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Entries from May 2012

Brooklyn Community Garden Groundbreaking This Saturday June 2nd!

May 29th, 2012 · No Comments

Brooklyn Community Garden Ground Breaking Celebration SATURDAY, JUNE 2 – 9 a.m. ‘Shovel Ceremony’ followed by refreshments and a general site clean-up and organization. Celebrate the beginning of the Brooklyn Community Garden. Everyone is welcome. Wear your garden clothes, gloves and boots. Bring shovels, rakes, wheelbarrows. Rain or Shine.

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Brooklyn Parents Meet with PPS over Neighborhood School Issue

May 24th, 2012 · 6 Comments

The Portland Public School’s Superintendent’s Advisory Committee on Enrollment and Transfer (SACET) met with several Brooklyn Neighborhood families last week to discuss an alternative to having Grout Elementary School be our neighborhood school. Parents in the Brooklyn neighborhood had recently asked PPS representatives attending a neighborhood association meeting to allow Brooklyn resident children priority into […]

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SE 17th at Powell Upcoming Closure Information

May 15th, 2012 · No Comments

Beginning June 15 and continuing for about one year, the 17th/Powell overpass will be closed for light rail construction. Northbound 17th Ave will be detoured to McLoughlin Blvd. via Holgate Blvd, but will remain open to local traffic between Holgate and Haig St. Northbound bus lines 17 and 70 will be detoured to Milwaukie Ave via Center […]

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Brooklyn Community Garden Receives Grant! CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS

May 14th, 2012 · No Comments

Good news Garden Supporters! The Brooklyn Community Garden has been awarded a substantial development grant from the East Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District. These funds will pay for major expenses like leveling the field, getting the irrigation system installed and operating, buying materials for building a shed and a stairway, removing the old cherry tree, […]

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Download the May-June Brooklyn Newsletter

May 7th, 2012 · No Comments

Download our latest newsletter at this link. Thanks!

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