A historian turned developer

Art DeMuro, a Portland developer and preservationist, whose firm redeveloped the White Stag Block in Old Town and a number of other historical properties, died Saturday after a battle with cancer. He was 57.

$2M deal reached on Washington High School

Venerable Group Inc. and Portland Public School reached a sale price for Washington High School in SE Portland. The school board will discuss the proposed sale at their next meeting on April 23.