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Who’s running for mayor? (Yes, already!)

Here's an early holiday gift from us to you: A new election to start thinking about! (You can thank us later.)
Hats in the Ring Dept.
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  December 03, 2010

Councilor wannabes

In which we ask the candidates for Portland City Council about a selection of the important issues of the day. Phoenix -endorsed candidates have asterisks next to their names.
Comparing candidates for Portland City Council
By PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 29, 2010

Drafting the city's constitution

Nineteen people are running to serve in nine open seats on the city's 12-member Charter Commission.
Charter Commission
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  May 01, 2009

Ridiculous and sublime

 Certainly what will stick out most in our minds are those wonderful hours late on November 4, when we hugged and cheered and attempted to get from one side of Empire to the other without spilling our beer.
Maine got stranger in 2008
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  December 23, 2008

Endorsements, or lack thereof

The Phoenix makes no endorsement for the United States Senate. Neither Republican Susan Collins, the incumbent, nor Democratic challenger Tom Allen would agree to talk with this paper.
The Phoenix ’s picks for this election
By PHOENIX EDITORIAL STAFF  |  October 29, 2008

Local races heat up

Your attention may have been on national politics over the past few weeks, but it’s time to switch gears a bit.
Get involved
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  September 10, 2008


Local activist will run for city council

West Ender Tina Smith, who formerly worked as a community organizer with the Maine League of Young Voters, is running for an at-large city council seat.
On the move
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  July 09, 2008

Happy Earth Day!

What follows is a tilt-a-whirl ride through my green-saturated brain.
Going green
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  April 16, 2008

The waiting game

What’s one more month when we’ve been deliberating for two years?
Skate park
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  June 20, 2007

Eye on Augusta

It’s deja-vu all over again: LD 1481, the controversial bill to limit Maine’s coveted citizen referendum process, will again be up for vote in Augusta any day now.
LD 1481 is back for your veto
By SARA DONNELLY  |  February 23, 2006