Statewide – Popeye’s fast-food restaurant is making waves on social media with its new chicken sandwich, and Mainers have their own thoughts about the fast-food meal, most of which revolve around questions about the very existence of Popeye’s chicken.
Statewide – A grassroots effort to bring back a retired potato chip flavor has succeeded beyond the wildest dreams of its initiator, Mark Beal.
Bangor – Danny Cummings is pulling out all the stops for his friend’s nuptials this weekend, getting his finest tie-dyed Grateful Dead shirt out of the closet in preparation of the event.
Belgrade – Stan and Liz Jones report they were “touched, but uncertain” about an invitation to dinner with a scheduled start time of 12:30 from their new neighbors.
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.