Articles by Chris Busby

 
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Cheryl Leeman for Portland mayor?

on Aug. 28, 2014, at 8:34 a.m.
I suspect we haven’t seen the last of Cheryl Leeman, the Portland city councilor who’s ending her three-decade run this year. She’ll be serving until her successor is sworn in a couple weeks after Election Day, but one refers to Leeman as a “lame duck” at their peril — she’s …
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Highlights

on Aug. 28, 2014, at 8:31 a.m.
Les Claypool’s Duo de Twang
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on Aug. 23, 2014, at 8:32 a.m.
Taj Mahal
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on Aug. 22, 2014, at 7:22 a.m.
Seashore Trolley Speakeasy
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Mark Rees: The accidental tourist

on Aug. 19, 2014, at 11:26 a.m.
So long, Mark Rees. We hardly knew ya.And that was a big part of the problem.The announcement this week that Portland City Manager Mark Rees is resigning after three years as the boss of Maine’s largest city, and nearly a year before his current one-year contract is set to expire, …
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on Aug. 19, 2014, at 7:53 a.m.
“Finding Fela”
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on Aug. 18, 2014, at 8:35 a.m.
Blackbird Raum, Thorn & Shout, Lobo Marino
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on Aug. 17, 2014, at 9:46 a.m.
“On 52nd Street”
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on Aug. 15, 2014, at 8:22 a.m.
“Sock It To Me”
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The unseen and unheard among us

on Aug. 14, 2014, at 9:45 a.m.
It was during a dreary stretch of winter in late January of this year that I got an unusual inquiry regarding freelance work. The freelancer herself didn’t contact me. Rather, the query came from an employment specialist in Scarborough on behalf of a “talented creative writer who is also working …
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on Aug. 14, 2014, at 7:46 a.m.
Robert Greenfield
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on Aug. 13, 2014, at 6:35 a.m.
“Life Itself”
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Signs of the times in Portland, Maine

on Aug. 07, 2014, at 9:32 a.m.
In Gaza, hundreds of women, children and other innocent civilians were being blown to pieces by an Israeli military armed and funded by our tax dollars. World leader like United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon were denouncing Israel’s indiscriminate bombing of homes, schools and hospitals as a “moral outrage” and …
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on Aug. 02, 2014, at 7:58 p.m.
Royal Hammer
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Maine’s Midcoast South Park

on Aug. 02, 2014, at 7:51 p.m.
O’Chang Comics gets catchy
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One Maniac’s Meat

on Aug. 02, 2014, at 7:35 p.m.
Confessions of a Drunken Coastie, Part 17
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Media Mutt

on Aug. 02, 2014, at 7:31 p.m.
Stop The Presses! MaineToday’s Paywall Might Work!
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Outta My Yard

on Aug. 02, 2014, at 7:23 p.m.
Squatter’s rites
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Letters

on Aug. 02, 2014, at 7:20 p.m.
Published in the August 2014 issue
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That’s My Dump!

on Aug. 02, 2014, at 7:17 p.m.
52 Edgeworth Ave., Portland
 
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