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Looking Ahead at 2023: Portland leaders share their hopes and dreams for the new...

As Portland glides into a new year, we asked several Portland leaders — including those who work in City Hall, the university, the cultural...

Portland begins manager search in a ‘candidates’ market’

Portland’s city manager search subcommittee is still hoping to be able to post the top city executive’s job by Jan. 19, though they may...
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Portland’s 2022 in Review: Phoenix writers look back at the stories you missed while...

Looking back at 2022 can be disorienting. As it becomes clearer that the COVID-19 pandemic refuses to take the cue and leave our world,...
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Program offering PCR Covid tests at Portland airport to close Dec. 28

The Portland Jetport will end its rapid PCR testing for COVID-19 on Dec. 28, ending what was considered one of the most reliable options...
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USPS mail carriers decry chronic understaffing, delivery delays

Maine mail carriers and fellow union workers — electricians, nurses and more —  gathered on a frigid Sunday morning outside Portland’s main U.S. Postal...

Portland names ethics committee following ‘oversight’

Mayor Kate Snyder announced the formation of an ethics committee Monday night, calling it an “oversight” from their inaugural meeting where other committees were...

Portland council moves toward vote on asylum seeker housing

Portland's City Council voted to take up an item not on their agenda Monday night that would help Avesta Housing purchase a development aimed...

MaineHealth buys historic shopping center plaza

MaineHealth has purchases Union Station Plaza in Portland's St. Johns neighborhood. The nonprofit parent company of the state's largest hospital bought the property for...
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Clearwater, Fla. council votes to fire former Portland manager Jennings

A city council in Clearwater, Florida, voted 3-2 this week to begin the process of firing City Manager Jon Jennings, according to a report...
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Portland Superintendent Botana resigns

Portland Public Schools Superintendent Xavier Botana resigned to the School Board Friday afternoon in an executive session. The Board accepted his resignation, effective January 31,...