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Posted on: September 24, 2021

New Project: The Portland Harbor Common

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This project aims to create a new public greenspace along Portland's Eastern Waterfront, on a site currently occupied by the Ocean Gateway queuing lanes. The 5 acre site will be transformed into a public greenspace that includes walking and bikin...

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Posted on: August 3, 2021

Portland to Celebrate Opening of New Futsal Court

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An opening ceremony will be held for the newly constructed Futsal Court at Fox Field on Thursday, August 5, from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM. The event will feature remarks by Mayor Kate Snyder, City officials, neighborhood groups, as well as a futsal demonstrati...

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City News
Posted on: July 18, 2017

City Begins Urban Forest Inventory in Portland

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 Today, the City of Portland and the USDA Forest Service’sForest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) Program began an urban inventory of trees, green space, and ground cover on public and private land for the greater Portland metropolitan area. The crew...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Portland to Host Fireworks Only Display for Fourth of July

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After having to cancel last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Portland is pleased to announce it will host a fireworks only display for the Fourth of July this year. The display will be held on Sunday, July 4, in its usual spot on the Eastern...

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City News
Posted on: June 8, 2021

City to Host Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for James A. Banks, Sr. Portland Exposition Building

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The City of Portland will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 4:00 PM to officially commemorate the renaming of the Portland Expo as the James A. Banks, Sr. Exposition Building. City officials, members of the Banks family, and Por...

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City News
Posted on: June 22, 2021

Sundays on the Boulevard Route Change

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Sundays on the Boulevard route change starts this Sunday, June 27, 2021. The route change is due to work starting June 24 on Baxter Boulevard from Payson Park to Vannah Ave (previous traffic advisory.) From June 27 through October 10, the only section of ...

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City News
Posted on: June 24, 2021

Seeking Donations for the Portland Opportunity Crew

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We are once again partnering with our Health and Human Service Department to bring back the Portland Opportunity Crew program, which aims to connect individuals in need with temporary employment opportunities in Portland's parks and open spaces. Social Se...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Portland to Host Fireworks Only Display for Fourth of July

July 4th Fireworks information

After having to cancel last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Portland is pleased to announce it will host a fireworks only display for the Fourth of July this year. The display will be held on Sunday, July 4, in its usual spot on the Eastern...

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City News
Posted on: July 29, 2021

Various City Boards & Commissions to Hold Emergency Meetings Tomorrow

NEWS ALERT

Various City of Portland boards and commissions will hold emergency meetings tomorrow to discuss adopting remote participation policies. 

These meetings include:

  • Fish Pier, Friday, July 30 at 9:00 AM
  • Portland Development Corporation, Friday, July 30...
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City News
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Youth Basketball, come join the fun!

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We are still taking registrations for this wonderful program and are still seeking volunteer coaches. Sign up is easy!

You can register online via Community Pass, or, you can fill out a registration form here.

For additional program details please ...

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Parks and Rec News
Posted on: September 16, 2021

ISI Group Skating Lesson Registration is Live!

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Please see the Early Fall/Late Fall Troubh Ice Arena ISI Lesson Program session information below. We are excited to offer these new sessions to you! Registration is open now! 

(Please note that some aspects of the lesson plan are modified to acco...

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Posted on: September 28, 2021

Updated Health and Safety Requirements for City-Owned Event Facilities

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The City of Portland announced today an update to its safety protocols for events at its indoor facilities due to the rise of the highly contagious Delta variant across the state and nation. These changes will go in effect on October 4, 2021 and will cont...

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City News
Posted on: September 29, 2021

Portland Harbor Common

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Phase 1 of this project aims to create a new public greenspace along Portland's Eastern Waterfront, on a site currently occupied by the Ocean Gateway queuing lanes. The 3.5 acre site will be transformed into a public greenspace that includes walk...

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Posted on: October 4, 2021

The Search is On! Portland Seeks Tree for Monument Square

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Portland Downtown and the City of Portland are seeking the next “perfect tree” to grace Monument Square this holiday season. Residents and property owners who wish to donate a tree are encouraged to submit the tree for consideration at...

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City News
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Join our Recreation Team! We increased our starting rate!

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JOIN OUR RECREATION TEAM! We have increased our starting pay and want you to join us!! We are seeking Recreation Programmers in our Before and After the Bell Programs and Community Centers. We have fun and exciting positions that we need to fill right now...

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Winter Foot Skills and Futsal League, come play!

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Registration is easy! Either sign up through Community Pass, or you can fill out the registration form provided here.

Please see the brochure for additional program details If you have any questions please contact our main office at 207-808-5400, or you ca...

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Parks and Rec News