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Michael Hodgins Receives Favorable Decision for Town of Scarborough
Decision PDF The Supreme Judicial Court vacated the judgment of the superior court affirming the second decision of the Scarborough Board of Assessment Review granting Taxpayers 14.74 percent abatements to their land values, holding that the Board’s original abatements reviewed by the superior court after this Court’s remand satisfied constitutional requirements. In previous opinions, the […]
Client News: Controversial Oyster Farm on Maquoit Bay Approved by State
BRUNSWICK — The Department of Marine Resources approved the controversial expansion of Maquoit Bay’s Mere Point Oyster Co. Thursday, ending more than a year’s worth of debate and waiting over the 40-acre farm. The new lease is expected to increase the company’s operating space by nearly 160 times, from roughly ¼-acre of Limited Purpose Aquaculture […]
Michael Hodgins Receives Favorable Decision for Town of Belgrade
Decision PDF On December 5th, the Supreme Judicial Court affirmed the judgment of the superior court affirming a decision of the Town of Belgrade Zoning Board of Appeals (BOA), which denied Appellant’s application for commercial use of his property, holding that the superior court did not err in affirming the BOA’s decision. Appellant submitted applications […]
Weekly State Rulemaking Notices – 12/11/2019
Notices are published each Wednesday to alert the public regarding state agency rulemaking. You may obtain a copy of any rule by notifying the agency contact person. You may also comment on the rule, and/or attend the public hearing. If no hearing is scheduled, you may request one — the agency may then schedule a […]
Dirigo Speaks: Title IX — Are We Doing It Wrong?
Thursday, November 7, 2019 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm Gracie Theatre Husson University, 1 College Circle, Bangor, Maine Register Today! For Dirigo Speaks, Janna Gau poses a provocative question: Are We Handling Title IX Wrong? Janna Gau of Eaton Peabody has represented both the accused and claimants in Title IX proceedings. Find out why she believes […]
Bill Ferdinand to Serve as the Moderator at the E2Tech Maine Environmental Policy Review
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 from 7:30am to 10:00pm The Governor Hill Mansion 136 State Street, Augusta Register Today! Substantial new environmental policy has recently been enacted by the Maine legislature in the areas of chemical regulation and single-use product packaging. Aggressive new climate goals have been set via the formation of the Maine Climate Council. […]