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JUMP INTO THE DUMPSTER - JULY 2017

JUMP INTO THE DUMPSTER – JULY 2017

Justin Alfond says he won’t run for governor in 2018… Casco Baykeeper Ivy Frignoca reports sightings of bright green algal blooms  in Back Cove… Parking meter rates go up for the first time in eight years reaching $1.25 per hour… WEN Publisher Tony Zeli elected Secretary of t... Read more

Jump into the Dumpster - June 2017

Jump into the Dumpster – June 2017

City Council begins live streaming their meetings on Facebook Live… Protect Our Neighborhood Schools’ campaign lit encourages bullet voting to fix all four schools including Reiche… Local activist Wells Lyons starts Resistance Enterprises an apparel company selling tshirts with messages of dissent… ... Read more

JUMP INTO THE DUMPSTER! - MAY 2017

JUMP INTO THE DUMPSTER! – MAY 2017

WHERE WE THROW ALL THE STUFF WE DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH… South Portland sports bar the Griffin Club is closing after being evicted for potential real estate development in Knightville neighborhood…  Hundreds of Jehovah’s Witnesses converge on Cross Insurance Arena for one of 14 region... Read more

JUMP INTO THE DUMPSTER - April 2017

JUMP INTO THE DUMPSTER – April 2017

WHERE WE THROW ALL THE STUFF WE DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH… Friends of Shinagawa celebrate blooming cherry trees in front of City Hall with Taiko drumming… Wayside Food Programs start a three-day food drive at Whole Foods… Spencer Thibodeau dons a life jacket at City Council and pr... Read more

JUMP INTO THE DAILY DUMPSTER - MARCH 2017

JUMP INTO THE DAILY DUMPSTER – MARCH 2017

WHERE WE THROW ALL THE STUFF WE DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH… Mayor Ethan Strimling admits that he is a Giants fan… Former NPR foreign correspondent Annie Avilés chosen to lead Salt Institute for Documentary Studies… A $3,500 check from the Bangor Savings Bank helps to create a... Read more

JUMP INTO THE DAILY DUMPSTER - FEBRUARY 2017

JUMP INTO THE DAILY DUMPSTER – FEBRUARY 2017

WHERE WE THROW ALL THE STUFF WE DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH… Ed King works on new book of cartoons entitled Alternative Truths… Maine Airbnb hosts earn $26 million in 2016… Portland hosts 51,241 Airbnb guests… Fernleaf Bakery makes Best of Maine 10 best bakeries in Maine... Read more

JUMP INTO THE DAILY DUMPSTER - January 2017

JUMP INTO THE DAILY DUMPSTER – January 2017

WHERE WE THROW ALL THE STUFF WE DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH… First day of legal recreational marijuana in Maine dubbed Marijuana Monday… Thousands join two anti-Trump rallies in Portland in one day… Delivered packages in the West End continue to go missing… Night runners asked to us... Read more

JUMP INTO THE DAILY DUMPSTER - December 2016

JUMP INTO THE DAILY DUMPSTER – December 2016

THE DUMPSTER WHERE WE THROW ALL THE STUFF WE DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH… New Twitter feed (@Perambulate_ME) shares photos of unsafe sidewalks… Maine People’s Alliance celebrates 35 years of progressive organizing… Portland Senator Ben Chipman to serve as lead Democrat o... Read more

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