All posts by Sarah Cottrell

Here are the Mainers who will suffer from Trump’s Meals on Wheels cut

Meg Haskell | BDN Dottie Ham, 80 of Bangor, looks over her delivery from the Meals on Wheels program, administered in the Bangor area by Eastern Area Agency on Aging. The meals are prepared locally, frozen and delivered by volunteers, who also check up on clients' welfare.

President Donald Trump’s budget calls for the elimination of this program that feeds 2.4 million older Americans. Here’s a recent look at how it works in Maine by BDN reporter, Meg Haskell. In the article, Haskell notes how Meals on Wheels began and how it is currently funded. “Federal funding for Meals on Wheels was established […]

LePage weighs in on Twitter over Linda Bean controversy

The controversy over President-elect Trump giving support to Linda Bean had some fresh gas thrown on the fire Thursday as Gov. Paul LePage blasted progressives for boycotting L.L. Bean products. Here is the tweet from LePage. It's reprehensible how progressives bullied @LindaLBeanMaine. Mainers & customers around globe cont. support of L.L. Bean! #mepolitics#MAGA — Paul R. […]

What people are saying about the Trump tweet in support of Linda Bean

Thank you to Linda Bean of L.L.Bean for your great support and courage. People will support you even more now. Buy L.L.Bean. @LBPerfectMaine — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 12, 2017 LL Bean is currently trending on Twitter because of a social media fight being played out over LL Bean heiress and board member, Linda Bean, […]