Sunday, November 28, 2021
Andrew Marsters

A View from the Hill: Be a citizen scientist

For the last three decades or so, my brothers and I have been piling into a boat on a lake in New Hampshire every...
Edgar Allen Beem

The Universal Notebook: What comes after Question 1?

On Election Day, Maine voters overwhelmingly rejected the Central Maine Power/Hydro-Quebec corridor designed to take electricity from Canada to Massachusetts. Now we just have...
Bre Kidman

Unpacking the Sausage: Titans of industry are pulling your chain

All I needed was some yellow feathers and craft foam. A Target, two Michael’s stores, and a Party City later, I was still looking. I...
Al Diamon

Politics & Other Mistakes: 3 decades of disrespect

"Politics & Other Mistakes" began in the long-defunct Casco Bay Weekly and turned 30 years old on Nov. 15. That means it was born...

Your Viewpoint: Appreciation for Equality Community Center story

I loved your article about the Equality Community Center in downtown Portland that provides space for our LGBTQ+ community and allies ("‘Housing the movement:’ A new center...

Our Viewpoint: A generally excellent 2nd anniversary

Journalists in general – and especially journalists in relatively small, local markets like Portland – aren’t in it for fame and fortune. They do...
Al Diamon

Politics & Other Mistakes: Filling potholes

Problems are easy. Solutions are too much bother. I suspect that motto is inscribed on the wall of the MaineToday Media newspapers’ editorial offices. Otherwise,...
Andrew Marsters

A View from the Hill: Live to dink, dink to live

It may surprise you, but I was once going to be an Olympic alpine skiing champion. Seriously. “You can do anything you set out to...
Edgar Allen Beem

The Universal Notebook: The tomahawk chop and the BFI

When it comes to eliminating racist nicknames and stereotypes, we have made progress in recent years. But we still have a way to go. The World...

Your Viewpoint: Ladd shows courage in face of cruelty

I have been reading Natalie Ladd's column since the days when she was writing restaurant stories for the Portland Daily Sun and I was...