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Ecotrust, Environmental & Economic Nonprofit in Portland, Oregon
To view all blog posts: http://blog.ecotrust.org/author/edeans/
Baxter Memorial Library Writing Contest (2012)
Adult Poetry Contest, 2nd place: “People You’ll Never See Again”
Portland Public Library Adult Poetry Competition, 3rd place (2012)
Antelope Island on July 4th
Montana Conservation Corps, Missoula, Montana (Featured Blogger)
Terry Plunkett Poetry Festival, state-wide poetry competition open to all Maine college students, 1st Place (2011)
Portland Press Herald, Maine Observer
Minor League Hockey: Portland Pirates
From row one in Section T, Andrew Hart has the best seat in the house. He hears pucks ricochet off metal goalposts, watches crisp passes sail across the ice and feels the force of bodies slamming against the glass. At the Cumberland County Civic Center, in Portland, Maine, Section T contains dedicated fans drawn together by a shared passion. They love hockey.
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A Place Called Libbytown
Underneath the neon glow emanating from Denny’s diner, a large slab of concrete divides Park Ave from the state’s most notable road, Congress Street. A brown, metal sign marks the territory in yellow letters: Libbytown.
Neither here nor there, Libbytown serves as an in-between place as a result of the Urban Renewal movement of the 1960’s, which promoted modernization based upon the automobile. Ask any longtime Libbytown resident what caused the death of the neighborhood and you’ll likely hear something along the lines of, “Goddamn 295.”
To read a version of this story, “Welcome to Nowhere,” printed in The Bollard, click here.
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