Happy weekend from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Tonight there’s an app for Cherokee; school will start later in South Portland; and Neapolitan pizza comes to Back Cove. What we’re talking about Want to write in Cherokee? There’s an app for that. — As the older generation dies off, fewer and fewer young […]
Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Tonight the police oversight committee suggests some changes; the city gets closer to regulating Airbnb; and the CAT will come back. What we’re talking about The civilian group charged with keeping an eye on Portland’s police wants to let people who have been arrested in […]
A City Council committee proposed an outright ban on people renting single-family homes that they don’t live in through services like Airbnb.
South Portland’s policy does not dictate that police preemptively turn off the cameras when entering a private home, although it does say that they should be turned off if “specifically requested” by someone with a “reasonable expectation of privacy.”
The possible sites range from large stretches of industrial land on the border with Westbrook to a narrow strip off Washington Avenue in one the the city’s hottest neighborhoods.
The city is already negotiating with a buyer interested in purchasing a roughly 7-acre industrial lot on Riverside Street.
Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Tonight the West End gets a new, tasteful general store; we look back on Portland’s year in photos; and a seaweed farmer hopes “kelp is the new kale.” What we’re talking about Portland Hunt and Alpine Club owners open shop in the West End — […]
Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Tonight, Portland entrepreneurs are eyeing pot edibles; police seek a man suspected of vandalizing a halal grocery; and a local restaurant introduces its latest substitute for tipping. What we’re talking about Greater Portland entrepreneurs cooking up plans for cannabis edibles — From weed-infused sports bars […]
Good evening from BDN Portland’s outpost off Deering Oaks park. Tonight Nisbet’s jail sentence pushed until after Christmas; Portland has one of the best bakeries in America; and the holidays are upon us. Merry merry, everyone! A programming note: There will be no newsletter next Monday nor on Monday, Jan. 2. What we’re talking about […]