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Here’s why a Portland sailor’s body isn’t under his tombstone

By Troy R. Bennett on Oct. 26, 2016, at 3:46 p.m.

This Portland soldier’s pants and shoes were stolen after he died

By Troy R. Bennett on Oct. 24, 2016, at 4:59 p.m.

This portland sailor died aboard a river gunboat in Louisiana

By Troy R. Bennett on Oct. 24, 2016, at 4 p.m.

Portland slaveowner willed a human being to his family

By Troy R. Bennett on Oct. 24, 2016, at 6:25 a.m.
MY SECRET MAINE

You’ll always remember your first … book launch!

on Oct. 23, 2016, at 4:09 p.m.
SPEAKING ORGANICALLY

Want to find out what your neighbors are spraying and putting on their gardens?

on Oct. 23, 2016, at 11:39 a.m.

Here’s the story of the first federal execution in the US

By Troy R. Bennett on Oct. 22, 2016, at 10:24 a.m.

This newspaper man is still ready to print 80 years after his death

By Troy R. Bennett on Oct. 20, 2016, at 12:02 p.m.

This woman voyaged across the seas with her sea captain husband

By Troy R. Bennett on Oct. 20, 2016, at 12:01 p.m.

Kittens make the presidential debate more civilized in Portland

By Troy R. Bennett on Oct. 20, 2016, at 1:01 a.m.

Neal Dow was the mayor who really hated booze

By Troy R. Bennett on Oct. 19, 2016, at 4:11 p.m.

5 Tips to self-promote your blog

on Oct. 18, 2016, at 8:49 a.m.

These old photos are being given a new, online life

By Troy R. Bennett on Oct. 17, 2016, at 6:26 p.m.

This was Fiddlin’ Phil from Munjoy Hill

By Troy R. Bennett on Oct. 17, 2016, at 11:15 a.m.

This Portland veteran’s belongings were sold after being declared unsound of mind

By Troy R. Bennett on Oct. 17, 2016, at 11:15 a.m.

This teenage pitcher won 21 games for Boston in 1887

By Troy R. Bennett on Oct. 17, 2016, at 11:14 a.m.

This Portland cop’s murder was never solved

By Troy R. Bennett on Oct. 17, 2016, at 11:14 a.m.
SPEAKING ORGANICALLY

Cash for conservation land?

on Oct. 16, 2016, at 10:51 a.m.

This is what the fall colors look like from above

By Troy R. Bennett on Oct. 13, 2016, at 9:13 a.m.

This teenage soldier lies in a mass grave on Portland’s Eastern Prom

By Troy R. Bennett on Oct. 12, 2016, at 4:42 p.m.