Hill to Hall Oct. 1–4

Oct. 1: Portland institutes new plastic policy  Portland restaurants are no longer allowed to offer single-use plastics—including plastic straws, stirrers and utensils—unless a customer asks for them. The policy applies…

Hill to Hall Sept. 2–6

Sept. 2: Nestlé to lay off 53 employees in Northeast Portland Nestlé, the multinational food and beverage cooperation, stated in a letter on Sept. 2—Labor Day—the company would begin laying…