Run-down buildings, soccer and food co-ops

Posted Nov. 01, 2013, at 2:37 p.m.
Brunswick's Cameron Glover (10) moves the ball down field ahead of Bangor's Sam Huston (22) during first half action of Eastern Maine Quarter final play at Bangor High School.
BDN Photo by Terry Farren
Brunswick's Cameron Glover (10) moves the ball down field ahead of Bangor's Sam Huston (22) during first half action of Eastern Maine Quarter final play at Bangor High School.
Bangor Gas and other construction crews prepare the side of Bennoch Road for natural gas pipeline installation Wednesday morning in Orono.
Bangor Gas and other construction crews prepare the side of Bennoch Road for natural gas pipeline installation Wednesday morning in Orono. Buy Photo
Bangor Housing wants to tear down six buildings on First Street and rebuild them into new rental units under Bangor Housing. The units would be geared toward working families and have to go through an application process.  A few residents on Second Street are worried that by building more apartment units, they'll only bring in more of the same sorts of tenants and problems.
Bangor Housing wants to tear down six buildings on First Street and rebuild them into new rental units under Bangor Housing. The units would be geared toward working families and have to go through an application process. A few residents on Second Street are worried that by building more apartment units, they'll only bring in more of the same sorts of tenants and problems. Buy Photo
Irit Altman helps distribute goods at the Portland Food Co-op Thursday in the East End. The co-op hopes to open a public storefront next year.
Irit Altman helps distribute goods at the Portland Food Co-op Thursday in the East End. The co-op hopes to open a public storefront next year. Buy Photo

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