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Posted on: July 31, 2015

Beaverton's Annual Flicks by the Fountain Series Offers Movies for All Ages

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton’s annual Flicks by the Fountain movie series returns Aug. 7. Each Friday will feature a themed movie selected by the public, as well as short films from Beaverton School... Read on...

Posted on: July 22, 2015

Music in Small Spaces Presents Hawaiian Dance and Culture in Beaverton

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Music in Small Spaces, sponsored by the Beaverton Arts Commission, will present “Hawaiian Dance and Culture” on Saturday, Aug. 8, at 2 p.m. in the Beaverton City Library auditorium, 12375 SW Fifth St... Read on...

Posted on: July 16, 2015

City of Beaverton Receives National Financial Reporting Award

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) recently announced that the City of Beaverton’s finance department has received the GFOA’s Certificate of... Read on...

Posted on: July 15, 2015

Beaverton Last Tuesday Summer Concert Series Continues with the Beatniks

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton invites the public to attend the free Beaverton Last Tuesday summer concert series at The Round, 12600 SW Crescent Street (adjacent to the Beaverton Central light rail station).... Read on...

Posted on: July 13, 2015

Beaverton City Library Helps Kids and Teens Prepare for the New School Year

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The Beaverton City Library has a variety of resources for students, parents, and teachers, available to use at the library or at home. Programs and materials are available to help families prepare... Read on...

Posted on: July 10, 2015

Beaverton City Library Hosts Summer Staycation Programs for Adults

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The Beaverton City Library is hosting a fun series of summer “staycation” programs throughout the month of July for adults. Patrons are encouraged to bring family and friends along to discover new... Read on...

Posted on: July 9, 2015

Beaverton Summer Art Displays Feature Photography, Cultural Celebration, Student Work

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The Beaverton Arts Commission (BAC) will showcase works this summer at several locations, including The Beaverton Building, Providence St. Vincent, THPRD’s Cedar Hills Recreation Center, Progress... Read on...

Posted on: June 29, 2015

Menlo Drive and 2nd Street Closed During Summer Months for Road Improvements

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton will close Menlo Drive between Farmington Road and Fairmount Drive, while 2nd Street will be closed between Farmington Road and SW Erickson Avenue for culvert improvements... Read on...

Posted on: June 22, 2015

Beaverton Now Accepting Entries for 58th Annual Celebration Parade

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton is inviting local nonprofits, businesses and community groups to participate in the annual Beaverton Celebration Parade, to be held on Saturday, Sept. 12 at 10 a.m. Entries will... Read on...

Posted on: June 18, 2015

Beaverton Arts Commission Announces Recipients of Community Grants

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The Beaverton Arts Commission (BAC) has announced a number of local art-related projects supported by the city’s community grant program. The grants are funded by the Beaverton Arts & Culture... Read on...

Posted on: June 17, 2015

City Hosts Beaverton Last Tuesday Summer Concert Series

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton and the Beaverton Arts Commission invite the public to attend the free Beaverton Last Tuesday summer concert series at The Round, 12600 SW Crescent Street (adjacent to the... Read on...

Posted on: June 16, 2015

Beaverton DUII Program Wins Award

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton has received the DUII Group/Organization Advocate-of-the-Year award for its Beaverton Sobriety Opportunity for Beginning Recovery (B-SOBR) DUII Program. B-SOBR is a program... Read on...

Posted on: June 16, 2015

Beaverton Seeks Input on Improving the City through Community Survey

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton is seeking the community’s input by way of a survey through the end of August. The survey asks people who live, work, or play in Beaverton to share their priorities for... Read on...

Posted on: June 16, 2015

Farmington Road Traffic Modified to One Lane Each Direction Starting June 22 for Road Improvements

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton will modify traffic beginning on Monday, June 22 to one lane in each direction on Farmington Road between Murray Boulevard and Hocken Avenue to make improvements. Left turn... Read on...

Posted on: June 10, 2015

Beaverton Graduates First All-Spanish Speaking Emergency Response Volunteers

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Spanish-speaking volunteers who participated in Beaverton’s Emergency Management Program have completed their training. The city worked with Washington County and Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue... Read on...

Posted on: June 10, 2015

Adult Programs for Readers and Writers at Beaverton City Library

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Are you an avid reader or writer? Do you love to discuss, dissect, and debate written works with likeminded individuals? Beaverton City Library is a great place for booklovers and aspiring writers to... Read on...

Posted on: June 10, 2015

City of Beaverton Enters into Exclusive Negotiations with Developers for Westgate Site

BEAVERTON, Ore.—The Beaverton City Council has approved a six-month Exclusive Negotiation Agreement (ENA) between the city and the team comprised of Rembold Properties and Gerding Edlen Development to support the... Read on...

