CUMBERLAND — Adding to already high tension surrounding Cumberland's municipal budget, North Yarmouth officials have suggested that their town may not support continued cost sharing of library and recreation services.
FREEPORT — The Freeport Economic Development Corp. shared its 2009 priorities with the Town Council in a workshop Tuesday, including updates on a proposed business park, a food cluster development, a Chamber of Commerce and a train station project.
PORTLAND —The committee responsible for recommending which local programs and nonprofits get pieces of the city's $2.3 million federal community development funds will meet with City Manager Joseph Gray this week to finalize those choices.
PORTLAND — The Portland Housing Authority will upgrade handicapped accessibility, replace roofs and perform other improvements in its buildings with $2.2 million in economic stimulus package funds it expects to receive next month.
PORTLAND — Nearly 200 downtown properties are now part of the city's newest historic district, a designation the City Council unanimously approved Monday following a couple hours of public testimony from historic preservation advocates.