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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
Local Sprouts dig in
Venue watch + more
For two years, the Local Sprouts Cooperative has been creating a name for itself as a sustainable and healthy catering and meal cooperative in Portland. Hanifa Washington, a worker-owner and chef, likens it to "Superman in slo-mo," saying that the organization has experienced a "steady advance" since its inception in 2007.
| July 29, 2009
Adams School issue stays hot on the Hill
Shimshai, ACOG, CBC
What to do with the former Adams School has been a hot topic since it closed in 2006.
| June 11, 2008
Thinking outside of the boxy Adams School
Munjoy Hillers are eager to see what will take the place of the abandoned Adams School.
| January 02, 2008
Antics ever + anon
Casco Bay Cabaret rolls around for the eighth time
Casco Bay Cabaret rollYou may have tossed out your noisemakers and extra lampshades on New Year’s Morning, but the antics of the season certainly aren’t over yet.
| January 10, 2007
What next for controversial art shows?
The University of Southern Maine will take extra pains to appear neutral when promoting art exhibits university president Richard Pattenaude told a symposium discussing his decision to prematurely close a controversial show in September.
| November 21, 2006
Censored artwork hits the road
Supporters take prisoner’s paintings for a walk
The controversial art of Thomas Manning, a man branded a cop killer by his detractors and a political prisoner by his supporters, returned to the USM campus that had sent it packing one week earlier when some seventy supporters gathered there last Friday to stage a rush-hour “moving art show” protest. Widow speaks out: wife of fallen trooper: marchers don't understand. By Jeff Inglis
| September 20, 2006
Prisoners of politics
After organizing an exhibit to spark debate, USM closes it when the talk gets too tough
The giant sucking sound that all of Southern Maine heard coming from Forest Avenue last week was not some accidental draining of a huge milk tank at Oakhurst Dairy, but the integrity and independence of Maine’s largest public university going down the toilet. Slideshow: Thomas Manning's exhibit at the University of Southern Maine Brut portraiture: Inmate Manning's art part of outsider tradition. By Ian Paige
| September 14, 2006
Community group looks for co-op home
The People’s Free Space — a Portland grassroots community organization — is finding that space, in fact, is not free.
| May 03, 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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