Article on Portland's Valentine's Phantom (or Valentine's Bandit), whose identit
Article on Portland's Valentine's Phantom (or Valentine's Bandit), whose identity remains a mystery after 32 years. Each year since 1976, someone hangs white pieces of paper with bright red hearts on doors, windows, and walls all over town, usually adding a few large banners and flags on prominent buildings. Back in 2005, city council candidate Carol Schiller claimed to have started the tradition in the early 1980s. But shortly after, the Phoenix received both paper evidence and a phone call in which the "real" phantom discredited Schiller by producing a 1977 receipt for the printing and other evidence. With a timeline of the Valentine's Phantom dating from 1976.
Valentine's Day, Valentines
Inglis, Jeff, "Article on Portland's Valentine's Phantom (or Valentine's Bandit), whose identit" (2008). Maine News Index – Portland Phoenix. 3427.
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