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First Maine inmate to enroll in graduate school conducts groundbreaking research...

In 2008, 21-year-old Brandon Brown shot a man in Portland's Old Port. He was eventually convicted of attempted murder and elevated aggravated assault, and sentenced...

Arts & Living

Big Babe’s Tavern gives South Portland a music-first venue – with...

How many of you remember Raoul’s Roadside Attraction? Given the “dine-and-dance” spot closed in the 1990s, you can be forgiven if you don’t have...

Into the Wild: Wintry Portland a destination for snowbirds

Every Mainer knows a snowbird: Someone who is here for the summer, but spends the winter somewhere warm, like Florida or Arizona. You may even...

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Politics & Other Mistakes: Paycheck blues

Gov. Janet Mills is leaving Maine to become governor of Iowa. The reason: Iowa pays its chief executive almost twice as much as Maine. Mills, who earns...

Another Viewpoint: We rank D.C.’s top 7 liars, so you don’t have to

kakistocracy (kak-uh-stok-ruh-see) noun. Government by the worst persons. — Dictionary.com Government’s canniest liar, hands down, is Kellyanne Conway. She has slink, snarf, snark, beans up her...

Miserable & Magical: It’s nice to have a friend

I’ve been living in the “adult world” for all of five years now, if you don’t count college (you shouldn’t), and I can attest...

Another Viewpoint: Is there a Democrat who can transcend partisan division?

In the fall of 2012, when Angus King was running for the U.S. Senate for the first time and I was running for re-election...