Monday, August 8, 2022
Paul Watson

Gulf of Maine aquaculture is focus of film premiere, discussion in Portland

Editor's note: Parley for the Oceans announced on Aug. 3 that due to circumstances outside of the company's control, the screening of "Our Waters"...
Elliott Simpson

Growing pains: After a year, Portland Rent Board seeks new members

Portland’s year-old Rent Board faces growing pains, including the resignation of one member who suggested City Hall could do more to support the volunteer...
Sheriff Kevin Joyce

Cumberland County Jail cautious about expanding drug treatment options

With a worsening opioid crisis and a string of deaths in Maine jails, the Cumberland County Jail hopes to improve substance abuse treatment options...

A beer by any other name: Non-alcoholic options join Portland’s craft-brew scene

Portland is renowned for its craft beer scene, its brewery parking lots packed with cars with out-of-state vehicles. But two newer craft beers – 1820...
Portland Fish Exchange

Portland Fish Exchange board endorses search for new operations proposal

A change in operations is coming closer at the Portland Fish Exchange as officials try to keep the auction afloat. The fish exchange board voted...
110 Thames St.

Portland Foreside prevails in occupancy dispute with city

Progress on the massive Portland Foreside development on the city's eastern waterfront continues to move forward, with the opening of a highly anticipated upscale restaurant...
Western Promenade

Rehab of Portland’s Western Promenade continues under master plan

It may be best known for some of Portland's most iconic and historic homes, but the West End is also home to the Western...
Geoff Bickford

Portland public safety discussion renews questions about school resource officers

At the June meeting of the City Council Health and Human Services and Public Safety Committee, city and school officials said they were confident...
Roy's Shoe Shop

Making Portland Work: Roy’s Shoe Shop cobbles together a century of success

The longer you’ve been in Portland, the more likely it is you’ve heard of Roy’s Shoe Shop on Stevens Avenue. The family-run shoe repair shop...
Tae Chong

Gridlock, groupthink, ‘ghost committees’: Tae Chong on why he’s leaving the Portland City Council

For Portland City Councilor Tae Chong, enough is enough. Chong, 53, announced recently that he is not seeking reelection after he completes his first term. In...