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Auditioning for Idol?


  We want to hear from you! Tomorrow from 9 to 5 p.m. the Fox talent show will be in Portland looking for the next Jordan Sparks, Kelly Clarkson and The Bieber. If you are a Maine resident (Bangor anyone?) queuing up outside the bus parked at Maine State Pier to strut your stuff, shoot […]

Portland moves July 4th bash to Saturday


File under star-spangled bummer. Portland city officials have postponed Friday’s pops to Saturday. Tropical storm Arthur continues to barrel up the coast causing our Stars and Stripes Spectacular held on the Eastern Prom to go off a day late. But not a dollar short. Though Mother Nature is a cruel and unpatriotic mistress this year. The move […]

Falmouth is all atwitter tonight


Food trucks, live music, social media and beer. Must be Monday. If you can hashtag it, it counts as work for the technically connected. Pine Tree State twitterati unite tonight in Falmouth for the fifth annual Social Media Day Maine. Organized by Mashable, the worldwide tweetup with burgers, mini donuts and a shuttle from the Old […]

Alanis Morissette plays Maine State Pier


Four time Grammy winner Alanis Morissette comes to Maine State Pier Aug. 23. Tickets go on sale Friday for the singer’s Portland performance. The firebrand who tore up radiowaves in the 90s, delivers an acoustic and “intimate” show. Can you get intimate with those powerhouse vocals? People on Peaks Island will find this ironic when her voice […]