Category: Press Release

Portland Downtown launches 2021 board electons

  PORTLAND, Maine – Portland Downtown, a 501c4 nonprofit downtown improvement district, is pleased to announce that nominations are open for seven seats on its volunteer board of directors. Property owners & business stakeholders in the downtown district (see map here) may submit a nomination online at portlandmaine.com/nominations. The deadline to submit a nomination is April 30, 2021.

Portland Downtown launches search for new executive director

  PORTLAND, Maine – Portland Downtown is beginning its search for a new executive director to replace existing director, Casey Gilbert, whose contract ends June 30. Gilbert, who led the organization through its five-year strategic plan from 2015 to 2020, plans to build a consulting practice and explore teaching opportunities along with the completion of

Shop for a Cause Day raises $4,500 for the Locker Project

  PORTLAND, Maine – Portland Downtown today announced that its summertime Shop for Cause Day raised $4,500 for the Locker Project, a nonprofit organization that helps ensure food security for Maine children through local schools. Now held twice a year (during Portland Downtown’s Summer Kickoff Weekend in June and Light Up Your Holidays in November),

Annual Tree Lighting Kicks Off Holiday Season in Downtown Portland

  Portland, Maine — Joy and merriment will fill Monument Square Friday, November 25th as thousands gather for the 2016 Tree Lighting Presented by Hood® Eggnog. The spectacular celebration features free, fun-filled activities for the whole family from 5-6:30pm including live music, horse & wagon rides, a visit from Santa himself and — new this