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What now?

Representative Patrick J. Kennedy's campaigns were always about something far larger than Rhode Island's First Congressional District, which snakes from Burrillville down through the Blackstone Valley and into Newport.
Kennedy's exit rewrites the political game book.
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  February 19, 2010

Portland’s wishes for 2010

Ah, these fresh moments of the new year, when our hopes and resolutions are unsullied by the rough ravages of time, politics, and the Maine winter.
New Year’s resolutions
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  January 01, 2010

Be a real man

I hope you inform your readers that October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month throughout the United States.  
Ask Dr. Lovemonkey
By DR. LOVEMONKEY  |  October 09, 2008

Sexual politics

Eve Ensler’s play is as much a manifesto as a dramatic production, not so much agitprop but an animated display of wordy protest signs condemning violence against women.
PC vs. The Vagina Monologues
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  January 22, 2008

Duck season

No one knows what got into Offerman — he’d never been arrested before.
Sports blotter: "Somewhere, Izzy Alcantara smiled" edition
By MATT TAIBBI  |  August 22, 2007

The new armies of the ’net

More than a million people have downloaded the “Hello Garci” ring tone.
Can pop technology ramp up public interest in politics?
By ERICA SAGRANS  |  February 01, 2007

Multiple fronts

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. With that in mind, here is some other DV-related news from around Maine.
  Other domestic-violence-related news from around Maine
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  January 01, 1900

Stopping abuse

It’s not dramatic, and it’s nothing like Law and Order: SVU .
 Is the justice system working for Maine’s domestic-violence victims?
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  January 01, 1900