Long Creek superintendent resigns

Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Tonight: Charles Dickens’ awkward Portland visit; slow down on I-295; and the cat-lover who helped elect Trump. What we’re talking about JUST IN: Jeff Merrill II has stepped down from his position as superintendent of Long Creek Youth Development Center, the Department of Corrections confirmed […]

Man behind Maine State Pier concert series charged with domestic violence

  Happy St. Patrick’s Day from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Tonight a prominent concert promoter has been charged with domestic violence; Portlanders may get to vote on multiple proposals to repair city elementary schools; and the Cumberland County Sheriff throws a “hail Mary” the lawmakers.   What we’re talking about Concert promoter […]

The voyage of the Foggcraft 26′

Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Tonight more water taxis are likely coming to Casco Bay; we’ve got your St. Patrick’s Day celebration primer; and kids’ criminal records might not disappear the way you think they do. What we’re talking about We have summertime news. Really. Summer. — Water taxi service […]