Latest Portland, Oregon Stories

2011-01-18 13:01:00

PORTLAND, Maine, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, January 19, the USS JFK Museum will present a detailed business plan to the Portland City Council (7:00pm) in hopes to gain their support in the effort to bring the decommissioned aircraft carrier to Casco Bay.

2011-01-13 15:40:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SoloPower, Inc., a California-based manufacturer of flexible, thin film solar cells and modules, announces it will locate a high volume manufacturing facility in Wilsonville, Oregon.

2011-01-13 08:00:00

PORTLAND, Maine, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Portland Regional Chamber and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Maine are pleased to announce a new program called Business Boosters that will bring down the cost of a Chamber membership for small businesses in the Portland area.

2010-12-28 00:00:36

18 Companies in Oregon and Washington and One Couple from New Mexico Got Together to Send 12.6 Million Holiday Greetings of Joy in the Portland Metro Area Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) December 27, 2010 The Portland, Oregon, metro area may very well have the highest level of holiday spirit of any major metropolitan area in the U.S.

2010-12-06 08:15:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Zipcar Inc., the world's largest car-sharing service, announces the results of the company's third annual Low-Car Diet challenge.

2010-11-09 08:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Zipcar Inc., the world's leading car-sharing service, announced today that it has expanded to 31 additional college and university campuses this fall.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.