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Posted on: September 23, 2014

Evergreen Cemetery to Unveil National Historic Register Plaque

The Friends of Evergreen and the City of Portland will unveil Evergreen Cemetery's National Historic Landmark designation plaque on September 23 at 4:30pm. To celebrate this important milestone in the 162-year-old Cemetery’s history, Mayor Michael ...Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2014

Portland Public Health & Police Dept Host "Prevention in the Park" Event

On September 27, from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM at Deering Oaks Park near the Castle, Portland Public Health in partnership with The University of New England School of Pharmacy and Portland Police Department are having an event called "Prevention in the Pa...Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2014

October 1st Public Workshop to Focus on Recommendations for Franklin Street

On October 1, the public will have an opportunity to see what the Franklin Street of the future could look like. The City of Portland is hosting a public workshop form 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM at the Rines Auditorium at the Portland Public Library. There will b...Read on...

Posted on: September 17, 2014

Portland Named 2014's 19th Most Educated Metro Area

Portland was named 2014's 19th Most Educated Metro Area in a recent study from the personal finance outlet You can find the full study here.<...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2014

Eight Cruise Ships Call to Port of Portland This Week

The 2014 cruise season is currently at its peak in Portland with eight cruise ships scheduled to call to port this week. The eight ships will bring almost 12,000 passengers to Portland as they spend the day in port. Forty-seven ships alone are scheduled i...Read on...

Posted on: September 12, 2014

Maine DOT Announces Nighttime Paving Work on Franklin Street

Maine DOT announced today that crews will be paving nightly in Portland beginning on Sunday, September 14th.

The milling and paving work will occur on Franklin Street, extending from Fox Street and Somerset Street to Middle Street. All work will be pe...Read on...

Posted on: September 10, 2014

Healthy Portland Presents: Nourish & Energize: Food as Fuel in the Workplace


Tuesday, September 23, 2014 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM EDT
State of Maine Room, City Hall, 389 Congress Street Portland, ME

Learn how food affects productivity and what employers can do to create healthier work environments.

...Read on...

Posted on: September 9, 2014

City of Portland to Offer Seven Flu Vaccine Clinics This Fall

The City of Portland, Health and Human Services Department’s Public Health Division will be holding seven seasonal flu vaccination clinics starting October 8, 2014. The full clinic schedule is outlined in the image and available online Read on...

Posted on: September 5, 2014

Portland Unveils Bike Corral Pilot Project

The City of Portland installed its first bike corral at 9 Commercial Street this morning between Crema Coffee Company and Rosemont Market and Bakery. The corral is part of a pilot project to assess bike corrals and the role they might play in the City’s t...Read on...

Posted on: August 15, 2014

Stormwater Service Charge Proposal Details

The proposed stormwater service charge is about valuing stormwater and therefore more equitably and fairly paying for sewer and stormwater costs. Instituting a stormwater charge more fairly and equitably distributes costs among the users of the sewer and ...Read on...

Posted on: July 24, 2014

Portland ConnectED Hosts Summer Success Picnics to Celebrate a Summer of Healthy Food & Learning

Building on June 20th’s National Summer Learning Day kickoff, two back-to-back Portland “Summer Success Picnics” this week will offer free music, food, games, activities, and books to all children under 18, who are welcome to bring their family and caregi...Read on...

Posted on: July 16, 2014

Portland Launches Citywide Open Spaces Assessment & Comprehensive Planning Initiative

The City of Portland, The Trust for Public Land, and Portland Trails announced today that they are joining forces to launch a citywide open spaces assessment and comprehensive planning initiative that will engage interested organizations and residents in ...Read on...

Posted on: June 30, 2014

Traffic Calming Measures Coming to Libbytown & Rosemont Neighborhoods

The City of Portland recently outlined a plan to introduce traffic calming measures to ten streets between Congress Street and Brighton Avenue in the Libbytown and Rosemont neighborhoods. The $335,000 project is an effort to calm traffic on these neighbor...Read on...

Posted on: June 13, 2014

2014 Cruise Season Underway in Portland

The 2014 cruise season is currently underway in Portland. The City’s port will host 74 cruise ship visits with more than 82,000 passengers between June and November. This season the city will also see five maiden voyages, an unprecedented number. Maiden v...Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2011

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Posted on: October 28, 2011

Website Personalization Now Available!

By clicking “Log In” on the MyDashboard bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyDashboard. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that they’d like to see...Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2011

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