September 14, 2020

Eight Portland Veterans were presented on Saturday with beautiful quilts made by a local group of thirteen women who have formed Harmony Quilters.  The local group, led by Portland resident Ann Fedewa, is part of the national Quilts of Valor Foundation (QOV).  A Quilt...

September 14, 2020

The Portland Raiders Varsity Boys and Girls Cross Country teams traveled to Fisherman’s Creek Sportsman’s Club in Crystal, Mi. on Saturday, to run in the Pewamo-Westphalia Invitational with eleven other area high schools.  The Raider’s Boys placed 7th overall and the G...

September 12, 2020

THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT HIGHLIGHTS THE DETAILS NECESSARY TO DESCRIBE THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB CLASSIFICATION AND IS NOT INTENDED AS A LIST OF ALL THE DUTIES THAT ARE INHERENT TO THE POSITION.

Position Summary:

This position does include repair and preventive ma...

September 12, 2020

John Sidney West, of Portland, passed away peacefully on his 89th birthday, September 11, 2020 with his family at his side.

He was born September 11, 1931 and lived his entire life in Portland. He was a 1950 graduate of Portland High School. He served his country proudl...

September 12, 2020

THK currently has manufacturing positions available at its Portland Location.  For additional information call 517-647-0268 or email hr.portland@trmi.thk.com

September 12, 2020

On Saturday morning, VFW Post 4090 presented a donation check to The Portland Beacon.  Post Commander Dave Reed presented the check to longtime Beacon contributor Robert Lathers.

Reed said, "The Portland Beacon had always represented the VFW Post 4090 and Portland area...

September 11, 2020

A program at Portland High School continues to gain popularity in its third year of existence. The Portland Early College Program offers students the opportunity to earn their high school diploma and up to 60 transferable college credits and/or an associates degree at...

September 11, 2020

The City of Portland Ambulance Department is accepting applications for a Full-Time Paramedic. Applications will be taken until the position is filled. Please submit your resume and application to Ambulance Director Zach Waltersdorf by one of the following means:

Empl...

September 11, 2020

The PHS girls golf team traveled to Maple Brook Golf Course in Charlotte on Wednesday to compete in the CAAC White Jamboree #2.

Final team standings for the event were:

1st Lansing Catholic (184)

2nd Charlotte (187)

3rd Portland (197)

4th Ionia (207)

5th Eaton Rapids (2...

September 10, 2020

This November, seven candidates will be on the ballot for three seats on the Portland Public School Board of Education.  The top three vote getters will serve a six-year term on the board.

In the coming days, the Beacon will be reaching out to these candidates with a se...

Please reload

TSBS Ad Image.JPG
Little Raiders Logo .png
Meds Cafe Ad Image 2.png

The Portland Beacon is owned and operated by Townsend Small Business Solutions LLC

P.O. Box 331, Portland, MI 48875

Copyright © 2020 All Rights Reserved