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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Bike to Work Day - THIS FRIDAY!

BiketoWorkDay_5.21.21

Beginning Friday May 21st, three bicycle repair stations will be available on the Portland peninsula just in time for Bike to Work Day! 

Please join us for demonstrations on the 21st at all three locations beginning at 8:00AM –

- Congress...

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Parks & Rec Spotlight
Posted on: February 10, 2021

Brown Tail Moth Presence in Deering Oaks Park

Deering Oaks Winter Web Survey 2021 (1)

After a recent survey of the trees within Deering Oaks Park, The Maine Forest Service and City staff recorded 313 of 316 trees surveyed to have Browntail moth nests on them. Three heritage oaks recorded over 1,000 nests each, 2 oaks have between 500 and 1...

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Additional Info... Parks & Rec Spotlight
Posted on: October 20, 2020

New Playground at the Riverton Community Center / Talbot Community School

Riverton Community Center Playground

The newest playground for Portland has just completed its third week of use! The Riverton community and the Talbot Community School have been working with Parks and Recreation and a host of local supporters to build Portland's first inclusive playspace fo...

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Parks & Rec Spotlight
Posted on: August 24, 2020

Donate to Skatepark Expansion

Skatepark design 3

City of Portland, Maine’s Parks Division is in the early stages of planning an expansion to the much-used and overcrowded skatepark at Dougherty Field. Help us create a much safer, more fun skatepark for our community! Text SKATE to 71777

The cur...

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Additional Info... Parks & Rec Spotlight
Posted on: May 19, 2021

Bike to Work Day - THIS FRIDAY - 5.21.21!

BiketoWorkDay_5.21.21

Beginning Friday May 21st, three bicycle repair stations will be available on the Portland peninsula just in time for Bike to Work Day! Please join us for demonstrations on the 21st at all three locations beginning at 8:00AM –

- Congress Square Park at Con...

Read on...

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