Category Archives: News

The voyage of the Foggcraft 26′

Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Tonight more water taxis are likely coming to Casco Bay; we’ve got your St. Patrick’s Day celebration primer; and kids’ criminal records might not disappear the way you think they do. What we’re talking about We have summertime news. Really. Summer. — Water taxi service […]

Don’t eat this cheese

  Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Here’s a whole mess of news. What we’re talking about Rather than regulate panhandlers, give them a job — The BDN’s editorial board says Portland’s pilot program to give panhandlers jobs makes sense. It’s “a far superior alternative to prohibitions and admonishments,” it writes. […]

$11 boozy milkshakes, anyone?

Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Tonight: a tiny home court battle; a sneak peek at a new burger bar; and pretty soon you’ll be able to track street sweepers like Ubers. What we’re talking about Who wants a boozy milkshake? — Kathleen Pierce got an early look at BRGR Bar, […]

City Council meetings are getting weird

Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Tonight: an interpretive dancer arguably improved a City Council meeting by pretending to throw up on someone; the women’s strike is tomorrow; and LePage is no fan of the GOP’s Obamacare alternative. What we’re talking about Great City Council meeting, or greatest City Council meeting? […]