Category Archives: The Express

ICE seizes Somali man at courthouse

Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. It’s been a busy news day. Let’s get to it. What we’re talking about ICE detains Somali man in Portland courthouse — Abdi Ali, 28, had just finished meeting with his attorney at the Cumberland County Superior Court after being arraigned on a drunk driving […]

More anti-Muslim graffiti found at USM

  Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Tonight: fewer people overdosed this week than originally thought (and they were all saved by Narcan); give Peeps a chance; and there’s another case of anti-Muslim graffiti at USM. What we’re talking about More anti-Muslim graffiti found at USM — Police at the University […]

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 […]