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Occupy Cape Cod is showing the kids that experience pays off

I've seen the future of Occupy. It was wearing sensible beige walking shoes, boots of the non-combat variety, and, in some cases, sweater vests and pressed button-downs.
Senior moment
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  April 06, 2012
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The 13th Annual Muzzle Awards

A year and a half into the Age of Obama, we are learning a lesson we should have figured out long ago — that repression, once in place, is rarely rolled back all the way, and that liberals no less than conservatives are reluctant to give up power.
A look at the dishonorable enemies of free speech and personal liberty in New England
By DAN KENNEDY  |  July 02, 2010
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Cindy Bullens to run for state senate

Is Cindy Bullens the first Grammy-nominated musician to run for Maine Senate?
Rock and Poll
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  April 09, 2010
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Barring the way to public records

The Maine Legislature is considering a move that will make it more difficult for concerned citizens to find out what their government is up to.
More Government Fees
By JEFF INGLIS  |  March 19, 2010

We heart even more people!

We were right. We told you two weeks ago that any list of Portland's Most Influential people was inherently incomplete — and so it was.
Encores
By JEFF INGLIS  |  February 26, 2010
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We are born this way

About 10 years ago, a young man was on his way to becoming a young woman.
Discovering what it means to be transgender
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  February 26, 2010


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How the other half eats?

Seeking to understand our once-and-future masters, I headed up to Falmouth, where registered Republicans outnumber Democrats, to examine how they eat. I followed some expensive sedans to Johnny's Bistro.
Sampling suburban fare in Falmouth
By BRIAN DUFF  |  February 19, 2010

Bus fares set to climb

A quick primer on local bus fares and ridership, and whether (and how) to raise those numbers.
Transport Watch
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  January 29, 2010
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Camera crazy

With a large number of new entrants, and several returning filmmakers, the fourth annual Portland Phoenix Maine Short Film Festival was a rousing success.
Local filmmakers show off their talents in our fourth Short-Film Festival
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  November 27, 2009
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Not-so-sure guys

It’s a few days after Charles Darwin’s 200th birthday, and Rebecca Watson is posted up at the Asgard, a popular bar down the road from MIT, passing out leaflets promoting an upcoming “Skeptics in the Pub” event.
Pseudoscience debunkers and original thinkers unite in their lack of faith
By GEORGIANA COHEN  |  March 18, 2009

Growing good air

What's greener than houseplants?
Going green
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  February 18, 2009


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A moral dilemma

We need serious action and strong leadership — and a public trust that is unlikely to be given.
State and local politics is paralyzed by fear
By EDITORIAL  |  November 25, 2008

State council snubs artists

On October 8, Governor Deval Patrick signed into law a bill establishing a first-in-the-nation state-level Creative Economy Council.
Okay, Define 'Creative'
By GREG COOK  |  November 05, 2008

A few other races to note

You can get your fill of reading about the presidential, congressional, state-legislative, city-council, and school-committee races a few pages farther on, but there are a few other questions Portlanders will have to vote on this Tuesday.  
Down the ballot
By JEFF INGLIS  |  October 29, 2008
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Unable to vote, teens volunteer

Come November 4, they won’t even be able to vote. But for some motivated teenagers, that disenfranchisement doesn’t translate into disinterest.  
OMG campaigning
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  October 22, 2008
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The mouths of babes

The terrorism of emotional manipulation and smear campaigns is certainly alive and well anywhere that somebody wants a certain kind of power.  
Mad Horse’s chilling season opener
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  October 16, 2008


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Reading roundup

This fall’s regional literary scene will see abstinence and desire, ghosts and dykes, convicts and Christians, toxic water bottles and yummy food.
Autumn’s authors about town
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  September 10, 2008
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Laymoon is lemon

El-taha’s house in Falmouth is populated with an easy Lebanese-American combo-culture.
How a Lebanese woman makes tabouleh
By LINDSAY STERLING  |  August 27, 2008
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A county primary

Four Portland Democrats are competing to represent Portland, Falmouth, Cumberland, Yarmouth, and Long and Chebeague islands on the three-person Cumberland County Commission.
Elections
By JEFF INGLIS  |  June 04, 2008
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Fishing for filmmakers

When you can make Shreveport look like Bridgton for less money, what’s the bottom-line allure of filming in Maine?
Maine struggles to attract the movie industry
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  April 02, 2008
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Love it at Leavitt's

Besides, the bottle of Wolftrap is ample distraction from your time- and money-saving approach.
Ready-made, or ingredients, with plenty of wine
By TODD RICHARD  |  March 05, 2008


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Gathering steam

As flight attendants do with pin-on airline wings, TrainRiders hosts used to distribute blue “I rode the Amtrak Downeaster today” stickers to children only.
Local train proposals seek funding, find support
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  February 06, 2008

Inarticulate speech of the heart

Incoherent politicians are as common as criminals. Although not quite as beneficial to society.
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  December 05, 2007
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Pace yourself

Stephen Pace came of age in New York in the circle of artists that included Franz Kline, Mark Rothko, Adolph Gottlieb, and his particular friend Milton Avery.
Quality of light and experience develop over decades
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  November 28, 2007

Gambling on voters

Do you want to expand gambling in Maine by letting the Passamaquoddy Tribe build and operate a slot-machine parlor, high-stakes beano games, and a harness-racing track in Washington County?
Downeast Mainers pin their hopes on the turn of the ballots
By JEFF INGLIS  |  October 25, 2007
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California dreaming

“Tell how it’s gonna be,” Lennie prods George, again and again.
Mad Horse's mice are also men
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  October 03, 2007


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With a blank slate, anything’s possible. Plus, Art on Decks

Today, the cracked and faded tennis courts off St James Street are nothing much to look at.
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By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  September 05, 2007
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Erasure

Heck, they could have made it on Mars.
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By JIM SULLIVAN  |  June 11, 2007
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Readers' picks 2007: City Life

Roxanne Huff, Old Orchard Beach, Francisco's at the Blue House Café, and more
Best bartender, best beach, best tattoo artist, best people-watching, and more
By PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  April 19, 2007

The League: A short history



By JEFF INGLIS  |  March 28, 2007