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Catherynne Valente schools her racist neighbors about the asylum seekers in their midst - Boing Boing

Catherynne Valente schools her racist neighbors about the asylum seekers in their midst Boing Boing

Author Catherynne Valente (previously) posted this outstanding rant to her Facebook page; I asked her permission to repost it here so it would have somewhere …

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Bill to legalize sports betting advances in Maine Legislature - Press Herald

Bill to legalize sports betting advances in Maine Legislature Press Herald

AUGUSTA — Lawmakers gave initial approval Tuesday night to legislation that would add Maine to the growing list of states that have legalized betting on …

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Maine Legislature draws close to adjournment but key battles remain - Press Herald

Maine Legislature draws close to adjournment but key battles remain Press Herald

AUGUSTA — The Maine Legislature was rushing toward its adjournment late Tuesday as lawmakers scrambled to finish work on a host of bills, including finding …

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Maine rental housing among least affordable in U.S., study says - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Maine rental housing among least affordable in U.S., study says NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

PORTLAND, Maine — A new study released Tuesday says Maine has one of the least affordable rental housing markets in the nation. On June 18, the National …

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Portland council's choice of site for new homeless shelter draws criticism - Press Herald

Portland council’s choice of site for new homeless shelter draws criticism Press Herald

Residents of Portland’s Riverton neighborhood said Tuesday that they were disappointed that city councilors chose the area as the final location for a new …

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Portland man arrested following brief chase in Hollis - Press Herald

Portland man arrested following brief chase in Hollis Press Herald

Maine State Police arrested a Portland man after he led them on a “brief pursuit” in Hollis. The driver, 58-year-old Russell Jay of Portland, was charged with …

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Portland man arrested following brief chase in Hollis - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Portland man arrested following brief chase in Hollis Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Russell Jay is arrested by state police and charged with failure to stop for a law enforcement officer.

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Eric Brakey says he may challenge Golden for 2nd District seat - Press Herald

Eric Brakey says he may challenge Golden for 2nd District seat Press Herald

Former state Sen. Eric Brakey announced Tuesday that he is exploring a run for Maine’s 2nd Congressional District. The Auburn Republican, who ran and lost …

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Asylum seekers: answering the questions Mainers are asking - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

Asylum seekers: answering the questions Mainers are asking NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ

People around the state are weighing in on the hundreds of asylum seekers entering Portland — NEWS CENTER Maine is answering your questions along the …

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Movers, shakers of Maine arts gather in Portland for summit - Press Herald

Movers, shakers of Maine arts gather in Portland for summit Press Herald

About 200 artists, creative entrepreneurs, community leaders and big thinkers gathered at Ocean Gateway in Portland on Tuesday to try to figure out how to turn …

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