Category Archives: City

How livable is Portland for people with disabilities?


The city of Portland is circulating an online survey in an attempt to gauge how livable/accessible the city is for people with disabilities. The Portland Disability Advisory Committee, which held its first public forum earlier this month, is looking to get a baseline view for how the city stacks up in terms of its friendliness […]

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 […]