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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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52 min ago | The Washington Post

Maine family of five found dead in apartment

Kristi Harkins watches police activity at an apartment complex where five members of a family, including three children, were found dead Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Saco, Maine.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Examiner.com

New Music Alert, Mark Erelli to release Master Album of Bill Morrissey songs

In life, the moments when "it all comes together" sneak up on you. For singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Mark Erelli, that moment happened one random afternoon in his basement studio.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Boston Herald

Editorial: Tarring a Maine pipeline

As they have so often elsewhere, unjustified environmental fears and hysteria have triumphed in South Portland, Maine, where the City Council voted last week to forbid the export of crude oil from the city's port.

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Capital Weekly

126 Stroudwater Road

Desirable Stroudwater 3 BR, 2.5 Bath contemporary home with separate 1 BR, 1 Bath single level in-law apartment in an amazing location on a well-landscaped .69 A lot at end of cul-de-sac abutting Fore River Sanctuary.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Crews battling blaze at Sappi mill in Westbrook

Crews from several southern Maine fire departments are at the scene of a fire at the Sappi Fine Paper's Westbrook mill, a fire department dispatcher confirmed Friday evening.

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WMTW-TV Auburn

New medical marijuana law explained

The Wellness Connection of Maine hosted an informational session at the Portland Public Library on Friday to better acquaint nurse practitioners with the new law that allows nurse practitioners to certify patients to use medical marijuana.

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Bangor Daily News

Train barn opponents, Downeaster official clash at Thursday meeting

A meeting of an advisory group for a proposed train layover facility Thursday lapsed into an acrimonious exchange between opponents of the project and representatives of the agency that runs the Amtrak Downeaster.

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CBC News

N.S. gives $21M to Nova Star, says more money may be coming

The ferry between Portland, Maine and Yarmouth ran at about 10 per cent of its capacity in June, according to the latest numbers from the City of Portland.

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Sun Journal

Diocese selling Catholic churches in Maine as attendance falls

Maine's Catholic churches are selling off properties as the Diocese of Portland grapples with declining church attendance and a surplus of under-utilized buildings.

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Bangor Daily News

5 Things To Do This Weekend, July 25-27: Farm fresh and fancy free

Le sigh. But no matter - enjoy the lovely weather this weekend, even with the bit of rain we might get Sunday.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Maine wardens find lost teens in Aroostook County, fisherman in Casco

One of the searches was conducted in Deboullie Township in northwestern Aroostook County, where two Gorham teenagers took the wrong trail back to their campsite and wound up in a remote and rugged area, Emily Maccabe of the the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife said Thursday in a news release.

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WMTW-TV Auburn

South Portand gets electric vehicle charges

Two of the first public DC quick-chargers in the state were unveiled at the South Portland community center and the Fore Street parking garage on Thursday.

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Willamette Week

Maine Lobster Roll: The State Where Even McDonald's Serves Lobster

Summer is road-trip season, so we're taking a culinary tour of America. But because Portland is a city of immigrants from other states, we don't have to leave town to do it.

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NME

Ryan Adams debuts new track 'Stay With Me' live - watch

Ryan Adams has debuted a new track entitled 'Stay With Me'. The singer-songwriter played the song at a gig in Portland, Maine earlier this week, alongside other new tracks, including 'Kim' and 'Shadows'.

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Bangor Daily News

Poland Spring cited for being a great neighbor

I was reading Dad's Lewiston Sun Journal the other day, in his room at the Togus VA Hospice Unit, when a full page ad grabbed my attention.

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WMTW-TV Auburn

Thursday headlines from WMTW News 8

YOU ARE WATCHING NEWS 8 NOW, I'M MEGHAN TORJUSSEN. AND I'M ERIN OVALLE. BIG CHANGES COMING TO D-H-H-S.

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WMTW-TV Auburn

8 Things You Need To Know for Thursday, July 24

Sanford Police are investigating an attempted abduction, former Market Basket CEO Arthur Demoulas is now offering to buy the company, and breaking overnight yet another plane has disappeared from radar overseas.

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Herald Gazette

Greg Mort's annual Open Studio

Greg Mort and his son Jon Mort will host "Double Vision," their annual open studio weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 2 and 3, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Fieldstone Castle, 129 Marshall Point Road.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

Police investigate Downeaster fatal in North Berwick

WMTW News 8 at 11's David Charns reports on the man killed after he was struck by the Amtrak Downeaster in North Berwick on Wednesday and local police's investigation.

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Bangor Daily News

Descendants of colonial era hero come to South Portland to find lost grave

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine - Long before there was Bug Light Park, or even the city of South Portland, there was a prominent colonial man who dominated local history: Col.

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