2011-12-02 / Maine
Portland panel nixes park permit for Occupy
PORTLAND (AP) — Portland’s Public Safety Committee has unanimously recommended that the City Council reject OccupyMaine’s request for a permit to remain camped in a city park. The 3-0 vote came Thursday night after a five-hour meeting that included more than two hours of public testimony. The council will vote on the permit at a special meeting Wednesday.