Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Reimagining Portland’s museum — inside the four PMA expansion proposals

The Portland Museum of Art is a postmodernist landmark on the city’s Congress Square. The museum is now planning an even more dramatic architectural...

Portland council allocates nearly $13M in American Rescue Plan funding

The Portland City Council approved nearly $13 million in federal funding from the American Rescue Plan Act at their Nov. 21 meeting. Of those funds,...

Thompson’s Point concert venue to become ‘powered by the sun’

Portland concert venue Thompson’s Point will plan with solar company ReVision Energy to implement a rooftop solar array on the pavilion. The 123-kilowatt array will consist...
a sign outside Edward Payson Park in Portland

Portland City Council postpones proposed Payson Park music festival until at least 2024

The Portland City Council unexpectedly postponed a vote on a potentially massive music festival proposed for Payson Park next summer, ultimately pushing the festival...
Portland Bulldogs high school football team po

Even in state championship defeat, Portland High turns in an impressive football campaign 

For how elusive Kennedy Charles is when carrying the football, the senior quarterback's value to the Portland High School football team this year is...
Portland interim manager Danielle West sits in her office in City Hall

Portland’s top temp: Danielle West on the challenges of the interim city manager job

For Danielle West, one of the most pressing daily challenges is trying to find time to surf. West, the city’s interim city manager for the...

Portland city manager search to launch in January

Portland officials are now aiming to post the city manager position by the end of January, speeding up a previously proposed timeline of late...
Portland High School

Portland schools search for long-term fix for payroll, staffing issues

Solutions to payroll problems for employees of Portland Public Schools could take well into next year, officials say, after several pay periods during which...
Roux Institute campus rendering

Roux Institute campus rezoning proposal returns to planning board

The city’s planning board hosted a public hearing on Nov. 22 on the proposal for the Roux Institute campus at the former B&M Baked...
the front of the International Cryptozoology Museum in Portland

Cryptozoology museum to leave Portland after 20+ years

“Beer, whiskey, concerts… and monsters!” That’s what visitors can find at Thompson’s Point in Portland. Many are likely familiar with the concert venue and the...