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  1. Bon Appetit says tiny Cambridge spot among the 10 best new restaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | Boston.com

    On Tuesday morning, the food and drink magazine released the final edition of its 2018 "Hot 10," honoring America's best new restaurants. Yume Ga Arukara, a Porter Square eatery that opened in fall 2017 and specializes in savory beef udon bowls, nabbed the No.

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  2. Portland is Bon Appetit's 2018 Restaurant City of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | Boston.com

    A little over a year ago, we asked five local chefs honored by the James Beard Foundation about their favorite foodie cities in New England , and all five mentioned Portland, Maine. Now Bon Appetit has taken the kudos a big step further, naming Portland the top restaurant city in America for 2018.

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  3. Bon Appetit names 2 Cambridge spots America's Best New Restaurant finalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 31 | Boston.com

    Bon Appetit released the 50 finalists for its annual list of the best new restaurants in America on Tuesday, and two Cambridge restaurants with an emphasis on noodles made the list. Pammy's , an inviting spot in between Harvard Square and Central Square that offers a variety of house-made pastas, is one of two local nominees for the food and drink magazine's "Hot 10." Named The Boston Globe's restaurant of the year in 2017 and Boston Magazine's best new restaurant in 2018, Pammy's is the debut restaurant from husband and wife duo Chris and Pam Willis.

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  4. How Portland (Maine) got inserted into the Sounders-Timbers rivalryRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2018 | Boston.com

    The Seattle Sounders don't have much love for Portland when it comes to the two cities' heated soccer rivalry. At least, not the one in Oregon.

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  5. Read the obituary for local musician Caleb ScofieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | Boston.com

    A local musician who was killed when he crashed into a New Hampshire tollbooth is being remembered by his loved ones for his musical talent and for being a "loving father and partner." "His loss will be felt far and wide, most deeply by his wife and children," his obituary reads.

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  6. Marijuana plants grow indoors in Portland, Maine.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2018 | Boston.com

    Massachusetts is taking another step on the road toward commercial sales of recreational marijuana, which are expected to begin on July 1. Operators of medical marijuana dispensaries seeking to expand into commercial sales are eligible for priority certification, as are prospective cannabis businesses that seek to operate in low-income or minority communities that were disproportionately affected by the so-called war on drugs.

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  7. Oxford comma dispute is settled as Maine drivers get $5 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | Boston.com

    Ending a case that electrified punctuation pedants, grammar goons and comma connoisseurs, Oakhurst Dairy settled an overtime dispute with its drivers that hinged entirely on the lack of an Oxford comma in state law. The dairy company in Portland, Maine, agreed to pay $5 million to the drivers, according to court documents filed Thursday.

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  8. Our top 10 luxury homes from 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2017 | Boston.com

    Every week we publish a story about a luxurious New England home, so as 2017 comes to a close, we thought we'd share our favorites - some of which are still on the market. This four-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom, 4,780-square-foot home on Vineyard Sound in Falmouth is a contemporary lover's dream.

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  9. A new trade deal between Canada and Europe could leave American lobstermen out at seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2017 | Boston.com

    A trade deal between Canada and the European Union could amount to a lump of coal for the U.S. at Christmastime. The Christmas season is typically a busy time of year for American seafood exporters, as the type of lobster that is native to North America is popular in some European countries around the holiday.

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  10. 9-year-old with terminal cancer asks for Christmas cards so he can celebrate earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | Boston.com

    Michelle Thompson Simard says her son Jacob was admitted last month to Barbara Bush Children's Hospital in Portland, Maine, "for the last time." Doctors said the 9-year-old's Stage 4 neuroblastoma spread throughout his head, and his hip is "peppered by tumors," according to a GoFundMe page created by Simard.

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  11. 3 New England airports were named among the best in the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | Boston.com

    Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, ranked No. 5, T.F. Green Airport in Warwick, Rhode Island, ranked No.

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  12. The best of Portland's food scene has finally come to BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | Boston.com

    Boston has one big, seafood-fueled crush on Portland, Maine's culinary scene. Exhibit A: A few months back, a handful of acclaimed Boston chefs individually As it turns out, the Boston-Portland love fest is reciprocal, said Andrew Taylor, chef and co-owner, along with Mike Wiley, of Portland's famous "The population of Boston has been some of our biggest supporters up there in Maine for the past five years," Taylor said.

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  13. Video: Take a peek inside Eventide's new Boston locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2017 | Boston.com

    Saturday marks a week since the team behind the critically acclaimed Portland, Maine, seafood spot Eventide opened their new restaurant in Boston . Eventide Fenway is a bit different than the original in Maine.

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  14. Why some cities in New England aren't celebrating Columbus DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | Boston.com

    This year, an increasing number of communities in New England - including two of the largest cities in Maine - are getting in on the latest holiday trend: Replacing Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day. Cambridge Councilor Nadeem Mazen, who formally proposed the idea in his city, characterized the move as a "low-hanging fruit," as people have increasingly gained an understanding of the cruelty by Christopher Columbus and his men toward the native people upon their arrival in the Caribbean.

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  15. Why New England's peak fall foliage is a little later than usualRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | Boston.com

    Around this time each year, New Englanders start asking questions about fall foliage. Everyone wants to know if the region's foliage is going to be any good, and when to plan around peak viewing days and weekends.

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  16. One of the best seafood restaurants in the country is opening in Boston this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | Boston.com

    At long last, Bostonians will get a taste of a Maine seafood restaurant that has been called one of the best in America. Lauded Portland, Maine, establishment Eventide Oyster Co.

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  17. Recent college graduate accused of killing 4 in Groton described as kind musicianRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2017 | Boston.com

    A recent college graduate accused of killing his mother, grandparents and a caregiver was described Monday as a good friend and talented jazz musician who showed no signs that he was troubled. Orion Krause, who was charged in the slayings, was ordered Monday to be sent to Bridgewater State Hospital pending a competency hearing.

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