Author: Myles Smith

  • We lose all of this to save 4 minutes?

    To support its claim that expanding its highway to Gorham will save drivers time, the Turnpike Authority commissioned a study to look at the growth patterns that would result if it were to relieve traffic in the area. The study concludes that the highway would have almost no impact on growth patterns and sprawl, because…

  • Family: Smiling Hill Farm roots run deep, don’t pave over them

    This letter to the editor of several local papers – the American Sentinel, Scarborough Leader, and South Portland Sentinel, was penned by Carrie Marsh Dixon, an urban planner and a member of the extended Smiling Hill Farm family. Carrie talks about the long legacy of stewarding the fields and lands of Smiling Hill Farm, and…