A City Council committee proposed an outright ban on people renting single-family homes that they don’t live in through services like Airbnb.
South Portland’s policy does not dictate that police preemptively turn off the cameras when entering a private home, although it does say that they should be turned off if “specifically requested” by someone with a “reasonable expectation of privacy.”
The possible sites range from large stretches of industrial land on the border with Westbrook to a narrow strip off Washington Avenue in one the the city’s hottest neighborhoods.
The city is already negotiating with a buyer interested in purchasing a roughly 7-acre industrial lot on Riverside Street.
Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Tonight the West End gets a new, tasteful general store; we look back on Portland’s year in photos; and a seaweed farmer hopes “kelp is the new kale.” What we’re talking about Portland Hunt and Alpine Club owners open shop in the West End — […]
Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Tonight, Portland entrepreneurs are eyeing pot edibles; police seek a man suspected of vandalizing a halal grocery; and a local restaurant introduces its latest substitute for tipping. What we’re talking about Greater Portland entrepreneurs cooking up plans for cannabis edibles — From weed-infused sports bars […]
Good evening from BDN Portland’s outpost off Deering Oaks park. Tonight Nisbet’s jail sentence pushed until after Christmas; Portland has one of the best bakeries in America; and the holidays are upon us. Merry merry, everyone! A programming note: There will be no newsletter next Monday nor on Monday, Jan. 2. What we’re talking about […]
A proposed redesign of Portland’s Congress Square Park imagines the plaza filled with plants, statues and fountains on gently sloping surfaces, and would streamline the nearby intersection by eliminating the cut-through from High Street to Free Street. Philadelphia design firm WRT on Thursday evening presented the new visions of the park — the site of […]