Posts Tagged ‘Portland’
By Jake Bleiberg on June 30, 2016, at 5:40 p.m.
Jon Hinck will run against Pious Ali for the at-large council seat that he had considered giving up when he tried to enter the three-way Democratic primary for the state Senate.
By Troy R. Bennett on June 30, 2016, at 11:33 a.m.
“With the high costs of Portland — and it’s on the rise still — it’s definitely nice to share the financial burden with three other people.”
By Dan MacLeod on June 27, 2016, at 2:20 p.m.
Welcome to the final round of BDN Maine’s contest to design a better Portland flag. To re-cap: Designers submitted 84 designs, which were rated by three expert judges. The top-10 rated flags moved on to the next level, where you voted on your favorites. The three flags below represent the three highest-rated flags, …
By Troy R. Bennett on June 17, 2016, at 6 p.m.
Refugees from nine countries took the oath of allegiance and became Maine’s newest Americans in a ceremony at City Hall.
Hockey teams already inquiring about move to Portland after news of Pirates departure, according to a report
By Seth Koenig on May 05, 2016, at 1:37 p.m.
WCSH TV’s Lee Goldberg, who broke the news the Pirates are leaving, has since reported that other hockey teams have expressed interest.
By Kaylee Wolfe on April 04, 2016, at 8:52 a.m.
Systemic issues can’t be solved by targeted responses that treat every instance as an isolated case.
By Seth Koenig on March 28, 2016, at 5:31 p.m.
The Red Light District Era had its danger and drugs, but there was also a camaraderie among Portlanders trying to get by.
By Seth Koenig on March 17, 2016, at 7:25 p.m.
Police say they’re receiving new tips on the case.
By Seth Koenig on March 16, 2016, at 3:19 p.m.
“The power relationship between the landlords and the tenants is currently favoring the landlords even more than normal.”
By Regan A. Sweeney on March 09, 2016, at 8:42 a.m.
The city should form a commission to address landlord-tenant issues.
By Seth Koenig on Feb. 26, 2016, at 9:19 a.m.
“The way that we’d been doing it forever simply doesn’t work.”
By Seth Koenig on Feb. 23, 2016, at 2:22 p.m.
“I think it’s an opportunity to expand our brand and generate more of a sense of community.”
By Seth Koenig on Feb. 16, 2016, at 11:29 a.m.
Supporters and opponents of recent major projects seem to agree that the city’s development guidelines need to be overhauled.
By Seth Koenig on Feb. 16, 2016, at 11:20 a.m.
They’re processes some city officials and developers have lamented as expensive and time-consuming deterrents, but which project opponents claim are necessary to protect the scale and character of Portland.
By Troy R. Bennett on Feb. 04, 2016, at 9:34 a.m.
To show its appreciation for her continuing efforts and dedication, the basketball team, which has won multiple state titles in the last decade, has dedicated its season to Kelleher
By Troy R. Bennett on Feb. 03, 2016, at 3:37 p.m.
His goal is to get people to react — to talk about the issues of race, class and belonging.
By Seth Koenig on Jan. 11, 2016, at 6:56 a.m.
The city is distributing an electronic survey to ask the public whether Portland should stay the course that stakeholders plotted in its last comprehensive plan.
By Seth Koenig on Dec. 31, 2015, at 8:15 a.m.
“It’s very difficult right now to find homeless veterans on the streets.”
By Seth Koenig on Dec. 26, 2015, at 8:44 a.m.
Instead of market saturation, Greater Portland’s restaurant explosion seems instead to be creating a multiplier effect.
By Troy R. Bennett on Dec. 23, 2015, at 2:19 p.m.
“We’re going to deliver them Christmas morning, probably in the back of the ambulance.”