Tonight is the final edition of The Express for the year. Enjoy the weekend and be safe.
Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Tonight, the snow has turned to rain, so check out these wintery photos Troy Bennett took just hours ago. What we’re talking about Former Press Herald opinion writer dies in shooting — Beth Brogan reports: Police say Michael Harmon, 71, died at his house on […]
If you’ve just realized that Saturday is New Year’s Eve, we’ve got your back.
The city is already negotiating with a buyer interested in purchasing a roughly 7-acre industrial lot on Riverside Street.
Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Tonight the West End gets a new, tasteful general store; we look back on Portland’s year in photos; and a seaweed farmer hopes “kelp is the new kale.” What we’re talking about Portland Hunt and Alpine Club owners open shop in the West End — […]
Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Tonight, Portland entrepreneurs are eyeing pot edibles; police seek a man suspected of vandalizing a halal grocery; and a local restaurant introduces its latest substitute for tipping. What we’re talking about Greater Portland entrepreneurs cooking up plans for cannabis edibles — From weed-infused sports bars […]
Good evening from BDN Portland’s outpost off Deering Oaks park. Tonight Nisbet’s jail sentence pushed until after Christmas; Portland has one of the best bakeries in America; and the holidays are upon us. Merry merry, everyone! A programming note: There will be no newsletter next Monday nor on Monday, Jan. 2. What we’re talking about […]
Street performing, or busking, for tips is an age-old practice. According to the Busker Street Union, it’s a tradition going back to medieval Europe where local merchants would invite entertainers to their storefronts, plazas and public squares to attract pedestrians and increase business. As far as I know, nobody invited Tim Burns and Joshua LaChance down to […]
Tonight: A Maine lawmaker wants you to slow down; Portland students get a lesson on fake news; the city’s schools will need more than $300 million in upkeep; and Dan is going fishing for Christmas.