News

Public pushes back against school budget cuts sought by Portland City...

Most residents who addressed the Portland City Council Monday night urged councilors to rebuke the Finance Committee and approve the full budget requested by...

Arts & Living

2 great hikes, 2 different sides of Maine

Are you in the mood for mountain peaks with expansive vistas that gaze into forever? Maine has those. Do you fancy gently rolling paths...

Leftovers: Poor customer service doesn’t exist in a vacuum

Second of two parts. Last week I shared the true tale of horrible customer service I experienced from a nurse during the second of two...

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Viewpoint

Politics & Other Mistakes: Acronyms and eccentrics

Odds and ends from my inbox. Mostly odds. Go with Joe: Maine’s congressional delegation backs President Biden’s agenda most of the time. But the term...

A View from the Hill: Make the cicada your spirit animal

I seldom visit Facebook, but the other day I had a quick errand on the app and couldn’t help looking around. I was surprised to...

The Universal Notebook: How things have changed

Legalizing marijuana for recreational purposes is just the latest sign that America is becoming more liberal every day. Smoking pot is one of the...