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What I saw at the Revolution

To signal the start of the 2nd Maine Militia’s final meeting, held recently in Parsonsfield, a small cannon was fired.
 2nd Maine Militia
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  October 23, 2009

10 years later, we told you so

Like many in the alternative press, we pride ourselves on being ahead of the game. Sometimes, of course, that means we're wrong about what might be coming down the pike — that's part of the risk of being "out front" and not just reacting to the news as
Ten years of being right (well, mostly)
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  September 18, 2009

Excerpt: The School on Heart's Content Road

In the cold parlor of the St. Onge farmhouse, deep in the old collapsing couch, sort of wrapped in the couch, in its waves of whimpering springs and hills of upholstery of frazzled blue nap, are 15-year-old Brianna and Gordon.
One week only: an exclusive excerpt from the acclaimed author's new novel
By CAROLYN CHUTE  |  November 12, 2008


We got so carried away in our enthusiasm for the Carolyn Chute excerpt we published in this week's...
By Jeff Inglis  |  November 12, 2008

Playing your own game

I had to feel a little bad for John Beardsley during the symposium for “Off the Grid: Maine Vernacular Environments”.
“Off the Grid” explores the fringes of the art world
By IAN PAIGE  |  November 07, 2007

Censored artwork hits the road

The controversial art of Thomas Manning, a man branded a cop killer by his detractors and a political prisoner by his supporters, returned to the USM campus that had sent it packing one week earlier when some seventy supporters gathered there last Friday
Supporters take prisoner’s paintings for a walk
By RICK WORMWOOD  |  September 20, 2006

legislature list photo 051206


I tried to find the answers to two questions: why did the Legislature pass LD 141, and why did Hillary Lister chain herself to the railing of the House gallery on April 11?
Welcome to Maine, the way toxic waste emissions should be
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  May 10, 2006