Maine CDC’s Dr. Nirav Shah: ‘Public policy is important, but what the public does...

Coronavirus is swirling around the country, with states that reopened in May shutting down again, and some that battled outbreaks early on finding they...

Portland art installation puts 13th Amendment in new perspective

The mostly empty lot at 754 Congress St., formerly a Gulf gas station, was slated for hotel construction just before the coronavirus pandemic. Now...

Portland residents vote overwhelmingly to reexamine city government

Although election night was dominated by Democrat Sara Gideon easily winning the right to take on Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins in the fall,...

Portland could gain almost 150 affordable apartments

Portland will get 146 new affordable apartments if plans and funding are approved for three developments under review by the Planning Board and City...

Portland local access stations back where they belong, at least for now

In Portland, local access television historically could be found in two places: Channel 2 and Channel 5. But that stopped being the case when Charter...

Portland lawmaker’s mission: ‘Abolition of structural racism’

The rising tide of the Black Lives Matter movement has reached the Maine Legislature, in the form of the Permanent Commission on the Status...
Preble Street Resource Center, Portland

Preble Street reorganizes in response to pandemic

Businesses and organizations have changed the way they operate because of the coronavirus pandemic, and the Preble Street Resource Center is no different. The center...

Portland closes East End Beach after water treatment plant problem

Update: East End Beach was reopened after test results from the first water sample came back "well below" the state safety threshold, the city...

The next wave of Maine artists

Now that the Portland Museum of Art has decided to take a new direction with its biennial, transforming it into an international triennial, the...

Portland police citizen review panel recommends policy changes 

Portland’s Police Citizens Review Subcommittee is recommending that the Police Department Use of Force Review Committee be expanded to include more than just police...