Oct 27

This is a test of adding an event to the new website. This is not a real meeting.

When Tom Brady leads the New England Patriots onto the field Thursday night it won’t be because his team needs him, or because he is fantastically talented, or because the fans want to see him play.

Depending on how old you are, you’ve witnessed people taking to the streets to win minority rights, women’s right and/or gay rights.

Here’s a news update from Friday’s Guild Executive Board meeting:

The Portland Newspaper Guild is pleased to again offer the Ed Beardsley Memorial Scholarship to high school seniors and current college students who are the children of Portland Newspaper Guild-member parents.

The next negotiations with the company is scheduled for Tuesday, July 28 at 1:00PM.

Christopher Shelton, vice president of CWA District 1 for 10 years, was elected CWA president by acclamation of delegates to the union's 75th convention in Detroit.

Initial bargaining session with our new owners is scheduled for Wednesday, June 24 at 3:00 pm in South Portland.

We’ve heard from our new owner and have a better understanding of his values and beliefs. Here are some of ours.

The News Guild has hired Kathy Munroe to be a sector representative. This is a big promotion that will allow Kathy to use her skills to help Guild locals throughout New England, including Maine.