Wednesday, August 10, 2022


Herald Square, 385 Congress St., Portland rendering

Portland Planning Board considers massive downtown condo-and-hotel project

The Portland Planning Board on Aug. 9 was slated to hold a public hearing and potential vote on a master development plan for a...

Arts & Living

"Pass Over," at Mayo Street Arts

On Stage: Modern takes on classic tales in ‘Pass Over,’ ‘Eurydice’

On a desolate city block, near a mound of concrete, under a streetlight like a metallic tree, two Black men, Moses (Ashanti Williams) and...
Sean Matthews

Music: Trawl rise ‘From the Murky Depths’ to PHOME

How’s your relationship with live music? As strange as it is to remember the fog of cigarette smoke that once dominated a rock show,...



Bre Kidman

Unpacking the Sausage: 20 questions

Another week, another array of too much nonsense. To keep things from getting too heavy, I thought we might play a game of 20...
Al Diamon

Politics & Other Mistakes: Wit and wisdom of Paul LePage, 2022 edition

There are those who believe that listening to the campaign pronouncements of Republican gubernatorial candidate Paul LePage is a lot like listening to a...
Edgar Allen Beem

The Universal Notebook: Privacy and public figures

Novelist and Portland native Elizabeth Strout's “Oh William!” has been nominated for the Booker Prize, which is given to works of fiction written in English and...