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Posted on: February 8, 2017

AARP offers free tax help at the library

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Every year the AARP Tax Aide, a program that provides free tax assistance, is available at the Bell/Whittington Public Library. This year assistance will be available every Friday (except March 24) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through April 7.

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Construction on temporary sports fields slated to start this week

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Simpson Park and Chatwork Park will pinch hit as the sites for youth softball and baseball in Portland during the 2017 season. At Simpson Park, construction of two temporary baseball fields and one temporary softball field will begin later this week. Some...Read on...

Posted on: February 1, 2017

Portland police make arrest in series of car burglaries

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A suspect has been arrested in connection with a series of car burglaries at the Northshore 8 Cinema. He has been charged with theft of a firearm (2 counts); a burglary of a vehicle charge is pending.

For months, someone had been breaking into cars in t...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

Dealing with service line issues

As with most cities, trouble in a water service line from the meter to the house, and the sanitary sewer line from the City easement to the house, is the responsibility of the homeowner. But the same line or lines from the meter toward the street...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Construction on new sports facilities begins

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On Wednesday, Dec. 21, the City of Portland will start construction on the new sports amenities at Municipal Park (known locally as 13-Acre Park), located at 1815 Memorial Parkway, and the Sports Complex on Buddy Ganem Drive. Both projects are expected to...Read on...