Nobel Peace Prize

Kenny Stancil, staff writer
"I feel pride today, but also a sense of shame I cannot seem to shake," said David Beasley, executive director of the U.N. World Food Programme. "We are having our media moment while hunger still rages." (Photo: Mohammed Hamoud/Getty Images)
"We are losing the battle against hunger as never before," warned WFP's David Beasley. "And we are losing it most in Yemen."
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...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg
"Basically, nothing is being done to halt this crisis despite all the beautiful...


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.