Posted on: June 8, 2015

Beaverton Achieves Better Buildings Challenge Five Years Early

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Last week, the US Energy Department recognized Beaverton for completing its Better Buildings Challenge for greater energy efficiency five years earlier than scheduled. Beaverton achieved its goal of... Read on...

Posted on: June 5, 2015

Beaverton Hires David Donaldson to Lead Public Works Department

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Mayor Denny Doyle announced Wednesday that he has asked David Donaldson to join his management team as the City of Beaverton’s new Public Works Director.

“David is a thoughtful, experienced and... Read on...

Posted on: June 8, 2015

Local Technology Startup Celebrates Anniversary and Credits Economic Development Team for Assistance

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Polaris Battery Labs, LLC, located in Beaverton, Oregon, is celebrating its two-year anniversary. As one of the nation’s only private lithium-ion battery prototyping labs, Polaris provides laboratory... Read on...

Posted on: June 3, 2015

Celebrate Summer in Beaverton with Community Events

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The public is invited to come celebrate what makes Beaverton The Best of Oregon. City events are free, welcoming and fun for all ages. More information can be found at Read on...

Posted on: May 21, 2015

Beaverton's 2015 Tax Assistance Program Makes $2.5 Million Impact

BEAVERTON, Ore. — The Beaverton Tax Assistance Program helped achieve nearly $2.5 million in tax refunds for the Beaverton community during the 2015 tax season. The City of Beaverton partnered with AARP Tax-Aide and... Read on...

Posted on: May 21, 2015

Beaverton Seeks Ethnic Food, Craft and Merchandise Vendors for First-Ever Beaverton Night Market

BEAVERTON, Ore. — The City of Beaverton is seeking applications from food, craft and international merchandise vendors interested in participating in the first-ever Beaverton Night Market. The market will be hosted by... Read on...

Posted on: May 14, 2015

Beaverton Begins Summer Road Projects

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton will begin construction on three roads during May and June. The three roads undergoing construction include SW Hocken Avenue, Broadway Street and Farmington Road.

“Through... Read on...

Posted on: May 14, 2015

Beaverton City Library Honored with 2015 Partnership Award from Beaverton School District

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Beaverton City Library was honored with the 2015 District Award from the Beaverton School District at the annual awards breakfast held on May 7.

“We are thrilled to be recognized by the school... Read on...

Posted on: May 14, 2015

Beaverton Celebrates Completion of Rose Biggi Avenue Ahead of Schedule

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton will celebrate the opening of Rose Biggi Avenue and the new bridge on Westgate Drive during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday, May 18 at 11 a.m. The grand opening will take... Read on...

Posted on: May 13, 2015

City of Beaverton Announces Winners of Human Rights Advisory Commission Creative Expressions Contest

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton’s Human Rights Advisory Commission (HRAC) honored the winners of the 2015 Creative Expressions contest at the May 12 Beaverton City Council meeting. HRAC members Sheri Struk... Read on...

Posted on: May 13, 2015

Spring 2015 Beaverton 4 Business Winners Honored

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The spring 2015 Beaverton 4 Business (B4B) winners were honored at the May 12 Beaverton City Council meeting. This quarter’s awards focused on sustainability. Beaverton businesses EcoBinary and... Read on...

Posted on: May 6, 2015

Beaverton Announces Winners of "If I Were Mayor" Contest

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Mayor Denny Doyle announced the winners of Beaverton’s “If I Were Mayor…” contest during the Beaverton City Council meeting on Tuesday, May 5. This is the seventh year Beaverton has participated in... Read on...

Posted on: May 6, 2015

Beaverton Arts & Culture Foundation Awarded Nike Employee Grant

Beaverton, Ore. – The Beaverton Arts & Culture Foundation was awarded $5,000 from the Nike Employee Grant Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation in support of the Hello Neighbor project created by artist Julie Keefe.... Read on...

Posted on: May 4, 2015

City of Beaverton's 2015 Water Quality Report Now Available Online

BEAVERTON, Ore. — The 2015 City of Beaverton Water Quality Report, also known as the Consumer Confidence Report (CCR), is now available online at Read on...

Posted on: April 24, 2015

Beaverton Mayor's Ball Raises Visibility and Funds for Local Nonprofits

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The 2015 Beaverton Mayor’s Ball will distribute more than $70,000 to support three Beaverton nonprofits: Beaverton Arts & Culture Foundation, HomePlate Youth Services and Beaverton Civic Theatre. The... Read on...

Posted on: February 13, 2015

City Moves Forward with Equity Work

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton celebrated several important milestones recently in its work to promote equity and inclusion. The new Diversity Advisory Board (DAB) presented a Diversity, Equity and... Read on...