Portland developer wants the Old Port to grow up

The tallest building in the state could be built in Portland’s Old Port if city councilors approve a proposal to allow developers to build...

Task force optimistic about resolving Maine’s highway funding crisis

Lawmakers hoping to bridge the gap between available revenue and the cost of maintaining Maine’s roads and bridges suggest it’s possible they may finally...

Developer plans mixed-use wellness center on Stevens Avenue

Looking over a pool filled with a metal tangle of combination chair desks and other furniture at the former Maine Girls Academy building on...

City offers drive-throughs as reward for new housing

Portland is experimenting with using zoning incentives to encourage the development of more housing in some neighborhoods. The city will allow certain types of...

Ken Curtis: Present meets past

Ken Curtis was born in Curtis Corner, a tiny hamlet in the small Androscoggin farming town of Leeds – “really just a railroad depot,”...

Portland, South Portland prepare for inevitable climate changes

While world leaders were meeting in Madrid to discuss cutting carbon emissions, students gathered for another climate strike on the steps of Portland City...

Justices weigh Maine health insurer’s claim of ACA ‘bait-and-switch’

One of Maine’s leading health insurers is hoping for a major victory before the U.S. Supreme Court in a case testing provisions of the...

City seeks day shelter space for new wave of asylum seekers

The city is struggling to help a large number of asylum seekers who have arrived from the southern border in recent weeks. Health and Human...

Prison or profit center?

Lisa Goodine of Portland supports herself on Social Security and a part-time job as a cashier. She also sends what money she can to...

VA health clinic proposed for Portland’s western waterfront

AVeterans Health Administration outpatient clinic planned for the north side of West Commercial Street is on a fast track to open by the summer...