Annual Meeting for West End, Parkside, St. John Valley & Oakdale postponed. Councilor Spencer Thibodeau recovers from ruptured appendix. The City is holding its annual district meetings throughout November. At the meetings, the Mayor, C... 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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Portland residents asked to report sightings of stink bugs to Maine Department of Agriculture using this link… Former Mayor Michael Brennan announces run for House District 36… The Inn on Carleton and the West End Inn are each on the market for well over $1 million… Ben Meiklejohn ranks 50th on list of famous UMaine alumni… St. Luke’s gets a new parking lot… City spells ‘Tuedsay’ on parking signs… Press Hotel’s Union Restaurant announces vegan options along with turkey on Thanksgiving… After 1200 shows DJ Steve Hirschon performs his last Thursday morning for WMPG… The Metro bus system provides free rides on Election Day… Clifford Tremblay documents cherry tree blooms in November… On International Stout Day Portland is ranked 9th best city for beer drinkers in America… Bayside Bowl wins architecture and design award for recent renovations…
1oth Annual Indie Biz Award Winners Announced Portland Buy Local held its 10th a... Read more
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Mary Alice Scott New Portland Buy Local Director Mary Alice Scott is a Portland-... Read more
WEST END AGING IN PLACE Please join us for our SECOND MONDAY EDUCATIONAL SESSION... Read more
3rd Annual Fine Craft Show Big Success in West End by Tony Zeli Maine Craft Asso... 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!
A Day in the Life of an Independent Travel Agent by Nancy Dorrans First, A Look Ahead at Upcoming Tr... Read more
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Guthook creates online hiking guides PelotonPosts is a monthly interview with a member of PelotonLab... Read more
Hospitalists: At the Heart of the Hospital by Dr. Ravi Chandrasekaran The PCP Model I began my caree... Read more
Perspectives From The Sky – Astrological Forecast November 2017 Winter Comes… It’s Time to Decide by... Read more
Off the Beaten Path Finding Warmth (and Learning to Spell) in Iceland By Nancy Dorrans Once or twice... Read more
The Portland Palate Review: West End Hospitals The Affordable Food Alternative Part 1 by James Fere... Read more
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month by Suzanne A. Hoekstra MD FACS Growing up,... 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.