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Franklin Centennial

By Midge Pierce   The year-long Franklin High School Centennial ends this month with an alumni weekend that starts with the planting of a Centennial Rose during a school open […]

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PCC Celebrates

By Nancy Tannler   The ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new SE Center Library and Student Commons Building at Portland Community College was an important celebration  for the vision of higher

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In memoriam

Greg Hulbert, a popular and highly-respected adviser at the information desk at Portland Nursery for twenty-three years, passed away at home on Sunday morning, April 13, 2014, following a short

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Facts about the PPWD

By Nancy Tannler   Co-petitioners for the Portland Public Water District (PPWD) Floy Jones and Kent Craford held a meeting that detailed the reasons they have pushed to get their

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Who’s Moving In

By Karen Hery There’s a building boom going on in the inner SE. It’s not a sudden surge in box stores or single family homes, not a slew of new

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SE Updates

By Lee Perlman     Urban renewal advisory groups abolished   Portland Development Commission announced plans for the abolition of the Urban Renewal Advisory Committees (URACs) that have provided local

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SE Updates

Bridgehead development continues   Portland Design Commission last month held a second hearing for Key Development’s plans for a 20-story building on Block 67, vacant land immediately north of the

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SE Updates April 2013

Tower planned for Burnside Bridgehead   Representatives of Key Development, and LRS and Skylab architects last month treated the Kerns Neighborhood Association to their plans for Block 67, next to

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City Council Unanimously Adopts Code Amendments That Help Homeowners in Historic and Conservation Districts Modify Their Homes

Historic Resources Code Improvement Project makes it easier, cheaper to make minor modifications to Portland’s historic resources PORTLAND, Ore. — This morning Portland’s City Council unanimously voted to adopt code amendments that

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Parking Study

The minimum parking requirements for new multi-family buildings along high density corridors has residents living in the immediate neighborhood very concerned. At the City Council session of January 10, citizens

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SE Updates December 2012

Apartment tower slated for Bridgehead   Portland Development Commission is in the process of selling Block 67, part of the Burnside Bridgehead, to Key Development Corporation, staffer Steve Schain told

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SE Updates November 2012

Southeast Precinct rededicated   The old Southeast Precinct was reopened and rededicated last month, this time in partnership with other public safety programs. Under then-police chief Rosie Sizer the bureau

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Coal Trains in Southeast Neighborhoods Part 2: What local experts think

Note: In Part 1 last month, neighbors of SE Portland’s railroad tracks expressed their opinions regarding the coal transport proposal. In Part 2, here, local experts have their say. Part

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