Morning Links - Saturday, September 23, 2023


Forget Baubles and Bangles β€” Portland's Newest Museum Is All About the Beads πŸ› Down East


Monument Square Tree Nomination Form πŸ› Portland Downtonwn

PortShare Promise πŸ› Port Share Promise

Virtual Public Forum: First Wave ReCode Changes πŸ› ReCode Portland

Public Meeting: Union Branch Pathway Preliminary Design πŸ› City of Portland

Letter to the editor: 201 Federal Street is a big letdown πŸ› Portland Press Herald


Commentary: Free Maine community college tuition program must be made permanent πŸ› Portland Press Herald

Westbrook High School goes into brief 'lockout' πŸ› WCSH News Center Maine

Food and Drink

New boba shop alert πŸ› Reddit


Maine seeing steady stream of newcomers, but still lacks workforce needed to fill open jobs πŸ› Maine Public


Warm weather could be a factor in Maine’s 42nd moose hunt πŸ› Bangor Daily News


Debating Maine's energy future in Question 3 πŸ› The Maine Monitor

From Maine campaign to China’s claims, numbers lie πŸ› Bangor Daily News

Two Maine labor groups oppose public utility, citing change in worker rights πŸ› Portland Press Herald

Letter to the editor: Chamber event should have featured both sides πŸ› Portland Press Herald

Pine Tree Power campaign touts reliability, lower rates of potential consumer-owned utility πŸ› WGME

Public Safety

Several displaced after Westbrook apartment building fire Friday πŸ› WCSH News Center Maine

Things to Do

Love Bites 2- A Halloween Dance Party & Fundraiser Tickets, Sat, Oct 21, 2023 at 9:00 PM πŸ› Eventbrite

National Drive Electric Week β€’ Drive Electric - Portland β€’ Portland, ME β€’ SepΒ 24, 2023 πŸ› National Drive Electric Week


Portland bars remote participation at upcoming workshop πŸ› Bangor Daily News

Portland to host meeting about homeless encampments without Zoom participation πŸ› WGME


How to better plan your fall foliage outings in Maine πŸ› Bangor Daily News

A Local’s Guide to Portland, Maine and Beyond πŸ› New York Times