Weatherize your home

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LEARN WHAT YOU CAN DO TO WEATHERIZE YOUR HOME   Whether you are a homeowner or a renter – learn how you can save on heating costs and weatherize your home this winter. The Portland Sustainability Office is hosting Efficiency … Continued

District 2 Annual Meeting (Virtual)

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REMOTE ACCESS INFORMATION: The District 2 Councilor will conduct this meeting remotely via Zoom. If you are not able to attend live either in person or via Zoom, a recording will be available at portlandmaine.gov/DistrictMeetings following the meeting. To ask … Continued

Neighborhood Clean-up

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A group from MaineHealth Sustainability has coordinated a cleanup of the West End on Saturday (9/17) from 11am-2pm. There will be snacks, a coffee truck, and cleanup supplies from the Portland Parks and Trails Department. We are meeting by the … Continued

Join us for storm drain stenciling

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On Tuesday, June 28, the West End Neighborhood Association is having a training session by Doug Roncaroti from the City’s Water Resources Dept. on stenciling storm drains. We last did this project around 7-8 years ago and in the interim … Continued

Native plant tour – Western Cemetary

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Heather McCargo, founder of the Wild Seed Project, will lead an hour-long tour of Portland’s Western Cemetery identifying native plants growing there at 4 p.m. this Thursday May 19. The sandy soils and low-level management should have prompted interesting species. … Continued

February Meeting on Zoom
Wednesday, Feb 9, 2022 –  6:30PM

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  Our meeting this month will be informal, on Zoom. If you have a community update or announcement, please let me know!Email hello@wenamaine.org Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us06web.zoom.us/j/82200633087?pwd=K1JKNktpa0xsMGZWOHYyeG1JZncydz09 Meeting ID: 822 0063 3087Passcode: 462849 Update from the revived group, Stewards of Western Cemetery, collaborating … Continued

Rec Dept Job Openings

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JOIN THE PORTLAND PARKS + RECREATION TEAM!  They have increased the starting pay and want you to join them!! Seeking Recreation Programmers in our Before and After the Bell Programs and Community Centers. Take this opportunity to learn more and … Continued

PCAT – Portland Climate Action Team

PCAT What is One Climate Future? Portland and South Portland are imagining a future powered by clean, renewable energy that creates opportunities for us to continuously innovate and work in partnership with natural systems. In such a scenario clean air, … Continued

WENA meeting tonight – October 13th, 2021

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WENA Meeting:October 13th, 6:30-8:00pmZoom link below Agenda Please join us this month for: Community Policing Report Neighborhood & Member Announcements Update: Mercy Hospital transition from State Street Update: MMC Grant/Reiche Community Room activities Featured Topic: Portland Climate Action Presentation How does … Continued

ReCode II – How complete is our neighborhood?

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Dynamic Portland: Completing Portland’s Neighborhoods The complete neighborhoods map includes the walkable areas of all amenities What resources or amenities would you need in your neighborhood to make it ‘complete’?

Rape Aggression Defense Women’s Self Defense Class

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Upcoming classes – space is limited! Amy St Laurent Foundation in partnership with the Portland Police Department   September  https://www.eventbrite.com/o/amy-st-laurent-foundation-in-partnership-with-the-portland-police-department-17598065145    November   https://www.eventbrite.com/o/amy-st-laurent-foundation-in-partnership-with-the-portland-police-department-17598065145   Since 2002 The Amy St. Laurent Foundation has been working to teach women how to be safe … Continued

Reminder! Vote Today

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Vote Today! City of Portland Maine election Tuesday, June 8 is Election Day!   TODAY is Election Day! All 11 polling locations are open until 8:00 PM. Same day voter registration is allowed.   If you requested an absentee ballot, … Continued

WENA June 9th meeting

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Join us for WENA’s June meeting – IN PERSON!! Wednesday, June 9th, 2021 6:30 – 7:30 PMReiche School Playground – under the tent   Hello WENA members and friends, Please join us for the June meeting outdoors at Reiche School Playground. We were sequestered … Continued

