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”
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.
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Schenectady, NY – After an invitation for a lifetime achievement award from UCLA was rescinded, folk singer Don McLean will be honored by the Council of American Creeps (CAC).
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.
Augusta – Spring hasn’t quite sprung just yet, as temperatures take a bit of a dip today.
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.