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  1. Congress Square Redesign Team & Artist to Visit Portland for Storefront Workshop October 4 - 6th

    The Congress Square redesign team, WRT, and artist Sarah Sze will be in Portland for a Storefront Workshop to develop design concepts from October 4 through October 6. Read on...
  2. Congress Square Public Artist Selected

    The Portland Public Art Committee is pleased to announce that the artist Sarah Sze has been selected for the Congress Square Public Art Commission. Read on...
  3. Two Opportunities for Public to Weigh in on Woodford's Corner Public Art

    The Portland Public Art Committee is announcing two opportunities for the public to hear a presentation and provide feedback for public art concepts at Woodford's Corner by the artist Aaron Stephan. Read on...
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  1. Portland Receives Federal Funding for Healthy Homes

    The City is pleased to announce that it has been awarded $1.5 million in Lead Based Paint Hazard Control grant program funding and $246,275 in Healthy Homes Supplemental funding. It will be used to help address lead hazards in 80 housing units... Read on...
  2. City Allocates Additional Resources for Tenant Based Rental Assistance Program

    Responding to the increasing pressures that tenants are experiencing with the city’s rental housing market, Portland City Manager Jon Jennings allocated an additional $25,000 for the Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) program on April 11, 2016. Read on...
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  1. Stroudwater Fore River Bridge Resurfacing Project Starts September 15

    The Maine Department of Transportation will begin the Stroudwater Fore River Bridge resurfacing project on outer Congress Street on Thursday, September 15. Read on...
  2. City Seeks Expansion of Bike Corral Program - New One Installed on Washington Avenue

    The City is looking for help to expand its successful bike corral program. Current sponsors include Arabica Coffee and the Thirsty Pig. A new bike corral, installed by a city crew on July 14th, is sponsored by four businesses on Washington Avenue. Read on...
  3. Third Season of Sundays on the Boulevard to Start Sunday, May 1

    The third season of Sundays on the Boulevard will start this Sunday, May 1, 2016. Baxter Boulevard will be closed to cars on Sundays from May 1 through September 25, 9:00 AM – 4:00PM, from Vannah Avenue to Payson Park. Read on...
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Effective July, 2014 the Newsletter will be discontinued.  Department News, Project Updates and Information can now be accessed above.  For past issues of Under the Clock Tower Newsletter click the Past Issues link below.
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