The Portland Daily Sun, a free daily published Tuesday through Saturday, provides succinct reporting of top local news. The first issue appeared in February 2009. Their web site’s “about us” ( page provides the following description:

“The Daily Sun newspapers are strong, independent voices in their communities and deliver reliable, non-partisan local news to readers and excellent value to advertisers.”

Hard copy issues from the current year are available in the Portland Room. Earlier issues are stored off-site and are available upon request.


Submissions from 2011

Artist Robert Shetterly poses with local civil rights activist Gerald E. Talbot

Submissions from 2010

An article called "2010: A Look Back," includes a mention under April 8 of the c

An article on the thoughtful renovation by Portland-based Northland Enterprises, David Carkhuff

An in-depth look at the history and current function of the Maine Charitable Mec, David Carkhuff

Area librarians who attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the renovated Portl, David Carkhuff

A West End Neighborhood Association meeting will address the future of the Reich, David Carkhuff

Leaders of the Central Square Baptist Church on Stevens Avenue want to give the, David Carkhuff

The Portland Public Library will display Bayside Trail public art bench designs, David Carkhuff

Among other cuts, Portland would close three library branches next fiscal year u, Casey Conley

As the $7.3 million renovation of the Portland Public Library winds down, the ma, Casey Conley

Due to the city's bleak financial outlook and a third year of flat-funding for l, Casey Conley

Thirteen months and more than $7.3 million later, renovated sections of the Port, Casey Conley

Steven Blush, author of "American Hardcore: A Tribal History," will bring his pr, Mark Curdo

Portland's Public Art Commission has unveiled 17 proposals for artist-designed b, Matt Dodge

The Maine Comic Arts Festival, presented by Casablanca Comics, has added a day o, Matt Dodge

Bob Higgins column on the donation by the Portland Press Herald of its photo neg, Bob Higgins

The Riverton Community Association (RCA) has gathered 2,000 signatures in suppor, Curtis Robinson

On Oct. 4, the Portland Public Library will host the jazz play "It's a Hardbop L, Daily Sun Staff

Submissions from 2009

Paul Tetzlaff, security and maintenance director with the Portland Public Librar

In an article on improvements taking place in several buildings on Monument Squa, David Carkhuff

In the first of a three-part series on homelessness, mention is made of how the, David Carkhuff

Since NCS Logistics of Scarborough backed out of a contract to deliver interlibr, David Carkhuff

The Portland Public Library is about halfway through the first phase of its reno, David Carkhuff

According to Ledgewood Construction, 75 percent of the Portland Public Library's, Casey Conley

A look at the Portland Public Library's ongoing $7.3 million renovation, expecte, Casey Conley

A year after the Reiche branch of the Portland Public Library escaped closure du, Casey Conley

Maine author and Pulitzer-Prize winner Richard Russo will read from and sign his, Casey Conley

Portland Public Library Director Steve Podgajny said, that faced with cutting $1, Casey Conley

The Portland Public Library kicked off a membership drive for the Friends of the, Casey Conley

Bob Higgins column on the Portland Public Library's bold move to require patrons, Bob Higgins

An article on the upcoming Portland Public Library book sale, which will combine, Curtis Robinson

The Portland Public Library's annual used book sale might be the last one that t, Curtis Robinson

Treasure hunters are continuing an annual tradition this weekend, crowding into, Curtis Robinson

Submissions from 1900

The Locavore piece on the wide array of cookbooks and food-related, Margo Mallar