Posts Tagged ‘housing’

Daylight hits the Aroostook River in Oxbow Plantation, on Election Day, Nov. 8.

The Maine towns with the greatest percentage of empty homes

By Adanya Lustig on Jan. 05, 2017, at 6:25 a.m.
Maine lost population unevenly over the last 15 years. Some counties hollowed out, while others grew in population.
A sign declares space available in a vacant lot at the corner of Kennebec and Chestnut Streets in Portland's Bayside neighborhood in this file photo.

How to understand the battle between developers and opponents in Portland

By Seth Koenig on Feb. 16, 2016, at 11:29 a.m.
Supporters and opponents of recent major projects seem to agree that the city’s development guidelines need to be overhauled.
Developers from the Florida-based Federated Cos. in March turned in this depiction of what the latest version of their proposed Midtown project would look like in the context of Portland's Bayside neighborhood.

Portland wants another 15,000 people by 2030. What do its residents want?

By Seth Koenig on Jan. 11, 2016, at 6:56 a.m.
The city is distributing an electronic survey to ask the public whether Portland should stay the course that stakeholders plotted in its last comprehensive plan.