I have worked in television (WCSH in Portland, Maine and ABC News in London) and have been a newspaper reporter in Maine for more than 15 years. I am a rock band drummer, a certified SCUBA diver, husband and dad. I grew up in Atlanta and have lived in Connecticut, Delaware, Wisconsin, London and ...
Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Tonight: released prisoners, a $16 million park proposal, and coffee milk in Biddeford. LePage releases 17 prisoners under conditional commutations — BDN Portland reporter Jake Blieberg reports that Gov. Paul Lepage on Friday commuted, with conditions, the sentences of 17 inmates incarcerated by the state Department of Corrections. The offenders, from multiple prisons, are considered “low-risk offenders,” state officials said.
PORTLAND, Maine — Years after officials launched an investigation into baby eel poaching on the East Coast, the first of several men to plead guilty to participating in the wildlife trafficking ring was sentenced last week in a federal courtroom in Maine. Michael Bryant, 40, a former Baileyville resident who now lives in West Yarmouth, Massachusetts, is one of more than a dozen men who the U.S.
PORTLAND, Maine — Two dozen people gathered in the Eastern Cemetery on Saturday morning to honor William Brown. Nobody there, however, ever knew him. The veteran died in 1854. “There are no pictures of him,” said local historian Herb Adams. “There’s no writing from him — he could not read or write. There are no kin descended from him.