La Vida Local: Irregular Notes on West End Life Take Time to Read the Referendum Questions by Rosanne Graef, Past President – WENA Today’s Topic: The Referenda of November 8, 2016 Compared to the 24/7 brouhaha over next to whose name... 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?
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Studios open across the state for Maine Craft Weekend… Local photographer Justin Levesque exhibits in an Eimskip shipping container hosted in Congress Square Park…
Calligraphy Event at Congress Square Park Hosts Mosaic of Cultures by Joan Grant... Read more
Qigong classes at the Reiche School begin this Thursday, September 22nd The Port... Read more
4-H Swiners Design Community Project to Feed the Hungry Cumberland County 4-H Sw... Read more
Portland Fine Craft Show 2016 Draws Art Lovers to West End The Maine Crafts Asso... Read more
Ted Musgrave Remembers the Sunset Folk Concerts by Bridget Chase The Western Pro... 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!
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Verra’s Story MY STORY: English language learners from Portland Adult Education share their st... Read more
Perspectives from the Sky Renewed Clarity and Explosive World Events Astrological Forecast for Octob... Read more
Food Security and Clean Drinking Are Inseparable by Bryer Sousa In our companion articles, Autumn Mi... Read more
Gerau Luzito MY STORY: English language learners from Portland Adult Education share their story in... Read more
How a Local Food Business Black Dinah Chocolatiers Manages Safety, Sustainability and Sweetness by M... Read more
The progressive case for Hillary Clinton over Green Jill Stein by Wells Lyons When I was 18, I thoug... Read more
by Adam Marletta Years ago, back when the nation was still gripped in a post-9/11 atmosphere... Read more
Trump Wrong About Islam and Terrorism. And so is Clinton. by Wells Lyons It’s disappointing to... Read more
Third Party Voter Takes on the Privileged Argument By Adam Marletta As a routine voter of third part... Read more
By Adam Marletta Are you one of the many Portlanders who were annoyed by the recent Black Lives Matt... Read more
A Millennial’s Take on Housing by Bryer Sousa In late April a collaboration between the Portla... 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.