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St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church has partnered with the non-profit WeShine to develop a small-pod “micro-village” on the church parking lot at 7600 N. Hereford Ave, one block north of Lombard. The ten-pod project will be a “neighborhood-based micro-village,” offering a temporary place to stay and transitional services for Portland’s vulnerable homeless population, the St. Andrew’s website… Read more
When the city, county and state declined funding support for the concept of a homeless shelter at the facility now called Bybee Lakes Hope Center, they cited reasons including its location in North Portland’s Rivergate district far from services, the lack of a willing site manager and the fact that it was formerly Wapato jail.… Read more
The Parks & Recreation Bureau has the distinction of having the biggest maintenance backlog of any City of Portland bureau—$600 million—a figure that exceeds the Gross National Product of eight countries in the United Nations including the Marshall Islands, Tonga and Sao Tome. And closer to home, that figure is twice the $276 million backlog… Read more
Portland Fire & Rescue responded to a fire at the former Farmer’s Barn Tavern on the border of the Kenton and Arbor Lodge Neighborhoods just after 7:30pm, on April 19th. The building’s interior was already fully engulfed in flames. The property has been abandoned since 2018 when the owner died. Neighbors say problems with homeless… Read more
The St. Johns City Hall, a 1907 Portland Historic Landmark, stands tall, proud, and picturesque against the backdrop of the St. Johns Bridge and steep forested hills behind it. The three-story Greek revival structure looms as a beacon of the independent town St. Johns once was and embodies the spirit of self-reliance still common to… Read more
The St. Johns Parade will return to the North Portland community on Saturday, May 13, 2023. The Parade committee rewrote and resubmitted the permits several times but is now pleased to announce the permits have finally been approved and the parade is on! Luckily, many residents stepped forward to fulfill the city requirement for 104… Read more
North Peninsula neighborhood associations
Meetings are held monthly on the 3rd Thursday from 7 to 8:30 PM (informal time from 6:30-7 PM). Offered in person at the Kenton Firehouse and over Zoom.
Board meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Tuesday. General Meetings are held at the Portland Yacht Club in the Spring and at the Marriott in the Fall.
Neighborhood meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Thursday from 7 to 8:30 PM currently on Zoom.
Neighborhood meetings are held quarterly on the 2nd Tuesday of February, May, August, and November from 7 to 8:30 PM currently on Zoom.
Meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Thursday beginning at 7 PM.
Meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Wednesday from 7 to 8:30 PM at the Historic Kenton Firehouse.
Meetings are held monthly on the 3rd Monday from 6 to 7:30 PM. Offered in person at Overlook House and over Zoom.
Meetings are held on 3rd Thursdays from 7 to 9 PM at Trinity Academy.
Meetings are held monthly on the 2nd Monday from 5:15 to 6:30 PM on Zoom.
Meetings are held on the second Monday from 7 to 8:30 PM at James John Elementary School.
Meetings are held on the second Monday of each month from 7 to 8:30 PM on Google Meet.
North Portland Neighborhood Services
One of seven regional neighborhood offices funded by the City of Portland.