Stories about Portland

News from Greater Portland and Cumberland County.

 
BDN PORTLAND

Yelp says this is the best bar in Maine

on Feb. 24, 2017, at 6:45 p.m.
MY SECRET MAINE

Ireland – like Maine, a land of writers, artists and poets

on Feb. 24, 2017, at 6:19 p.m.
Today was rainy, cold and often too windy for any outdoor activities, but as teachers and hardy travelers, we found some interesting and amazing sights only minutes from where we are staying in Adare. Best of all, in my mind, the place we planned to see was directly connected to writing and history.

Forecast calls for freezing rain to sweep across northern Maine

By Dawn Gagnon on Feb. 24, 2017, at 5:35 p.m.
Ice accumulations of up to around a tenth of an inch could lead to slick road conditions and scattered power outages across the northern part of the state.

Portland Public Schools’ Pre-K and Kindergarten Registration Feb. 27 – March 10

on Feb. 24, 2017, at 3:08 p.m.

Story Slam with Veteran Bill Hinderer

By Joyce Mongeau on Feb. 24, 2017, at 1:36 p.m.

“Randy Fein: Forty years in Maine of finding her way with clay “

on Feb. 24, 2017, at 12:20 p.m.
URBAN EYE

Here’s the best bar in Maine, according to Yelp

on Feb. 24, 2017, at 11:49 a.m.
What’s your favorite Maine watering hole? Who should make the list?


 
(Left: Marni Maynard, University of Maine School of Law student Right: Laura Young, President of Rotary reading at Lyseth School)

Portland Rotary and The University of Maine School of Law Partner with Lyseth Elementary School to Increase Childhood Literacy

By Broadreach Public Relations on Feb. 24, 2017, at 9:14 a.m.
BDN PORTLAND

‘My transgender daughter’s civil rights aren’t up for debate’

on Feb. 23, 2017, at 6:45 p.m.
Portland city councilors discuss a plan to buy a small number of police body cameras before the department fully adopts them in the 2019 fiscal year.

Body camera debate brings out tensions in Portland City Hall

By Jake Bleiberg on Feb. 23, 2017, at 1:14 p.m.
“To be honest with you, it’s not [Mayor Ethan Strimling’s] responsibility,” City Manager Jon Jennings said. “Wherever the funds come from it is not his concern.”

Catch The World’s Leading Expert On Con Artists… In Portland!

By AARP Maine on Feb. 23, 2017, at 1:06 p.m.

Free film: Return of the River

By Katie Worthing on Feb. 23, 2017, at 12:29 p.m.

Infinity Breaks Ground on New-look Credit Union Location in Portland

By Angie Helton on Feb. 23, 2017, at 12:18 p.m.
Portland Police Chief Michael Sauschuck answers questions three days after a local police officers fatally shot a 22-year-old man.

Protesters disrupt ceremony honoring Portland police chief

By Jake Bleiberg on Feb. 23, 2017, at 10:34 a.m.
About a dozen protesters disrupted a City Hall ceremony honoring police Chief Michael Sauschuck.
BDN PORTLAND

Council says there’s a plan to roll out some body cameras early

on Feb. 22, 2017, at 6:50 p.m.

Art Opening: Hooked Rugs

By Katie Worthing on Feb. 22, 2017, at 5:49 p.m.
MY SECRET MAINE

Ireland – like Maine, a land of stoic, resilient, and hardworking people

on Feb. 22, 2017, at 5:27 p.m.
Maine Attorney General Janet Mills.

Feds, state sue Maine firm over alleged false advertising for health supplements

By Darren Fishell on Feb. 22, 2017, at 3:09 p.m.
The lawsuit claims a South Portland-based supplement company and others used false advertising to sell health supplements that promised joint pain relief and memory improvements.

Wednesday Night Beginning Swing Dance Classes with Portland Swing Project

By Gillian Davis on Feb. 22, 2017, at 2:15 p.m.

Second annual HeartStrong 10K on April 2 in Portland to benefit American Heart Association in Maine

on Feb. 22, 2017, at 1:25 p.m.