maine

Drugs

This Is How America Is Failing Its Young Opioid Generation

Jeremy was young and addicted. Over six years, he was let down over and over again by the very system that was meant to help him.
Jack Dodson
1.7.19
Invisible Jobs

A Day in the Life of a Home Health Aide Earning $13 an Hour

Home care workers take care of our most vulnerable populations for rock-bottom pay in a high-turnover job that is both tough and rewarding.
Rick Paulas
11.1.18
Munchies

Maine Restaurant Experiments with Getting Lobsters High Before Cooking Them

Pass the dutchie straight into my dude's claw, K?
Jelisa Castrodale
9.18.18
maine

Restaurant Drops Crinkle Cut Fries, Receives "Disturbing and Hostile" Threats

"[W]e really cannot be fighting or throat-punching people over our differences, or the differences between straight and crinkle-cut."
Jelisa Castrodale
8.20.18
lobster

PETA Urges Maine Lobster Festival Attendees to Consider the Lobster

Some Mainers are not down with the lobster-sympathizing ads and just want to eat their buttery seafood rolls in peace.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.3.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Terrifying New Stephen King Series 'Castle Rock' Finally Has a Release Date

This is going to be a spooky-ass summer.
River Donaghey
5.2.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Cops Seized a Bag of Human Remains Because They Thought It Was Heroin

In some kind of 'Nathan for You' episode come to life.
River Donaghey
4.27.18
Cannabis

Here Are America's Best and Worst Governors on Weed

One of America's top legal weed advocacy groups just released its annual report card giving every governor a grade. Not everyone passed.
Harry Cheadle
4.24.18
crime

How Sex Offender Registries Can Result in Vigilante Murder

As Canadian conservatives move to publicize the registries, we looked back at the criminals who have used the tool to commit killings.
Rob Csernyik
3.30.18
Restaurants

This Maine Restaurant Will Only Take Reservations by Snail Mail This Year

The Lost Kitchen received more than 10,000 phone calls requesting reservations in one 24-hour period last year.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.15.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

One Republican's Plan to Stop Mass Shootings: Fire Extinguishers

Because that'll stop gunmen right in their tracks.
Drew Schwartz
3.6.18
Basketball

High School Refs in Maine are Giving Technical Fouls for Dunking

A rarely-enforced rule that prohibits "grasping the rim" on dunks is all of a sudden being called in the Maine high school state tournament.
Liam Daniel Pierce
2.28.18
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