Category: local

Portland Mayor Confident New Roundabout Will Make It Easier Than Ever to Avoid Panhandlers

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.

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Gentrification Threatens Historic Rockland Home Where Midcoast Residents Once Bought Drugs as Teens

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”

Motorcyclists Cuts Through Traffic, Speeds Home to Complain Online About Grass Clippings

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.

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Maine’s Newest Farm-to-Table Restaurant Criticized for Not Having Exposed Studs, Ceiling Beams in Dining Room

Appleton – Simmer, the latest eatery to arise from Maine’s foodie movement, is getting poor reviews due to the fact much of the building’s structural components are hidden from view by finishing touches.

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Gov. Mills Announces $5.1 Million Plan to Put New Electric Cars on Maine’s Old Shitty Roads

Augusta – Governor Janet Mills plans to use money secured during her tenure as Maine’s Attorney General to give a break to people looking to purchase electric vehicles for use on Maine’s pock-marked, decrepit roads system.

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