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Open-carry activist takes to the streets

On a recent sunny morning at Coffee By Design on Congress Street, Norman Hamann is well-armed.
Gun Rights
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  June 22, 2012

Relieve road rage — with coloring books?

Traveling north this weekend? Leave some extra time, but don't be terrified by last weekend's dire reports.
Traffic report
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  July 30, 2010

Racing spikes in Back Cove

Try not to be alarmed by the large packs of scantily clad men and women striding along the Back Cove trail every Wednesday night starting at 6 pm.
Record breakers
By ANDREW STEINBEISER  |  June 25, 2010

Cover the boobs; leave the guns at home

Spring has barely started, and I was expecting a few of the usual seasonal assaults to the eyeballs.
Diverse City
By SHAY STEWART-BOULEY  |  April 30, 2010

Stars, bars, and open arms

The first thing I noticed when pulling into the Preble Street parking lot on Back Cove for last Sunday’s open-carry firearm event, which had been organized to encourage Mainers to legally wear their guns in public, was the Confederate flag.
Flags + Guns Dept.
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  April 30, 2010