Posts Tagged ‘Occupy’

Occupy camps in Maine

Occupy DC camp raided by police

By The Washington Post on Feb. 05, 2012, at 8:25 p.m.

OccupyMaine goes to court to remain in Lincoln Park

The Associated Press on Jan. 24, 2012, at 10:47 a.m.

Judge to decide within 48 hours whether Occupy Augusta vigil may continue

By Judy Harrison on Dec. 05, 2011, at 5:24 a.m.
John Schreiber holds a sign supporting OccupyMaine on Thursday afternoon in Monument Square.

OccupyMaine overwinter request fails to impress public safety board

By Paul Koenig, Special to the BDN on Dec. 02, 2011, at 12:39 a.m.

Occupy camp in Portland formally requests permit to stay in Lincoln Park

The Associated Press on Nov. 29, 2011, at 11:15 a.m.
Jonah Fertig goes over the agenda for a meeting Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011, among OccupyMaine activists. The goal of the meeting was for the group to decide what steps it will take next in terms of remaining at Lincoln Park.

As towns clamp down, embattled Occupy encampments in Maine consider next moves

By Christopher Cousins on Nov. 27, 2011, at 8:38 p.m.

Occupy Philly protesters outlast deadline to dismantle

From wire reports on Nov. 27, 2011, at 7:37 p.m.
Protesters are arrested on the lawn of the Blaine House during a rally by Occupy Augusta, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011, in Augusta. Police say eight people were charged with criminal trespass and failure to disperse after refusing to leave the lawn of the governor's mansion.

9 Occupy members arrested after jumping fence to governor’s mansion

By William Davis on Nov. 27, 2011, at 2:43 p.m.

We are … the 1 percent that pays all those taxes

By Frank Bass, Bloomberg News on Nov. 27, 2011, at 7:33 a.m.
The $16.5 billion paid in the nine ZIP codes would be enough to buy a controlling interest in General Motors.
At an Occupy Brunswick event on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, about 40 people marched down Maine Street and spent an hour waving signs in front of the local Bank of America branch.

Occupy activists protest at Brunswick Bank of America

By Christopher Cousins on Nov. 26, 2011, at 4:48 p.m.

Occupy Augusta group told to get permit or move

The Associated Press on Nov. 26, 2011, at 3:55 p.m.

Several arrests recorded near OccupyMaine site as group ponders its future

By Seth Koenig on Nov. 25, 2011, at 2:15 p.m.
The OccupyMaine Thanksgiving dinner consisted of half a dozen turkeys and many kinds of mashed potatoes and pie.

Occupy Thanksgiving: Protesters ‘taken care of’ by Mainers

By Dawn Gagnon and William Davis on Nov. 24, 2011, at 6:52 p.m.

Occupy protests cost nation’s cities at least $13 million

By MEGHAN BARR and RYAN J. FOLEY, The Associated Press on Nov. 23, 2011, at 4:42 p.m.

OccupyMaine activists in Augusta prepare for turkey dinner

By Glenn Adams, The Associated Press on Nov. 23, 2011, at 2:44 p.m.
Jim Frye of Bangor closes the tie-back door on a tent that was erected Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011, and that he and others slept in overnight. He said he and other Occupy Bangor participants held a gathering at Peirce Park into the early hours of  Monday morning.

Event or assembly, city says Occupy Bangor must work with it

By Andrew Neff on Nov. 22, 2011, at 10:08 p.m.
Occupy Bangor's makeshift tarp tent (right), as well as another tent (foreground, left) remained in Peirce Park on Monday morning, Nov. 21, 2011. The tents were erected Sunday, and one in the foreground was occupied overnight by four participants as a First Amendment protest against city officials' request that the group remove all structures from the site by late Sunday.

Occupy Bangor members preparing restraining order against city

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Nov. 22, 2011, at 12:31 p.m.

New York man arrested at OccupyMaine encampment

By Ryan McLaughlin on Nov. 22, 2011, at 10:25 a.m.

Hundreds of UC Davis students protest pepper-spraying by police

By From wire service reports on Nov. 21, 2011, at 8:12 p.m.
Standing in Peirce Park, Chris DesRoches, a spokesperson with Occupy Bangor, surveys the group's encampment on the grounds of Bangor Public Library on Monday morning, Nov. 21, 2011.

May we Occupy, please? Bangor dispute highlights problems other camps might encounter

By Andrew Neff on Nov. 21, 2011, at 6:47 p.m.