News And Opinion 

Diversity and Development – drawing our focus beyond December

  As Octivia Butler wrote "the only lasting truth is Change". We can all attest that the year of 2020 has been full of lasting truth. As we wrap up this year, and look forward to (hopefully) fewer unprecedented moments in 2021, we invite you to take a few minutes...

November Newsletter – 11/12/2020

Friends, We're halfway to Thanksgiving! We've had our post-Summit forum, and are gearing up for the giving season. What’s Next? GrowSmart’s 2020 Summit took on questions that are even more relevant given our collective experience with the coronavirus pandemic: where...

Following up on GrowSmart Maine’s 2020 Summit  -11/6/2020

Following up on GrowSmart Maine's 2020 Summit Flexing the Power of Home Rule: A Path Toward Regional Solutions We are excited to build on the important discussions had during this year's Summit and the Post-Summit forum. How can we all affect local change, especially...

2020 Smart Growth Awards

October 22, 2020 From: GrowSmart Maine, www.growsmartmaine.org Contact: Nancy Smith, Executive Director, nsmith@growsmartmaine.org 207-215-7183 Web Link FMI: http://bit.ly/MESmartGrowthAwards YouTube Link to Smart Growth 2020 Award...

Views on our Venues: Our new Summit Structure

Views on our Venues: Our new Summit Structure

  We continue our "Summit Series" posts providing additional information as we count down the days to GrowSmart Maine's Annual Summit: Flexing the Power of Home Rule: A Path Toward Regional Solutions, on October 22, 2020. Today we share about our unique summit...

Views on our Venues: Our new Summit Structure

A New Kind of Summit with a Powerhouse Theme

By Ben Smith, GSM Board member, North Star Planning GrowSmart Maine’s Annual Summit is coming up on October 22, and there are so many reasons to make room on your calendar to attend. Register now. The theme of this year’s Summit is Flexing the Power of Home Rule: A...