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Posted on: November 25, 2014

City Reminds Residents of Winter Storm Operations Information

The City would like to remind residents of winter storm operations information. Public Services plow crews are responsible for keeping streets and sidewalks safe for travel as they clear more than 560 lane miles of road and more than 100 miles of sidewalk...Read on...

Posted on: January 6, 2015

Portland Offers Numerous Winter Recreation Options

With the recent snowfall, the City of Portland offers some great ways to enjoy the outdoors this winter. Grooming operations at Riverside Golf Course have been completed and offer citizens seven kilometers of cross country skiing and snowshoeing trails.
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Posted on: January 13, 2015

Ready to Fix It, Portland?

The City of Portland today unveiled “Fix It! Portland.”, a new and easy way for Portlanders to report quality of life concerns. Fix It! Portland. is a new mobile app that allows citizens to report a variety of issues, such as potholes, streetlight outages...Read on...

Fix It! Portland.
Posted on: January 22, 2015

City Invites Public to Provide Input on Future Reuse of Former Reed School Site

The City of Portland and the Reed School Re-Use Advisory Task Force invite the public to provide input on the future of the former Reed School, located between Libby Street and Homestead Avenue in the Riverton neighborhood.

The Reed School facility co...Read on...

Posted on: January 21, 2015

Mayor Delivers State of the City

Mayor Michael Brennan delivered his State of the City address on January 21, 2015 during a special City Council meeting. The address highlighted recent accomplishments and progress on a variety of initiatives as well as the Mayor’s vision for Portland’s f...Read on...

Posted on: January 21, 2015

Maine State Fire Marshal & Portland Fire Chief Release Cause and Origin of Noyes Street Fire

The Maine State Fire Marshal’s Office and the Portland Fire Department today released the cause and origin of the fatal Noyes Street fire that occurred on November 1, 2014 and killed six people. The cause of the fire has been determined to be accidental i...Read on...

Posted on: January 6, 2015

City Attracts Company Headquarters to Portland Technology Park

At its January 5, 2015 meeting, the Portland City Council approved the sale of an available site at the City-owned Portland Technology Park, off Rand Road, to Patrons Oxford Insurance Company for $625,000. This is the first sale of a site at the Technolog...Read on...

Posted on: December 17, 2014

Citizens Urged to Take Online Open Space Survey - Help Shape Portland!

This fall, the City of Portland and its partners launched an open space planning process. With help from Portland Trails and The Trust for Public Land, the City is e...Read on...

Online Open Space Survey
Posted on: December 22, 2014

City's Fire/Code Inspections Task Force Wraps-Up Phase One

Phase one of the City’s Fire/Code Inspections Task Force is now complete following three meetings in December with the internal members. The Task Force will now move into phase two, which will include the addition of the external members representing land...Read on...

Fire/Code Inspections Task Force Info
Posted on: December 19, 2014

Council's Transportation Committee Requests Draft Ordinance to Regulate Uber

Members of the Portland City Council’s Transportation, Sustainability and Energy Committee held its final meeting of the year on Wednesday, December 17. On the agenda was a discussion related to Uber, as the service has been operating in Portland since Oc...Read on...

December 17 TSE Uber Memo
Posted on: November 21, 2014

City Outlines Inspections Task Force Members & Process

In the wake of the tragic fire on Noyes Street that claimed the lives of six young people, the City of Portland has established a task force to review its inspections programs. The first phase is an internal review of city codes and ordinances. Following ...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 MyPortland 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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