Local lobsterman miraculously survives wreck at Dyer Cove in Cape Elizabeth, tourists take pictures instead of helping

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Bob Raymond, a well known lobsterman from Cape Elizabeth, has taken a lot of grief over the years for the life jacket he wears when hauling his traps alone. After surviving a disastrous wreck on the rocky ledges near Two Lights State Park last week, which left his twenty foot skiff in shattered ruins, he […]

USM and UMS student groups rally in downtown Portland

Photo by Chris Shorr, BDN.

Around noon on Thursday, roughly two hundred supporters for #USMFuture and #UMaineFuture rallied in downtown Portland to spread awareness and advocacy for their cause.               As I meandered through the crowd taking pictures I was handed a flier which explained who the two groups are and what they stand for: “WHO […]

Raymond native gets a shot at the big time

Alex O'Neill of Raymond wins the Pro Tour Qualifier for the 'Magic the Gathering' circuit. Photo credit- Brenden Hill, Crossroad Games.

Usually when we hear about someone “going pro” we automatically think of a sports star. At the same time, when we think about someone making it big as a card player we usually think of a poker player in Vegas or Atlantic City. Well, what if I told you that there’s an up and coming […]