By Carol McCracken (Post # 2,104) The history of Portland as a foodie city is the subject of a new book, “Portland Food The Culinary Capital of Maine” written by Munjoy Hill resident Kate McCarty. This afternoon Sherman’s Books & Stationery, at 49 Exchange Street … Continue reading
By Carol McCracken (Post # 2,103) The co-owners of the Old Port House of Jerky had high expectations for their new business at 13 Exchange Street in Portland’s Old Port. The two had planned on opening the business on … Continue reading
By Carol McCracken (Post # 2,102) We are going to take a break and think about what we’ve heard tonight said Peter C. Dugas, the applicant for the construction of a three-story building with 5 residential units, probably rental, and basement parking … Continue reading
By Carol McCracken (Post # 2,101) A coalition of solar power advocates released a new report that provides a first-of-its-kind comparative look at the growth of solar power in major American cities, including Portland. It was not a comparison … Continue reading
By Carol McCracken (Post # 2,000) The public is invited to attend a gig by Olivia Crupi on Thusrday, May 29th at BLUE, 260A Congress Street. The event begins at 9:00 pm and there is no cover charge for the two hour concert. … Continue reading
By Carol McCracken (Post # 1,999) The Grand Opening of the second Vincenza’s Italian Bakery takes place on Saturday, May 31st said Tina Giarranto, the store’s owner. this afternoon. Located at 10 Exchange Street, in the Old Port, the popular bakery … Continue reading
State Senate President Justin Alfond with his Son, Jacoby.
By Carol McCracken (Post # 1,998)
The public is invited to attend a public forum on Tuesday, May 27th from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. The forum will be held in the Rines Auditorium at the Portland Public library, 5 Monument Way.
The forum will focus on the 126th legislative session in Augusta and its accomplishments and challenges ahead. Other members of the Democratic delegation to Augusta will attend the forum as well.
“We accomplished a lot of great work this session and I’m excited to share these successes with the people of Portland,” said President Justin Alfond. “However, we still face challenges and it’s critical that our community members have the opportunity to weigh-in on these issues, so that we can work together to address them.”
By Carol McCracken (Post # 1,997) This year’s Memorial Day Parade begins at 10:30 am at Longfellow Square on Congress Street and proceeds along the street ending at Monument Square. The wreath laying ceremony begins at 11:00 am at Monument … Continue reading
By Carol McCracken (Post # 1,996) “I know I’m in violation of the city’s rules, but I’ll take that chance. I’m open for business,” said Matt DiBenedetto, a co-owner of the House of Jerky, 13 Exchange Street in the Old … Continue reading
By Carol McCracken (Post # 1,995) Portland Food Co-op, Hampshire Street on the East End of Portland, has just announced that it is currently accepting applications for an Education and Outreach Coordinator. The successful candidate will begin work in mid-July. … Continue reading