Friday, June 24, 2022
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Portland council may repeal some restrictions on Munjoy Hill development

The Portland City Council will vote on whether to repeal the Munjoy Hill Conservation Overlay District at its June 22 meeting. Councilors discussed the plan...
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Portland Charter Commission may propose broad City Council oversight of mayor 

As the Charter Commission enters its final month of work, yet another version of a proposal to overhaul the separation of power in Portland's...

Malloy responds to critics, but has the embattled UMaine chancellor’s time run out?

Since the position of chancellor was created at the founding of the University of Maine System in 1968, it’s often been a precarious perch. The...
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Roux Institute plan shrinks in response to concerns from East Deering residents

Developers of the Roux Institute campus have scaled back their proposal for the former B&M Baked Beans property after prolonged pushback and criticism from...

‘Joyful but watchful:’ With a sense of pride, LGBTQ community won’t rest

As Pride month is celebrated after being scaled back for two years because of the coronavirus pandemic, Maine’s longtime LGBTQ advocates say despite 30...
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Portland finds space for all interested food trucks in Cutter St. parking lot

After telling several food trucks they would have to cease doing business on Portland's Eastern Promenade, the city reversed its decision last week. It will...
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Council kills Portland shelter licensing, calls for state task force on homelessness

On the same night Mayor Kate Snyder called on Gov. Janet Mills and the state Legislature to establish a homelessness task force, the City...
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Maine women live their hoop dreams with L-A Maples

A nurse, an engineer, a project manager, a small business owner, and a student are among the women sharing the hardwood at the Lewiston...
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12 candidates, 3 seats: Meet the people running for Portland School Board

There have been three vacancies on the Portland School Board since last fall, leaving it with only six members to deal with drafting a...
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Portland faces deadline to find next city clerk

Portland is scheduling interviews with several candidates to replace the retiring city clerk. The City Council's city manager search subcommittee, chaired by Mayor Kate Snyder,...