News

‘Portland Rising,’ September 2021

In this month’s episode of "Portland Rising," our monthly news, arts, and interview show, Maine Statehouse reporter Douglas Rooks examines the conflicts Central Maine...

Arts & Living

Game On: Portland High senior Curtis Smith embodies resilience

When the odds seem to stack against him, it's the game Curtis Smith loves that keeps him on track. Smith, a senior lineman and one...
Wood Island boardwalk

Lighthouse and lore: Kayak to Wood Island to explore the grounds,...

Wood Island Light has seen some things.  Most lighthouses have. These stoic beacons of maritime safety keep watch on treacherous coastlines, which means they’ve witnessed...

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Viewpoint

Edgar Allen Beem

The Universal Notebook: Everybody must get stoned

As long as no one is being fined or imprisoned for growing or using marijuana, I really don’t care what the laws are. That...
Andrew Marsters

A View from the Hill: Opportunity of a lifetime

I was 50 years old on Sept. 11, 2001. I was editing a little magazine from a tiny cubicle in a shared office space...
Al Diamon

Politics & Other Mistakes: That guy is running for what?!

I recently received an automated phone call from Survey USA, which bills itself as “America’s Neighborhood Pollster.” That’s sort of like Purdue Pharma calling...