Articles by David Harry

 
The so-called Midtown 3 building -- the third of four buildings included in the latest version of the high-profile Midtown development project proposed for Portland's Bayside neighborhood -- is depicted here with a view from Somerset Street in an image submitted with the project application to City Hall.

Portland developer strikes deal with neighbors

By David Harry on June 23, 2015, at 1:39 p.m.
Firefighters work to douse the remaining pockets of flames at the scene of a fatal fire in Portland in this Nov. 1, 2014 file photo.

District attorney pushes plea deal for Portland fatal fire landlord

By David Harry on June 23, 2015, at 12:41 p.m.
A swap between the University of New England and Maine Army National Guard turns over the armory at 772 Stevens Ave. in Portland for 29 acres of UNE land near U.S. Route 1 in Saco.

UNE, Maine Army Guard close land-for-Portland-armory deal

By David Harry on June 23, 2015, at 11:19 a.m.

Scarborough pares $500,000 from school budget voters rejected

By David Harry on June 18, 2015, at 2:21 p.m.

Neighbors dig in against plan to convert former Portland convent, school

By David Harry on June 16, 2015, at 3:30 p.m.
The Portland City Council voted Monday night to hire Jon Jennings as the next city manager.

Portland’s new city manager says he’s ready for challenges

By David Harry on June 16, 2015, at 3:08 p.m.
Avesta Housing plans to build 37 units at the front of this parking lot at 17 Carleton St. in Portland's West End. The agency is seek tax increment financing from the city to help fund the project.

Portland affordable-housing proposals: West End advances, Bayside slows

By David Harry on June 16, 2015, at 10:16 a.m.

Portland panel passes on unanswered State, High street traffic questions

By David Harry on June 09, 2015, at 10:59 a.m.
Alex Jaegerman

Another top administrator leaving Portland city government

By David Harry on June 03, 2015, at 11:23 a.m.
The app-based ride sharing service Uber plans to start operating in beach towns in Maine for at least part of the summer, starting Memorial Day weekend. The company started operating in Portland in October.

Portland again delays budget vote, passes Uber rules

By David Harry on June 02, 2015, at 2:50 p.m.
The Portland Co. complex at 58 Fore St. was nominated for designation as a city historic preservation district on Monday, Feb. 23, a day before the city Planning Board endorsed rezoning the Eastern Waterfront property for development.

Neighbors threaten petition to overturn zoning change for major Portland development

By David Harry on June 02, 2015, at 11:02 a.m.
Treyjon Arsenault, 19, of Scarborough, was killed in a Portland shooting May 26. His life was celebrated on Monday as friends and family recalled his warmth, and love of athletics, music and his family.

‘He didn’t deserve this’: Portland homicide victim’s life celebrated in Scarborough

By David Harry on June 02, 2015, at 9:33 a.m.
Karri Gilliam

Homeless Mainers getting better health care

By David Harry on May 26, 2015, at 2:01 p.m.
Portland Mayor Michael Brennan

Portland needle exchange program funding dropped to its last $10

By David Harry on May 26, 2015, at 11:47 a.m.
Stilt walkers from the Shoestring Theatre make their way down Lower Exchange Street in Portland Sunday June 10, 2012 during a parade at the 39th annual Old Port Festival.

Portland’s Old Port Festival adds days, acts, sales

By David Harry on May 21, 2015, at 12:37 p.m.
Portland Mayor Michael Brennan speaks at a City Council workshop focused on July 21, 2014, flanked by City Councilor Jill Duson.

‘What are we doing?’ Portland councilors kvetch about budget vote delay

By David Harry on May 19, 2015, at 3:38 p.m.
Passengers wait to board their flights at Portland International Jetport in this 2013 file photo.

Portland seeks better transit links

By David Harry on May 12, 2015, at 2:55 p.m.
The 18,000-square-foot MAC Air Group hangar at Portland International Jetport is used to service fleet and privately owned planes. Company President Allyn Caruso said it will remain in use as the company expands on the South Portland side of the jetport.

Maine air service plans $4.35 million expansion at Portland jetport

By David Harry on May 12, 2015, at 11:12 a.m.
Waste sits in piles at ecomaine's southern Maine landfill while a magnet on a crane pulls metals from the processed refuse in the background. The Maine facility is the first landfill in North America where metal is being successfully mined.

Fee hikes on trash bags, chickens, cemeteries, food trucks eyed to cover Portland budget increase

By David Harry on May 12, 2015, at 11:07 a.m.
Portland City Councilor Justin Costa speaks at a May 7 press conference, where officials spoke out against racially motivated attacks and vandalism in the city. "It is important to be emphatic ... these actions have no place in the city of Portland," he said.

Portland leaders say work remains to stamp out racism

By David Harry on May 07, 2015, at 2:59 p.m.