Anna Kendrick “geeks out” with James Corden in epic love story soundtrack

Anna Kendrick. AdMedia Photo.

Maine’s own Anna Kendrick appeared on The Late Late Show with James Corden on Wednesday, performing a “love story soundtrack” that spanned eleven songs in one take. Kendrick and Corden sang their way through the songs, which painted a light-hearted journey through the different stages of a romantic relationship. Beginning with “Lady in Red,” continuing on […]

Justin Alfond endorses Ben Chipman for State Senate

Maine State Sen. Justin Alfond. Photo- Troy R. Bennett, BDN.

Citing “The actions by Rep. Russell and her campaign” and his belief that “Portland deserves a Senator who bring out the best of our city,” State Senator Justin Alfond endorsed State Rep. Ben Chipman today for the District 27 seat that he will vacate next year. Chipman and Russell- along with Dr. Chuck Radis- are […]

Iconic Hawkes Plaza repairman lives again in Westbrook

In 1989 the Maine Department of Transportation decided that moving roadside signs were a distraction to drivers, effectively shutting down one of the state’s most iconic and beloved landmarks, the Hawkes Plaza TV repairman on Route 302 in Westbrook. Generations of Mainers fondly remember the giant repairman swinging his arms and smiling as they made […]

Now Trump’s denigrating Native Americans, too.

Troy R. Bennett, BDN.

So we can tack Native Americans onto the list that includes Hispanic people, Black people, Muslims, refugees and immigrants of all nationalities, women, members of the LGBTQ community, and just about any other minority or marginalized group in which Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has outwardly and boastfully offended. Earlier today, at a news conference […]