STALEMATE - Maine State Pier vote goes nowhere

Last night, in an enjoyable piece of political theater (in which the Portland Press Herald quotes the governor's brother during a little hissy fit), the Portland City Council failed to approve either proposal for the Maine State Pier's redevelopment. Perhaps the council has seen the light and realized the project has been under a cloud since the beginning.

Late last month, the councilors postponed their vote from September 5 to the 17th. Now they have a second chance to start everything over. Will they? Stay tuned...

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