Virginia Wright

Virginia M. Wright is the senior writer at Down East.

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Shattered

A historic process is exposing the injuries inflicted by Maine’s child welfare system on generations of Wabanaki people — and illuminating a way forward to bring healing and change.

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Ogunquit Leads the Way

For its ordinance aiming to protect residents from toxic chemicals, we are proud to award the 33rd Down East Environmental Award to the town of Ogunquit.

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Mr. CMP

Jim Wright is Maine’s most famous power-line worker — evah!

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Hike!

Musher Ashley Patterson says the Can-Am Crown is the most physically and mentally challenging dog sled race in the East.