Tag Archives: Portland

Behind the barriers at a Portland homeless shelter

Timothy Gill sits up reading the newspaper at 2:30 AM, Thursday, Feb. 10, 2005, at the Oxford Street Shelter in Portland, Maine. Photo- Robert Bukaty.

“If Governor LePage and his minions want to go after Mayor Brennan and his cohorts for financial mismanagement, so be it. But I’ll be damned if I’m gonna watch quietly as the conversation- about homeless shelter occupants in Portland having upwards of 20 thousand dollars in liquid assets- shifts to fodder for the anti-welfare crowd as […]

Massive blocks of falling ice destroy car in downtown Portland

Photo- Angela Drinkwater

After parking his 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier for the day on Portland’s Exchange Street, Adam Sousa, 28, of Portland returned on Sunday afternoon to find the car destroyed by massive blocks of ice. The video and pictures were taken by Sousa’s friend, Angela Drinkwater of South Portland: The ice fell from the rooftop of a building owned by notorious […]

Maine DEP giving Portland lobstermen the cold shoulder


The winter months are hard on lobstermen. There are still lobsters to be caught, but they’re further offshore and New England’s particular version of Mother Nature rarely cooperates with the men and women brave enough to try and challenge her for their livelihood on the frigid Gulf of Maine. In the summertime the lobsters can […]