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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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4 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

Pier, cell phone tower public hearings set

Public hearings have been set for three anticipated projects in coming months; the Planning Board will hear from the public on applications for two piers Sept.

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8 hrs ago | China Daily

Maine woman convicted of embezzling from Chinese

A woman from Portland, Maine has been convicted of embezzling more than $330,000 from a Chinese company that wanted to invest in a paper mill.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Court rules Cutler supporters can double their campaign contributions

A U.S. District Court judge has ruled in favor of four supporters of independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler , who filed a lawsuit against the state for limiting how much they could donate to the candidate to half of what partied candidates could receive.

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Washington Times

Data breach reported at Portland's Otto Pizza

A pizza chain says the credit card numbers of 900 customers were potentially exposed in a data breach at two pizza restaurants in Portland, Maine.

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The Miami Herald

Data breach reported at Portland's Otto Pizza

A pizza chain says the credit card numbers of 900 customers were potentially exposed in a data breach at two pizza restaurants in Portland, Maine.

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Bangor Daily News

5 Things To Do This Weekend, Aug. 22-24: When the cat's away, the mice will play

You know what that means - music, people, beer and chicken on a stick. CHICKEN ON A STICK, PEOPLE.

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Bangor Daily News

'No laughing matter': Reality show makeover of comedian's South Portland cafe to air next week

For two months, the Fogg family has had to keep quiet about what went on behind closed doors during a reality-TV makeover of Uncle Andy's Diner.

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OregonLive.com

'If I Stay' review: Portland-set YA tearjerker rings false on several levels

Mia Hall , the teen protagonist of "If I Stay," could probably identify with The Clash's immortal lyrics.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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