Mayor gives Occupy Portland eviction notice

By Steve Best Thu 10th November News
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Thu 10th November

The Mayor of Portland has effectively served an eviction notice to the Occupy Portland movement. Steve Best has more…

Sam Adams, the Portland Mayor, says the Occupy Portland movement has lost control of their encampment in two downtown park blocks.

The locations will be closed as of 12.01a.m. Sunday, After the patience of city officials grew thin in the face of increasingly belligerent behavior by demonstrators.

Police and city officials will immediately begin talking with people at the camp to try and persuade them to move before the deadline, but the Mayor says that when the parks re-open, the city will enforce laws against camping and erecting structures.

He said authorities would be prepared to make arrests although they would prefer not to have to.

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