Nobel Peace Prize

Jon Queally, staff writer
 A father and his son, who suffers from moderate malnutrition, receives nutrition supplies (Plumpy sup) at WFP supported health clinic in Yemen in September of 2020. (Photo: WFP/Mohammed Awadh)
"We will never achieve the goal of zero hunger unless we also put an end to war and armed conflict," said the Nobel Committee.
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg
"Basically, nothing is being done to halt this crisis despite all the beautiful...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg
Without Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement, "the climate issue would...


Needing a break from the latest executive follies - nominating himself for the Nobel, grazing for omelettes, whining SNL is "the real collusion!" - we turn to the improbable, heartening, slice-of-Maine-life that is the Bangor Police Department's Facebook page. Herein, find wry tales of good deeds, small crimes, hope, grief, empathy, larceny, cereal, rules on snowstorms and flannel shirts, the painful universal "fight to find the light," the grace of small acts of kindness, and, yes, donuts.