Good News for East End Dogs

I will never run for office.  I’m committee-averse.  Besides old friends from high school and college would be delighted to share stories of, well, don’t they call it ‘boundary exploration’ when they talk about kids?   But I’m growing in appreciation for small government that listens and makes good policy decisions.  Yesterday at a conference called […]

Possible Off-Leash Ordinance Change on East End

A new Portland dog group is forming on the East End, EED (pronounced just plain ‘ED’), for East End Dogs. EED is hosting an informational session on the potential ordinance change this Thursday, April 22nd, from 7-8 at the East End School cafeteria.  Anyone with a dog should definately attend….the details of the proposed change […]

Missing that Rocky Coast

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On living in the South End of Boston:  friendly dog parks, one officially-sanctioned (with excellent gates & hardscape) and another unofficial but more spacious; the lovely Polka Dog Bakery up the street; Chinese grocery store the size of Shaws in So Po; dogs welcome in even some of the big stores on Boylston Street, and […]

Willard Beach Dog Use Preserved!

HUGE thanks go out to Crystal Goodrich and everyone with SoPo Dog and ShareWillard who worked so hard , and so effectively, on bringing out the vote against the proposed ordinance that sought to eliminate dog walking from April 15 to October 15, and off-leash use year-round, on Willard Beach in South Portland.  The ordinance […]