Portland mayor urges lawmakers to leave Portland Harbor dredging allocation alone

Portland Mayor Kate Snyder on Wednesday urged a legislative committee to let the city keep $10 million allocated last year to help pay for dredging along the Portland Harbor waterfront rather than diverting the money to other uses as proposed in Gov. Janet Mills’...

Cities seek millions to help pay for dredging around Portland, South Portland waterfronts

Portland, South Portland and the Portland Harbor Commission plan to again apply for millions in federal funding to help pay for dredging around wharves, piers and marinas where silt has built up and reduced water depth and usable berthing space for the boats that use...

Portland, South Portland try again to secure federal funds for waterfront dredging

The cities of Portland and South Portland will again apply for federal transportation funds to help pay for a proposed dredging project. The two cities are looking for about $10 million, the last of the funds needed to move forward with waterfront dredging. Many...

Group hopes new video will help finally get Portland Harbor dredged

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — Saturday afternoon’s low tide was lower than most, the new moon leaving a vast, goey mudflat along the shore at the end of High Street. That’s where a group of 30 or so people had gathered just before dark, using the tidal muck and mire to...