By Sara Whelan Entomophobia is the term used to describe the fear of insects. While Maine has its share of bugs, the proliferation of ticks continues... Read more
The West End News (WEN) is Portland’s community newspaper. A free independent paper published monthly and circulating on First Friday.
by Adam Marletta Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s recent defeat of ten-term Democratic Party establishment insider, Joseph Crowley in the New York De... Read more
By Adam Marletta My mother developed polio as a child. It left her paralyzed from the waist down. She is one of the few remaining polio survivo... Read more
A message from editor and publisher Tony Zeli:
At the West End News our number one goal is positive community impact. As a grassroots newspaper, we focus on local community driven journalism. WEN is written by neighbors for the whole community.
Published since 2001, we are proud to continue a long tradition of quality, free news for everyone!