Troy R. Bennett

Troy R. Bennett

Photographer

Troy Bennett takes photos and video for the BDN in Portland and beyond. Before joining the BDN in February 2012, Troy worked for the Times Record of Brunswick.
 

Spate of violence sweeps Portland

By Troy R. Bennett on May 26, 2015, at 6:16 p.m.
Acting Portland Police Chief Vern Malloch speaks to reporters at a press conference in Portland Tuesday concerning an armed robbery, a credit union hold up, two shootings and a drug bust.

Glenn Cummings named president of USM

By Troy R. Bennett on May 20, 2015, at 1:01 p.m.
Glenn Cummings, the interim president of the University of Maine at Augusta, speaks at a press conference in Portland on Wednesday morning after being named the new president at the University of Southern Maine following the withdrawal of Harvey Kesselman, who was slated to take the to job on July …

Barn at Flanagan Farm

By Troy R. Bennett on May 04, 2015, at 5:32 a.m.
The Barn at Flanagan Farm in Buxton, along with the attached house and grounds, offers 2,400 square feet of entertaining space.

Planned Parenthood president speaks about the past 50 years of women’s health care

By Troy R. Bennett on April 30, 2015, at 6:39 p.m.
Cecile Richards, president of the Planned Parenthood Federation, talk with the media in Portland on Wednesday before a gala event celebrating the organization’s 50th birthday.
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5@50 April 27, 2015

on April 28, 2015, at 5:30 a.m.
It’s been a while. So, sue me. I could lie and say I was busy, but I won’t. I’ll tell you the truth: the weather was too darn miserable. This set of pictures, this whole one-lens-no-cropping-no-Photoshop experiment, requires me to walk around the city. I’m mostly cold-proof but I just …
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5@50 April 27, 2015

on April 28, 2015, at 5:30 a.m.
It’s been a while. So, sue me. I could lie and say I was busy, but I won’t. I’ll tell you the truth: the weather was too darn miserable. This set of pictures, this whole one-lens-no-cropping-no-Photoshop experiment, requires me to walk around the city. I’m mostly cold-proof but I just …

Land trust supporters call on LePage to issue bond funds

By Troy R. Bennett on April 27, 2015, at 2:08 p.m.
Canada geese glide over Knight’s Pond in Cumberland on Monday where local land trusts hope to conserve a 215 acre parcel. Supporters held a press conference urging Gov. Lepage to release approved bond funds to seal the deal.

Former barn now a gallery in Wells

By Troy R. Bennett on April 27, 2015, at 5:45 a.m.
Sculpture dots the yard outside the Corey Daniels Gallery in Wells on Tuesday. The gallery is housed in a converted 1890s barn.

FAA gives go-ahead to aerial drone work

By Troy R. Bennett on April 24, 2015, at 5:50 a.m.
Pilot Charlie Burnham (left) and ground station engineer Tyler Dunlea of Sevee & Maher Engineers in Cumberland test their unmanned aerial drone Wednesday near their office.

40 pounds of cigarette butts dumped in Portland

By Troy R. Bennett on April 22, 2015, at 7:14 p.m.
Mike Roylos of Portland’s Spartan Grill shovels up about 68,000 cigarette butts collected in recent weeks around the city in his “buttlers,” cylindrical ash trays attached to utility poles and street signs.

4/20 marijuana debate in Portland

By Troy R. Bennett on April 20, 2015, at 4:38 p.m.
Access to marijuana among children and the economic impact of the drug were among points of contention Monday as top advocates for and against pot legalization took part in a campaign-style debate in Portland.

Brownfield’s musical barns

By Troy R. Bennett on April 20, 2015, at 5:56 a.m.
Carol Noonan and Jeff Flagg operate the Stone Mountain Arts Center in two converted barns in Brownfield. One barn, constructed in the 1990’s, was originally used to build fishing nets, the other first went up around 1810.

Jury finds Maine bee farm shooting was murder

By Troy R. Bennett on April 15, 2015, at 3:36 p.m.
Merrill “Mike” Kimball (center) is led from the Cumberland County Courthouse in Portland on Wednesday after a jury found him guilty of murdering Leon Kelley in 2013 in North Yarmouth.
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‘Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers’ showcases Maine’s best skateboarders

on April 10, 2015, at 5 a.m.
Parts in order of appearance: Alex Winslow 01:14 Tyler Gibbs 02:30 Street Interlude 03:55 Garrett Brooks 04:38 Dave Labbe 05:16 Matt Seavy 06:17 Barroom Interlude: 09:17 Friends Interlude 09:34 Sean Hernandez & Tim Nichols 13:25 Jay Brown 14:44 Mike Gustafson 17:32 Credits 20:24 Filmed by Jimmy Collins and Joe Radano. …
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“Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers” showcase Maine’s best skateboarders

on April 10, 2015, at 5 a.m.
Parts in order of appearance: Alex Winslow 01:14 Tyler Gibbs 02:30 Street Interlude 03:55 Garrett Brooks 04:38 Dave Labbe 05:16 Matt Seavy 06:17 Barroom Interlude: 09:17 Friends Interlude 09:34 Sean Hernandez & Tim Nichols 13:25 Jay Brown 14:44 Mike Gustafson 17:32 Credits 20:24 Filmed by Jimmy Collins and Joe Radano. …

Police chiefs come out against scrapping concealed carry permit process

By Troy R. Bennett on April 08, 2015, at 12:46 p.m.
Portland Police Chief Michael Sauschuck speaks at a press conference in Portland on Wednesday where he and police chiefs from several of Maine

Advocate claims 1956 letter shows bishop knew about sex abuse by priest

By Troy R. Bennett on April 07, 2015, at 6:09 p.m.
Robert M. Hoatson, president of Road to Recovery Inc., a New Jersey-based nonprofit charity that assists victims of sexual abuse and their families, speaks to the media outside the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland’s chancery on Ocean Avenue Tuesday morning about a 2005 letter he said shows that Maine Catholic …

Young Mainers find a new Catholic calling

By Troy R. Bennett on April 03, 2015, at 5:52 a.m.
Christine Savage and Megan McMahon, both 23, and Hillary Cusack, 25, are deciding whether to serve the church as religious sisters.
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Randy Rhoads, Gene Simmons and more: Four decades of rock photography in Portland

on April 03, 2015, at 5 a.m.
    Portland native, James Pappaconstantine, 52, has been watching rock and roll memories transpire through his camera’s viewfinder for almost 40 years. He’s shot the likes of Alice Cooper, Blue Öyster Cult, Pat Benatar, the Ramones, Judas Priest, J. Geils Band, Aerosmith, Rod Stewart and Nazareth. Pappaconstantine got thrown …
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Randy Rhoads, Gene Simmons and more: Four decades of rock photography in Portland

on April 03, 2015, at 5 a.m.
    Portland native, James Pappaconstantine, 52, has been watching rock and roll memories transpire through his camera’s viewfinder for almost 40 years. He’s shot the likes of Alice Cooper, Blue Öyster Cult, Pat Benatar, the Ramones, Judas Priest, J. Geils Band, Aerosmith, Rod Stewart and Nazareth. Pappaconstantine got thrown …
 
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