Young and old want urban living, according to Smart Growth group

LEWISTON — Urban growth advocates said Wednesday that generational demographics are pushing for the very things they've been advocating for the past decade — less suburban sprawl, better public transportation and jobs and economies built around creative economies.

It's up to small communities to provide what those people want, according to panelists at GrowSmart Maine's annual meeting. The meeting, at the Atrium in the Bates Mill Enterprise Complex, drew business and government leaders from across the state to talk about smart growth and what it means. Read more…

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