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South Portland, Maine is located in Cumberland County. Zip codes in South Portland, ME include 04116, and 04106. The median home price in South Portland is $225,000. More South Portland information.

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Mary Corcoran Hartingh

Mary Corcoran Hartingh, 96, a resident of Kennebunk, passed away peacefully Sunday, July 13, 2014, at her home - after living, in her words, "a grand adventure," on this earth.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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Line 9 Battle Not Over

A Line 9 worksite occupation last week is only the latest challenge to Enbridge's plans to expand the flow in its Sarnia to Montreal pipeline and begin shipping diluted bitumen from the Alberta tar sands.

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Bangor Daily News

Descendants of colonial era hero come to South Portland to find lost grave

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine - Long before there was Bug Light Park, or even the city of South Portland, there was a prominent colonial man who dominated local history: Col.

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WMTW-TV Auburn

South Portland police share safety lessons

The South Portland Police Department, McDonald's and the Community Partnership for the Protection of Children are teaming up to teach children safety lessons as part of a summertime breakfast program at Brick Hill Heights.

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WMTW-TV Auburn

Mainers look to cool off on year's hottest day

Wednesday was the hottest day of the year, and WMTW News 8's Lindsay Liepman spoke with people looking for ways to cool off.

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Maine City Council Votes To Keep Tar Sands Out Of Its Port

The oil tanker HS Electra unloading oil from the North Sea at the Portland Pipe Line facility in South Portland, Maine, in 2013.

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FORT FAIRFIELD: Dixie Shaw, far right, michael kors handbags outlet program director of Catholic Charities of Maine in Caribou, CCM employees and members of the South Portland based Teamsters Local 340 collect louboutin uk food during the 63rd annual Maine Potato Blossom Festival on Saturday, July 17. This was the second year that members of the ... (more)

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Marine News

Thai Resort Owners Sue State Owned Company for Oil Spill

Business owners on Koh Samet island are suing a state-owned petroleum enterprise for the oil spill that polluted the resort island's beaches last year.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Marine News

Hapag-Lloyd North America West Coast - Terminal Congestion Update

Hapag-Lloyd provides a status update for the heavily impacted ports. As noted in recent press articles, in anticipation of possible labor action on the US West Coast, shippers have significantly increased their import volumes.

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Bangor Daily News

Maine album review roundup: Toughcats, John Burlock, Purse

The newest album from the Toughcats hews once again to the rejuvenated brand of acoustic folk-pop they played on the last album, "Woodenball."

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Bangor Daily News

Charging station for electric cars opens, sparks interest in Portland area

"I can say with confidence that I'll never own a gas-powered car again," Lausier said, standing next to his Nissan Leaf parked outside Revision Energy on Presumpscot Street.

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Common Dreams

'David vs. Goliath Victory': Port Town Votes to Block Tar Sands Export

The community of South Portland, Maine made history Monday night when the city council voted to pass an ordinance that would block Canadian tar sands from being loaded onto tankers and exported from their port.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Sun Journal

South Portland City Council bans tar sands

South Portland made history Monday night when the City Council voted 6-1 to pass a land-use ordinance meant to prevent the bulk loading of tar sands oil on the city's waterfront.

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Maine's first virtual school to hold informational in Lewiston next month

Maine Connections Academy, a virtual charter school for students in grades seven through 12, is holding several informational workshops this month and next for Maine parents and students interested in a nontraditional middle school and high school environment.

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WMTW-TV Auburn

8 Things You Need To Know on Monday, July 21

The South Portland City Council is taking a final vote on the Clear Skies ordinance tonight, Secretary of State John Kerry is on his way to the Middle East and TSA fees are going up.

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WMTW-TV Auburn

Monday morning headlines from WMTW News 8

YOU ARE WATCHING NEWS 8 NOW, I'M MEGHAN TORJUSSEN. AND I'M ERIN OVALLE. THE SOUTH PORTLAND CITY COUNCIL POISED TO MAKE A FINAL DECISION ON THE CLEAR SKIES ORDINANCE TONIGHT.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Keep Alberta oil out of our pipeline: South Portland

Far less pretty, the pipes have perhaps played an equally important role as the lighthouse has in the development of this city into a major seaport.

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WMTW-TV Auburn

Athletes swim, run and bike to fight cancer at Tri for a Cure

The all-women's triathlon raises over $1.5 million for the Maine Cancer Foundation, and one cancer survivor received an extra surprise at Sunday's race.

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Bangor Daily News

South Portland council should vote no on anti-oil sands ordinance

As president of the Maine State Chamber of Commerce, I am pleased to be joined by Matt Marks, president of the Associated General Contractors of Maine; Brian Parke, president of the Maine Motor Transport Association; Hope Perkins, president of the Associated Builders and Contractors' Maine chapter; Jamie Py, president of the Maine Energy Marketers ... (more)

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Bangor Daily News

What E.E. Cummings teaches us about love and death

Earlier this summer, after riding my bike along the Greenbelt in South Portland, I pit stopped at Bug Light Park to take a break and watch the waves and kite flyers.

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