Sunday, January 29, 2023
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Emma Scudder (center) bikes with the Portland Bike Party in May 2022. (Photo courtesy Ian MacLellan)

Bicyclists advocate for safer transportation on Portland streets

Crossing Brighton Avenue at Bolton Street near the Rosemont neighborhood, Emma Scudder took her usual lengthy pause as she watched cars whiz by the...

Arts & Living

The Portland band Lemon Pitch (left to right: Galen Richmond, Alex Merrill, Brock Ginther, Jeff Hamm) pose for a photo at the Apohadion at their record release show. (Photo courtesy Lemon Pitch)

Weather Report: A smart and playful sophomore release from Lemon Pitch

When Lemon Pitch were putting together plans for their big debut release, “Flat Black Sea,” on the brand-new Repeating Cloud label, in March of...
Natalie Haberman-Ladd

Leftovers: Dude, where’s my car?

The Thursday before New Year’s Eve was a cold sunny day. I remember clearly because at 7:30 a.m. I took my dog Mellie out...



Al Diamon

Politics & Other Mistakes: Red-ink remover

Attention fanatic right-wingers. As unlikely as it seems, Democratic Gov. Janet Mills just proposed something you ought to like. If such a possibility causes your...

Another Viewpoint: Portland Museum expansion could use more critique

A serious architectural critique is only possible with a built and experienced structure. Yet, Edgar Allen Beem’s review of the LEVER design proposal should...

Our Viewpoint: Maine’s term limits law has expired

The usual atmosphere of optimism surrounds the opening of the new legislative session in Augusta. Democrats control all branches of government, and Janet Mills...
Edgar Allen Beem

The Universal Notebook: Parents destroying schools

What business is it of a Virginia-based conservative group whether people of color who teach in Portland schools have a chance to meet once...