Bangor to Rename Park After Gerald E Talbot Maine’s First Black Legislator

Bangor to Rename Park After Gerald E Talbot Maine’s First Black Legislator

Bangor, Maine is set to rename its Second Street Park after Gerald E Talbot the state’s first Black legislator. The city’s government operations committee unanimously voted on Oct. 4, 2021, to rename the park after the longtime civil rights leader. The city wanted to honor Talbot’s 90th birthday. He was born on Oct. 28, 1931, […]

Over 140,000 Portlanders Without Power After Ice Storms Down Lines

Over 140,000 Portlanders Without Power After Ice Storms Down Lines

An estimated 140,000 customers in Portland metro area remained without power on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. While this is an improvement over the 300,000 — 30 percent — of Portlanders are without electricity as the ice-induced outages went from widespread to historically bad on Monday. Despite the hard work of more than 2,500 power company […]

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