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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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49 min ago | Bangor Daily News

Police disarm woman harming herself with pair of scissors

A 45-year-old woman was taken to a hospital Tuesday morning after police learned she had been threatening to harm herself.

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5 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

So. Portland SAT Prep Classes Begin August 21: Last Chance to Prep for the October SAT and PSAT

Maine Prep's SAT prep classes for Portland area high school students will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Thursday evening, August 21 through October 9, at Maine Prep South, 778 Main St., South Portland.

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14 hrs ago | SeacoastOnline

Petition to legalize marijuana in York fails to make ballot

The York Board of Selectmen on Monday in a 3-2 vote declined to put a petitioned question on the November ballot seeking to legalize the recreational use of marijuana.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

SeacoastOnline

Leaders needed to enhance Maine's train service

Over the last 15 years, Maine has been a leader in bringing back passenger train travel.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Boston Herald

Editorial: Tarring a Maine pipeline

As they have so often elsewhere, unjustified environmental fears and hysteria have triumphed in South Portland, Maine, where the City Council voted last week to forbid the export of crude oil from the city's port.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Planetizen

Tar Sands Rebellion in Maine Port City

Can one small port city make a difference? South Portland, home to an oil tanker facility that has long received crude from abroad, has blocked the owner from exporting tar sands crude and hopes to spur other cities to act.

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Bangor Daily News

Train barn opponents, Downeaster official clash at Thursday meeting

A meeting of an advisory group for a proposed train layover facility Thursday lapsed into an acrimonious exchange between opponents of the project and representatives of the agency that runs the Amtrak Downeaster.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

South Portand gets electric vehicle charges

Two of the first public DC quick-chargers in the state were unveiled at the South Portland community center and the Fore Street parking garage on Thursday.

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Bangor Daily News

Police identify man killed by train in North Berwick, say likely suicide

Police have identified the man struck by a train Wednesday night, and they have concluded his death was a suicide.

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SeacoastOnline

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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GPB.org

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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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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