Dispatch is dead.

Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Tonight, Anthony Sanborn says what it’s like to finally be free; Dispatch Magazine is no more; and the race for governor is officially on. What we’re talking about After decades in prison, freedom and disbelief — After nearly three decades behind bars, Anthony Sanborn was […]

Eastern Mountain Sports to close Portland store in bankruptcy deal

A Delaware bankruptcy judge has given Eastern Mountain Sports’ parent company approval to close its Portland store on Marginal Way, in addition to 47 others. The judge on Thursday approved the request from Eastern Outfitters, which owns Eastern Mountain Sports and Bob’s Stores. The closures are part of the Chapter 11 bankruptcy plan for the UK-based Sports Direct […]