Troy R. Bennett
By Troy R. Bennett on Nov. 28, 2014, at 6:12 a.m.
Ron Botting talks about playing Ebenezer Scrooge at Portland Stage on Monday. Botting will take up the role for the first time this year in Portland Stage Company’s nearly yearly production of “A Christmas Carol.”
By Troy R. Bennett on Nov. 26, 2014, at 2:39 p.m.
Volunteers brave snow at the Portland nonprofit Preble Street on Wednesday, unloading a bus full of food. Preble Street runs a group of soup kitchens, shelters and a food pantry in the city.
By Troy R. Bennett on Nov. 25, 2014, at 12:56 p.m.
Once upon a time, most 35mm film cameras came with a standard-issue 50mm lens. It’s often said that it’s the focal length that most resembles the human field of vision. It’s not too wide and not too telephoto. Here are five more pictures in my 5@50 series. …
By Troy R. Bennett on Nov. 23, 2014, at 5:55 a.m.
Cumberland County Jail prisoners and volunteers from the University of New England take part in the ANEW Approach addiction treatment program in the Cumberland County Jail.
By Troy R. Bennett on Nov. 21, 2014, at 5:53 a.m.
CashStar CEO Ben Kaplan gives a tour of his company’s new open, collaborative offices on Pearl Street in Portland on Tuesday. CashStar manages digital gift card payments for retailers like Starbucks.
By Troy R. Bennett on Nov. 19, 2014, at 11:27 a.m.
Five Portland chefs (from right) David Turin, David Levi, Emil Rivera, Shannon Bard and James Plunkett reveal their favorite Thanksgiving side dishes.
By Troy R. Bennett on Nov. 18, 2014, at 3:03 p.m.
Portland Mayor Michael Brennan speaks to the press at Becky’s Diner on Commercial Street on Tuesday touting the start of the 2015 Affordable Care Act insurance open enrollment period, which started on Saturday.
By Troy R. Bennett on Nov. 17, 2014, at 5:57 p.m.
Sign-waving, chanting protesters interrupt a University of Maine System trustees meeting and demand an end to recent faculty and program cuts on Monday in Portland.
By Troy R. Bennett on Nov. 10, 2014, at 3:36 p.m.
PORTLAND | Once upon a time, most 35mm film cameras came with a standard-issue 50mm lens. It’s often said that it’s the focal length that most resembles the human field of vision. It’s not too wide and not too telephoto. As a kid, when I first started to commandeer …
BENNETT THERE DONE THAT (blog)
on Nov. 10, 2014, at 12:28 a.m.
Yeah, that was click bait. Sorry. I wrote this song more than a year ago, but this video is giving it new life. The song tells a true-ish story of two runaway pigs from Aroostook County. My my pals in the Half Moon Jug Band though it’d be funny to …
By Troy R. Bennett on Nov. 05, 2014, at 5:14 p.m.
Protestors take part in a Guy Fawkes Day demonstration on Wednesday afternoon in Portland’s Monument Square. The group was expressing anger over a wide list of grievances from chemicals in food, health care costs and American foreign policy.
BENNETT THERE DONE THAT (blog)
on Nov. 05, 2014, at 3:44 a.m.
It’s over. It’s finally over. It feels like I’ve been shooting nothing but podium people since August. Of course, that’s not quite true. But that’s what it feels like. To Paul LePage: Congratulations. I’ll see you in Augusta, soon. To Mike Michaud: Thanks for giving it your best. I know …
By Troy R. Bennett on Nov. 05, 2014, at 2:38 a.m.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud concedes defeat in Portland early Wednesday morning.
By Troy R. Bennett on Nov. 03, 2014, at 9:35 p.m.
New Jersey’s Republican Gov. Chris Christie spoke at a political rally in Portland Monday night urging Maine voters to keep incumbent Republican Gov. Paul LePage in the Blaine House when the polls open on Tuesday.
By Troy R. Bennett on Nov. 01, 2014, at 6:17 p.m.
Portland Fire Chief Jerome LaMoria speaks to the press Saturday confirming five people died in a structure fire on Noyes Street on Saturday.
By Troy R. Bennett on Nov. 01, 2014, at 4:11 p.m.
Mike Hogan, a neighbor, recalls events at the early morning fire Saturday in Portland.
By Troy R. Bennett on Oct. 31, 2014, at 5:38 a.m.
President Barack Obama spoke at a rally for Mike Michaud in Portland on Thursday night.
Many believe The Kennebunk Inn has its share of ghosts.
By Troy R. Bennett on Oct. 29, 2014, at 3:31 p.m.
Former Cutler supporters announced at a press conference in Portland on Wednesday their support of Democratic contender Mike Michaud for governor in order to defeat incumbent Republican Paul LePage.
By Troy R. Bennett on Oct. 29, 2014, at 1:17 p.m.
Eliot Cutler, independent candidate for governor, said at a Portland press conference on Wednesday that he’s aware the polls are not in his favor, and his supporters are free to vote for someone else, but he’s not dropping out of the race.