Thursday, October 6, 2022
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Some food truck owners question survey

Two food truck owners spoke out at Monday night’s City Council meeting about a recent survey the city put out over this summer’s controversial...
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Cult of competency: Mills maps out her case for another four years

There is a page on the Janet Mills for Governor campaign website you reach by clicking “Map” that is perhaps the dorkiest thing ever...
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Portland High School enrollment decision prompts question: What’s next?

With a 5-2 vote, Portland’s School Board voted to limit high school choice last week, but the consensus was that this “band-aid” change won’t...
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Lights, Camera, Inaction: Maine movie makers seek more help from state

'The Shawshank Redemption," "Silver Bullet," "'Salem’s Lot," "Needful Things," "IT" chapters one and two. What do these movies all have in common, besides the horror...
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Portland may help Avesta project at Winchester Woods

Portland may look to help fund an Avesta Housing project that had been seeking federal funding but is facing challenges due to a tight...
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Making Portland Work: Local artist, father, and graffiti savant

Born and raised in Portland, Maine, Ryan Adams went through a unique journey to get where he is now: married to a fellow artist,...
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Fishing for interest: Future of Portland Fish Exchange up to wary board

Efforts to improve the financial health of the Portland Fish Exchange met some resistance from its board of directors last week, despite warnings that...

Statehouse Report: Maine commission on parole hears powerful testimony from both sides

Fault lines were quickly on view Sept. 8 when the Commission to Examine Reestablishing Parole met for the first time at the Statehouse in...
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Portland police bemoan staff shortages as violent crimes, drug overdoses spike

Just two days after Portland police held a press conference to address an increase in violent crime, another late-night shooting on Wharf Street left...
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Price tag for Portland ballot questions estimated at $6.5M

Portland residents can expect more than a $6.5 million increase in the city budget if all the referendum questions on the Nov. 8 municipal...