All posts by Chris Shorr

Chris Shorr

About Chris Shorr

Chris is a sixth generation Portlander who loves all things Maine. He has worked with mentally ill and marginalized adults at a Portland non-profit, on a lobster boat in Casco Bay, at several high-end Portland restaurants, and at a local meat packing plant. He also ran for Portland City Council in 2013, wrote a weekly column in the now defunct Portland Daily Sun, and currently writes a weekly column in The Portland Phoenix.

Image of Loch Ness Monster in Portland making waves online

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After record breaking rainfall drenched most of the state yesterday, images of the flooding have been widely shared on social media. As Mainers recover from the intense soaking, and others warn of more impending storms, a doctored image of the Loch Ness Monster swimming in downtown Portland is quickly reaching viral status. Jamie White of […]

After threatening EPA, LePage denies making said threat

Photo- Jonathan Ernst, Reuters.

Maine Gov. Paul LePage held a Town Hall style meeting at the University of Maine at Farmington on Tuesday. The meeting was attended by several dozens of people and saw a man escorted out before the governor even took the stage for calling for his impeachment. LePage spoke for a little over an hour, touching […]