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Mayhew’s exit

Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Tonight DHHS Commissioner Mary Mayhew is out; the Black Lives Matter protester won’t face charges; and a red tide has rolled in. What we’re talking about Mayhew is out — Mary Mayhew, who has served as Maine commissioner of Health and Human Services since the […]

Unconstitutional

Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Tonight the state supreme court rules ranked-choice voting unconstitutional; a judge has ordered local media to hand over recordings related to the Sanborn murder case; and we’re frying crabs. What we’re talking about Ranked-choice voting unconstitutional — Maine’s supreme court said Tuesday that the state’s […]

Pizza. Sweet, sweet pizza.

  Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Tonight there’s a new pizza joint in town; you can dig your own hole in the cemetery; and state officials back waterfront cold storage. What we’re talking about Wood-fired pizza bar three years in the making, to open —State Theatre has a new, tasty […]

How about a glass of rhubarb wine?

Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Tonight a comedian has a laugh at his own Asperger’s; chemicals spill on Munjoy Hill; and rhubarb wine flows through Bayside. What we’re talking about Comedian finds humor in his Asperger’s — Connor McGrath, a successful stand-up comedian from Deering Center, has Asperger’s syndrome but […]

Beer Camp!

Good evening and happy weekend from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Tonight beer camp is back; the mayor’s assistant is going to be put to the vote; and we’ve got your rundown of weekend fun. What we’re talking about Beer Camp comes to Portland in June — Day camp is for sissies, right? […]