Direct from the White House Media Affairs Office, here's a breakdown of how the American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan will help Maine. I'll have more on this later, after a 2pm press conference call with Larry Summers.
The American Recovery and
Reinvestment Plan is a nationwide effort to create jobs, jumpstart growth and
transform our economy for the 21st century.
Maine's latest literary success story, Lew Robinson (Alex Irvine reviewed Robinson's Water Dogs for the Phoenix last week, right after the New York Times did so), is publishing a serialized story, "The Choral and Harpist Arts Society," at FiveChapters.com, a Web site that publishes stories in five parts -- one on every day of the week.
Greil Marcus talked at the Portland Museum of Art recently; our report from the event is right here.