Three cases this year raise the total to seven statewide since 2017, part of a national crackdown on the retail brand.
Melissa Ellin is a journalism student at Boston University who will graduate in May. She is currently interning with Boston.com on the general assignment desk, and has previously worked with the Justice Media co-Lab at BU, which does data-driven investigations with local and national news outlets. You can find her other work in MetroWest Daily News, The Boston Globe and Boston.com.
“She has a story of the old-fashioned American Dream — you work hard, you succeed, and she did it.”
The problem is physicians who have emigrated to Maine have a winding, expensive path to reclaiming positions they held elsewhere.
Maine lacks teacher vacancy tracking mechanism, making it difficult to see which districts need the most help.