May 12th meeting minutes

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May 12, 2021 See below for the May Meeting Notes WENA Monthly Meeting, May 12, 2021,  6:00 p.m. on ZoomPresent:  Kim Sutton, Brian VanDussen, Barbara DeSerres, Liz Parsons, Pamela ShawSecretary’s Report:   Barbara DeSerres     –  Minutes from the April meeting … Continued

Portland Charter Commission Panel Discussion: A look back at lessons learned

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Tuesday, May 25 – 6:00pm – 7:00pm   Here is a link with more information: https://www.portlandlibrary.com/events/portland-charter-commission-panel-discussion-a-look-back-at-lessons-learned   On May 25th at 6pm the Portland Public Library, in partnership with the League of Women Voters of the Portland Area, will be sponsoring … Continued

VOTE June 8th

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Absentee Voting Information For June 8 Special Municipal Election NEW:  Absentee ballots will be available Tuesday, May 11, 2021. Those who have already requested one will receive it in the mail soon. The last day to request an absentee ballot … Continued

Free Public Zoom Forum for Charter Commission At-Large Candidates

Portland, Maine – Bayside Neighborhood Association (BNA), Munjoy Hill Neighborhood Organization (MHNO), University Neighborhood Organization (UNO), West End Neighborhood Association (WENA) and the Western Promenade Neighborhood Association (WPNA) are co-hosting an At–Large Charter Commission Candidates Forum to be held Tuesday, May … Continued

April 14th meeting minutes

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WENA Monthly MeetingApril 14, 2021,   6:00pm.   Zoom Present:  Kim Sutton, Barbara DeSerres, Liz Persons, Pamela Shaw,  Gwynne Williams Secretary’s Report:  Please review March Meeting minutes on wenamaine.org Treasurer’s Report: No change      Available Funds by Source     Norway … Continued

VACCINE Timeline Update

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    On Thursday, Governor Mills announced that Maine is once again accelerating our COVID-19 vaccine eligibility schedule. Beginning Wednesday, April 7, eligibility for the vaccine is expanding to all Mainers age 16 and older. Additionally, the state will be … Continued

Spring Clean up!

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 Saturday April 24, 2021 Donate an hour of your timeand a City of Portland trash bagHelp get the neighborhood ready for Spring!   ****If you need a bag or gloves we’ll give them to you, plus a tasty treat –   Come to the Clark St. entrance … Continued

Board meeting minutes

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WENA Board MeetingMarch 24, 2021,   6:00pm.   Zoom Present:  Kim Sutton, Barbara DeSerres, Bryan VanDussen, Ian Jacob, Liz Persons, Pamela Shaw, Leana Good-Simpson, Gwynne Williams, Christian Bisimwa Secretary’s Report:  No previous minutes were presented. Treasurer’s Report:   The $35 reimbursement to … Continued

Small shelter survey

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Small Shelter Zoning This survey is open for feedback through Friday, April 16th. Your input is of great value to this evaluation of shelter policies. We hope you’ll share it with your neighbors and beyond. Your feedback will be instrumental to informing … Continued

WENA’s Bus Route Survey

Proposed Route: Current Routes: Please take our survey here: https://airtable.com/shrvtN0zNWu6Nxtk4     Resources re: METRO #1/#8 route reboot: What you can do PROPOSED SERVICE CHANGES FOR PORTLAND PENINSULA Also referred to as: The Peninsula Loop Reboot https://gpmetro.org/DocumentCenter/View/700/REV—Proposed-Route-Changes- REV-11242020?bidId= Pages 1-4 … Continued

Portland Community Agriculture Survey

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The Cumberland County Soil and Water Conservation District is partnering with the City of Portland to develop a Community Agriculture Plan. They are looking for input from the Portland Community on what Community Agriculture elements they would like to see … Continued

Meeting Agenda – Sep. 9, 2020

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Join us for WENA’s first ZOOM meeting! Wednesday, September 9, 2020 6:30 – 8:00 PMVia Zoom – Link Below WENA IS BACK VIA ZOOM! Hello WENA members and friends, I hope everyone had an enjoyable summer during these unique times. … Continued

