Tag Archives: Maine

Support the Portland Police Department? Here’s your chance to show it.

There’s been a lot of criticism surrounding the Portland Police Department lately, but the Maine Homeless Veteran’s Alliance wants to give people a chance to show their support for our boys in blue. Today on the corner of Marginal Way and Forest Avenue- right next to the baseball field at the Deering Oaks Park- the […]

Are you really that mad about a peaceful protest?

“Tear gas them all.” “Black Lives Matter is all about finding excuses to murder cops.” “That whole group is made up of rotten apples. Well, that and whiny asses.” “If you don’t want to get shot by the police, stay out of trouble you idiots!!” These are just a small sampling of responses to last […]

Portland police officer hit by bird’s “aerial bombardment”

On Wednesday the Portland Police Department made an unusual post on their Facebook page, jokingly describing an unfortunate surprise for Officer Alissa Poisson after she was hit by the droppings of a passing bird. https://www.facebook.com/PortlandMainePolice/photos/a.128665653811161.22771.121900037821056/1248640035147045/?type=3&theater In less than a day the post has received thousands of views and shares on social media, but the “duck […]

Justin Alfond endorses Ben Chipman for State Senate

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 […]