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Commercial Street’s Rising Tide

The Maine Magazine - November, 2010

Author: Kari Jordan/Monday, November 1, 2010/Categories: News

Commercial Street wakes up in the hours before dawn. Groggy sternmen clutch their coffee as they head to their boats, the first ferries sound their horns, and empty flatbed trucks back gingerly down wharves and reemerge fully loaded with neat rows of insulated totes. At once industrious and industrial, these early stirrings of activity set in motion the mechanics of a working waterfront that has been at the heart of Portland¬ís identity since its founding.  Read more...

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