2015-05-01 / Front Page

Reaching out



The Portland skyline seen from across the Fore River in South Portland. Before he left office in December, then-South Portland Mayor Jerry Jalbert said he and City Manager Jim Gailey had been meeting with their Portland peers on the possibility of creating an intercity commission to manage development issues along both sides of the river and the adjoining shores of Casco Bay. Those talks have reportedly stalled amid Portland's administrative turnover, but could resume once a new Portland city manager is named. (Joe Faragalli Photography, www.JoeFarphoto.com) The Portland skyline seen from across the Fore River in South Portland. Before he left office in December, then-South Portland Mayor Jerry Jalbert said he and City Manager Jim Gailey had been meeting with their Portland peers on the possibility of creating an intercity commission to manage development issues along both sides of the river and the adjoining shores of Casco Bay. Those talks have reportedly stalled amid Portland's administrative turnover, but could resume once a new Portland city manager is named. (Joe Faragalli Photography, www.JoeFarphoto.com)

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