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Smart Growth Updates

Smart Growth news updates from Maine and beyond on topics of affordable housing, climate change, energy, sustainability, innovation, policy, and more.

Shining a Light on LEDs

Shining a Light on LEDs

This is a 3-part series of blogs written by AmeriCorps Member Phoebe Little, who, along with Grace Sherman, is working with GrowSmart Maine to bring our Energy Efficiency Community Campaign to Biddeford and Windham. We know that energy efficiency and weatherization...

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Downtown Revitalization in the News: Waterville and Farmington

This Lewiston Sun Journal article reports that the Farmington Downtown Association recently held a well-attended public forum to discuss downtown revitalization efforts. Today's Morning Sentinel also features this story about a series of facade improvements and public space investments beginning in Waterville funded by a community development block grant. Great news for vibrant downtowns!

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What Does Equity in Smart Growth Really Mean:

A Conversation Between Calvin Gladney and

Andre Perry

Black Lives Matter

GrowSmart Maine is committed to doing our part to end racial inequality throughout Maine and our nation.

Navigating Today

We don’t know what the future holds. But then, we never have. Though most of us crave the illusion of control, we now find ourselves sharing this unsolicited opportunity to instead find our sea legs so we can more easily respond to the unexpected while keeping our sights on the horizon. GrowSmart Maine is here to help navigate the course.

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