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Portland bike-share program could launch by summer 2022

After a couple of failed attempts over the past few years, Portland is working on a new plan for a bike-share program. Bruce Hyman, transportation...

Arts & Living

Into the Wild: Land for Maine’s Future is vital for the...

Land for Maine’s Future has for decades been one of the state’s most popular programs, but to be honest I’ve never much cared for...

Winter windfall: Free, close-to-home cross-country skiing

Swoosh, swoosh, swoosh.  The rhythmic glide of one ski and then the other on groomed snow is delectable. If you're moving fast, maybe the sound...

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Politics & Other Mistakes: Absentee reform doesn’t make the heart grow fonder

Maine is full of creative ideas for fixing state government – almost all of them bad. Term limits got rid of experienced legislators and replaced...

The Universal Notebook: Questions about cancel culture

U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, says cancel culture “is the No. 1 issue for the country to address today.” Not 500,000 Americans dying of COVID-19?...

A View from the Hill: Answering the wake-up call

Here’s an image that popped into my almost 70-year-old mind for no particular reason.  First, I was a garbage truck with trash tumbling out the...