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Portland Declares Citywide Parking Ban Tonight Beginning at 11:00 PM

A citywide parking ban for the City of Portland has been declared beginning at 11:00 PM tonight, January 20th and ending at 7:00 AM tomorrow morning, January 21st. The parking ban has been declared so that Public Services crews can clear and remove snow from today’s storm.

Vehicles left on the street during a ban will be towed at the owner’s expense (tow fee - $70, impound fee - $35, ticket cost - $30 and all outstanding tickets must be paid. Vehicles not claimed within 24 hours will be charged $25 storage fee per day).

The Little Gravely that COULD!

The Little Gravely that COULD!

My main Gravely Tractor is undergoing transmission work at the moment.  So last night I pulled out my back up tractor to do some snow blowing.  This tractor is the antique Model Li that I featured in THIS blog post.  And so because of the genius of the Gravely design all the attachments are interchangeable across several years of two wheel tractor models.  That means I can put the snow blower on this little guy!  And let me tell you I was pleasantly surprised with just how hard this little Gravely can work!  Even at less horsepower, 6.6 horse as opposed to 8 horse on my main tractor, this tractor was really doing a good job and holding it's own!  Of course my neighbor showed up with his Commercial 12, a giant of a tractor, using the same blower attachment.  It is a sort of  "Gravely Club" after all!

Portland Declares Citywide Parking Ban Tonight

A citywide parking ban for the City of Portland has been declared beginning at 10:00 PM tonight, January 13th and ending at 6:00 AM tomorrow morning, January 14th. The parking ban has been declared so that Public Services crews can clear and remove snow from yesterday's storm.

Vehicles left on the street during a ban will be towed at the owner's expense (tow fee - $70, impound fee - $35, ticket cost - $30 and all outstanding tickets must be paid. Vehicles not claimed within 24 hours will be charged $25 storage fee per day).

TODAY, TUESDAY, JANUARY 10 AT 1:30 PM

TODAY, TUESDAY, JANUARY 10 AT 1:30 PM

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