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Instant runoff

The city is considering a new stormwater fee that would help pay for improvements and maintenance to Portland's old and overburdened wastewater system and in doing so, keep raw sewage, industrial waste, pesticides, oil, and dog crap (some call it a "tox
Going Green
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  June 08, 2012
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Review: The Hunter

Apparently extinct since the 1930s, the Tasmanian Tiger resembled an uncanny assortment of mismatched parts from other animals. Daniel Nettheim's film is equally weird and motley.
Weird and motley
By PETER KEOUGH  |  May 18, 2012
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Review: Chimpanzee

Following in the footsteps of African Cats , this Disney-distributed documentary combines breathtaking wildlife footage with silly, self-conscious voiceover narration aimed at preschoolers.
Disney-distributed documentary
By MILES HOWARD  |  April 27, 2012
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Review: Wanderlust

Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston star as an unemployed New York couple who, while on the road, chance upon a commune and decide to try the make-love-not-money lifestyle.
Goofy gags
By BETSY SHERMAN  |  March 02, 2012
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Review: A Dolphin Tale

Winter the dolphin gamely plays herself in this loose re-telling of her fight for survival after a crab trap mangles her tail.
Not much of a splash
By ALICIA POTTER  |  September 23, 2011
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Fantasy camp

Wizards & Warriors Camp is a living video game, putting kids in control of everything from plotline to character personality.
Where Lord of the Rings meets Lord of the Flies
By ARIEL SHEARER  |  August 12, 2011


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Jonah Bokaer takes chances

Bokaer didn't provide any grandiose program notes or play up the profound implications in his dances, but by the end of the performance we'd seen small transformations and beautiful visions, and even confronted big questions about control and randomness,
Charting chaos
By MARCIA B. SIEGEL  |  August 12, 2011
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Hollywood's apes: monkey puzzle or intelligent design?

For nearly a century apes have haunted the screen, and the link between man and ape has obsessed filmmakers.
Primate directive
By PETER KEOUGH  |  August 05, 2011
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Painting – and video – of the American landscape

"Painting the American Vision" — 45 rapturous paintings from the New York Historical Society — surveys the Hudson River School painters, dubbed for the upstate New York river where they spent their summers prospecting for sights to transform into ravish
Manifest destiny
By GREG COOK  |  August 05, 2011
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Review: Gorey at the Athenæum, animation at MassArt

In Edward Gorey's old-timey illustrated books, parents leave on an excursion and never return, friends enter a tunnel and never come out, a mother falls ill and dies, a man driving around searching for his lost daughter runs over her with his car, a pec
Cartoon network
By GREG COOK  |  February 18, 2011
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Photos: Bumpkin Island Art Encampment

Artists share their work at the Bumpkin Island Art Encampment on July 31, 2010.
2010 Bumpkin Island Art Encampment | July 31–August 1
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  August 06, 2010


Warning buzz

Right now there are millions of bees pollinating blueberries in Maine.
Going Green
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  May 14, 2010
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Organic-analytical

Spring will mark the one-year anniversary for the instrumental trio Nature/Nurture, who recently teamed up with 75OrLess Records to release their debut CD titled EP001.
No vocals/no problem for Nature/Nurture
By CHRIS CONTI  |  March 03, 2009

Make a wish


(C) Melissa Ostrow
By importer  |  July 19, 2006

Trout Lake, NY, July 6, 2006



By importer  |  July 11, 2006

Trout Lake, NY, July 6, 2006



By importer  |  July 11, 2006


Cabin, Trout Lake, NY



By importer  |  July 11, 2006

Dead tree


This tree was struck by lightning several years ago
By importer  |  July 11, 2006

Campfire, Trout Lake, NY



By importer  |  July 11, 2006