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Oregon OSHA will repeal parts of COVID-19 workplace rule in line with governor’s announced vaccination target

As Oregon Gov. Kate Brown  announced last week, once Oregon reaches the 70 percent vaccination threshold the state will not require masks and face coverings in almost all…

Trash talk: How to get the most out of your waste service

Before you start or renew garbage service, read these tips to make sure you’ll get the best service for the price. Rent your space? Find out which recycling…

City of Portland Proposed Budget Hearing Information

Mayor Ted Wheeler has announced his 2021-22 proposed budget. Members of the public have opportunities to make their voices heard and comment on the proposed budget.  Dates and information below: Wednesday, May…

Business Oregon Announces Second Round of Commercial Rent Relief Grants to Help Small Businesses Cover Outstanding Lease Payments

On April 22, Business Oregon will open the second round of a grant program for building owners to cover outstanding lease payments from small business tenants that are…

News Release: Hawthorne Bridge closed for weekend inspection

From Multnomah County: Hawthorne Bridge closed for weekend inspection The Hawthorne Bridge will be closed to all users this weekend from 7 am on Saturday, April 10 until…

Traffic Advisory SE Hawthorne Boulevard and Madison Street from the Hawthorne Bridge to SE 12th Avenue

Construction begins Tuesday, March 30 and will last approximately three months.  A digital rendering of SE Madison Street at Grand Avenue facing east shows four westbound travel lanes,…

Urgent Advisory for protests during Presidential Inauguration Weekend

City officials are preparing for protest activities from Sunday, January 17, through Wednesday, January 20, in downtown Portland related to the Presidential inauguration. As a precautionary measure, the City of…

SBA and Treasury Announce PPP Re-Opening; Issue New Guidance

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Treasury Department, announced today that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will re-open the week of January 11 for new…

Local Small Business Repair Grants

Prosper Portland is offering a repair grant for small businesses that have received exterior damage as a result of the extended period of closures and all of the…

New Grants from Multnomah County for Restaurants & Food Carts

From Multnomah County: “Beginning today, licensed restaurants and food carts in Multnomah County can begin applying for small business grants to offset the cost of restrictions from COVID-19.…

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