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Entries from March 2009

Brooklyn Sees Rise in Burglaries

March 30th, 2009 · No Comments

photo credit: *saxon* Recently there has been an increase in burglaries in the Brooklyn neighborhood, so I wanted to take the opportunity to share some home security tips with you. Often burglaries are a crime of opportunity, so these tips suggest ways to decrease the interest that a burglar might have in your home/apartment. For […]

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Tags: Brooklyn Action Corps · Neighborhood Event

Robert Liberty to Speak Wednesday, March 25 at 7:00PM

March 25th, 2009 · No Comments

Metro Councilor Robert Liberty will be the featured speaker at this month’s Brooklyn Action Corps General Meeting.  Mr. Liberty will speak on the topic of transit oriented development and the expansion of the MAX light rail system.  He has also been an outspoken critic of the Columbia River Crossing project. 

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Eastside Streetcar to Start Construction in 2010

March 12th, 2009 · No Comments

Plans to extend the popular Portland Streetcar into the Central Eastside Industrial District took another major step forward this week.  Construction is now scheduled to begin in early 2010 on a line that will connect OMSI with the Oregon Convention Center, the  Lloyd Center Neighborhood and the Pearl.  When completed, the Portland to Milwaukie Light […]

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Brooklyn Light Rail Working Group to Hold First Meeting

March 8th, 2009 · No Comments

The first meeting of the SE 17TH Avenue Light Rail Working Group will be held on Wednesday, March 11th, at 6:00 PM at the Thelma Skelton Loaves and Fishes Center at the corner of SE Milwaukie Avenue and SW Center Streets.  Residents, property owners, and transit riders are strongly encouraged to attend.   TriMet staff will […]

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Saturday March 7 10AM-Town Hall Meeting in Brooklyn-State Sen. Diane Rosenbaum, State Rep. Jules Bailey and State Attorney General John Kroger

March 5th, 2009 · No Comments

Title: Town Hall Meeting in Brooklyn-Diane Rosenbaum, Jules Bailey and State Attorney General John Kroger Location: SEIU Local 49, 3536 SE 26th Avenue Description: Senator Diane Rosenbaum will be holding a Town Hall meeting on Saturday, March 7th, where she’ll be joined by Representative Jules Bailey and State Attorney General John Kroger. Please join them […]

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Please Attend this TriMet SE Corridor Light Rail Open House Tuesday March 10, 5:30-7:30PM

March 4th, 2009 · No Comments

Title: TriMet Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Open House Location: St. Philip Neri Church, 2804 SE 16th Ave., Portland Link out: Click here Description: Please join us at this open house for a progress report on the Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Project. Topics will include the new Willamette River transit bridge, engineering, the project timeline and the Final Environmental […]

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Tags: Brooklyn Action Corps · Freight Trains · Transportation

OREGONIAN: Tualatin May Have to Wait Two Years for MAX Quiet Zone

March 4th, 2009 · No Comments

Wednesday, March 04, 2009 BRAD SCHMIDT The Oregonian Staff Tualatin policymakers hope to use federal stimulus money as part of a new and cheaper plan to eventually end the use of train horns by TriMet’s Westside Express Service. City officials now say they can create a citywide quiet zone for about $2.5 million, half the […]

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Tags: Brooklyn Action Corps · Freight Trains · Transportation