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Portland, Maine is located in Cumberland County. Zip codes in Portland, ME include 04109, 04122, and 04124. The median home price in Portland is $274,000. More Portland information.

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10 min ago | Yelp Blog

Yelp's Sunday Funday in Portland, ME

Sunday Funday noun 1. A way to end one week and start a new one with friends by participating in organized events that provide a variety of activities that range from amusing to entertaining, fun to relaxing.

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4 hrs ago | CNN

Maine Artist Exhibits in Spain in September

When Portland Maine artist Ann Tracy was chosen as a finalist in the 2014 Julia Margaret Cameron Awards, she was also invited to exhibit that work at the 3rd Biennale of Documentary and Fine Art Photography in Malaga, Spain at the Municipal Museum beginning September 18th and running to November 20th.

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8 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Maine Hotel Raises the Bar

The Top of the East bar is one reason nearly half of the hotel's revenue comes from food-and-beverage sales.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Common Dreams

'David vs. Goliath Victory': Port Town Votes to Block Tar Sands Export

The community of South Portland, Maine made history Monday night when the city council voted to pass an ordinance that would block Canadian tar sands from being loaded onto tankers and exported from their port.

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WMTW-TV Auburn

Supporters cheer South Portland's tar sands ban

A day after the South Portland City Council voted 6-1 in favor of an ordinance banning the bulk loading of tar sands oil onto tankers on the waterfront, supporters gathered on Tuesday to celebrate the decision.

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People

What We're Buying: Vacation-Ready Shorts, the Best-Smelling Candles...

Have you bought anything you loved lately? In the PEOPLE StyleWatch offices, the answer to that question is usually "Yes."

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Bangor Daily News

New restaurant in Brewer, new butcher shop in Portland

What event combines a bread fair, baking classes and discussions on the science of sourdough and mysteries of gluten? It must be the Maine Grain Alliance Kneading Conference in Skowhegan .

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Bangor Daily News

Charging station for electric cars opens, sparks interest in Portland area

"I can say with confidence that I'll never own a gas-powered car again," Lausier said, standing next to his Nissan Leaf parked outside Revision Energy on Presumpscot Street.

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Bangor Daily News

Post office cutbacks rile Beals islanders

It was standing room only Monday in the Beals town office for a meeting between island residents and a Postal Service official who discussed plans to reduce hours at the post office.

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The Globe and Mail

Maine port city bans oil loading as Canada seeks export options

A ferry makes its way across the cold waters of Casco Bay on its way to Portland, Maine.

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USA Today

New cruise itinerary explores Maine, Canadian Maritimes

Blount Small Ship Adventures plans a new cruise itinerary for 2015 year that promises an off-the-beaten-path experience in Maine and the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

UnionLeader.com

Dover mortorcyclist taken to Maine hospital after crash

A Dover man was airlifted to Maine Medical Center after crashing his motorcycle into a car on Milton Road at 4:17 on Monday afternoon.

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WMTW-TV Auburn

Michaud gets support from Democratic governors

Two governors attend a fundraiser for fellow Democrat Mike Michaud in Portland on Monday.

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Bangor Daily News

Baker Newman Noyes announces Paul Letalien as director of healthcare consulting practice

PORTLAND, Maine, MANCHESTER and PORTSMOUTH, N.H., and BOSTON, Mass. - Baker Newman Noyes, one of New England's largest accounting and advisory firms, announced Paul Letalien as director of the firm's healthcare management consulting practice.

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Insurance News Net

Stories, Not Stats Sell Disability Insurance

Insurance agents and financial advisors in the disability space would do themselves a favor if they held off on the pie charts, the statistics and the tables, according to Carol A. Harnett, the new president of the Council for Disability Awareness .

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WMTW-TV Auburn

Monday morning headlines from WMTW News 8

YOU ARE WATCHING NEWS 8 NOW, I'M MEGHAN TORJUSSEN. AND I'M ERIN OVALLE. THE SOUTH PORTLAND CITY COUNCIL POISED TO MAKE A FINAL DECISION ON THE CLEAR SKIES ORDINANCE TONIGHT.

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WMTW-TV Auburn

8 Things You Need To Know on Monday, July 21

The South Portland City Council is taking a final vote on the Clear Skies ordinance tonight, Secretary of State John Kerry is on his way to the Middle East and TSA fees are going up.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

Athletes swim, run and bike to fight cancer at Tri for a Cure

The all-women's triathlon raises over $1.5 million for the Maine Cancer Foundation, and one cancer survivor received an extra surprise at Sunday's race.

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SouthCoastToday.com

Ari Sky earns praise as he crunches New Bedford's numbers

Ari Sky's job as this city's chief financial officer is to come up with the numbers that balance the city budget - over $280 million a year.

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Bangor Daily News

South Portland council should vote no on anti-oil sands ordinance

As president of the Maine State Chamber of Commerce, I am pleased to be joined by Matt Marks, president of the Associated General Contractors of Maine; Brian Parke, president of the Maine Motor Transport Association; Hope Perkins, president of the Associated Builders and Contractors' Maine chapter; Jamie Py, president of the Maine Energy Marketers ... (more)

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