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| December 07, 2012
Prison torture coverage, expanded
Longtime Portland Phoenix contributing writer Lance Tapley's investigation of the Maine State Prison and the state's corrections system as a whole have reached a yet wider audience with the publication of an essay by Tapley in The United States and To
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| March 11, 2011
Phoenix wins NENPA honors
At the New England Newspaper and Press Association awards banquet earlier this month, Portland Phoenix writers earned several awards in the weekly newspaper category.
| February 25, 2011
Is ‘post-racial’ possible?
Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah, Happy Kwanzaa, and Solstice Greetings! Hopefully I have acknowledged all the winter holidays in a respectful manner without leaving anyone out, but since there must be someone I've missed, I'll toss in "Happy Holidays!"
| December 10, 2010
State e-mail retrieval: $36K + 1 year — or free, and right now
Happily, the estimated $36,000 cost state officials told a reporter it would cost to retrieve certain e-mails sent to or from Kurt Adams when he was chairman of the Maine Public Utilities Commission turns out to have been a gross overstatement.
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| September 17, 2010
Portland Phoenix honored
At the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies annual awards banquet in Tucson, Arizona, last Friday, Portland Phoenix staff and freelancers were recognized for their coverage of the 2008 elections, with a second-place award, tying the City Newspaper
AAN honors Portland Phoenix for election coverage
| July 03, 2009
Hey! Where's my Phoenix?!
Your eyes are not deceiving you - we haven't distributed this week's issue of the Portland Phoenix y...
| June 03, 2009
The Best Party!
Here's a slideshow of photos and a video from last night's The Best of Portland party at Port City M...
| April 16, 2009
FairPoint finally responds ? but not to customers
As the Portland Phoenix went to press, FairPoint Communications was supposed to submit to state regulators its plan for fixing the problems that have plagued the company — and brought in legions of customer complaints
Is anybody home?
| March 25, 2009
VIDEO: Life in the office
For some reason, some of us here at the Phoenix appear to have been driven to put a 60-second "comme...
| February 24, 2009
Phoenix group harvests 17 regional press prizes
The New England Press Association (NEPA) annual newspaper contest has always been good to us.
Bragging-Rights Night at NEPA
| February 11, 2009
Thoughts on the 36th anniversary of Roe V. Wade
To commemorate that anniversary, the Maine Choice Coalition, along with the Maine Civil Liberties Union, the League of Young Voters, and the Portland Phoenix, are teaming up to screen the film I Had An Abortion at SPACE Gallery on Wednesday, January 2
| January 21, 2009
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