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Ranked-choice voting decides Portland Charter Commission election

After nearly a year of debate, Portland voters Tuesday finally had their say and elected a new Charter Commission. Based on unofficial election results, all...

Arts & Living

‘Elephant’ in the room: Chris Moulton returns in form with Beggars

Andy Bohren has launched the “Maine-Ly Pop Punk” podcast about, well, you can figure it out. The former keyboard player for the Sophomore Beat,...

‘Fringe on film’: PortFringe Festival returns with digital watch-parties

If the last year has left you ready to take the edge off by bringing the edge on, so to speak, you can now...

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Viewpoint

The Art of Healing: Somali culture, Islam are inextricably linked

Twice a year in Portland, Muslims stream into Hadlock Field for Eid prayer, lining the turf with white qamis, colorful garments, abayas, and soft,...

Politics & Other Mistakes: If the shoe fits

What Maine Senate President Troy Jackson needs is a copy of “A Kiddie’s Guide to the U.S. Constitution: Simple Explanations of Our Country’s Fundamental...

The Universal Notebook: RIP, GOP

Not all Republicans are racists, sexists, conspiracy theorists, and enemies of American democracy. Just those who supported and continue to support Donald J. Trump.  Trump...

Another Viewpoint: On not going to Mackworth Island

Every now and then I find the courage to leave my house with the kids. It isn’t easy, as any suggestion that we move...