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A suspected “swatting” incident took place in Standish. Wait. What is swatting?

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According to MPBN, a “swatting” incident likely took place in Standish over the weekend. In short, “swatting” is a prank in which law enforcement officers are summoned to what sounds like a dire emergency situation. In the Standish incident, someone had falsely reported that he had shot his girlfriend and taken some hostages. As a […]

Catbird Creamery makes the best ice cream sundae in Maine

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The sundae at Catbird Creamery is ridiculous.  First you pick your cookie—you can get a chocolate chip cookie, a snicker doodle cookie, or a crumb cake cone bowl—and then you pick your topping. There is hot fudge, butterscotch, and fruit sauce, which is determined seasonally or, according to shop owner Andrew Warren, on a whim. […]

Stephen King’s Suffer the Little Children to be adapted into a Maine-produced film

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Corey Norman is a Maine-based filmmaker and co-owner of Bonfire Films. Upon its release last year, their movie The Hanover House was met with a great deal of acclaim. At present, Bonfire Films is in the pre-production phase for Suffer the Little Children, an adaptation of a Stephen King story that was featured in the […]

Who Watches the Watchmen? Hugo’s, The Honey Paw and Eventide v. Blogger John Golden

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NOTE: I am commenting on the actions of the ownership of Hugo’s, The Honey Paw, and Eventide Oyster Co. As I mention a few times below, my company has worked with the restaurants in the past, and I consider them friends. When I was publicly complaining about the weeklies as they were acting terribly and […]

Geno’s Rock Club follows “Safe Space protocol” and that is awesome.

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Geno’s Rock Club, the legendary punk venue in Portland, follows “Safe Space protocol.” They announced this on their Facebook page earlier this month, and said announcement is awesome: Attn: performers. Geno’s is a venue that follows Safe Space protocol. What does that mean? That means:Scream fuck into the mic as loud as you want, bloody […]