Access WENA’s Reoccurring ZOOM Meetings

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Due to COVID-19 and for the foreseeable future, WENA meetings will be held online via ZOOM, a video conferencing platform.  To join the reoccurring meetings, please follow this link: https://zoom.us/j/98478932446?pwd=TDNYUVliRnpRRWViaGhnRXVxNVJnQT09 Meeting ID: 984 7893 2446Passcode: 179109One tap mobile: +16465588656,,98478932446#,,,,,,0#,,179109# US … Continued

Meeting Minutes – March 11th, 2020

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Reiche Community Center Officers present: Liz Parsons, Kim Sutton, Gwynne Williams, Ian Jacob, Pamela Shaw, Bryan Van Dussen, Leana Good-Simpson, Barb DeSerresOfficers absent: Christian Bisimwa The meeting was called to order at 6:35 PM & self-introductions followed. Secretary’s report: Minutes … Continued

Support Streets for People

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via our neighboring organizations: In one week, over 500 people have agreed that we need to find creative ways to make public spaces safer for residents and more responsive to the needs of the business community, and over 200 people … Continued

Meeting Agenda – Mar. 11, 2020

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6:30 – 8:00 PMReiche Community Center2nd Floor via Clark Street Entrance Agenda Please join us this month for: Community Policing Report Neighborhood & Member Announcements Featured Topic: 2020 Portland Revaluation Project – Revalue Portland! Christopher Huff, City Tax Assessor, will … Continued

Meeting Agenda – Feb. 12, 2020

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6:30 – 8:00 PMReiche Community Center2nd Floor via Clark Street Entrance Agenda Please join us this month for: Community Policing Report Neighborhood & Member Announcements Featured Topic: ReCode Portland Presentation Christine Grimando, Portland Director of Planning & Urban Development, along … Continued

Meeting Agenda – Dec. 11, 2019

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6:30 – 8:00 PMReiche Community Center2nd Floor via Clark Street entrance AGENDA WENA Board Reports Community Announcements Reiche School Remodel Update with Emily Figdor, Portland School Board, District 2. Community Policing Report Public Announcements Chris Branch, Director of Public Works … Continued

Meeting Agenda – Oct. 9, 2019

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6:30 – 8:00 PMReiche Community Center2nd Floor via Clark Street entrance AGENDA Community announcements Halloween Parade, Wynne Wirth Update on air quality assessment, Andrew Butcher       Topic:  Urban Wildlife           Kent Redford, conservation scientist  WENA/WPNA CANDIDATE FORUM: … Continued

One Climate Future Survey Results

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Through the first One Climate Future survey, over 675 respondents shared their concerns, priorities, and ideas when it comes to climate change and taking climate action. And the survey says…people in Portland and South Portland are taking climate change seriously! 79% of … Continued

Meeting Agenda – Sep. 11, 2019

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6:30 – 8:00 PMReiche Community Center2nd Floor via Clark Street entrance Agenda Ensuring continuing community space at Reiche  One Climate Future updates  Updates on action on VOC emissions from tank farms in South Portland  Meeting affordable housing challenges in Portland  Status … Continued

Meeting Agenda – Jun. 12, 2019

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6:30 – 8:00 PMReiche Community Center2nd Floor via Clark Street entrance Agenda Community announcements Update on City Council meeting on homeless shelter sites Update on efforts to assess air quality in Portland and South Portland WENA Picnic August 14 One Climate Future … Continued

Meeting Minutes – May 8, 2019

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Reiche Community Center Officers present: Liz Parsons, Pamela Shaw, Kim SuttonOfficers absent:   Barb DeSerres, Leana Goode Simpson, Ian Jacob, Bryan Van Dussen, Gwynne WilliamsOthers present: Arlen Acize, Sarah Colton, Espahbad Dodd, Dominique Gabel, Landis Gabel, Peter Hall, Holly Hoffman, Christine … Continued

Meeting Agenda – May 8, 2019

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6:30 – 8:00 PMReiche Community Center2nd Floor via Clark Street entrance Agenda Community announcements City Council vote on homeless shelter sites May 20 WENA community picnic August 14 Community assistance to New Mainers and others in the West End:  St. Lukes Church … Continued

