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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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3 hrs ago | Weekly Packet

Coast Guard calls off search in Penobscot Bay

A Coast Guard search for the source of a distress call sent from Eggemoggin Reach was called off around 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 30. -Channel 16 at Coast Guard Sector Northern New England in Portland, according to a press release.

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4 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

"Green" Bud Kelly for guv'nah

Maine's gubernatorial race, a rather sleepy affair so far, just got a whole lot livelier with the recent announcement of a new write-in candidate: "Green" Bud Kelly.

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8 hrs ago | National Journal

How Massachusetts Is Fighting Back on the Supreme Court's Abortion Ruling

Massachusetts is not letting a Supreme Court decision get in the way of what the state sees as necessary protections for abortion clinics.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Apartment complex fire in Westbrook displaces more than 40 residents

More than 40 residents were displaced by a fire Wednesday evening at the Dolley Brook Condominiums on East Bridge Street, fire officials report.

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Bangor Daily News

Downeaster advisory group revised, layover facility moves forward

The agency that runs Amtrak Downeaster voted Monday to revise its Brunswick train barn advisory group, broadening the panel's scope and membership.

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Bangor Daily News

Mercy Yarmouth Primary Care welcomes Dr. Lowery to staff

With the continued high demand for primary care services, Mercy Health Care System of Maine has announced that John Lowery, DO, Ph.D., has been named the newest primary care physician at Mercy Yarmouth Primary Care.

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Bangor Daily News

Merrimack Mortgage opens new branch in Camden

Merrimack Mortgage Company, Inc is pleased to announce that they have opened a new office in Camden, Maine, NMLS 1206948.

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SeacoastOnline

Harp orchestra plans performance of a lifetime

After many years of performing on the Seacoast, Regina Delaney and her New England Irish Harp Orchestra are traveling to Ireland for the performance of a lifetime.

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The Harbor Times Soup

Left Bank brings Strout to town

Continuing its 10th anniversary summer series, Left Bank Books will welcome Elizabeth Strout for a talk and signing Saturday, Aug. 9, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the First Church of Belfast, diagonally across Church Street from Left Bank Books.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Bangor-born researcher looks outside governments to solve looming global food crisis

Jonathan Foley, a Bangor native, said the state's natural beauty was part of what inspired his early interest in science and that the state is a leader in agricultural innovations.

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WFAA-TV Dallas

Player gets nearly $1M in Offerman bat attack case

A minor league baseball player hit by former major leaguer Jose Offerman in a 2007 baseball bat attack won nearly $1 million in a lawsuit on Tuesday, an attorney said.

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Bangor Daily News

Maine Heritage Policy Center honors DHHS Commissioner Mary Mayhew

Mary Mayhew, commissioner of the Department of Health and Human Services, smiles as the crowd applauds in Portland on Tuesday where she was honored by the state's pre-eminent conservative think tank, the Maine Heritage Policy Center.

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Bangor Daily News

Yarmouth council endorses commuter bus service to Portland

The service, proposed at a June meeting in Freeport , would be a morning and evening commuter run with stops in Falmouth, Cumberland, Yarmouth and Freeport.

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Bangor Daily News

Plan for Portland neighborhood includes historic district protection, new building codes

Combine five working groups, five goals, six vision statements, 13 principles and 14 critical actions, and the sum is the draft for creating a sustainable, mixed-use India Street neighborhood.

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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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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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