Developer Donates Land

by on Oct 30, 2015 | 0 comments

Last month, local developer Chet Antonsen of MonteVista Homes donated six parcels of land to Habitat for Humanity Portland Metro/East. Valued at $50,000 each, the parcels “might need a little improving, but not much” before they’re buildable, said Antonsen. Local developer Chet Antonsen donated six building lots to the home ownership nonprofit Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East. Four parcels,...
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Neighborhood Association Changes Name, Adds Board Members

by on Oct 28, 2015 | 0 comments

At last month’s meeting, Argay Neighborhood Association board members approved not only a name change reflecting the neighborhood’s original name—adding “Terrace” after “Argay”—but also added four new board members, bringing the total to 11. The recently renamed Argay Terrace Neighborhood Association regular general membership meeting is set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17 at Portland Fire & Rescue Station...
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Neighborhood Association Changes Name, Adds Board Members

by on Oct 21, 2015 | 0 comments

Last night, at its regular meeting, Argay Neighborhood Association board members approved not only a name change—adding “Terrace” to “Argay” reflecting the neighborhood’s original name—but also added four new board members for a total of 11. Neighbors want the city to approve Northeast 148th Avenue as the only entrance to the proposed three-acre Castlegate Apartments site, not opening the...
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Argay neighborhood still angry over farmland’s development

by on Sep 30, 2015 | 0 comments

For nearly two years, a proposed apartment development on 2.9 acres of former farmland has roiled the Argay Terrace neighborhood. The sign it was approaching a climax was a sign—literally. Last week, Developer Chet Antonsen erected a sign in front of the single-family brick house at 3001 N.E. 148th Ave., offering to give it away to anyone willing to...
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Argay Neighborhood Meeting Set

by on Sep 17, 2015 | 0 comments

The Argay Neighborhood Association holds its next general membership meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday Sept. 22, inside Fire Station #2, 4800 N.E. 122nd Ave. Argay Neighborhood Association Land Use Chair Al Brown, left, updates neighbors on the 2035 Comprehensive Plan at the next ANA general meeting Tuesday, Sept. 22 at 6:30 p.m. inside Portland Fire Bureau’s Station #2, 4800...
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Grocery Outlet, Dollar Tree Coming to Parkrose in 2016

by on Jul 23, 2015 | 0 comments

Yesterday, former Parkrose Hardware co-owner Bryan Ableidinger announced he’s applying for a city building permit for a new 22,000 sq. ft. structure for two tenants, Grocery Outlet and Dollar Tree. A bank for decades, this Parkrose building, which is currently occupied by Good World Chinese Restaurant & Lounge, closes Sept. 1 for demolition to make way for a new...
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June 2015 edition posted

by on Jun 4, 2015 | 0 comments

The June 2015 edition of the Mid-county Memo posted online. Links to stories and departments are below. With nine-month-old daughter Molly in tow Hazelwood resident Jake Herbst often strolls to the Goodwill and Salvation Army stores near his home to shop. Herbst, a 2003 David Douglas High School graduate said he is looking forward to his first Father’s Day....
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Halsey-Weidler work group seeks variances for trashcans, benches

by on May 7, 2015 | 0 comments

Seven new trashcans and five benches might appear in front of businesses along the Halsey-Weidler corridor as early as June, according to Tom Badrick, a member of the Halsey-Weidler corridor work group. Benches similar to these could appear in the Halsey-Weidler corridor from Northeast 102nd to 112th avenues as early as June. During the past weeks, Halsey-Weidler corridor work...
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Rose Apartments holds grand opening May 6

by on May 4, 2015 | 0 comments

The grand opening for the new The Rose Apartments complex is Wednesday, May 6 from noon to 1 p.m. at the building, 328 N.E. 97th Ave. Tours of the $10.5 million complex are held at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. The Rose Apartments developer holds a grand-opening celebration Wednesday, May 6 from noon to 1 p.m. In January, workers...
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Group Selects Trashcans, Benches for Halsey-Weidler Corridor

by on Apr 3, 2015 | 0 comments

Members of the Halsey-Weidler corridor work group showed up on March 12 at a Riverview Bank conference room to talk trash. Trashcans, that is, along with benches.   The group selected a stylish, smoothly tapered trashcan with a single side opening manufactured by landscapeforms, a company based in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Called the “Austin,” they cost about $1,300 each.  ...
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