Posts Tagged ‘Portland Press Herald’

Pirates Stay in Portland!

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

An hour ago WCSH reported Civic Center approves new deal with Pirates!

UPDATE: Apparently this was a done deal early enough for Steve Solloway to write about it in today’s Portland Press Herald? See: “Building a future for a building.”

Article about B&M Baked Beans

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

Check out this Portland Press Herald article about the B&M Baked Bean factory right around the corner from our place: “Reporter spills the beans about factory where nothing is half-baked.”

Nice to see something still being produced in Maine.

Now Twice as International!

Saturday, February 27th, 2010

I love mocking Portland “International” Jetport. But it’s friendly mocking.

“Ribbing”, if you will.

I was, however, concerned back in November when it was announced they were losing flights to Halifax, Nova Scotia – the only international route at the jetport (see “International” No More).

But then last month Air Canada stepped in and announced it’d soon start a twice-daily Toronto to Portland route (see International Again!).

Well now it looks like we’ll have service to Nova Scotia again – at least, on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays: “Jetport restoring air service to Yarmouth, N.S.

The “International” name lives on!

Early Maple

Thursday, February 25th, 2010

Apparently this warm spell in mid-February isn’t just confusing people, it’s also confusing maple trees; sap is running about a week and a half early.

Check out this article from the Portland Press Herald: “Boiling it up a-sap.”