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Beer on a budget: ‘Craft lite,’ and a trip To Trader Joe’s

Beer is often referred to as "an affordable luxury."
Bottles and cans and just clap your hands
By LOU PAPINEAU  |  February 22, 2013

Shamayel seeks a little lamb

Twenty-one years ago Shamayel Kargar and her husband had a hankering for good lamb.
And finds it not far from Portland at all
By LINDSAY STERLING  |  July 29, 2011

Bill threatens Bayside Glacier and local lobsters

The Bayside Glacier has returned, towering over Trader Joe's — a three-story high pile of snow collected from downtown streets and sidewalks. It's one of several city-designated "snow dumps," the largest of which is behind the overflow airport parking l
Legal Wranglings Dept.
By CHRISTIAN MILNEIL  |  February 25, 2011

Staying 'classy' over food

As many problems as there are in society over racial and ethnic hang-ups, I've long maintained that the bigger separator of people in this country (and probably most nations) is socioeconomic class.
Trader Joe's comes to Portland
By SHAY STEWART-BOULEY  |  January 07, 2011

Looking back on 2010: Maine goes red

There were big wins, big defeats, encouraging signs, and disappointments. Here's a look at what Maine enjoyed — and endured — in 2010.
Republicans take over Augusta, Portland cops go online, gay rights stay center stage, and more!
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  December 24, 2010

Searching Trader's shelves

What should we make of the craze for cheap Trader Joe's wines that has overtaken Portland?
In which we sample Joe's cheap wines
By BRIAN DUFF  |  December 03, 2010


It's (still) the bread

Just about the time you're calculating how many more beers you can suck down before last call, Scott Anderson is waking up.
Rosemont builds a bigger bakery
By LEISCHEN STELTER  |  August 20, 2010

About that Trader Joe's...

The Christian Science Monitor Web site has a really interesting post detailing the machinations that may well lead to a Trader Joe's opening here in...
By Jeff Inglis  |  April 21, 2010

Trader Joe's on the way?

Maybe those online petitions and Facebook groups do work. Word on the street is getting pretty thick...
By Jeff Inglis  |  July 06, 2009