Portland, Maine

Portland, Maine Ready to Flip Switch on Smart Traffic Signals

The city hopes a new tech upgrade will cut wait times at one difficult commuter bottleneck by 20 to 30 percent.

Portland, Maine’s ‘Weak Mayor’ City Hall Power Struggle

STATE AND LOCAL NEWS ROUNDUP | Illinois governor vetoes major education bill; Miami’s new “puppy mill” ordinance; and an Alaska town’s entire police force quits.

Why New York Still Wants to Ban Styrofoam

A state Supreme court justice thwarted the Big Apple’s first attempt, but City Hall is determined.