Monthly Archives: October 2016

One Portland City Council candidate raised more money than all the others combined

You’re reading The Express, BDN Portland’s free evening email newsletter. To sign up, text PORTLAND to 66866. What we’re talking about Two candidates for Portland City Hall have raised remarkable amounts of money this campaign season: At-large City Council candidate Pious Ali raked in more than $20,000, while District 3 incumbent Edward Suslovic’s war chest […]

Replacing tips with surcharge may break state law, says restaurant association

Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Today, banning tips at restaurants may be breaking the law; Portland’s city manager says he’ll be campaigning for Clinton; and with the election and Halloween approaching, things are getting strange indeed. What we’re talking about Two Portland restaurants, Bao Bao Dumpling House and soon-to-open Baristas […]