Ambitious Plans for “The Forefront” at Thompson’s Point Unveiled This Morning; Completion Expected by Fall of 2013

Overview of The Forefront on the Fore River Details of The Forefront at Thompson’s Point By Carol McCracken  (Post # 765) Within two years, it is expected that the currently blighted  Thompson’s Point will bloom into the  major cultural hub north … Continue reading

Controversial, Darryl Brown, DEP Commissioner, Resigns Following State’s AG Opinion; “We urge the Governor to nominate a new candidate who strongly believes inDEP’s mission and who will support and defend Maine’s important environmental laws,” Dudisheim, NRCM.

By Carol McCracken  (Post # 764) “The Attorney General has performed an important role in determining that, based on the information available to him, Darryl Brown does not meet the legal requirements to serve as Commissioner of the Department of … Continue reading

Avesta Housing Provides Update on Adams School Redevelopment; Demolition to Start Next Month & Construction in Fall

Avesta’s Timeline for Redevelopment of Adams School Detail Photo from Corner of Vesper and Wilson Streets Photo of Adams School Redevelopment By Carol McCracken  (Post # 763) About twenty people attended an information meeting last night hosted by Avesta Housing … Continue reading

Food News: Courtesy of “Sustainable Food News,” Published by McGovern – Lawsuit Against Whole Foods Proceeds

By Carol McCracken  (Post # 760) Yesterday a lawsuit against Whole Foods Market Inc. was given permission to proceed by a Florida circuit judge.  The lawsuit, originally filed several years, claims that Whole Foods violated Florida’s  deceptive trade-practices law because … Continue reading

Reny’s: A Maine Adventure Now a Portland Adventure; “We Consider Wal-Mart to be Our Largest Competitor,” John Reny

Customer Richard Gauthier: “Reminds me of the old Woolworth’s!By Carol McCracken  (Post Customer Ann Marie Phanok Shopping for “Good Deals” – Found Them! By Carol McCracken  (Post # 757) The excitement was as palpable as the skies were sunny when … Continue reading