Meeting Agenda – Apr. 10, 2019

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6:30 – 8:00 PMReiche Community Center2nd Floor via Clark Street entrance Agenda Community announcements Damon Yakovleff: Proposal for soil testing for lead in home gardens in Portland WENA in the parks:  Clark St. Community Garden Clark St. Park Harbor View Park … Continued

Meeting Minutes – Apr. 10, 2019

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WENA Meeting Minutes, Wednesday, 4-10-19, Reiche Community Room Board members present: Leana Good-Simpson, Ian Jacob, Liz Parsons, Pamela Shaw, Kim Sutton, Bryan Van Dussen, Gwynne Williams Board Members Absent: Christian Bisimwa, Barb DeSerres Others present:  Elissa Armstrong, Sarah Colton, Espahbad … Continued

Meeting Minutes – Mar. 13, 2019

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WENA Meeting Minutes, Wednesday, 3-13-19, Reiche Community Room Board members present (7): Barb DeSerres, Ian Jacob, Steve Mortimer, Liz Parsons,Pamela Shaw, Kim Sutton, Bryan Van DussenBoard members absent (3): Christian Bisimwa, Leana Good-Simpson, Gwynne WilliamsOthers present (12): Sarah Colton, Emily … Continued

Meeting Minutes – Feb. 13, 2019

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WENA Meeting Minutes, Wednesday, 2-13-19, Reiche Community Room Board members present: Leana Good-Simpson, Ian Jacob, Steve Mortimer, Liz Parsons, Pamela Shaw, Bryan Van Dussen, Kim Sutton, Gwynne Williams Board members absent: Barb DeSerres, Christian Bisimwa Others present: Elissa Armstrong, Espahbad … Continued

Meeting Agenda – Mar. 13, 2019

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6:30 – 8:00 PMReiche Community Center2nd Floor via Clark Street entrance Agenda Community policing discussion Community announcements Volunteer opportunities through Opportunity Alliance Update on Andrews Square Project School Budget  Emily Figdor, District 2 School Board Representative Catherine Morrill Day Nursery Lori … Continued

Meeting Minutes – Jan. 9, 2019

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WENA Meeting Minutes, Wednesday, 1-9-19, Reiche Community Room CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER

Meeting Agenda – Feb. 13, 2019

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6:30 – 8:00 PM Reiche Community Center 2nd floor via Clark Street entrance Community policing discussion Open forum rescheduled from 1/9 Raise a question Suggest topics for our monthly meetings Share an idea or concern relevant to West End life Community announcements

Meeting Minutes – Dec. 12, 2018

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West End Neighborhood Association (WENA) Meeting Minutes Wednesday, 12-12-18 Reiche Community Room Board members present: Christian Bisimwa, Leana Good-Simpson, Ian Jacob, Steve Mortimer, Liz Parsons, Pamela Shaw, Bryan Van Dussen. Board members absent: Barb DeSerres, Kim Sutton, Gwynne Williams Others … Continued

Meeting Agenda – Jan. 9, 2019

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6:30 – 8:00 PM Reiche Community Center 2nd floor via Clark Street entrance Community policing discussion Open forum for the new year Raise a question Suggest topics for our monthly meetings Share an idea or concern relevant to West End … Continued

Meeting Minutes – Nov. 14, 2018

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Minutes of the West End Neighborhood Association (WENA) Meeting Wednesday, 14 November 2018 Reiche Community Room Board members present: Barb DeSerres, Leana Good-Simpson, Rosanne Graef, Ian Jacob, Steve Mortimer, Liz Parsons, Pamela Shaw, Bryan Van Dussen, Board members absent: Gwynne … Continued

Meeting Agenda – Nov. 14, 2018

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6:30 – 8:00 PM Reiche Community Center 2nd floor via Clark Street entrance Neighbors: November is annual meeting month for WENA. We’ll have a brief business meeting to include election of some new board members, after which we’ll enjoy a … Continued

