Category Archives: City

Hey Google, Maine’s not giving you any of these mystery barge permitting problems. Why not build them all here?

google barge

The saga of the Google barges continues. The latest news in the tale of the confounding, floating, four-story structures comes out of San Francisco, where government officials have reportedly given their local version of the project extra scrutiny and are saying the technology giant doesn’t have the appropriate permits to build a barge-based showroom in […]

Duson, Suslovic get re-election to Portland council, former state lawmaker Hinck to join them

Hinck (The Forecaster)

Incumbent Portland city councilors Jill Duson (at-large) and Ed Suslovic (District 3) claimed re-election tonight in contested races, while former state representative and U.S. Senate primary candidate Jon Hinck joined them. Hinck replaces at-large councilor John Anton, who opted not to seek re-election. This was with nearly 35 percent of registered Portland voters (17,875 out […]