City Health Inspector, Sturgeon, No Longer Inspecting Restaurants; “Michele is doing a great job. If anything needs to be changed, it’s the laws that she’s paid by the city to enforce,” Anonymous

By Carol McCracken  (Post # 1,227) D. Michele Sturgeon, CFPM, CPO and Portland’s Health Inspector is no longer inspecting  Portland restaurants.  Instead, State Health Inspectors are doing the work for which Sturgeon was hired last year – she’d been on the … Continue reading

Portland Tugboat Tries to Sink ‘New Yard’ Proposal for Construction Permit on Western Waterfront at Board Meeeting

By Carol McCracken  (Post # 1,266) Late this afternoon Steve Bushey, an engineering consultant,  appeared before the Portland Harbor Commission Board seeking a construction permit on behalf of New Yard, a newly formed entity  to provide services for commercial and large yachts on the … Continue reading

Walmart Employees Supported by Local Activists on Black Friday; “We Came Out Here to Support Walmart Workers…,” Councilor Marshall

By Carol McCracken  (Post # 1,264) National protests  bringing attention to the abuse of  Walmart employees were highlighted all day today across the nation on Black Friday – the largest retail day of the holiday season.  National protests centered around low wages, no … Continue reading