The Coastal Packet is the local edition of the Progressive Review, following Maine news and progressive politics. Since 1964, the Review has been providing the news while there was still time to do something about it.
Thursday, January 28
Maine homelessness down
Maine experienceda 13 percent decrease
in overall homelessness from 2014 to 2015, along with an 11.5 percent
decrease in chronic homelessness and a 7.7 percent decrease in family
homelessness. However, the overall number of homeless Mainers counted
last year – 2,372 individuals – was about the same as 2010.