A recent article in the Bangor Daily News goes in depth on the controversial topic of Portland’s newly approved stormwater fees. This article, written by Seth Koenig, clarifies what the City Council approved, how we got to this point, why a stormwater fee is being implemented now, and more.
Christopher O’Neil, a government liaison for our Portland Community Chamber of Commerce, addressed the council at it’s Wednesday night meeting:
What is a Metropolitan University and how does USM plan to make the transition? This blog post consists of quotes pulled from USM’s Metropolitan University Steering Group’s (MUSG) Final Report that describe ‘the metropolitan university ideal’ and highlight MUSG’s plan of what they hope to accomplish over the next five years. – “USM is currently undergoing strategic re-purposing and restructuring to become Maine’s Metropolitan University (MU).”
Our CEO Chris Hall will be a part of a panel discussing immigration’s impact in Maine at an upcoming public forum on Wednesday, January 14 at 6 p.m.. This public forum will be held at the church at 425 Congress St.
Hello Regional, Community Chamber and PROPEL Board members; Happy Holidays everyone! The holidays are such a great time of year – I hope every one of you has a wonderful holiday season. No matter how you spend the time, or where, enjoy! As we turn the corner into 2015 everyone here at the Chamber is excited about what we’ve accomplished this year, and we’re anxious to make next year even more successful. From new events to expanded communications to new regional growth initiatives we have lots in store for the coming months.