– How Transportation Defined Freeport,” Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Freeport Historical Society Harrington House, 45 Main St., Freeport. $3 donation suggested. Exhibit open through Feb.1, 2015. For more information, see www.freeporthistoricalsociety.org.
FREEPORT - Organizational work remains to be done, but the Freeport Town Council has given its blessing – and possibly up to $90,000 – to a three-year trial of Portland Metro bus service to and from Portland, with stops in Yarmouth and Falmouth in between.
SOUTH PORTLAND - Although they have concerns about possible increased costs, loss of local control and whether a consolidated bus service would ultimately benefit riders, South Portland city councilors agreed last week to move forward with the second stage of a study designed to create a new regional transit authority.
Last week’s report of a condominium project on Fort Hill Road in Gorham expanding to 224 units, coupled with recent news of housing and commercial development projects in surrounding towns, lends much credibility to the idea that the economic recovery in southern Maine is well under way.
FREEPORT - While Yarmouth councilors have passed a resolution supporting a Portland Metro pilot bus program, and Cumberland was to vote on Aug. 11, the Freeport Town Council decided Aug. 5 that it wants more time to receive public input.
FREEPORT - At its District 3 workshop meeting on Aug. 5, the Freeport Town Council will consider a resolution of support for Portland Metro to provide regular bus service between Freeport and Portland.
Municipal officials from Freeport, Cumberland and Yarmouth will gather at a meeting on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the Freeport Town Council chambers to discuss prospects of expanded Metro bus service to those three communities.