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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 $294,900. More Portland information.

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The Other Bones Premiere Announce Spring US 2014 Tour Dates

Portland, specifically, has been collecting New England's slightly off-centered musicians.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

SBWire

Acclaimed Author Greg Sandora Releases New Supernatural Romance...

"Gabby, Angel of God: Guardian and Messenger: Keeper of Love, Joy, Peace, Kindness and Faith" is the exciting and thought provoking new paranormal romance novel from author Greg Sandora that has fans talking.

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WMTW-TV Auburn

Ceremony marks anniversary of National Guardsman's death

The University of Southern Maine hosted an event in Portland on Friday to remember a Maine National Guardsman and USM student who died in Iraq in 2004.

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WMTW-TV Auburn

Maine soldier receives Silver Star for valor

Sergeant Tim Gilboe ran unarmed into enemy fire in Afghanistan to protect his fellow soldiers.

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Bangor Daily News

Special Extra SAT Prep Class Begins May 4 in South Portland

Maine Prep is offering a special extra SAT prep class for Portland/Cape Elizabeth/Scarborough area high school students whose busy schedules and activities have prevented them from taking SAT classes this spring.

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Stars and Stripes

Army to return armored plate to Maine soldier it saved

Staff Sgt. Matthew Hermanson, 22, shown here in Afghanistan in 2010, died after being shot in Wardak province, but stayed on the radio throughout the fight while wounded.

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Bangor Daily News

The Maine Dream Team-up Project: James Sanborn

I'm James Sanborn; I live in Hebron, Maine with my wife and three children. I have been drinking craft beer since college but really started to pay attention to what I was drinking about 3 years ago.

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Washington Blade

Russian professor pressured to resign after U.S. trip

Oleg Kluenkov and Lyudmila Romodina of the Russian LGBT advocacy group Rakurs in D.C. on Nov. 8, 2013.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Two Massachusetts men arrested in Portland for illegal elver possession

Two men from Massachusetts were arrested Thursday in Portland after Maine Marine Patrol investigators found them with about 20 pounds of elvers and no license allowing them to possess them.

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Kennebec Journal

Maine bill to hold OUI offenders more accountable approved

The measure allows prosecutors to consider a drunk driver's lifetime felony offenses, rather than being limited to looking back 10 years.

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Bangor Daily News

Portland celebrates arrival of Nova Star, restoration of ferry service to Nova Scotia

Dockworkers haul a bowline around a bollard as the Nova Star arrives in Portland for the first time on Thursday.

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National Fisherman

Some recognition, please

If you're doing everything right, isn't it a good idea to be able to show that to people? Justine Simon runs Salt & Sea, a community supported fishery in Portland, Maine.

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WMTW-TV Auburn

8 Things You Need To Know on Thursday, April 17

The new ferry that will connect Maine to Nova Scotia is arriving in Portland today, and two abandoned dogs are in need of a home.

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Cape Cod Times

Despite probe, treasure hunter still raising cash

Treasure hunter Greg Brooks is wrestling with two court cases, angry investors and an expedition that hasn't produced anything more valuable than a box of rusty hatchets.

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Herald Gazette

Midcoast art shows

The annual "Portland Show" at that city's Greenhut Galleries, an invitational group show around the theme of Portland, is up through Saturday, April 26, and includes work by several Midcoast artists including Alison Rector of Monroe, whose new "Washingotn Street Faux Pas" is pictured.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

Portland Jetport has busy month

THIS NEWS COMES ON THE HEELS OF LOWER-THAN- EXPECTED NUMBERS FROM JANUARY AND FEBRUARY WHEN CHALLENGING aWEATHERa KEPT FLIGHTS TO A MINIMUM.

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KHGI

Child welfare expert in disturbance case on leave

A child welfare expert accused of exposing himself to teenage girls in Lincoln has been placed on sick leave from his job.

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Herald Gazette

CMCA announces - Biennial' artists

The Center for Maine Contemporary Art has announced the 28 artists whose work will be included in the 2014 "CMCA Biennial" exhibition.

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Kennebec Journal

Ex-Maine State Police chief pleads not guilty to child sex assault charges

The judge allows 73-year-old Andrew Demers Jr., who served 26 years with the state police, to remain free on $5,000 bail he posted after his arrest March 17. A former Maine State Police chief accused of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old relative pleaded not guilty to a pair of felony charges Wednesday at the Cumberland County Courthouse in Portland.

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National Public Radio

New Deal Treasure: Government Searches For Long Lost Art

After that, the painting was lost until 2003. John Sloan's Fourteenth Street at Sixth Avenue hung in the office of Sen. Royal Copeland until his death in 1938.

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