Hmm. Portland and Worcester Are Both Bad Places to Be A Single Straight Woman. For The Same Reasons!

New listicle from GoLocal identifies gays, beards, clowns as worst things about dating in both Oregon and Massachusetts


Worcester is a small city in Massachusetts, some 3,000 miles away from Portland. The cities have very little in common. But they do both have offshoots of a new Rhode Island-based content farm, GoLocal—plus clowns, bearded men and gay people.On Sunday, GoLocalPDX, which publishes some familiar names--including Byron Beck--posted a story called "10 Reasons it Stinks to be a Straight Single Woman ...   More
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 by Martin Cizmar

Sick Report

State records reveal norovirus outbreaks are common in long-term care facilities.

In January, the staff at Providence ElderPlace Glendoveer, a residential care facility in Northeast Portland, responded with speed when patients at the 84-bed center started showing signs of norov   More
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 ERIN FENNER

Senator: Providence and Other Health Insurers Are Killing Bills to Help Consumers (Updated With Comment From Providence)


 State Sen. Chip Shields (D-North/Northeast Portland) is raising the alarm that his bills to bring greater oversight to health-insurance rate increases are in danger of dying in the Joint Ways and Means Committee."They're on life support," Shields says.Sheilds points his finger at lobbyists for the insurance industry, especially Providence Health. Shields says insurers are vehemently opposing ...   More
Friday, May 27, 2011 JAMES PITKIN


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