Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Sundays on the Boulevard, which begins May 4, will give bikers and pedestrians unfettered Back Cove access.
Starting in 30 days, when the new ordinance takes effect, anyone caught smoking cigarettes, cigars, pipes or e-cigarettes could be subject to a $250 fine.
A South Portland official says the city will look for other possible sites for outdoor entertainment.
A working group’s endorsement sends the measure to a City Council subcommittee for review.
Cathy Breen says she will run as a Democrat for the District 25 seat being vacated by Dick Woodbury of Yarmouth.
The independent candidate for governor lags Democrat Mike Michaud, who raised $700,000 over the same period. Republican Gov. LePage hasn’t released his numbers yet.
The poll says Michaud has 37 percent of the vote, compared to 36 percent for LePage and 18 percent for Cutler.
Bond questions totaling $150 million add interest to an otherwise lackluster statewide ballot.
A national website’s analysis of census data puts Portland at No. 5.
The 216-member group backs a city ordinance to prevent shipments, but other businesses disagree.