News And Updates from GrowSmart Maine 

GrowSmart Maine is actively involved in advocacy and initiatives that directly impact the quality of life of all Mainers. We’ll share our news here frequently. As a GrowSmart Maine member, you’ll get updates via email, directly to your inbox. Consider joining today!

GrowSmart News and Updates

February 2022 Newsletter from GrowSmart Maine

Today, we are sharing information on our upcoming webinar and providing an update on our advocacy in the Statehouse. WEBINAR: Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act: Can Transportation and other Infrastructure investment lead to Smart Growth in Maine? We hope you’ll...

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Guest Blog: Reflections on Community Planning

REFLECTIONS ON COMMUNITY PLANNING by Anthony Dater, APA (former AICP), Kennebunk, ME Here are several reflections looking back over a career in community planning from 1969 onwards. The legal framework within which planners work should be enlarged from serving public...

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December 2021 Newsletter: Support GrowSmart Maine

December 2021 Newsletter: Support GrowSmart Maine

Mainers like you are taking action to create strong local communities and to slow climate change. As a supporter of GrowSmart Maine, you know that economic development can, and does, support climate solutions. In fact, it's imperative that we bring together business...

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Support GrowSmart In Keeping Maine…Maine!

'Tis the season, in all that that means. We know you have been inundated with solicitations the past two days from so many worthy causes, and will continue to be through the holiday season. Here at GrowSmart Maine, we also have a large effort planned for both an email...

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The 2021 Summit is Soon!

2021 SUMMIT Turning Climate Action into Economic Opportunity: Smart Growth Guidance for Maine Communities November 4, 2021 Conflicts and opportunities abound right now for Maine’s diverse regions, iconic industries, and economies. In this environment, how will Maine...

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June 2021 Newsletter from GrowSmart Maine

Summer in Maine! Is there anything better? We love Maine in all its iterations and seasons, but there is something special about the golden hour of summer evenings that is downright magical. Preserving Maine's magic and unique quality of life, while supporting a...

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How Will COVID Reshape Maine Communities?

How Will COVID Reshape Maine Communities?

How Will COVID Reshape Maine Communities? Ben Smith, AICP North Star Planning & GrowSmart Maine Board Chair COVID has pushed Maine’s already super-heated real estate market up into overdrive. Going into 2020, the housing market in Southern Maine was already...

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