Portland – In a welcome display of bipartisanship, Portland’s Mayor and City Council agree the traffic circle at Brighton and Deering avenues and Falmouth Street will more than adequately dissuade the homeless from begging there.
Rockland – The self-described “arts capital of Maine” has seen rents on the rise as more people discover the midcoast town, and now one of its iconic South End landmarks is under threat. Continue reading “Gentrification Threatens Historic Rockland Home Where Midcoast Residents Once Bought Drugs as Teens”
Augusta – Less than 24 hours after signing a bill banning single-use plastic bags, Governor Janet Mills reversed her decision following outcry from some of her closest and wealthiest supporters.
Portland – After many setbacks and issues with possible locations to address Portland’s homeless problem, residents have settled on building the shelter in another city entirely.
Saco – Motorcyclist Chris Thompson was so discouraged after thinking about what might happen if he passed a homeowner spraying grass clippings into the road, he couldn’t wait to get home so he could let everyone know his displeasure.
Augusta – The opening game of Maine’s print media versus government softball season was called after a single inning due to an overwhelming score in favor of government.
Rockland – Guy, you know what I was thinking? We should grab a rack of Twisteds and spindle us up some of that skunky-bo-bunky kind-nug you got and go tear around up to Union or whatever.
I-295 – Shocked onlookers are reporting a sight never yet seen by Mainers: an official state vehicle travelling on the highway at the posted speed limit.
Schenectady, NY – After an invitation for a lifetime achievement award from UCLA was rescinded, folk singer Don McLean will be honored by the Council of American Creeps (CAC).
Augusta – Signs installed at the state border during the governorship of Paul LePage have long been criticized for giving people unrealistic expectations about Maine’s future.