It's early, but I know this won't be topped.
The Headline of the Day Award goes to the Christian Civic League, which tells its readers: Collins and Michaud Out-Gay Allen and Strimling
In the piece, CCL Record writer Mike Hein takes issue with US Rep Mike Michaud's vote last week against the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) because it doesn't include protections for transgendered people.
The League of Young Voters endorsed six candidates for elected office this election season, and all six of them won. Last night, about 25 League members gathered for celebration, brainstorming, and vegan chili at Zero Station; they were joined by five of those six winners (only Gary Libby, who won a seat as a Water Trustee for the Portland Water District, was missing).
We're not the only ones with local food on the brain. The New Oxford American Dictionary has declared locavore the 2007 Word of the Year. "The 'locavore' movement encourages consumers to buy from farmers’ markets or even to grow or pick their own food, arguing that fresh, local products are more nutritious and taste better.
It's one thing to eat your local berries for breakfast during the summer, or your preserved summer tomatoes for dinner all winter. But when it comes to the biggest food holiday of the year, are you prepared to go totally local?
A new local organization, Local Sprouts Cooperative Catering, can help. In fact, they can do all the work for you, or at least get you started.
First Congressional District Republican candidate Dean Scontras has his medical terminology a little mixed up.
Here's the first sentence of an October 22 press release on Scontras' campaign Web site: "Dean Scontras, candidate for Maine's 1st Congressional District, issued a statement today regarding the decision by the Portland School Committee to allow the birth control pill, RU-486 (the "Morning After Pill") to be distributed to students at King Middle School without parental consent."