Also in tonight’s newsletter: Gov. LePage threatens to remove sheriffs who don’t “work with” federal immigration agents.
The 40-odd acre, oaken oasis wasn’t always so quiet. It’s the site of the Battle of Deering Oaks.
Also in tonight’s newsletter, what weather you can expect for the start of the Cumberland Fair. If the world lasts that long.
Hint: The kid didn’t think Uncle Stevie’s horror stories are scary.
It was still dark. The only other things moving about were hardcore runners on the Back Cove trail and mosquitoes buzzing around my noggin.
Fortunately, the news is more interesting, and includes controversies surrounding two separate Falmouth development projects.
“These properties help define greater Portland. In every case, the properties we’ve identified are prominently visible or have such historic significance that we must advocate for their protection and preservation.”
What are you more likely to find in Maine’s forested national monument? Sasquatch or commercial timber harvesting?
The Abyssinian Meeting House is the only Underground Railway stop in Maine recognized by the National Park Service.
Also in tonight’s newsletter, how you can start putting money away for season tickets to pro hockey in Portland.