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The freakin’ weekend

Rather than sit around and wait to be pounced and pounded, we decided to get busy finding out exactly how dangerous, how liquored-up, and how protected our fair city and its Old Port actually are.
We locked our doors, shut off the lights, and compared numbers to find out — How scary is the Old Port?

Maine’s most massive screw-ups in 2006

2006, we’re going to miss you.
Stuff that just should never have happened
By JEFF INGLIS AND SARA DONNELLY  |  December 20, 2006

Young guns

When Kevin Donoghue and Dave Marshall are sworn in to the Portland City Council on December 4, they’ll be more than a decade younger than the youngest of our sitting councilors.
K-Don and Dave on being city councilors, playing politics, and what Wharf Street should look like
By SARA DONNELLY  |  November 15, 2006

Voter’s Guide

The Portland Phoenix staff packaged up our hopes for a vibrant Maine and stuffed them in this Voter’s Guide.
Endorsements for races for the Portland city council, the state House of Representatives, the State Senate, the US House of Representatives, the US Senate, and, of course, the governor.
By PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  November 01, 2006
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Tough talk

The day after the Portland city council tripled an Old Port bar fee that helps pay for overtime area police, a group of angry bar owners decided to hire a lawyer to sue the city.
Upset by the tripling of an Old Port bar fee, owners plan a revolution
By SARA DONNELLY  |  May 25, 2006
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Block Party

This November, Green party candidates will run for Portland City Council against incumbents Karen Geraghty and Will Gorham, according to the Portland Green Independent Committee's co-chairman.
Portland’s Greens go for the council
By SARA DONNELLY  |  April 05, 2006


Growing pains

Three years after his nephew was pummeled so hard in the Old Port one night he was sent to the hospital with face fractures, former bar owner Will Gorham, now a city councilor, is leading the charge to clean up Portland’s nightlife.
After decades spent partying, is the Old Port — gasp — getting old?
By SARA DONNELLY  |  January 25, 2006