City Hall: New Horse-Drawn Carriage Rules Say "No" to Hot Days, Not Cold Days


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The City Council this morning approved new rules governing the business of horse-drawn carriages in Portland, about a year and a half after a horse died downtown while pulling a newlywed couple in a carriage near Central Library. Temperatures that day were in the 90s. And while the proposed regulations [PDF] are extensive—prohibiting everything from the licensure of carriage drivers with ...   More
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011 BETH SLOVIC

Mayor Sam Adams Proposes Regulations for Horse-Drawn Carriages


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When was the last time you saw a horse-drawn carriage in Portland? Yeah, I know, me neither. Nonetheless, Mayor Sam Adams yesterday unveiled his proposal for regulating horse-drawn carriages in Portland. The news comes 13 months after a 23-year-old horse died while pulling a newlywed couple downtown. The proposed regulations stop short of the outright ban that PETA, the animal-rights group, ...   More
 
Friday, September 10, 2010 BETH SLOVIC

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