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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 $264,900. More Portland information.

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3 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Industry group leads push for Maine's southern counties to use...

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Aug. 22--PORTLAND, Maine -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is preparing for seven southern Maine counties to transition to lower-emitting reformulated gasoline, a proposal supported by the fuel industry-led Maine Energy Marketers Association.

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7 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

Portland schools to offer online classes

WMTW News 8 at 6p.m.'s Morgan Sturdivant reports on the Portland School Department's decision to offer online classes.

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9 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

Portland schools to offer online classes in fall

Sydney Guerrette sits down with her siblings every day for school, but her curriculum is fine-tuned to suit her needs.

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11 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Fifth Maine museum connects past and present

Visitors to Peaks Island in Casco Bay approach the 5th Maine Regiment Memorial Hall, located in the Queen Anne-style cottage that survivors of the 5th Maine Infantry Regiment constructed in 1888.

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15 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Brunswick train tension begs the question: Where's the market for service north of Portland?

Press reports and related comments on the Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority's plan to construct a 60,000-square-foot maintenance and layover facility adjacent to a Brunswick neighborhood generally have portrayed the situation as a love-hate battle between visionary train enthusiasts and narrow-minded, self-centered, obstructionist ... (more)

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

Mallory Brooke hosts Cancer society rally

WMTW News 8's Mallory Brooke hosted a Wednesday night event in Scarborough to get potential walkers ready with a rally for the American Cancer Society's "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" walk in October.

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Bangor Daily News

Advocates decry LePage rule change that could kick 12,000 off food stamps

A proposed rule change by Gov. Paul LePage that could see about 12,000 food stamp recipients lose eligibility for the program on Jan. 1 was decried by advocacy groups Tuesday during a public hearing held by the Department of Health and Human Services.

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Cape Cod Times

'Almost, Maine' brings magic to the mundane

The stage is pitch black, turning midnight blue with a dazzling array of sparkling stars.

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Bangor Daily News

Work on Falmouth Middle School upgrades falls behind schedule

The last Falmouth School Board meeting before the academic year begins had a lot of handshakes and applause, but it also had an emphasis on unfinished construction.

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Insurance Journal West

Maine Woman Sues GM, Claims Burn From Heated Car Seat

A Maine woman who says she suffered a third-degree burn from a heated seat in Chevrolet Suburban has sued General Motors.

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Travel World News

Luxury River Cruise Operator Haimark Enters Ocean Cruise Market with MS Saint Laurent

Haimark, the luxury river expedition company based in Denver, Colorado, is expanding into new waters.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WJBQ-FM Portland

2nd Annual DAM Golf Tourney to Honor Devon Allen Merritt a " 9/15/14

After being diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis, which developed into a rare lung disease, Devon Allen Merritt from Portland passed away March 29, 2013 at the age of 24. In his honor friends and family hold DAM Golf Tourney to fund scholarships for Portland High School graduates.

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WMTW-TV Auburn

Portland tree planting marks sister city ties

Portland celebrated the 30th anniversary of its anniversary of its sister-city relationship with the Japanese city of Shinagawa by planting a cherry tree in Post Office Park on Monday.

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WMTW-TV Auburn

Military surplus being used by Maine law enforcement

Maine law enforcement is getting surplus military equipment including armored vehicles, rifles and night-vision goggles.

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WMTW-TV Auburn

Tuesday Evening headlines from WMTW News 8

YOU'RE WATCHING NEWS-8 NOW, I'M TRACY SABOL. AND, I'M STEVE MINICH. PORTLAND POLICE SAY THE BODY OF ROBERT KOTCH WAS FOUND IN THE PRESUMPSCOT RIVER NEAR THE RIVERSIDE GOLF COURSE THIS AFTERNOON.

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Bangor Daily News

Sprague's plans for a new Portland boatyard moving forward

Sprague on Tuesday said he hopes to complete his boat storage and repair facility at 100 West Commercial St. this year.

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National Fisherman

Last day at the races

The last race of the season on the Maine lobster boat racing circuit once again took place during Portland's MS Harborfest, which raises money for the Greater New England chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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Bangor Daily News

Portland still adding up Aug. 13 storm damage, might seek federal aid for cleanup

A car is parked in standing water in a lot in Portland's low-lying Bayside neighborhood Thursday, Aug. 14. The city was hit with more than six inches of rain during a record storm Aug. 13. PORTLAND, Maine - Cleanups and calculations continued Tuesday after the Aug. 13 storm that dumped more than 6 inches of rain on the city.

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Bangor Daily News

Portland is home to the 6th best restaurant in the country

Take a bow Central Provisions. You've only been open six months and Bon Appetit just declared you the sixth best bistro in the country .

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Bangor Daily News

Brothers release "Pyronaut," first album for undefinable Portland duo Caro Khan

Brothers TJ and Chris Whitmore spent most of their childhood moving around all over the world.

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