Occupy Maine Gets More Time To Remove Tents

Updated 2 years ago

The city of Portland has granted a four-day extension to allow Occupy Maine demonstrators more time to remove their belongings from Lincoln Park.City spokeswoman Nicole Clegg says an attorney for the demonstrators made the request and the city agreed to extend its eviction order until 8 a.m. Friday.Demonstrators removed several communal structures over the weekend but 16 tents remained in the park on Monday, when the original deadline arrived.OccupyMaine has an office and plans to continue the discussion it started about corporate excesses and economic inequality. One of the campers, Heather Curtis, said Monday that “just because the occupation is changing form doesn’t mean it’s going away.”


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