Ethan Strimling

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Mayor Strimling vows to protect subminimum wage increase in Portland

After losing a battle over the minimum wage at the ballot box by double digits in November, Maine Governor Paul LePage is now attempting to roll back parts of the

Ethan Strimling

Mayor Strimling backs Pious Ali for City Council

Pious Ali’s campaign for an at-large seat on Portland’s City Council received another major endorsement over the weekend, as Portland Mayor Ethan Strimling added his support in a video testimonial.

Marnie Morrione

Maine town leaders look to Question 2 to boost local schools

Elected leaders from Androscoggin, Cumberland, and York Counties gathered outside a Portland elementary school today to explain what passage of Question 2 could mean for their schools and their students.

human rights

A Constitutional challenge: The story behind the protest

On Thursday, a dozen Mainers stood up during Donald Trump’s Portland rally holding pocket copies of the U.S. Constitution. Photos and videos of their action, and the crowd’s hostile reaction,

Ethan Strimling

Hundreds stand with Mainers from Somalia, but some prominent Republicans refuse

More than 200 people packed the steps of City Hall in Portland this afternoon to repudiate the attacks leveled against Somali-American immigrants in Maine by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump