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Paying to play

During the day, Evan Haines, Lucas Desmond, Dave Henault and Al Giusto have little in common. Haines labors for the Portland Water District, Desmond is...

Arts & Living

Letter from Aroostook: A jewel in the crown of Maine

It’s 7 a.m. and I’m inching my way down a narrow two-lane highway toward Caribou. The road is slick with ice and packed snow,...

Gear with experience

A toboggan is happiest in the snow, flying downhill with a pile of gleefully screaming riders on its back. And most snowshoes agree that...

Rustic renewal

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Politics & Other Mistakes: Rankled

I really hate it when I find myself agreeing with Bruce Poliquin. Poliquin (R-Lilliput) is the former Republican congressman from Maine’s 2nd District, a...

A View from the Hill: Climate news isn’t all bad

Today we’re going to talk about climate change. Wait! Don’t leave! I get it – I, too, feel overwhelmed by all the noise. That’s what...

Editorial: New mayor, new City Council face an old issue

On Monday, Dec. 2, a new mayor and one new city councilor take office in Portland. Right out of the gate, Kate Snyder and the...

Politics & Other Mistakes: Impolite observations

A random collection of (well-deserved) insults: Many political observers are saying Democrat Ross LaJeunnesse of Biddeford stands no chance in Maine’s U.S. Senate race because...