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Two candidates for Portland Water District Board of Trustees

Hydro power to the people
Two people are vying for a vacant one-year term on the Portland Water District Board of Trustees. We asked each of them to write a few words about the importance of the water district.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 28, 2009

Where to go to vote

Poll position
Polling hours November 3, 7 am-8 pm
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 28, 2009

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Portland School Committee candidates

District 2 race, with two uncontested seats
While the District 1 and at-large races are uncontested (with a newcomer in the former and a one-term incumbent in the latter), we offer here those candidates’ answers, as well as those of the two candidates vying for the District 2 seat being vacated by Robert O’Brien.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 28, 2009

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Portland City Council candidates 2009

Two uncontested; District 1 seat the only race
While the District 2 and at-large races are uncontested, we offer here those candidates’ answers, as well as those of the candidates vying for the District 1 seat, incumbent Kevin Donoghue and challenger Charles Bragdon.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 29, 2009

Referendum explainer

What you need to know about all the questions you’ll have to answer
There are seven statewide referendum questions on the November 3 ballot.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 28, 2009

Ogre's last hurrah, Dustin Beyette's latest

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OGRE 's ROSS MARKONISH checked in this week with some bad news: The band have decided that their 10th anniversary show, September 12 at Geno's, will be their last in Portland.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  August 05, 2009



Elijah Ocean, Tony Smokes and the Ladykillers

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Yes, we know that there are important albums being released by ELIJAH OCEAN and the new duo of DAVE GUTTER and EVAN CASAS in the very near future. Pfeifle can't review everything in the same week, for Christ's sake, so just lay off and wait till next week.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  July 29, 2009

Tower of Song Festival, Eric Bettencourt, and the Outsiders

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This is shaping up to be one of the best summers in a long time when it comes to outdoor and festival-type shows.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  July 15, 2009

Jodi Explodi, Meantone, Tony McNaboe and more

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JODI EXPLODI 's Shipyard EP is out and available, after a few delays here and there. It's the first disc from the band since the four-song Demo-Arigato from 2006. It appears to have some kind of zombie theme to it, but we haven't caught a listen yet.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  July 08, 2009

Cambiata, Olivia Cornell and The Precious, Elijah Ocean and more

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OLIVIA CORNELL & THE PRECIOUS have released their first CD, available now at Bull Moose and the like. Though they won't be playing out again until fall, have a listen to Filthy Things if you've got a jones on for some girl-rock mixed with some NYC punk flavor.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  July 01, 2009

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Go back in time

Gay and lesbian Mainers revisit the last 25 years
Last weekend was Pride weekend here in Portland, and though rain made its own appearances occasionally, it didn't stop hundreds — even thousands — of people from, well, coming out and celebrating.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  June 24, 2009



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Portland's Best Music Poll 2009 Results

The Results Are In!
Winners from this years' Portland Best Music Poll
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  June 05, 2009

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Why we live here

Tell us your story at  thePhoenix.com/Portland
By now, we've all heard what the people at Forbes magazine have to say about why Portland is at the top of its annual "America's Most Livable Cities" list. We apparently scored a lot of points on a "leisure index."
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  April 22, 2009

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Portland Best 2009

You picked the city's best places to party, shop, eat, drink, and more. The results are in! Plus insider tips from Phoenix staffers.
Our 10th annual The Best of Portland readers’ poll has concluded, and we’re extremely proud of the results — thousands of you voted in more than 100 categories. Come see the results!
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  April 16, 2009

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Three years and counting

The Portland Phoenix' s prison scoops keep piling up
For the past three years, Portland Phoenix contributing writer Lance Tapley has been the only reporter in Maine to pay attention to the appalling conditions suffered by inmates in the Maine State Prison
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  November 05, 2008

Where do I vote?

Where to vote in Portland
Depending on where in Portland you live, here’s where to go.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 29, 2008



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Primary Endorsements 2008

Who we'd like to see in the first round
On June 10, Mainers in both the Democratic and Republican parties will get to vote on people to represent them in Washington DC.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  June 04, 2008

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Decisions, decisions

Where to go, what to do
Portland’s club scene is diverse enough to be almost confusing.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  January 30, 2008

Moving around

Venue change
Venue change
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  January 09, 2008

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Who am I?

Guessing game
Can you guess who it is?
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  December 26, 2007

Reading is fundamental

Last-minute items to toss under the tree and more
Some of the books I enjoyed most this year were written for an audience more than 10 years my junior.
By: PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  December 12, 2007


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