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Portland marijuana retailers in limbo as city licensing process drags on

Despite Portland's intention to approve three dozen recreational marijuana businesses last October, city officials still haven't issued any licenses. “They have one year from the...

Arts & Living

Leftovers: When OK really isn’t

Remember when all your friends went somewhere exciting or did something new, but your mom wouldn’t let you join them? Maybe it was hanging out...

The 2nd coming of Bill Stone

Bill Stone is a retired school guidance counselor in his 70s who hadn’t picked up a guitar for years until his daughter got married...

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Viewpoint

The Universal Notebook: Welcome to Vaccinationland

As I write this I am one of 211,451 Maine residents who have received their first COVID-19 vaccination. Five days before my 72nd birthday...

Politics & Other Mistakes: Golden era?

Jared Golden’s time in office representing Maine’s 2nd Congressional District could be characterized as a success. After all, no one has compared him to...

Our Viewpoint: Portland drags its feet on marijuana licenses

The wheels of government turn slowly in Portland, a city that often seems strangled by bureaucracy. The latest example of slow-motion government is a...

Your Viewpoint: Neuger’s photos don’t disappoint

Kudos for using photographer Jim Neuger. His cover photos and interior images are more and more compelling each week. As a photographer at the late,...