The Phoenix Network:
Local farmers get creative to stand out
The fruits of their labor
With a limited growing season and high demand for local food, Maine farmers have a short window of time to get their products to the public.
| July 18, 2012
High ideals and crazy dreams
I have nothing against conspiracy theories.
| April 28, 2010
A suspended forest in Brunswick
What’s a tree without roots? Usually it’s the kitchen cabinet or a sheaf of inkjet paper, but for Maine artist Jacob Galle, the answer is a lot less complicated.
| April 28, 2010
Fine wine, fine cause
Distributors partner to raise money, educate Portlanders on wines of the world
Drinking for a good cause is starting to catch on in Portland.
| March 31, 2010
Conquer the cold
Banish winter blahs with energizing outdoor fun
Any New Englander worth his salted cod knows that the key to beating seasonal hibernation-induced depression is adherence to one simple motto: Leave The House.
| December 09, 2009
Galvanizing the troops around efficiency
"I think we had a major impact on the thinking going on in the Legislature," says Rob Brown, executive director of Opportunity Maine, the non-profit that previously focused on keeping young, educated Mainers in the state, which submitted its own energy-related bill to the Legislature.
| May 20, 2009
Sent to Supermax solitary confinement
Fears doesn't like the particular prison where he now resides. He would prefer to be in one near his family in Arizona, and not in solitary confinement.
| April 09, 2009
Teach a woman to fish...she'll never want to leave
Love letters to Maine
The cluster of small shacks that comprise Jim's Smelt Camp in Bowdoinham look like a tiny shantytown; were that it was so — I would move right in.
| January 29, 2009
Activists gather sigs to oppose ‘Real ID’
Activists are teaming up in outrage against the Maine’s seeming acquiescence to federal “Real ID” demands.
| May 21, 2008
State sued over inmate’s death
As severely mentally ill Maine State Prison inmate Ryan Rideout prepared to hang himself from a sprinkler in his cell on the night of October 5, 2006, other inmates frantically pressed panic buttons in their cells.
| March 05, 2008
A. Jacob Galle on trees, video art, + NYC
If you were Little Red Riding Hood, you’d want A. Jacob Galle to save you.
| January 24, 2007
Are you dead yet?
Politics and other mistakes
The Green Party is contracting, to the point where that’s about the only place it has any political impact, and once you get outside Portland, Green candidates for the Legislature are rare as profitable paper mills.
| March 29, 2006
Letters to the Portland Editor, March 10, 2006
Readers fire back on South Dakota's abortion-rights bill, the recent Band Guide issue, and the breakup of the Maine Citizen Leadership Fund
Now it seems that what we never thought would happen, has occurred: South Dakota has passed a law outlawing virtually all abortions, even in cases of rape or incest.
LETTERS TO THE PORTLAND EDITOR
| March 08, 2006
Sticking it to political reformers
Power play gives State House Democrats control of 'nonpartisan' activist group
State House Dems don't get mad, they get even.
| January 12, 2006
Kung Fu + Contrapposto
@ Port City Music Hall
@ Mad Horse Theatre Company
So Percussion: "Where We Live"
@ Portland Ovations
Scenes from the Forget, Forget CD release
| September 11, 2013 at 1:29 PM
State to probe missing crude-oil reports #PanAm #mepolitics #crudeoil
July 10, 2013 at 3:15 PM
The answer to this week's game
June 08, 2013 at 12:15 PM
LePage: Big company didn't ask about Maine taxes #mepolitics
May 09, 2013 at 9:59 AM
LePage uses Obamacare to achieve his own political goal #mepolitics
May 08, 2013 at 10:12 AM
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