[Press Release] Celebrating 25 Years of trails at GORP.
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[Press Release] Celebrating 25 Years of trails at GORP.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 21, 2016 Portland Trails invites the community to throwback to simpler times and celebrate 25 years of trails at GORP   Portland, ME – The third annual GORP: A Party to Support Portland Trails is just around the corner on April 28 at Arabica Coffee’s Commercial...
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Portland Trails on Frank FM’s Community Connections
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Portland Trails on Frank FM’s Community Connections

If you missed Portland Trails on the 5:30am Sunday show, you can listen here. A big thank you to Leif Erickson for talking trails, active transportation, conservation and placemaking, and helping to inform the public about our mission.
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New mission, new plan!
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New mission, new plan!

Portland Trails receives $75K grant to support projects in Bayside neighborhoods and launches a new mission. Boston-based Jane’s Trust awarded Portland Trails $75K last week to fuel community driven placemaking projects in the Bayside and East Bayside neighborhoods. Engaging in collaborative community projects for revitalizing public spaces is part of...
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Run with your dog at the Bayside 5K-9 (Maine Today)
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Run with your dog at the Bayside 5K-9 (Maine Today)

RUN WITH YOUR DOG AT THE BAYSIDE 5K-9 ROAD RACE IN PORTLAND ON SUNDAY Written by: Ray Routhier You see them all the time, dogs and their people, out for a run. They seem to run for the pure joy of it, which is, after all, what dogs do. But...
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From the Grounds Up: Placemaking in Schools
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From the Grounds Up: Placemaking in Schools

by Laura Newman, School Ground Greening Coordinator & Founder The School Ground Greening Coalition hears this question a lot: What is placemaking? To answer it, let us first ask you: What connects you to your favorite places around Portland? Do you love hunting for veggies at the farmer’s market in...
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New trail section links to downtown Westbrook
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New trail section links to downtown Westbrook

From the Westbrook American Journal.  A patch of trail seen as an important link in Westbrook’s Stroudwater Trail system has connected Stroudwater Street to the downtown. Trail advocates believe the new section will be heavily used, as it provides a shortcut from the high school to the city’s skate park...
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2nd Annual GORP a success!
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2nd Annual GORP a success!

Over 90 people came out to celebrate the trails, enjoy the outdoors, and toast some s'mores with Portland Trails at this years GORP: A Throw Back to Simpler Times. Check out the coverage from Maine Today, or head on over to Facebook and enjoy some snapshots from the evening from Maine Magazine.
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Portland Press Herald: Federal St Folly Approved
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Portland Press Herald: Federal St Folly Approved

Council approves new pop-up park on Federal Street The Portland City Council on Monday night unanimously approved converting a small section of Federal Street into a pop-up park this summer. "This is a fantastic investment in the creative economy,” said Kate Simmons, a local consultant." The Press Hotel is partnering...
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