Monthly Archives: November 2019

Who’s really to blame for the “overdose epidemic”?

By now, we’ve all heard the story. In 1995, Purdue Pharma came out with a new drug: OxyContin. A high-powered, long-lasting painkiller, the drug was almost miraculous – suddenly people who’d suffered for years with chronic pain could live a life without suffering. The Sackler family, who owned the company, had an amazing blockbuster of […]

Major victory for Maine recovery residences!

The Sanford Board of Appeals convened Wednesday night, November 13, for a hearing regarding a Violation Notice issued by Sanford Fire Marshal Patrick Cotter that would have required me, as the owner of a 10-bed men’s recovery residence on Boyd Street, to either make roughly $15k in unnecessary renovations to the home or evict almost […]