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Inner NE Sewer Extension Construction Update: June 27, 2014



Environmental Services is constructing 3,100 feet of new public sewer pipe and 1,450 feet of sewer laterals that will provide 65 properties with direct and independent connections to the public sewer. This work is part of the City of Portland’s effort to provide properties with sewer connections that comply with city code. The project will also help protect public health, property, and the environment by increasing the capacity of the public sewer system, reducing the potential for basement backups, and reducing the likelihood of emergency maintenance work in the future. Continue reading

Tool Library Garage Sale: Friday: 12 – 5 & Saturday: 9 – 2


Northeast Portland Tool Library Garage Sale
June 28
Saturday: 9 – 2

NEPTL is located in the basement of Redeemer Lutheran Church, 5431 NE 20th Ave (entrance on Killingsworth)The best garage sale for tools is BACK! Tools that have been retired from circulation, donations, and miscellaneous odds and ends are coming out of storage and are ready for new owners.

We have a wood chipper, several miter saws, lots of tools for the garden, corded and cordless power tools, some beautiful “almost antique” handtools, vintage keys and boxes, lots of thingamagigs and hard to find doohickeys.



Portland Traffic and Transportation Class. – learn how planners build a transportation system.


The City of Portland Bureau of Transportation & Portland State University are pleased to announce the 2014 Portland Traffic and Transportation Class.  This interactive Portland State University class is open to all Portland citizens and offers a unique opportunity to learn about the city’s transportation system while working on actual neighborhood projects that affect your community. Continue reading

Good in the Neighborhood, this weekend – June 27-29.


Good in the Neighborhood is an annual event that is held in North/Northeast Portland that has helped to unify and promote the many cultural aspects of the community.

This year we celebrate all weekend long – June 27, 28, and 29th. Food, music, games, dancing… a summer sun-soaked festival of culture and community: Join us!

The festival will include genres such as Live – Jazz, Blues, R&B, Latin, Pop, Conscious Hip/Hop; and NEO-Soul…complemented with a DJ intermission.

The Good in The Hood – Entertainment Sound Stage is the heartbeat of the message  – found vibrant in music and dance in today’s youth and adult contemporary classics! Continue reading

Open meeting on June 28th for a proposed mural at 4008 NE MLK (at Shaver) – all are welcome!


The neighborhood is invited to a public meeting to discuss a proposed new mural on the north side of the Irvington Covenant Church’s annex building, located at 4008 NE MLK. (The picture above shows the mural by Isaka Shamsud-Din that is on the south side of the same building.)

The north side of the building is currently painted blank; an earlier mural was removed when the building underwent repairs a couple of years ago.

The mural meeting is Saturday, June 28th, from 10 am to 10:30, inside the building at 4008 NE MLK. The artist is Peg Butler; you can email her at