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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 | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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WMTW-TV Auburn

South Portland police share safety lessons

The South Portland Police Department, McDonald's and the Community Partnership for the Protection of Children are teaming up to teach children safety lessons as part of a summertime breakfast program at Brick Hill Heights.

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WMTW-TV Auburn

Scientists: ocean waters warming

Scientists say that between the years 2004 and 2013, the Gulf of Maine has risen by a rate of one degree Fahrenheit per year.

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WMTW-TV Auburn

Mainers look to cool off on year's hottest day

Wednesday was the hottest day of the year, and WMTW News 8's Lindsay Liepman spoke with people looking for ways to cool off.

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WMTW-TV Auburn

Scientists: Warming ocean waters affecting fishing industry

Scientists say the water in the Gulf of Maine is warming and that it is having an effect on the state's fishing industry.

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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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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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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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