Street and Sidewalk Sweeping Update
All of the streets/sidewalks in the peninsula area of the city are substantially completed. All neighborhood streets have been swept once and our staff will be doing another run through the West End neighborhood this week (April 22-25).
Urban Runoff 5k & Green Neighborhood Family Festival - Saturday, April 26, 2014
Urban 5k Runoff & Green Neighborhood Family Festival - Saturday, April 26, 2014 at Deering High School from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Sanitation crews WILL collect trash & recycling on Patriot's Day, Monday, April 21, 2014!
The City of Portlandís Solid Waste crews WILL
collect trash and recycling on most Federal Holidays in 2014. All items need to be placed curbside by 6:30 a.m. to ensure collection.
Bulky Item Collection Program to begin April 1, 2014
The City of Portland will continue the curbside Bulky Item Collection service for City residents beginning April 1, 2014.
Sub-Meter Applications Available June 6, 2013
Public Services Department to take over the application process for obtaining a sub-meter beginning June 6, 2013.†
are available on this site or the Public Services front desk.
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
City to Host Public Meeting Regarding Proposed Evergreen Cemetery Expansion Project
The City of Portland is hosting a meeting regarding the proposed Evergreen Cemetery expansion project
USM announces the 3rd Annual Community Electronic Waste Recycling Day
It's Spring Cleaning Time!
USM announces the 3rd Annual Community Electronic Waste Recycling Day!
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
please let me know...