The NEW West End NEWS is HERE!
All eyes will be on the gubernatorial race this November, but count on some interesting contests at the local level, too. District 4 City Council (Eas... Read more
Citing concerns from noise and dust, to clogged sewers and air pollution, some West End residents are asking for a citywide ban on leaf blowers. At the September 10th meeting of the West End Neighborh... Read more
Organizers were unable to accommodate all the potential donors who showed up for the 2nd “Roll Up Your Sleeves and Remember” blood drive at the blood donor center on Forest Avenue on September 11th. T... Read more
The Portland Police Department is currently hiring for the January 2015 Maine Criminal Justice Academy Class, and they are warning prospective cops that they will need to shape up if they hope to have... Read more
School Board members want a say in how online courses are offered to students in Portland schools. A new program starting this fall would allow students to take online classes. The new program was fir... Read more
The Portland Police Department is currently taking applications for the September 2014 session of the Basic R.A.D. program (Rape Aggression Defense). RAD is a comprehensive international self defense... Read more
A workshop to provide the public with information on a recently launched study to evaluate the effects of re-introducing two-way traffic flow on State and High Streets will take place at the Merrill A... Read more
Kristin Doneski of Portland has joined Preble Street as teen services supervisor. Doneski will work with homeless youths to help them develop life skills that promote long-term stability. She previous... Read more
Fairpoint workers held a demonstration in Longfellow Square to protest what they consider to be union-busting tactics by the communications corporation. The workers were joined by members of other uni... Read more
On Wednesday, August 20, Mayor Brennan and the Minimum Wage Advisory Group held a public forum on raising the minimum wage in Portland. The advisory group of business, labor, nonprofit, academic and c... Read more
THE DAILY DUMPSTER
WHERE WE THROW ALL THE STUFF
WE DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH.
East Enders Steve and Gemma think they can bottle some of this fall weather and sell it in January…Valet parking guys in front of Zapoteca giving out free doggie treats…Yankee fans at Rivalries rooting for the Red Sox to help them in their playoff drive…Big birthday par... Read more