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Building a hub for food
Behind the scenes with a community project to feed bellies and souls
Exploding out of the mind of Portland idea-man Eli Cayer, 39, and with financial backing from his Urban Farm Fermentory, is the conversion of a former East Bayside taxi garage into a home for food processors and preparers right on the Portland peninsula.
| January 09, 2013
Will high-tech steal Central Square's gritty soul?
As MIT expands eastward, Cambridge officials struggle to find balance in Central.
A decade from now, the east end of Central Square will look nothing like the west.
| March 21, 2012
Young activists explore police department
There are three streets in Portland that police lieutenant Janine Roberts won't walk down alone, learned a group of interested citizens organized by the League of Young Voters on a visit to the Portland Police Department last Wednesday.
| September 21, 2011
We heart these people
Meet Portland's most influential
We all know Portland is a busy, exciting place to live. It takes a lot of people's amazing energy to keep it going, though. Who's doing the moving and the shaking?
| February 10, 2010
Slam Dunk Season
How the Red Claws took Portland by storm
Back in the fall of 2008, WJAB sports guy Chris Sedenka hosted Red Claws bigwigs Jon Jennings and Bill Ryan Jr. on his afternoon radio show. They were solidifying their plan to bring an NBA development league basketball team to Portland, Maine, a scheme that — in other circumstances, under others' supervision — had been previously unsuccessful.
| February 03, 2010
10 years later, we told you so
Ten years of being right (well, mostly)
Like many in the alternative press, we pride ourselves on being ahead of the game. Sometimes, of course, that means we're wrong about what might be coming down the pike — that's part of the risk of being "out front" and not just reacting to the news as it happens.
| September 16, 2009
State of the arts
Emerging trends and promising futures for Portland artists
In Portland, and around Southern Maine, developing trends hold promise for our changing, but still cantankerously distinct, artistic character to act as a new kind of cultural reflection.
| April 01, 2009
There's a lot in Portland's past the "history" books won't tell you
I first heard about Stanley five years ago, from a firefighter up on Munjoy Hill.
| January 30, 2008
Wishes for the year in local music
As is tradition (well, four years old, anyway), I’ll sum up my wishes from last year before I get to wants for 2007.
| December 27, 2006
Daytime TV turns into a book
Blame it on Oprah.
| August 17, 2006
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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