Meeting Minutes – Oct. 10, 2018

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Minutes of the West End Neighborhood Association (WENA) Meeting Wednesday, 10 October 2018 Reiche Community Room Board members present: Ian Jacob, Steve Mortimer, Liz Parsons, Pamela Shaw, Bryan Van Dussen, Board members absent: Barb DeSerres, Leana Good-Simpson, Gwynne Williams Others … Continued

Meeting Agenda – Oct. 10, 2018

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6:30 – 8:00 PM Reiche Community Center 2nd floor via Clark Street entrance Community policing discussion All things Department of Public Works-related Christopher Branch, Director Note: Mr. Branch was scheduled to meet with us in May but an unexpected City-related responsibility … Continued

Meeting Minutes – Sep. 12, 2018

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Minutes of the West End Neighborhood Association (WENA) Meeting Wednesday, 12 September 2018 Reiche Community Room Board members present: Leana Good-Simpson, Rosanne Graef, Ian Jacob, Liz Parsons Others present:  David Argitis, Elissa Armstrong, Joey Brunelle, Chaning Capuchino, Sarah Colton, Joel … Continued

Meeting Minutes – June 13, 2018

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Minutes of the West End Neighborhood Association (WENA) Meeting Wednesday, 13 June2018 Reiche Community Room Board members present: Barbara DeSerres, Ian Jacob, Steve Mortimer, Liz Parsons, Pamela Shaw, Board members absent: Leana Good-Simpson, Rosanne Graef, Bryan Van Dussen, Gwynne Williams … Continued

Meeting Agenda – Sep. 12 2018

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6:30 – 8:00 PM Reiche Community Center 2nd floor via Clark Street entrance Community policing discussion City of Portland’s recommendation for a new Homeless Services Center Michael Sauschuck, Assistant City Manager Rob Parritt, Director of Oxford Street Shelter Community announcements … Continued

WENA Annual Picnic

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Join your neighbors on Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 at 5:30PM in Harbor View Park for WENA’s annual Picnic in the Park! Please bring a favorite dish to share with the group. WENA will provide plates, cups, napkins, and cutlery. If … Continued

Park and Play 2018

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Join Portland Parks and Recreation “Play Specialists” as they visit a park near you! They’ll have fun stuff with which to play and they’ll also have fun stuff to do. It’s free and open to the public – just stop … Continued

FREE LUNCH FOR KIDS!

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FREE FOR KIDS 0-18 years old at Reiche School MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY 12:00-1:00 Starts Monday, June 25th Ends Friday, August 17th For more information, call Sarah 780-0495 ***Free Swim also starts on June 25th at Reiche Pool***

Meeting Agenda – Jun. 13 2018

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6:30 – 8:00 PM Reiche Community Center 2nd floor via Clark Street entrance Community policing discussion Public transportation developments Representatives from METRO/Greater Portland Transit District Community announcements Little Seafolk Festival at Maine Irish Heritage Center Art history lecture at 75 … Continued

Meeting Minutes – May 9, 2018

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Minutes of the West End Neighborhood Association (WENA) Meeting Wednesday, 9 May 2018 Reiche Community Room Board members present: Barbara DeSerres, Leana Good-Simpson, Rosanne Graef, Ian Jacob, Steve Mortimer, Liz Parsons, Pamela Shaw, Bryan Van Dussen, Gwynne Williams Board members … Continued

Little Sea Folk Festival

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The first annual Little Sea Folk Festival is happening in Portland’s beautiful West End on June 30 at the Maine Irish Heritage Center and your whole family is cordially invited!  Festival go-ers will be able to experience workshops, performances, dance … Continued

Meeting Agenda – May 9 2018

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6:30 – 8:00 PM Reiche Community Center 2nd floor via Clark Street entrance Community policing discussion Sidewalks/shovelling; trash/recycling; and lighting Christopher Branch, Director, Department of Public Works and staff Community announcements Friends of Western Promenade and more…      

Meeting Minutes – Apr. 11, 2018

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Minutes of the West End Neighborhood Association (WENA) Meeting Wednesday, 11 April, 2018 Reiche Community Room Board members present: Barbara DeSerres, Leana Good-Simpson, Rosanne Graef, Ian Jacob, Steve Mortimer, Pamela Shaw, Bryan Van Dussen Board members absent: Liz Parsons, Gwynne … Continued

