Maine Contemplates Viking-Style Funeral Pyres

Maine Contemplates Viking-Style Funeral Pyres

The state of Maine is contemplating allowing Viking-style funeral pyres. According to Maine’s Portland Press Herald — published on March 23, 2021 — Legislatures will be weighing whether or not to allow the ancient ritual of outdoor cremations. This would give many people in the Pine State the ability to celebrate their lives like a […]

Maine Lawmakers Want Capitol Police Chief Placed on Administrative Leave

Maine Lawmakers Want Capitol Police Chief Placed on Administrative Leave

Seventy Maine lawmakers have called for Capitol Police Chief Russell Gauvin to be placed on administrative leave immediately. The dozens of lawmakers are making this request due to social media posts that Gauvin has made. According to WMTW — a local news center — this request was made on Jan. 18, 2021. Gauvin apologized last […]

Stars Displays Are ‘Signs of Cheer and Goodwill’

Stars Displays Are ‘Signs of Cheer and Goodwill’

With the  COVID-19 pandemic halting people’s normal everyday lives the year 2020 has been extremely difficult. One pastor — from Old Town, Maine — is trying to brighten people’s spirits this holiday season. Father Kyle Doustou — pastor of the Parish of the Resurrection of the Lord — said, “Given the difficulties, sadness, and isolation […]