Morning Links - Saturday, February 10, 2024

Arts

UNE Art Gallery in Portland to showcase photos of daily life in Maine and around the world ๐Ÿ› University of New England

Tracing the Field of Wonder ๐Ÿ› SPACE

Asylum Seekers

What the immigration bill's spectacular collapse means for Maine ๐Ÿ› Maine Public

City

Tax Relief ๐Ÿ› City of Portland

City Seeks Vendor Proposals to Activate Waterfront Gazebo on Commercial Street ๐Ÿ› City of Portland

Climate Emergency

Ogunquit landmark remains closed due to January storm damage ๐Ÿ› WGME

Gov. Mills aims to fast-track storm relief funding ๐Ÿ› Maine Public

Maine will use $4.4 million in federal funds to strengthen electric grid vulnerable to extreme storms ๐Ÿ› Portland Press Herald

Disaster Loans for Portland Businesses ๐Ÿ› City of Portland

Community

The legacy of the Portland Valentine's Day Bandit lives on ๐Ÿ› WCSH News Center Maine

'Be a Kevin' | The Valentine's Day Bandit, Portland ๐Ÿ› WCSH News Center Maine

Environment

In a Victory for Poland Spring, Maine Rejects New Groundwater Limits ๐Ÿ› New York Times

Letter: LUPC should listen to staff and reject mine rezoning proposal ๐Ÿ› Bangor Daily News

Food and Drink

Indian restaurant Taj moving to larger South Portland location ๐Ÿ› Portland Press Herald

Coming Soon: Douro - Twelve & Evo's Sister Restaurant Opening Summer 2024 ๐Ÿ› Portland Old Port

Douro from Prentice Hospitality ๐Ÿ› Portland Food Map

Monte's Fine Foods in Portland, Maine shows pizza-making process ๐Ÿ› WCSH News Center Maine

Gambling

Here's how to place your Super Bowl bets in Maine ๐Ÿ› WCSH News Center Maine

Healthcare

Maine Hospital Association to invest $90 million in MaineCare ๐Ÿ› WCSH News Center Maine

Safe abortion care is a necessity ๐Ÿ› Bangor Daily News

History

Portland Y.W.C.A..... did someone say YWCA ? huh ? ๐Ÿ› Reddit

Housing

City Offers New Housing Dashboard to Track and Showcase Housing Creation Progress ๐Ÿ› City of Portland

Uptick of short-term rentals in Ellsworth sparks conversations ๐Ÿ› WCSH News Center Maine

Justice

Man who set up deadly Woodford Street robbery to serve 8 years in prison ๐Ÿ› Portland Press Herald

Nazis

Father and son facing more charges for additional anti-Semitic graffiti found in Brunswick ๐Ÿ› WGME

Outdoors

This overlooked hike has a surprise at the end of the trail ๐Ÿ› Bangor Daily News

Police

Saco police issue shelter-in-place amid 'incident' downtown ๐Ÿ› WCSH News Center Maine

Police search for at least 4 suspects who fled after Saco shooting and accident ๐Ÿ› Portland Press Herald

Saco police issue shelter-in-place warning due to 'incident' downtown ๐Ÿ› Maine Public

Politics

At age 82, the legendary John Martin seeks return to Maine Legislature ๐Ÿ› Bangor Daily News

Letter: Home Act bill creates needed safety net ๐Ÿ› Portland Press Herald

Jared Golden voicesage concerns about Biden and Trump ๐Ÿ› Bangor Daily News

Friday Focus: Trump ballot case heads to Supreme court ๐Ÿ› WGME

Sports

Why Portland Sea Dogs Tickets Will Be a Hot Commodity This Spring ๐Ÿ› WCYY

Things to Do

Concert Announcement! 2/19 at Flask - INNNNI, Glaw, Dusty Buckets, Kijo ๐Ÿ› Reddit

Biddeford WinterFest will bring sledding and winter fun to downtown ๐Ÿ› Saco Bay News

Sober Super Bowl ๐Ÿ› Reddit

Esoteric with Vacant Eyes, Obsidian Tongue, and Worm Altar ๐Ÿ› SPACE

Banff Mountain Film Festival returns to Portland, Maine ๐Ÿ› WCSH News Center Maine

Portland on Tap is Tomorrow, and You Can Still Get Tickets Here ๐Ÿ› WMME

Transportation

Smiling Hill Farm could be a roadblock for preferred Gorham Connector route ๐Ÿ› Portland Press Herald

Legislation that boosts access to railroad data leaves out the public ๐Ÿ› Portland Press Herald

Unhoused

City Continues to Respond Innovatively to Shelter and Stably House People ๐Ÿ› City of Portland