CITY CREWS WILL COLLECT TRASH & RECYCLING ON MEMORIAL DAY!
Beginning on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2013, the City of Portlandís Solid Waste crews will collect trash and recycling on most holidays.
Combined Sewer Overflow Long Term Control Plan Tier III Update Final Report
The City of Portland has received DEP Approval for the Final CSO Control Plan for Tier III. We want to alert you to the fact that City Council will take up the Bond Authorization for implementing the CSO Tier III program at their May 6 and May 20 City Council meetings. An order will be before the City Council to authorize $170,000,000 in sewer bonds for the construction of the projects called for in the Tier III Plan. May 6 will serve as the first read but also a public hearing. May 20 will be the final read and vote on the authorization. To view the full document please click here
Bulky Item Collection Program to begin April 1, 2013
The City of Portland will continue the curbside Bulky Item Collection service for City residents beginning April 1, 2013.
E-card Changes at Riverside Recycling Facility
Beginning July 1, 2009, there will be changes to the City e-card program at Riverside Recycling Facility. These include:
* E-card holders will have free disposal of up to 10 bulky items per year such as furniture, non-freon appliances, mattresses and box springs, gas grills and outdoor equipment as well as limited quantites of yard waste and hazardous waste
Find Your Trash and Recycling Day
Have a question on when your trash or recycling is picked up?
Welcome to the Riverton Trolley Park
Riverton Trolley Park was established in 1896. At the turn of the century, the
Park was one of Portland's premier attractions. It was established in 1896 and
operated until 1929. The park, which was served by a trolley that departed
from Monument Square, contained a casino, an amphitheater, dance hall and a
wildlife petting zoo.
People came to enjoy leisurely strolls through the woods,
quiet boat rides on the Presumscot River, concerts at the bandstand, croquet
games on the spacious lawns, picnics in the rustic woodlands and vaudeville
shows at the open air theater.
In 1997 a group organized and became known as the Friends of Riverton
Trolley Park. The group meets monthly and shares memorabilia from the park.
They have organized park cleanup events and historical guided tours of the
If you would like to share the experience of reflection please send us an
e-mail or call 766-2970.
If you have questions or comments
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