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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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40 min ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

Summer weather lingers as students return to school

Wednesday was back-to-school for many students in Maine, but the temperatures are more like summer.

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5 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Portland's 'O-Score,' and what all these national...

It's not uncommon for Portland to be listed among the best cities in America by nationwide publications.

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8 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

Portland developers seek zoning changes for prominent waterfront property

The owners of the Portland Company complex at 58 Fore St. are seeking two zoning changes that could alter the nature of redevelopment at the 10-acre site.

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12 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

Plenty is brewing Aug. 29-30

The fourth annual Portland Brew Festival is set for Aug. 29- 30, and event organizers promise more brewers, additional activities and expanded food options.

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16 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

South Portland man faces 2A1 2-year sentence for burglarizing dance studio

Eugene Wilcox, 43, was caught by South Portland police attempting to flee the Spotlight Dance and Performing Arts Center on Broadway with money and credit card information on April 12. Wilcox on Tuesday changed his plea from not guilty to guilty on four charges related to the incident: burglary, theft by unauthorized taking, criminal mischief and ... (more)

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Examiner.com

Portland teens who microwaved kitten sentenced to community service

Two teenage girls, who were 15-years-of-age at the time they placed an eight-week-old kitten in the microwave and turned it on, have been sentenced to 100 hours each of community service reported the pressherald.com.

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Bangor Daily News

'Nobody thinks it happens here': Portland discussion about Ferguson draws 150

Policemen try to block an activist, who was demanding justice for the shooting death of teen Michael Brown, from advancing past the steps to the Thomas F. Eagleton United States Courthouse in downtown St. Louis, Missouri, on Tuesday.

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US News & World Report

Maine Governor LePage embraces candor in campaign

In this May 7, 2014 file photo, Maine Gov. Paul LePage, right, listens as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks outside Becky's Diner in Portland, Maine.

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WMTW-TV Auburn

USM stepping up cyber security education

Data breaches are becoming increasingly common, right down to the local level. It means more students are learning to combat cyber crimes, as WMTW News 8's Katie Thompson reports.

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Forbes.com

Is Foxconn's Second iPhone 6L Prototype Be Thicker Because Of Sapphire Screen?

I am a designer and developer and content strategist. I use my experience as a magazine art director and web editor to help publishers, marketers, non-profits and self-branded individuals tell their stories in words and images.

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Bangor Daily News

Election to replace Leeman on Portland council draws 3; other city races will be less competitive

What initially promised to be a competitive field of races for city elected offices narrowed when Monday's deadline passed for filing nomination papers.

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Mirror.co.uk

A catch in TWO million: Mega rare blue lobster is snared by teenager

Meghan LaPlante, 14 was lobster fishing with her father Jay when they discovered "Skyler', who is an extremely unlikely colour for a crustacean Jay LaPlante and his 14-year-old daughter Meghan, were out at sea hauling traps off the coast, near Portland, Maine, when they unloaded a pot containing the spectacular two-pound azure lobster.

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News Max

RNC Raising Funds for Midterm Elections With Bush '41' Socks

Quick. How can you spot a GOP donor? Why, look for a dude wearing a pair of neon-hued George H.W. Bush socks.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Guest Artist Ed McCartan Exhibits in Sarah's Cafe

When artist Ed McCartan was preparing a presentation for the Harlow Gallery in Hallowell about looking at abstract art, the gallery described his work as incorporating "botanical, spiritual and expressive imagery, using abstract layering and sumi brushwork techniques.

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WMTW-TV Auburn

Warm weather draws crowds to Maine beaches

When summer is traditionally winding down, Maine is seeing some if the highest temperatures of the season.

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WMTW-TV Auburn

Honor Flight Maine takes off

Maine veterans departed from the Portland Jetport on Monday to head to Washington DC as part of the first flight for the Maine chapter of Honor Flight.

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Bangor Daily News

Maine woman gives unique inside glimpse at life with Aspberger's

We are world renowned for our first class restaurants, our beautiful geography and landscapes, our working waterfront, and our sprawling public parks.

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ThinkProgress

Scotland Is Building The World's Largest Tidal Array

The Energy Tide 2, the largest tidal energy turbine ever deployed in the U.S., is seen on a barge Monday, June 13, 2011, in Portland, Maine.

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Bangor Daily News

Man leads Portland police on high-speed chase

Portland police said a domestic assault escalated Sunday after the suspect took off with the victim in his car and lead police on a high-speed chase.

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Capital Weekly

Besaw shows at Sanctuary Gallery

Owls Head artist Bob Besaw will show his acrylic renditions of Midcoast Maine at the Sanctuary Gallery of Rockland Congregational Church, 180 Limerock St., beginning Sunday, Aug. 31. The opening reception from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. will include refreshments and piano music by Sue Pedretti.

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