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These Portlanders are offering free hugs in wake of Trump win

By Troy R. Bennett on Nov. 09, 2016, at 2:12 p.m.

Sing this song as you vote on election day

By Troy R. Bennett on Nov. 08, 2016, at 1:11 p.m.
SPEAKING ORGANICALLY

Nosy about what your neighbors are spraying on their properties? Try this…

on Nov. 06, 2016, at 10:26 a.m.
MY SECRET MAINE

Great storytelling from debut novelist

on Oct. 31, 2016, at 9:17 p.m.

Are there still bodies buried under the Portland Expo building?

By Troy R. Bennett on Oct. 31, 2016, at 9:20 a.m.
MY SECRET MAINE

A perfect tool for the easily distracted writer!

on Oct. 31, 2016, at 8:57 a.m.
SPEAKING ORGANICALLY

ONE WEEK ONLY! Watch Leonardo DiCaprio’s Before the Flood for free!

on Oct. 30, 2016, at 9:37 a.m.

This Maine man made a fortune off chewing gum

By Troy R. Bennett on Oct. 28, 2016, at 12:46 p.m.

These are the strangers we’ll never know

By Troy R. Bennett on Oct. 27, 2016, at 8:52 p.m.

These shipwreck victims ended up in two mass graves

By Troy R. Bennett on Oct. 27, 2016, at 8:40 p.m.

This 19th century Portland woman held 28 U.S. patents

By Troy R. Bennett on Oct. 27, 2016, at 2:43 p.m.

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.