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  1. Assaults in same neighborhood spur Portland police to warn residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Bangor Daily News

    Portland police are asking residents of the Deering Highlands neighborhood to be cautious as officers investigate a pair of area attacks in which victims gave similar descriptions of their assailant. Around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, a Highland Street resident found a man trying to break into his home through a window, and the pair fought briefly before the intruder "fled" toward Brighton Avenue, police said Wednesday.

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  2. Fleet of 5 Maine fishing trawlers sold to New York-based equity firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Bangor Daily News

    A New York-based private equity firm will purchase a Portland groundfish supply company that manages five of the largest fishing vessels operating in Maine. Blue Harvest Fisheries , a U.S. scallop and whitefish supplier owned by equity firm Bregal Partners, will purchase Atlantic Trawlers Fishing, Undercurrent News reported.

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  3. What Belfast could miss out on by quitting the Maine Mayors' CoalitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 4 | Bangor Daily News

    Amid a period of controversy with their own mayor, last week the Belfast City Council voted to cease the city's involvement with the Maine Mayors' Coalition on Jobs and Economic Development. The coalition is currently made up of nine other mayors representing municipalities from Portland to Bangor, who, through the coalition, advocate for common interests each town or city faces, ranging from general assistance to the opioid crisis.

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  4. Portland native captures bronze in World Cup women's luge eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 2 | Bangor Daily News

    Portland native and 2018 U.S. Olympian Emily Sweeney captured the bronze medal in the World Cup women's luge event Saturday in Whistler, British Columbia. In her first event since crashing in her final Olympic run last Feb. 13 in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Sweeney temporarily set the track record at Whistler and put her in position to secure USA Luge's first World Cup medal of the season and marked her first victory since a World Cup sprint race last winter in Winterberg, Germany.

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  5. Biases in exams may keep qualified applicants from becoming Maine teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 1 | Bangor Daily News

    To become certified as a teacher in Maine candidates must pass certain tests of skills and knowledge. But some critics of the system say that there are cultural biases in the tests that are potentially keeping many applicants, including immigrants, from becoming teachers.

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  6. Bangor adds construction jobs in past year, while Portland loses them, trade group saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | Bangor Daily News

    Denis Landry, president of Landry/French Construction; Matt Marks, CEO of the Associated General Contractors of Maine; Bob Hews, president of truck equipment supplier Hews Co.; and Ken Simonson, chief economist of the Associated General Contractors of America in Arlington, Virginia, talk to reporters at Hews' headquarters in South Portland about the need for more large projects to stimulate the industry and the waning ranks of workers in Portland and South Portland. The Bangor metropolitan area saw a rise in the number of construction workers in the past year.

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  7. Portland designates zones where marijuana businesses can openRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | Bangor Daily News

    Selling pot is still illegal right now, but city planners say they are getting a jump start before it's legal. Portland's Planning Board unanimously approved a new marijuana zoning map that will dictate where recreational and medical marijuana businesses can be.

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  8. Portland won't pursue construction of shelter at controversial site after local outcryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | Bangor Daily News

    Portland officials have discarded a plan to build a large, new homeless shelter next to a city-run nursing center near the Westbrook city line, after months of pushback from area residents and broad debate over whether the proposal would best serve the city's homeless population. On Tuesday, City Manager Jon Jennings told the City Council committee evaluating proposals to replace Portland's city-run shelter that staff would not support placing a 150-bed facility next to The Barron Center on Brighton Avenue.

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  9. Portland committee backs plan to build 'mega-shelter'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 28 | Bangor Daily News

    Portland city officials had two options Tuesday night: Approve one large homeless shelter with a capacity of up to 150 or build multiple smaller shelters. The city's Health and Human Services Committee voted for one large new shelter, but the crowd seemed split on the issue.

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  10. Portland police make arrest in pharmacy robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | Bangor Daily News

    A Rhode Island man was arrested Monday evening in connection with the robbery of a Rite Aid pharmacy earlier in the day. On Monday morning, a man walked up to a pharmacist at the Rite Aid at 713 Congress St. and handed over a note demanding drugs, according to police.

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  11. What you need to know about the looming recount in Maine's 2nd DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 27 | Bangor Daily News

    Good morning from Augusta. Outgoing U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin continued to put Maine's new ranked-choice voting system through its paces on Monday, when he asked for a recount of the November election won by Assistant Maine House Majority Leader Jared Golden .

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  12. Portland stabbing death ruled a suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | Bangor Daily News

    Officials have ruled the death of a Portland man killed by a stab wound after a summer car crash a suicide. The state medical examiner's office determined that Patrick Lobor, 22, took his own life with a stab to the heart, a spokesman said Monday.

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  13. Portland is one of the least sinful cities in America, according to this reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | Bangor Daily News

    Maine's Forest City came in at 177 out of 182 in the personal finance website WalletHub's ranking of America's baddest cities. For the saintly, that makes Portland one of the least wicked in the land behind other northeastern cities like Burlington and South Burlington, Vermont.

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  14. Police search for suspect in Portland pharmacy robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | Bangor Daily News

    A man described as white and in his 20s walked up to a pharmacist at the Rite Aid at 713 Congress St. and handed over a note demanding drugs, according to police. The suspect left with an undisclosed amount of drugs.

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  15. Cannabis industry experiences 'growing pains' as more shops open in USRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | Bangor Daily News

    Stock market investors flocked to the budding market for companies with cannabis-related businesses this year as more U.S. states and Canada legalized recreational marijuana use. Maine voters approved recreational cannabis in November 2016, but the state has not yet developed rules and regulations to govern its dispensing.

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  16. State is withholding info on juvenile inmates who attempted suicide, advocacy group saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 21 | Bangor Daily News

    An advocacy group is suing the state to learn more about inmates at Maine's youth prison who have attempted suicide over the past six months. The organization, Disability Rights Maine, argues that the information is necessary for an investigation into whether "abuse, neglect or both" are taking place at Long Creek Youth Development Center in South Portland.

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  17. Annual Portland-Deering Thanksgiving Day football game rescheduled due to 'extreme cold'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 20 | Bangor Daily News

    "[T]he extreme cold weather predicted for this Thursday makes it unsafe for the game to take place that day," an announcement from the school district reads, in part. "Family holiday obligations for those involved make shifting the game to the following Friday or Saturday unfeasible."

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  18. Judge orders collector to give Maine lighthouse lens back to Coast GuardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 20 | Bangor Daily News

    A judge has ordered a Michigan man to surrender two antique lighthouse lenses - including one from South Portland - worth at least $600,000, months after the collector lost a court battle with the federal government. Steve Gronow was supposed to turn them over last summer.

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  19. Special-teams play rallies Nokomis past Fryeburg for 'C' football state crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | Bangor Daily News

    Nokomis won 13-12 over Fryeburg Academy. Troy R. Bennett PORTLAND, MAINE -- 11/17/18 -- Fryeburg Academy's Caleb Bowles skips away from Nokomis High School's Elijah Griffith during the Class C state football championship game in Portland on Saturday.

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  20. Trojans jump out to early lead over Portland, cruise for 4th gold ball since 2012Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | Bangor Daily News

    And that was just the start for the senior standout, who finished with 100 rushing yards, another 144 receiving and four total touchdowns in a 49-14 Class A state championship game blowout victory over Portland High School Saturday. The Bulldogs, playing in their home Fitzpatrick Stadium, were crippled by mistakes and penalties, which killed promising drives and repeatedly handed Thornton good field position.

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