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.
PORTLAND — A wharf owner hoping to get permission from the city to build a waterfront hotel and other tourist-centered amenities met with the City Council Monday to discuss the likelihood of getting permission for such a project.
PORTLAND — In a 2006 interview, when Matt Noyes of Scarborough was just 23 and facing treatment for his second brain tumor, he said he loved being able to raise money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.