Meeting Agenda – Apr. 11 2018

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6:30 – 8:00 PM Reiche Community Center 2nd floor via Clark Street entrance Community policing discussion West End public parks and gardens Updates on a variety of projects with Jeff Tarling, city arborist, and others Community announcements      

Spring Festival @ 75 State Street

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Seventy Five State Street presents the annual Spring Festival. Friday, April 6, 5-8pm First Friday Art Walk Art Show & Sale Resident Art Exhibits Resident Reception- meet the artists! Entertainment Refreshments Exciting Raffles & 50-50s Saturday, April 7, 9am-3pm Spring … Continued

Meeting Agenda – Mar. 14 2018

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6:30 – 8:00 PM Reiche Community Center 2nd floor via Clark Street entrance Community Policing Discussion Remembering Nina Sachs Contributions to Maine Medical Center for a collective gift from WENA in Nina’s honor will be accepted Early Education Support for … Continued

West End Neighborhood Association Year in Review – 2017

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Major topics covered at monthly meetings* In-depth conversation with City Councilor, Spencer Thibodeau Portland’s comprehensive planning process In-depth conversation with Cumberland County DA, Jennifer Ackermann City and School Department financial processes Parks, gardens, and open spaces Resources for renters Reiche … Continued

Meeting Minutes – Feb. 14, 2018

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Minutes of the West End Neighborhood Association (WENA) Meeting Wednesday, February 14, 2018 Reiche Community Room Board members present:  Leana Good-Simpson, Rosanne Graef, Ian Jacob, Liz Parsons, Pamela Shaw Board members absent: Barb DeSerres, Nina, Sachs, Bryan Van Dussen Others … Continued

Meeting Agenda – Feb. 14 2018

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6:30 – 8:00 PM Reiche Community Center 2nd floor via Clark Street entrance Community Policing discussion Sustainability and Transportation Priorities for 2018(Councilor Spencer Thibodeau) LED lighting conversion (Troy Moon) Announcements Next meetings: 14 March – Early childhood education supports 11 … Continued

Gentle Kripalu Yoga

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Take time to breathe, stretch, and strengthen your body in this gentle Kripalu Yoga Class. Defined as the yoga of compassionate self-awareness, Kripalu yoga gives us a chance to tune info our body’s needs, and moves in ways that honor … Continued

Meeting Minutes – Jan. 10, 2018

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Minutes of the West End Neighborhood Association (WENA) Meeting Wednesday, January 10, 2018 Reiche Community Room Board members present:  Leana Good-Simpson, Rosanne Graef, Liz Parsons, Nina Sachs, Pamela Shaw, Bryan Van Dusen, Gwynne Williams Board members absent: Barb DeSerres, Ian … Continued

Meeting Agenda – Jan. 10 2018

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6:30 – 8:00 PM Reiche Community Center 2nd floor via Clark Street entrance Community policing discussion A new year’s open forum: Raise a question or two Suggest topics for our monthly meetings Share an idea or concern relevant to West … Continued

Reiche Food Drive

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WENA and The Locker Project are co-sponsoring a food drive on behalf of Reiche school children. According to the School District’s Food Security Task Force, 1 out of 2 Portland school-aged children is food insecure. Please join us in helping … Continued

Meeting Agenda – Dec. 13, 2017

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6:30 – 8:00 PM Reiche Community Center 2nd floor via Clark Street entrance Neighbors: We are delighted that Councilor Spencer Thibodeau has recovered from appendicitis! His postponed District 2 meeting has been rescheduled for Wednesday, 13 December, 6:30 to 8:00 … Continued

Meeting Minutes – Nov. 8, 2017

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Minutes of the West End Neighborhood Association (WENA) Meeting Wednesday, November 8, 2017 Reiche Community Room Board members present:  Leana Good-Simpson, Rosanne Graef, Ian Jacob, Liz Parsons, Steven Scharf, Pamela Shaw, Clifford Tremblay Board members absent: none Others present: Channing … Continued

