Keywords: Portland Housing Authority
The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.
Chassidic Jews who came to Portland from Eastern Europe formed a congregation in the late 19th century and, in 1917, built a synagogue -- Anshe Sfard -- on Cumberland Avenue in Portland. By the early 1960s, the congregation was largely gone. The building was demolished in 1983.
… many years, Central Elementary school housed New Portland students from grades K-8. When Maine district 74 constructed Carrabec Community School in…
… an independent state agency, the Maine Turnpike Authority, for the purpose of building a super highway.(8) The first section of highway opened in…