Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. It’s the shortest and darkest day of the year. What we’re talking about Eating cake with our neighbors can make the world a better place — After covering a story about Nadir Alzoubi and his family, Troy R. Bennett wrote about his policy of always accepting […]
The Portland landlord who was sentenced to three months for his role in Maine’s deadliest house fire in decades is now reportedly seeking a new trial — just days before he was set to begin his jail term.
The City Council voted to create an office to help new Mainers; we check in with one of Maine’s first Syrian refugees since the civil war; and Bernie Sanders did not win an electoral vote in Maine
There’s a ton of stuff going on this weekend; the city manager is about to get a big raise; and local artists are battling Trump using an old-school medium adapted for the digital age.
A proposed redesign of Portland’s Congress Square Park imagines the plaza filled with plants, statues and fountains on gently sloping surfaces, and would streamline the nearby intersection by eliminating the cut-through from High Street to Free Street. Philadelphia design firm WRT on Thursday evening presented the new visions of the park — the site of […]
The Twitter account has been tweeting photos and addresses of houses that haven’t cleared their sidewalks since Monday’s moderate snowfall.