New trail section links to downtown Westbrook

From the Westbrook American Journal.  A patch of trail seen as an important link in Westbrook’s Stroudwater Trail system has connected Stroudwater Street to the downtown. Trail advocates believe the new section will be heavily used, as it provides a shortcut from the high school to the city’s skate park and downtown Westbrook. Read full…

Portland Press Herald: Federal St Folly Approved

Council approves new pop-up park on Federal Street The Portland City Council on Monday night unanimously approved converting a small section of Federal Street into a pop-up park this summer. “This is a fantastic investment in the creative economy,” said Kate Simmons, a local consultant.” The Press Hotel is partnering with the Portland Downtown District…