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Let them eat potatoes

Here in Maine brutal levels of unemployment continue even as the Republicans now running the state prepare to dismantle government assistance programs for the poor.
Susan Collins steps up her defense of the Maine staple
By BRIAN DUFF  |  March 18, 2011

Treeyo at Local 188


Your weekly Tuesday-night favorites update: Treeyo perform their weekly show at Local 188 beginning at 9 pm at 685 Congress St.; Clash of the Titans...
By webteam  |  June 09, 2010
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Growing, and growing!(1)

When Scott Howard started growing tomatoes in a small backyard greenhouse in 1997, he never dreamed that one day he would see his products on the shelves of grocery stores and on the menus of local restaurants.
Olivia’s Garden finds more ways to reach your plate
By LEISCHEN STELTER  |  May 28, 2010
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Growing, and growing!

When Scott Howard started growing tomatoes in a small backyard greenhouse in 1997, he never dreamed that one day he would see his products on the shelves of grocery stores and on the menus of local restaurants. But that’s where he finds himself: As the p
Olivia’s Garden finds more ways to reach your plate 
By LEISCHEN STELTER  |  May 28, 2010
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We heart these people

We all know Portland is a busy, exciting place to live. It takes a lot of people's amazing energy to keep it going, though. Who's doing the moving and the shaking?
Meet Portland's most influential
By JEFF INGLIS  |  February 12, 2010
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Hot + steamy

"My kingdom for a plate of soup!" a hungry and possibly freezing Anton Chekov wrote in 1890, aboard a Russian steamer crossing the world's oldest lake.
Finding soups to fight winter's chill
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  January 08, 2010


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Keep up with the Mad Men

Don Draper and his ad men swig whiskey all day like it's no thing, but some of you daintier folk may think scotch and bourbon are too harsh.
A whiskey primer to get you in the door
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  December 11, 2009
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Fateful changes

Sociologist Arthur Stinchcombe has argued that those who work in dangerous conditions form “communities of fate” that result in greater solidarity and rigidity in unofficial workplace norms.
Local 188 has a rough transition to a new home
By BRIAN DUFF  |  October 17, 2007