Meeting Agenda – Nov. 8, 2017

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6:30 – 8:00 PM Reiche Community Center 2nd floor via Clark Street entrance Minutes of our October meeting may be found here. A draft year-in-review statement may be found here. Please join or renew your membership in WENA  ($5/individual or $10/household) by clicking here. … Continued

Candidates Forum – Oct. 25 @ 6-8PM

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Reiche Community Center 2nd floor, Clark Street entrance Candidates for At-large City Council seat: Joey Brunelle Jill Duson (incumbent) Bree LaCasse Please submit questions for candidates only to hello@wenamaine.org. Click here to view a sample ballot with full wording of municipal referenda questions. Representatives for opposing … Continued

West End Halloween Parade

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On Tuesday, 31 October the 35th Annual West End Halloween Parade will start gathering at 5:30pm at the Reiche School playground (166 Brackett St.). Paraders will begin assembling on Brackett at 6:05.Marching will begin at 6:15pm sharp and finish around 7pm.  Click here for a map of the parade route. Please consider … Continued

Meeting Minutes – Oct. 11, 2017

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Minutes of the West End Neighborhood Association (WENA) Meeting Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Reiche Community Room Board members present:  Leana Good-Simpson, Rosanne Graef, Cassie Graham, Ian Jacob, Liz Parsons, Steven Scharf, Pamela Shaw, Clifford Tremblay Board members absent: none Others … Continued

Meeting Agenda – Oct. 11, 2017

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6:30 – 8:00 PM Reiche Community Center 2nd floor via Clark Street entrance Please join and/or renew your annual membership by clicking here. We are also welcoming nominations for a few seats on our 2018 board of directors. FMI email hello@wenamaine.org. Minutes of … Continued

Meeting Minutes – Sep. 13, 2017

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Minutes of the West End Neighborhood Association (WENA) Meeting Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Reiche Community Room   Board members present:  Leana Good-Simpson, Rosanne Graef, Cassie Graham, Ian Jacob, Liz Parsons, Steven Scharf, Pamela Shaw, Clifford Tremblay Board members absent: none … Continued

Meeting Minutes – Jun. 14, 2017

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Minutes of the West End Neighborhood Association (WENA) Meeting Wednesday, June 14, 2017 Reiche Community Room   Board members present:  Morgan Beede, Leana Good-Simpson, Rosanne Graef, Cassie Graham, Steven Scharf, Pamela Shaw, Clifford Tremblay Board members absent: Liz Parsons, Ian … Continued

Meeting Agenda – Sep. 13, 2017

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6:30 – 8:00 PM Reiche Community Center 2nd floor via Clark Street entrance ***September is the time to renew WENA memberships. Dues are $5/individual; $10/family; $25/affiliate organization. Learn more and even pay online by clicking here.*** Community policing discussion Reiche Community … Continued

Meeting Agenda – Jun. 14, 2017

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6:30 – 8:00 PM Reiche Community Center 2nd floor via Clark Street entrance Community Policing updates and discussion Resources for renters Recycling news from EcoMaine Community announcements Minutes of our May meeting are here:  www.wenamaine.org Next meetings: July – none;  August – annual … Continued

Harbor View Planting Day!

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  A successful, satisfying and fun day thanks to our nineteen volunteers and perfect weather! WHERE? At the top of the park, a site to the right of the stairs, overgrown with grass, shrubs and Japanese knotweed (an invasive plant … Continued

Meeting Minutes – May 10, 2017

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Minutes of the West End Neighborhood Association (WENA) Meeting Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Reiche Community Room Board members present:  Morgan Beede, Leana Good-Simpson, Rosanne Graef, Cassie Graham, Ian Jacob, Liz Parsons, Steven Scharf, Pamela Shaw Board members absent: Clifford Tremblay Others present: Dave … Continued

Meeting Agenda – May 10, 2017

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Harborview Park clean-up Saturday, 6 May, 9:00 to 11:00 AM Meet at the Park on the York Street side. Trash bags and gloves will be supplied. As time permits, we’ll patronize one of our local coffee shops afterwards. Please join … Continued

