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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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2 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Third annual Dam Jam Festival brings big names, Maine bands alike to Oxford County

Denmark is a town of about 1,200 in Oxford County, about 6 miles from the Maine-New Hampshire border and about 35 miles north of Portland.

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4 hrs ago | Boston.com

Nova Star Facing Early Financial Challenges

The 528-foot, $165 million Nova Star ferry dwarfs the city of Portland's fire boat as it prepares to leave Portland, Maine, on its first commercial run to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia in May. Robert F. Bukaty/AP The Nova Star ferry service, offering travelers a route from Portland, Maine to Nova Scotia, appears to have hit rough waters early on.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

StamfordPlus.com

WSHU Public Radio Group Names Sarah M. Wolcheski Membership Associate

The WSHU Public Radio Group announced the appointment of Sarah M. Wolcheski as Membership Associate.

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Herald Gazette

24 Meadow Avenue

Charming Great Diamond Island furnished cottage w/ 4 BRs, 2 BA, traditional douglas fir interior, wraparound & screened porches, amazing panoramic water views & sunsets towards City skyline.

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Bangor Daily News

LePage's bottom-of-the-pack economy offers little to brag about

Mainers everywhere are talking about the economy. Whether at a coffee shop or a party, nearly everyone has something to say about the state of our economy.

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WMTW-TV Auburn

8 Things You Need To Know on Monday, July 28

Police are investigating what appears to be a case of deadly domestic violence in Saco, a top Democrat is in Portland for a rally and you'll soon be able to choose your hotel room using your smartphone.

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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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