September 18, 2005, 9am PDT
In order to preserve its working waterfront, the City of Portland, ME, must balance the pressures of urban redevelopment in the city's thriving Old Port district with the needs of the fishermen who have worked there for centuries.
September 1, 2005, 12pm PDT
Roxanne Quimby, who recently sold her Burt's Bees empire for $175 Million, has a vision for a world-class village green in one of Maine's most picturesque harbors.
August 17, 2005, 11am PDT
The only remaining active Shaker community in the world has teamed up with 10 other conservation and preservation groups to curb sprawl and preserve their heritage.
August 11, 2005, 12pm PDT
A newly released study finds that a resort development would bring much-needed tax revenue and economic growth to four Maine counties.
August 9, 2005, 6am PDT
Community activists in Bath, Maine restore the centerpiece of City Park.
August 2, 2005, 12pm PDT
Housing choices are decreasing as the demand for senior housing is increasing.
July 30, 2005, 5am PDT
Debate Over Moosehead Lake development heats up.
April 7, 2005, 10am PDT
Maine residents with concerns about the impact of the project have already petitioned LURC to freeze development around Moosehead until the state creates a long-range plan to guide growth there.
March 13, 2005, 5am PST
Study finds that Mercury pollution is more extensive in Northeast.
February 9, 2004, 1pm PST
Portland, Maine tops a variety of lists as one of the most livable communities in America, but can it afford to pay the price of its success?
December 10, 2003, 10am PST
Smart growth's benefits are not enough to counter the market incentives to sprawl.
January 22, 2003, 7am PST
Newly-introduced legislation would change Maine's law requiring motorists to stop for pedestrians.
December 5, 2002, 6am PST
Sprawl threatens the survial of the nation's eastern white pinelumber in southern Maine.
April 21, 2002, 5am PDT
Portland is considering dividing the region into economic subregions. Is this a recipe for disaster or a secret way to expand the urban growth boundary?
April 13, 2002, 8am PDT
The Town of Freeport, Maine approved an ordinance requiring developers to custer homes and preserve open space.
October 23, 2001, 6am PDT
Portland, Maine's long-range tranit plan has reached in impasse -- how to deal with sprawl.
June 24, 2001, 8am PDT
Residents fight smart growth plan, charging that planners are trying to urbanize the community.
May 10, 2001, 8am PDT
A referendum that would have limited growth was rejected by residents corcerned that the measure would stifle economic development.