West End People Mercy’s New President Charlie Therrien by Tony Zeli The snow was just staring to fall on a Thursday morning in February. I met Charlie Therrien in the President’s office located in the basement of Mercy Hospital’s State Stre... Read more
The West End News (WEN) is Portland’s neighborhood paper. It is known for popular features such as “The Daily Dumpster,” a gossip column that has served as Portland’s Twitter-like feed before anyone was on social media. Readers also enjoy the “Overheard in Portland Map” and “The West End News Reader Photo.” Over the years, WEN has become a well-regarded source for micro-local news coverage. Who knows where the next scoop will come from?
Buy Local Events & Membership Opportunities by Jenn Thompson, Portland Buy L... Read more
St. Patrick’s Day at One Longfellow Square Fri. 3.17 | Fódhla and Matt & Sha... Read more
2017 BikeMaine Route The Bicycle Coalition of Maine revealed the 5th annual Bike... Read more
Window Inserts for the Community Window Dressers Community Build Program Offers... Read more
PORTLAND WINTER FARMERS’ MARKET by Jenn Thompson Amidst the ice and wind, you wi... Read more
The West End News (WEN) is a free independent community newspaper published monthly in Portland, Maine, since 2001. WEN covers local news, incubates new talent, and provides affordable advertising for local businesses. Get to know your neighbors with the West End News!
Top Tips from Benchmark Real Estate Green / Energy Saving Improvements Improvements that will help y... Read more
by Tony Taylor As a lifelong walker of downtown neighborhoods in many cities, I’ve found that an eye... Read more
The Portland Palate An Introduction to WEN’s New Food Review Ask and you shall receive… After our 20... Read more
by Luke deNatale and Tony Zeli In the third and final part of our series on millennials living in Ma... Read more
Travel with Nancy Dorrans Sunny Side Positive Posts One of my Facebook friends posted this plea in l... Read more
Growing Year-Round in Greenhouses PelotonPosts is a monthly interview with a member of PelotonLabs,... Read more
A Fresh Coat of Paint On Vipassana Meditation, Facilities Management and Keeping It Positive by Jere... Read more
Perspectives from the Sky by Leo Knighton Tallarico March 2017 The last few months have erupted in b... Read more
By Adam Marletta Author, Chris Hedges, in a recent column for Truthdig, calls Raoul Peck’s Academy A... Read more
Letter to the Editor Americold Not Acting Neighborly Americold’s request to alter zoning restriction... Read more
The War of Words What happens when the meme writers strike? by Sam Pelletier Negotiations Fail Salar... Read more
Yes We Can! A Strong Pesticide Ordinance for Portland by Bridget Chase In January, Portland’s Pestic... Read more
What’s the Matter with Calais? by Sam Pelletier After almost two months it’s probably not a ba... Read more
Tony Zeli is owner, publisher and editor of the West End News. He seeks to build a grassroots newspaper, where community members can share their stories, debate controversial issues, and envision a future for their neighborhood together.
Tony’s background in labor rights, environmental health and interfaith organizing informs his view on the world. Positive community impact is his number one goal.