How to “Stand Up” Maine

Three years ago, a friend of mine “stood up” a village in Africa. She and some work colleagues signed up to participate in a Give Movement Journey from Suzanne Evans & Hills of Africa Travel. They went to an African village, dug a well, built a school and a...

A Watershed Event for the City of Portland, Maine

A cleaner Portland harbor for work and play In a world where we often hear how dysfunctional government can be, a case of things working well is happy news indeed. Such was the situation when the City Council of Portland, Maine unanimously approved a stormwater...

Get Connected to Portland, Maine

How to Feed Two Birds with One Seed I am a 13-year-old homeschooler named Alexis Bellas. My mom owns 19 Oaks, a small business in Portland that provides marketing & sales to local companies. My mom also homeschools me and likes to “feed two birds with one seed”...