Thursday, October 6, 2022
Sam Reiche of IDEALS

Roux Institute provides up-close look at its hoped-for Portland campus

The eye of the storm surrounding the proposed Roux Institute campus on Portland's East Deering waterfront – the former B&M Baked Beans factory –...
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Luxury condos taking the slow lane on Portland’s Washington Avenue

For several months, a large, unfinished structure has loomed over Interstate 295 from its perch on Washington Avenue at the intersection with the Eastern...
Brittany Verrill on the soccer pitch

‘The closest thing to Superwoman’: At 35, Brittany Verrill balances work, family, school ...

Brittany Verrill’s days start shortly after they end. She's in bed at around 3 a.m., and up at 6. Sacrificing sleep is the only...
Norwegian Breakaway at Ocean Gateway

Pollution questions greet Portland’s late-summer cruise ships

With Portland voters preparing to decide by referendum if they want to limit the economic and environmental impacts of cruise ships, city officials, waterfront labor representatives,...
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Proposed Portland City Charter revisions headed to November ballot

After more than a year of discussion and debate, the Portland Charter Commission’s recommended changes are on their way to voters. The City Council, in...
Food trucks on Cutter Street

As summer winds down, Portland food trucks go lukewarm on Cutter Street

After a fitful launch in the spring that ultimately saw all interested food trucks permitted at a new Eastern Promenade location, several truck owners...
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Diverse group of candidates qualifies for Portland ballot

Almost all the major races in Portland's Nov. 8 municipal election will be competitive, with nearly a dozen candidates competing for four seats across...
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Portland Charter Commission proposals to get final council hearing

Residents will have probably their last chance for input on the Charter Commission’s various recommendations at a Sept. 1 Portland City Council meeting. The eight...
Woodfords Corner mural

‘Neighboring is a verb’: Less of a drive-by, more of a community in Portland’s...

When many people think about Woodfords Corner, they probably think about traffic, followed by a groan or glance towards the clock tower that looms...
Trelawny Building at 655 Congress St.

Portland Rent Board declines landlord’s request for reconsideration of fines

A request for reconsideration of fines levied against Portland landlord Geoffrey Rice was declined by the Rent Board, although questions about a lack of...