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By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  May 13, 2011

Non-citizen voting rights petition


Last month, Jeff wrote about a local campaign to give non-citizens (but legal immigrants) the right to vote in Portland. The proposal is controversial and...
By Deirdre Fulton  |  March 23, 2010

Meet Will Everitt


As we reported last week, the Maine League of Young Voters has a new director, Will Everitt. I sat down with him at the League's...
By Deirdre Fulton  |  January 14, 2010

New director at the League


Will Everitt, former development director for Friends of Casco Bay, is the new Maine State Director for the League of Young Voters (Harris Parnell, who...
By Deirdre Fulton  |  January 08, 2010

Here come the plate-steppers


(with deep apologies to the winners, and only secondarily to Ini Kamoze) The League of Young Voters held their annual Step Up to the Plate...
By Jeff Inglis  |  October 27, 2009

Step out, and step it up!


The League (you know, the formerly young, even more formerly pissed off, still voters) is hosting their annual Step Up to the Plate awards on...
By Jeff Inglis  |  October 22, 2009


Pedestrian access near Franklin Arterial/Back Cove


The Maine Department of Transportation is planning how to make traffic (car, bike, and foot, presumably) flow more safely and smoothly at Exit 7, off...
By Deirdre Fulton  |  October 14, 2009

Morning after notes


There's not much to say about yesterday's primary that hasn't been said already. Here are the city's...
By Deirdre Fulton  |  June 11, 2008

Ten Polling Places Cut to Save Money


When Portland's city councilors passed the $185 million 2008-09 budget on Monday evening, they saved...
By Deirdre Fulton  |  May 21, 2008