Christian MilNeil

Christian MilNeil

Online Content Producer

I'm an economics wonk and an online content producer for the Portland Press Herald.

You can get in touch with me by emailing cmilneil [at], or by calling 791-6307, or by following @vigorousnorth. Also check out my business and economics list on Twitter.

"On the Move": Submit items of interest regarding new employees, promotions and professional honors — with photos and LinkedIn URLs — to business [at]

Latest Articles by Christian MilNeil

April 20, 2014

Opening day at Hadlock Field, in 1994 and 2014 — Flashback

Two photographs of opening day at Hadlock Field: one from 1994 – the first-ever home game for the Portland Sea Dogs – and one from April 10, 2014.

April 13, 2014

Portland's Etz Chaim Synagogue — Flashback

Portland's Etz Chaim Synagogue, located at the top of India Street in Portland's East Bayside neighborhood, as it was in 1941.

April 6, 2014

Biddeford's MERC site — Flashback

The site of the former Maine Energy Recovery Co. in Biddeford, shown before and after the garbage incinerator's demolition.

March 30, 2014

Congregants of Portland's Hellenic Orthodox Church in 1961 — Flashback

A 1961 photograph of the "Daughters of Penelope" in front of the Holy Trinity Hellenic Orthodox Church on Pleasant Street in Portland’s West End.

March 23, 2014

Skiing in Portland's Deering Oaks in 1963 — Flashback

Five college students enjoy their winter break in 1963 with a ski excursion in Portland's Deering Oaks.

March 16, 2014

The Press Herald's sidewalk website, 1941 — Flashback

In 1941, Press Herald reporters posted news updates and headlines outside the Federal Street entrance to their building at 390 Congress St.

March 9, 2014

Portland High School's 1938 Ski Club — Flashback

A photograph of Portland High School's first-ever co-educational student activity group, the Ski Club of 1938.

Latest Blogs by Christian MilNeil

April 11, 2014

How Heartbleed works: the comic version

April 10, 2014

Business news "from away": Minnesota pioneers a new way to pay for solar energy

April 8, 2014

Greater Portland's expanding food scene brings more jobs, but not higher wages

February 20, 2014

Map: the urban-rural divide of Maine's economy

February 19, 2014

Map: the urban-rural divide of America's economy

January 30, 2014

This week in business news: more housing development on Munjoy Hill and the MM&A discount sale

January 22, 2014

Meet the artist who made your hold music

January 16, 2014

Crowdfunding California's solar power boom: this week's "from away" business news

January 9, 2014

Quebec's new carbon market and California's pot taxes: this week's 'from away' business news

January 6, 2014

The rent is too damn high for restauranteurs