine

The Bangor region continues to tug itself out of the depths of the opioid epidemic, but extra work remains as individuals flip to much more deadly medicine...