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Portlander to cover 3000+ miles in five months on foot

On January 8, Portland native Zoe Romano will set off for a morning run in Huntington Beach, California. Make no mistake: this isn't a begrudging follow-through on a New Year's resolution, or a jog around the block. Try more than 140 not-quite-marathons
Ultra-distance running
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  January 07, 2011

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

Slam Dunk Season

Back in the fall of 2008, WJAB sports guy Chris Sedenka hosted Red Claws bigwigs Jon Jennings and Bill Ryan Jr. on his afternoon radio show. They were solidifying their plan to bring an NBA development league basketball team to Portland, Maine, a schem
How the Red Claws took Portland by storm
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  February 05, 2010

Like Christmas in the spring

State officials say that Maine stands to receive approximately $900 million via that American Recovery and Reinvestment Act we've heard so much about.
Economic stimulus

Crowded stage

Portland Ballet Company will present its annual Portland Dances! New Works Showcase, a sampler of original jazz, modern, point, and experimental choreography.
Ballet showcase grows and grows
By EMILY PARKHURST  |  August 12, 2008

Are turtles making love at King Middle School?

“What your values are, and what actually happens, are quite different.”
Sex Ed
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  October 24, 2007


Portland High School student joins climate debate

Whether you agree with her views or not, you’ve got to admire her pluck.
Honor roll
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  May 23, 2007

Students count money after school officials decide to help

I have been a member of Portland High School’s Environmental Club since my freshman year in 2003.
Dollars and sense  
By BLY LAURITANO-WERNER  |  February 21, 2007

Same ole, same ole

Nothing really changes when it comes to certain things in life, except for the fact that there is always some group around to shine a light on things that have been going on forever, and get panicky about it.
Diverse City
By SHAY STEWART-BOULEY  |  October 18, 2006