Planning Board Votes on Two Motions on Williston West Rezoning For City Council Consideration Next Month; “It’s Not Like This is a Smoke Stack Going in There,” Venne

By Carol McCracken (Post # 1,147) Last night the Planning Board voted on two motions that will be forwarded to the city council for its consideration next month on the controversial application of Dr. Frank Monsour to rezone the historic … Continue reading

Portland High School Seniors Gather at the Eastern Promenade for Photos Before the Senior Prom; The Long “Colorful” Line!

By Carol McCracken (Post # 1,145) Weather permitting, it is a tradition for Portland High School seniors to gather on the Eastern Promenade with family and friends for a magnificant photo opportunity; sparkling Casco Bay in the background. It seemed … Continue reading

Williston-West Rezoning Decision Postponed by Planning Board Until May 29th; Lateness of the Hour Given as the Reason for the Postponement.

By Carol McCracken (Post # 1,142) Last night, after almost three hours of public testimony, the Portland planning board decided to postpone its vote on whether or not to recommend to the City Council to rezone the historic Williston-West Church … Continue reading