The Great War had brought huge changes to Portland.The economy was booming as shipyards and lumber mills worked twenty-four hour shifts to supply the war machine that had finally defeated the Germans.Two years of Prohibition, and the innovative crime policies of Mayor George Baker, had made the city a safe
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Happy New Year, loyal readers. I am over the post-book holiday blues and ready to start the year of local history. For my first act here is a little tale about Portland's answer to Bonny & Clyde. I'll be posting more about Jack Laird's wild adventures on Weird Portland in a few days so stay tuned.