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Yarmouth, Maine is located in Cumberland County. Zip codes in Yarmouth, ME include 04096. The median home price in Yarmouth is $379,000. More Yarmouth information.

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18 hrs ago | Nova News Now

Samson looking to meet with Maine governor to discuss ferry support

The province's economic development minister will reportedly meet with the Maine governor to try and garner financial support state-side for the New England-Nova Scotia ferry service.

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Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

Startup craft brew distributor touts unprecedented model in taking on Big Beer

Jim O'Brien of Vacationland Distributors sits in the rear of his delivery van on Wednesday in Portland.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Brunswick train tension begs the question: Where's the market for service north of Portland?

Press reports and related comments on the Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority's plan to construct a 60,000-square-foot maintenance and layover facility adjacent to a Brunswick neighborhood generally have portrayed the situation as a love-hate battle between visionary train enthusiasts and narrow-minded, self-centered, obstructionist ... (more)

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Yarmouth coffee shop saved 2 years ago by 17 investors closes after sale falls through

A downtown coffee shop rescued nearly two years ago by a group of local investors has closed after a plan to sell the business fell through.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Yarmouth neighbors complain about development proposal

Paul Peck of LWS Development on Aug. 13 presented the cottage-style development to the board.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Bangor Daily News

'It takes more than medicine to heal a child': Student musicians...

Tucker Pierce and Perrin Davidson jam together during one song. Both said they had a lot of fun during the set and that they would like to come play again in the future.

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The Detroit News

Maine woman sues GM after suffering burn from heated seat

Yarmouth, Maine -- A Maine woman who says she suffered a third-degree burn from a heated seat in Chevrolet Suburban has sued General Motors.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Nova News Now

Town approves UNSM resolutions pertaining to support for ferry service

The UNSM will be asked to endorse resolutions calling on the provincial government to continue to provide funding for the Nova Scotia-New England ferry and calling on the federal government to recognize the crossing as an international highway link between Canada and the United States.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Yarmouth panel supports plan to demolish island fire station, build cottage in its place

A proposal to demolish the Cousins Island fire station to build a cottage received the support Tuesday of a citizens advisory committee.

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Bangor Daily News

Cumberland opts out of project to extend METRO commuter bus service to suburbs north of Portland

A proposal to extend METRO bus service north of Falmouth hit a second pothole in less than a week Monday, when Cumberland town councilors narrowly rejected an invitation to join the pilot project.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Maine's largest power plant taken off the market, reflecting changes in regional demand

Wyman Station, the state's largest power plant, is no longer on the market as its owners saw increasing profits from the oil-fired power plant in the first quarter of 2014, when winter constraints on natural gas supply for electric generation resulted in greater demand for power from the oil-fired generator.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

NBC Philadelphia

Kayaker: 2,500-Mile Odyssey "Easier Than I Thought," So Far

A grandmother one month into a solo kayak journey from Maine to Guatemala calls her ambitious voyage "a soul-restoring experience" - but it also, she admits, is "easier than I thought."

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SeacoastOnline

Downeaster does not merit $16M investment

Everyone loves trains. But when passenger rail enthusiasts get wound up, basic rules of business - like cost efficiency, the law of supply and demand, even common sense - go right out the window.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Portland's Lucky: Tattooing with a conscience

Lucky flips through some pictures of bad tattoos he's had to save with coverup jobs.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Mercy Yarmouth Primary Care welcomes Dr. Lowery to staff

With the continued high demand for primary care services, Mercy Health Care System of Maine has announced that John Lowery, DO, Ph.D., has been named the newest primary care physician at Mercy Yarmouth Primary Care.

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Security Systems News

Poll: Readers view door-to-door scams as major problem

YARMOUTH, Maine-Door-to-door scams were given a big stage at ESX 2014, where ADT held a press conference devoted to rooting the problem out, with representatives from law enforcement, CSAA and ESA weighing in.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Yarmouth council endorses commuter bus service to Portland

The service, proposed at a June meeting in Freeport , would be a morning and evening commuter run with stops in Falmouth, Cumberland, Yarmouth and Freeport.

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Bangor Daily News

Maine Robotics summer campers build, program computers

"Installing [Microsoft] XP at the beginning was tough, the computer wasn't set up right, so we had to go and change the settings, it took like three hours," he said about his week at a Maine Robotics camp at the University of Southern Maine.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Portland-Nova Scotia ferry service draws early on provincial loan to stay afloat

Nova Scotia provincial officials on Thursday advanced the Nova Star ferry service the last $2.1 million of a $21 million government loan that was originally planned to be distributed over seven years.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Unitarian Universalist minister who worked for marriage equality retires after 6 years in Bangor

When the Rev. Becky Gunn was hired by the Unitarian Universalist Society of Bangor six years ago, she had one thing in common with one of her predecessors who had served the Park Street church in the mid-19th century.

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