State Officials Provide Information and Guidance for Mainers in Response to Data Breach at Equifax Following news of a massive file breach at credit reporting agency Equifax, the Bureau of Consumer Credit Protection, which administers the F... 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?
The Language Exchange (80 Exchange St) begins its 25th year with an Open House on September 12 from 5:30 to 7 pm… Voting for Indie Biz Awards is open until September 15 so visit Portland Buy Local to cast your vote… Mainely Wraps opens a Portland location across from One City Center… Pat O’Donnell finishes her first scarf for Chase the Chill Knitting and now is tackling a pair of mittens…. Bangor Daily News photojournalist Troy Bennett pens song lyrics, “Back Cove, Not Back Bay”… Hundreds rally in Longfellow Square on Labor Day to support paid sick leave ordinance…
WEST END AGING IN PLACE Please join us for our SECOND MONDAY EDUCATIONAL SESSION... Read more
Open House Marks New Fall Session and 25 Years in Business for The Language Exch... Read more
Why Local? September 28 | USM Hannaford Hall | 1 pm Portland Buy Local (PBL) wil... Read more
3rd Annual Fine Craft Show Big Success in West End by Tony Zeli Maine Craft Asso... Read more
Portland Buy Local Updates New Leadership Announced Portland Buy Local announced... Read more
Portland Conservatory of Music ADULT CONCERT BAND FORMING The Portland Conserva... 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!
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW Preparing for the Cold and Flu Season by Dr. Regina Y. Kim, MD As students in... Read more
by Nancy Dorrans Resistance… Resistance is by definition, “the refusal to accept or comply wit... Read more
The Portland Palate Review: Oh No Cafe by James Fereira This month I’m reviewing Oh No Café, Port... Read more
The Art and Craft of the Accidental Gardener by Nancy Dorrans If you have a garden and a library, yo... Read more
Divorce Mediation Can Be Amicable PelotonPosts is a monthly interview with a member of PelotonLabs,... Read more
Perspectives from the Sky: Astrological Forecast for August 2017 Total Solar Eclipse Erupts into Our... Read more
Ideas for Biking from Locals and From Away… by Nancy Dorrans There’s a sense of freedom and control... Read more
Portland Buy Local Elects New Officers and Prints Record Number of Directories by Jenn Thompson, PBL... Read more
PelotonPosts is an interview with a member of PelotonLabs, a co-working community in Portland’s West... Read more
Raising Rabbits Good for the Environment by Christian Torp “if you eat meat, you kill animals, but y... Read more
La Vida Local: Irregular Notes on West End Life Rebuild All 4 Schools? Make An Informed Choice by Ro... Read more
La Vida Local: Irregular Notes on West End Life Are Portlanders Being Had? by Rosanne Graef When it... Read more
Express Yourself: Let Your Councilors Know How You Feel About Pesticide Use in Portland Portland Cit... 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.