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  1. IRS impostor scam robs elderly Americans out of life savingsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... Americans. Phillip Hatch, who is 81, told a Senate panel via video that he received one of those calls at home in Portland, Maine. The caller told him there was a mistake on his tax returns and federal marshals were coming to arrest him unless he ...


  2. Emilitsa - Greek food best described in superlativesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Valentine's Day had love in the air and my wife and I were prepared with reservations at Emilitsa on Congress St. As Portland's only traditional Greek restaurant - there are a few Mediterranean joints - they quietly go about their business without too much fanfare, having been a relatively longstanding player in the Portland food scene. I arrived a several minutes late, a victim of snowy roads and a bad street parking situation.


  3. UNH women clinch first outright regular season title Feb 18 atRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... East. The Wildcats will be the top seed for the league tournament in two weeks in at Cross Insurance Arena in Portland, Maine. And if the 'Cats survive both the quarterfinal and semifinal rounds in Portland, they'll host America East championship ...


  4. UNH women's basketball team makes history with regular-season title NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

    ... the victory. The Wildcats play two more regular-season games - against UMass-Lowell and at UMBC - before heading to Portland, Maine, for the quarterfinal and semifinal rounds of the AEC tournament. If UNH survives, it'll host the championship game ...


  5. UAlbany women win on Senior DayRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... then there is the America East Conference Tournament, which will be held this year at the Cross Insurance Arena in Portland, Maine. "I wasn't thinking about it, honestly," said Tate, who moved into second place on the women's all-time scoring list. ...


  6. 'Works on Paper: Paintings and Drawings' April 1-29 at Richard Boyd Art GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PR Log

    PORTLAND, Maine - Feb. 18, 2017 - PRLog -- 'Works on Paper' an annual exhibit at Richard Boyd Art Gallery opens Saturday, April 1 at 10:00 a.m. The exhibit explores works by three artists creating paintings and drawings on a time honored raw product - paper. An unforgiving surface around for centuries, paper reveals the artist's proficiency in creating works of visual art.


  7. Mario McKellopRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 28 | Examiner.com

    ... be playing shows in a host of US and Canadian cities including Chicago, Winnipeg, Minneapolis, Seattle, Vancouver, Portland... This spring, The War on Drugs bassist David Hartley will be promoting the release of the third album of his project ...


  8. Maine utility regulators to consider $1.5B FairPoint saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    In this Feb. 8, 2010 file photo, a FairPoint Communications sign stands outside the company headquarters in South Portland, Maine. Maine regulators are the first to delve into the details of the $1.5 billion sale of FairPoint Communications to an Illinois-based broadband and business communications company.


  9. It's Friday. Here's a happy story.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

    Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Tonight: The guy who hates the Environmental Protection Agency maybe more than anyone There's no parking ban tonight, but look out for emergency "no parking" signs on narrow streets where the city is clearing snow .


  10. Man transported for injuries after rollover crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... A Dartmouth-Hitchcock Advanced Response Team medical helicopter transported the man to the Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine. While his injuries are considered serious, they are not believed to be life-threatening, according to the press ...


  11. The old Asylum nightclub is now called Aura and it's hugeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bangor Daily News

    ... for what's next. Interested in food, culture, trends and the thrill of a good scoop. BDN features reporter based in Portland since 2013.


  12. Ellen Helps Pay Off Muslim Refugee's Student DebtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Switched

    ... out in her native Sudan. According to Maine Public, her family spent two years in Egypt before being resettled in Portland, Maine, when Ahmed was a teenager. The young woman is now an AmeriCorps teacher at Casco Bay High School in Portland, Maine, ...


  13. What the Hell Happened to the Die Antwoord Red Rocks Show?Read the original story

    Friday | 303 Magazine

    ... and Die Antwoord for comment, so be sure to check back here for updates as we learn more. Tyler is originally from Portland, Maine but currently resides in the Congress Park district of Denver. He has spent his life traveling as much as possible ...


  14. Even Maine Gov. Paul LePage thinks President Trump needs to take charge of his administrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Salon

    President Donald Trump is now on the receiving end of criticisms from a staunch conservative ally, a man with a reputation for controversial comments that almost parallels his own - Maine Gov. Paul LePage. "The thing I'm sensing is that there's three or four chiefs at the top," LePage told WGAN, an AM radio station in Portland, Maine .


  15. Representative Lockman speaks at USM, exposing political divideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Free Press

    On Thursday, Representative Larry Lockman spoke at USM in his presentation, "Alien Invasion: Fixing the Immigration Crisis" at 7:00 p.m. in the lecture hall located inside of the Abromson Center. The political climate was tense as community members gathered both in opposition and in favor of the conservative speaker's visit to the Portland campus.


  16. After water main break, Portland boil water order in effectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sun Journal

    A busy Portland street has been closed and a boil water order has been implemented after a water main break flooded several roads and created a large sinkhole. Lt. Gary Hutcheson tells the Portland Press Herald a sinkhole was created in the street that's reportedly large enough to swallow an SUV.


  17. Hm Payson & Co Buys Amazon.com, VF, Unilever PLC, Sells PepsiCo, SPDR Bloomberg Barclays ...Read the original story

    Friday | GuruFocus.com

    Portland, ME, based Investment company Hm Payson & Co buys Amazon.com, VF, Unilever PLC, Phillips 66, SPDR Nuveen Bloomberg Barclays Short Term Municipa, Walt Disney Co, iShares 3-7 Year Treasury Bond, Edison International, iShares Russell 2000, SPDR Bloomberg Barclays Short Termorate Bond, sells PepsiCo, SPDR Bloomberg Barclays Short Term High Yield Bond, CSX, Alliance Data Systems, Vodafone Group PLC during the 3-months ended 2016-12-31, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Hm Payson & Co. As of 2016-12-31, Hm Payson & Co owns 330 stocks with a total value of $2.1 billion.


  18. Boil-water order issued following water main break in PortlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bangor Daily News

    Fast-moving water could be seen flowing down Preble Street after a water main broke Thursday night, and Portland Public Works is asking many residents on Munjoy Hill to boil their water as a precaution. The water main broke near 97 Preble St. The road between Marginal Way and Lancaster Street is closed to traffic until 8 p.m. Friday so crews can fix the problem, a Portland Public Works post states.


  19. Righteous effort against leftyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Lowell Sun

    ... of the best names in the entire tournament -- Miles Bloodworth. The native of Manville, R.I.. defeated Danny Pang (Portland, Maine) by unanimous decision in a later bout. "Right from the get-go, he seemed like he was really dominating the fight," ...


  20. Herea s How Mainers Removed Snow in the Early 1900sRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WJBQ-FM Portland

    ... employees using ice lever to break up and carry off ice at Mellen Street near the intersection with Grant Street in Portland. I guess we're lucky to have big machinery to handle our snow today. Can you imagine what it would be like to drive on roads ...


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