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Nickelodeon to screen local flicks

Show Your Work
Eddy Bolz, a projectionist at the Nickelodeon Cinemas, wants local filmmakers to send him their feature-length movies for possible showing on the big screen.
By: JEFF INGLIS  |  February 03, 2010


Starting to clear Maine’s broadband backlog

Mapping the Internet
The biggest obstacle between Mainers and more, better, faster broadband Internet access is actually a very basic one: there's a lack of information about what kind of Internet service is already available where.
By: JEFF INGLIS  |  January 27, 2010


Boston organization fighting good fight in Haiti

Quake Response
Good news from Haiti: the catastrophic earthquake that struck this Caribbean nation last week did no damage to the 10 Haitian-run hospitals and clinics aided by the Boston-based charity Partners in Health (PiH). Each of the 10, which offer free care to all comers swung into action immediately after the quake struck.  
By: JEFF INGLIS  |  January 20, 2010

Good starts

Maine journalism shows some promising new lights
It's a new year, and Maine journalism is worse for the battering it took in 2009. But there are some new lights appearing on the horizon that might just make things a little brighter.
By: JEFF INGLIS  |  January 13, 2010


50 ways to leave 2009

Get your New Year's Eve down to an Auld Lang science
We sent a team of future-thinking Predator drones all across the state of Maine, and a little ways down into Seacoast New Hampshire to sniff out any NYE happenings, from barely-off-the-couch to the Maine mountains, all the way to interstellar travel (we're not kidding!).
By: JEFF INGLIS  |  December 30, 2009

Review: Out on the town

Music Seen
Bars and clubs everywhere, 2009
By: JEFF INGLIS  |  December 22, 2009

Crossing the line

Press Releases
When an increasingly conservative newspaper company fires an already publicly conservative employee for apparently offending a liberal interest group, it leaves some people scratching their heads.
By: JEFF INGLIS  |  December 16, 2009


GNU and the free-software movement

You may not know it, but the free-software movement has changed your life
You use Firefox for Web browsing. You know it's a free Web browser that's safe, quick, and has all kinds of add-on modules (there are thousands of these — for chatting, bookmark management, social networking, image-processing, and even federal court-file browsing — at ). It has frequent updates to fix bugs, and every new version seems to find a new cool way to make the Web easier.
By: JEFF INGLIS  |  December 16, 2009

Catching up with FairPoint’s decline

On the Ropes Dept.
We've been telling you for ages how bad the FairPoint deal was for residents of Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont.
By: JEFF INGLIS  |  November 24, 2009

Campaign crash

Press Releases
The single biggest factor contributing to the repeal of same-sex marriage in Maine was how pro-marriage forces used — or failed to use — the media to their advantage.
By: JEFF INGLIS  |  November 18, 2009

Ex-USM staffers claim age discrimination

Litigation Watch
In complaints filed with the University of Southern Maine's Office of Campus Diversity and Equity, a state legislator and five former colleagues allege they were discriminated against in a recent department restructuring because of their ages. The complainants' ages range between 56 and 63.
By: JEFF INGLIS  |  November 18, 2009


Recalling genocide

 Artist Statements
Painter Stephen Koharian has international relations on his mind when he’s in his studio.
By: JEFF INGLIS  |  November 04, 2009

The waiting game

Congress is making progress. We think.
We know, we know: Last week, Olympia Snowe made history by being the only Republican in 2009 to vote for any sort of healthcare reform, even in committee-level draft language far from its final form.
By: JEFF INGLIS  |  October 21, 2009

Numbers game

Dead heat over Maine's same-sex marriage referendum
If you take a close look at the latest polls, you will find that supporters and opponents of November's same-sex marriage referendum question are locked in a neck-and-neck battle.
By: JEFF INGLIS  |  October 21, 2009


Join the Scooter Rally!

If your current ride is a bit too motorized for Critical Mass, but still not loud enough for Laconia's Bike Week, don't miss Monday's scooter rally, starting at noon at the East End Beach parking lot in Portland.
By: JEFF INGLIS  |  October 07, 2009

Anarchists claim victory in G-20 marches

Protestors vs. Police
Safely home after protesting for two full days, and being among the first American civilians ever attacked with a sonic cannon, two Portlanders are calling their efforts a success.
By: JEFF INGLIS  |  September 30, 2009

Freedom isn’t free

Press Releases
Campaign-finance reformers often object to the idea that money equals speech. But even for progressives, it does indeed.
By: JEFF INGLIS  |  September 23, 2009

Protestors head to the G-20 summit

Global Outrage
As President Obama prepares to ask representatives of the world's largest economic powers for more money to help reverse the global recession, thousands of activists will take to the streets to protest the policies of the G-20 and its members, who are meeting in Pittsburgh on Thursday and Friday.
By: JEFF INGLIS  |  September 23, 2009


A decade gone by

Where Portland has come since 1999, and why we can't really even imagine what's coming in 2019
This week, we at the Portland Phoenix celebrate 10 years of serving Portland and Maine as your news, arts, and entertainment authority.
By: JEFF INGLIS  |  September 16, 2009

Snowe: A party of one

Party politics
US Senator Olympia Snowe has maneuvered herself into a position where she is the only hope Democrats have of getting a "bipartisan" agreement on healthcare reform.
By: JEFF INGLIS  |  September 16, 2009

Labor of Love

No rest for these union activists
Most of us will sleep in on Labor Day. Not the Southern Maine Labor Council, who will be working hard to remind us what the holiday's actually all about.
By: JEFF INGLIS  |  September 02, 2009

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