Meeting Minutes – Apr. 12, 2017

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Minutes of the West End Neighborhood Association (WENA) Meeting Wednesday, April 12, 2017 Reiche Community Room Board members present:  Morgan Beede, Leana Good-Simpson, Rosanne Graef, Ian Jacob, Liz Parsons, Steven Scharf, Pamela Shaw, Clifford Tremblay Board members absent: Cassie Graham … Continued

Meeting Agenda – Apr. 12, 2017

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6:30 – 8:00 PM Reiche Community Center 166 Brackett St. [accessible via elevator on Clark Street side entrance] Neighborhood Watch City fiscal year 2017-18 budget processes Guests: Brendan O’Connell and Alicia Gardiner Community announcements Maine Yoga Kids and Rosemont Nursery … Continued

Meeting Minutes – Mar. 8, 2017

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Minutes of the West End Neighborhood Association (WENA) Meeting Wednesday, March 8, 2017 Reiche Community Room Board members present: Morgan Beede, Leana Good-Simpson (vice-president), Rosanne Graef (treasurer), Cassie Graham, Ian Jacob, Elizabeth Parsons (president), Steven Scharf, Pamela Shaw (secretary), Clifford Tremblay … Continued

Meeting Minutes – Feb. 8, 2017

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Minutes of the West End Neighborhood Association (WENA) Meeting Wednesday, 8 February 2017 Reiche Community Room Board members present: Morgan Beede, Leana Good-Simpson (vice-president), Rosanne Graef (treasurer), Cassie Graham, Ian Jacob, Elizabeth Parsons (president), Steven Scharf, Pamela Shaw (secretary), Clifford Tremblay … Continued

Portland Comprehensive Plan Draft

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Checkout a draft version of Portland’s Comprehensive Plan before tomorrow’s meeting. Christine Grimando, Senior Planner, will be joining us to outline the document and answer any questions and/or concerns. See you there!

Meeting Agenda – Feb. 8, 2017

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6:30 – 8:00 PM Reiche Community Center 166 Brackett St. Neighborhood Watch Portland’s Comprehensive Planning Process – Here is a draft version. Christine Grimando, Senior Planner Community Announcements Next meetings: 8 March: Potluck soup & bread supper; Conversation about community … Continued

Meeting Minutes – Jan. 11, 2017

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Minutes of the West End Neighborhood Association (WENA) Meeting Wednesday, 11 January 2017 Reiche Community Room Board members present: Morgan Beede, Leana Good-Simpson (vice-president), Rosanne Graef (Treasurer), Cassie Graham, Elizabeth Parsons (president), Pamela Shaw (secretary), Board members absent: Ian Jacob, Clifford … Continued

Meeting Agenda – Jan. 11, 2017

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6:30 – 8:00 PM Reiche Community Center 166 Brackett St. [N.B.Clark Street side entrance and new elevator are now open.] Neighborhood Watch Conversation with City Councillor Spencer Thibodeau about the year ahead Announcements

Meeting Minutes – Dec. 2016

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Minutes of the West End Neighborhood Association (WENA) Meeting Wednesday, 14 December 2016 Reiche Community Room Board members present: Leana Good-Simpson (treasurer), Ian Jacob (president), Michel Michaud, Elizabeth Parsons (secretary), Pamela Shaw, Clifford Tremblay Board members absent: Jennifer Defilipp (vice-president)1 … Continued

Meeting Agenda – Dec. 2016

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December 14, 6:30 – 8:00PM, Community Room, Reiche School, 166 Brackett Street. Hello Neighbors, Please join us this month for: Community Policing Report Board Member Announcements Member Announcements WENA By-Laws: Proposed Changes See important information below WENA Board Elections See important … Continued

West End Caroling

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Caroling practice – Wed. 12/14 at 5:00 in the Reiche Community Room Caroling in the West End takes place on Sun. 12/18 from 5-6 p.m. Meet at the Clark Street Entrance to Reiche at 4:45 to get your song book. … Continued

Free Creative Activities for Adults

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Current adult activities offered at Reiche Community Room (166 Brackett Street – Upstairs): Crafternoon! (Mondays, 1:15 – 3:15 PM) – You’re invited to bring your own project and come share conversation, inspiration and a hot cup of tea with your West End … Continued