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  1. May/June 2015 Issue 226: Murder at seaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Ocean Navigator

    ... , which Biff Bowker sailed aboard in the 1930s. Bram remained as captain until 1936 when he collided with the Portland lightship in the fog. He sued for damages, lost, and then disappeared from history. Let's join Captain Nash, before his demise, on ...

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  2. Maine Mayors' Coalition wants lawmakers to fix PUC fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    ... for the remainder of the legislative session. The group is made up of mayors from 12 communities, including Portland, Augusta and Bangor. Mayor Colleen Hilton of Westbrook said in a statement that Efficiency Maine Trust programs are used by ...

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  3. Lori Alexander Joins Legacy Properties Sotheby's International Realty as Vice PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Capital Weekly

    Legacy Properties Sotheby's International Realty is pleased to announce that Lori Alexander has joined our Camden real estate brokerage office as a Vice President. With offices in Portland, Brunswick, Kennebunk, Camden and Damariscotta, Legacy Properties Sotheby's International Realty is one of the largest real estate companies in Maine and the #1 ranked luxury property company in the state.

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  4. Comcast Melds Ovations with Two Other UnitsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Food Management

    ... the University of Miami's BankUnited Center, the Crown Complex in Fayetteville, N.C., the Cross Insurance Center in Portland, Maine, and Florida State University's Tucker Center. Ovations was ranked #11 on Food Management's 2015 Top 50 Contract ...

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  5. Portland West End residents fight for 'essential' crosswalkRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Less than 1 percent of the city's Consolidated Annual Action Plan - $40,000 - has become a focal point for West End residents and Reiche School parents. The money is what acting City Manager Sheila Hill-Christian has proposed for improving a crosswalk on Brackett Street outside the school.

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  6. Lean year looms for groundfish fisheryRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | National Fisherman

    ... space with it in markets, restaurants and seafood auctions - will also be harder to come by. Read the full story at Portland Press Herald >> Want to read more about Northeast groundfish? Click here ...

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  7. The Resistance to Play at Unity College Center for the Performing ArtsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Harbor Times Soup

    ... performed at the Hard Rock Cafe in Boston, University of Maine in Farmington, Studio 55 (formerly The Big Easy) in Portland, and many other popular venues in the area. Members are Sierra Carey (19) on lead vocals, Jerad Smith (21) on guitar, Ethan ...

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  8. ABB Integrates KEPServerEX from Kepware to Support First-of-its-Kind...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Electric Energy Online

    ... on or off line in mere minutes." Kepware Technologies is a private software development company headquartered in Portland, Maine. Kepware provides a portfolio of software solutions to help businesses connect diverse automation devices and software ...

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  9. Oxford Casino manager testifies against more casinos in MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    A study commissioned by the Legislature and released last year has prompted lawmakers to propose several bills that would allow more casinos to join those in Bangor and Oxford, despite opposition from officials representing the two existing facilities. LD 1346, An Act to Establish a Comprehensive Gaming Policy , proposed by Rep. Diane Russell, D-Portland, would allow the state to issue two new casino licenses, one in York or Cumberland county, and a second in Penobscot, Washington or Aroostook county.

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  10. Portland's homeless student numbers down for second straight yearRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    The number of homeless students in the state's largest school district is down 29 percent this year, according to the Maine Department of Education. But according to Sharon Pray, director of student support services for the Portland Public Schools, those numbers are "outside of [the district's] control" and highly unpredictable.

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  11. Portland considers future uses for vacant schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... into housing "given the people who have come to our meetings," including representatives of Avesta Housing and the Portland Housing Authority. Seth Parker, director of real estate development at Avesta, said the agency would definitely be interested ...

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  12. E-Cigarette ban, chaos in Baltimore: 8 things to know TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

    Talking taxes tonight, e-cigarettes banned in Portland, and Baltimore erupts in chaos, Here are the 8 things you need to know on this Tuesday, April 28th. GO. NORM: IF YOU'RE JUST JOINING US, HERE ARE THE 8 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY.

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  13. Business Planning, Forecasting, and Budgeting Event Hosted by Quantrix Scheduled for SeptemberRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | PR Log

    Best practices in business model development for novice and experienced users of Quantrix Modeler at 2015 Seminar by the Sea , a conference for business planning and finance professionals, will be held September 15-17 in Portland, Maine. Targeted for users of the Quantrix Modeler are available at the Quantrix web site; early bird pricing is available until July 31 About Quantrix Quantrix's business modeling and analytics solutions and services enable companies to develop accurate, secure, and dynamic forecast, budget, planning, risk, and data models.

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  14. E-cigarettes draw Portland supporters, criticsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

    WMTW News 8's Courtney Sturgeon reports on comments from members of the public for and against a proposed ban against c-cigarettes in public places in Portland. The city council approved the ban on Monday night.

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  15. Jim AlexanderALEXANDER: Reign forces a Game 7, but where are fans?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise

    ... Monarchs led the AHL in points this season and are up 2-1 in their best-of-five first round series against Portland, Maine. Most of those players, of course, will make up next year's Reign.) That will be then. This is now, and the current Reign ...

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  16. Maine Web Design Company Launches Maine-Based Dog Daycare & Boarding WebsiteRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Happy Tails , a Portland, Maine-based dog daycare and boarding center, recently launched a new website designed and developed by OSC Web Design. With two convenient locations in Portland, Maine, Happy Tails has a primary focus on pet safety.

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  17. AG charges New Gloucester men with civil rights violation after Portland attackRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    ... from a Class D assault and interference with constitutional and civil rights charge filed against the brothers by Portland police, and seeks to permanently enjoin the Beans from having contact with Byars or his family, "or encouraging others to ...

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  18. Maine lawmakers push for more casinosRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Sun Journal

    A study commissioned by the Legislature and released last year has prompted lawmakers to propose several bills that would allow more casinos to join those in Bangor and Oxford, despite opposition from officials representing the two existing facilities. LD 1346, An Act to Establish a Comprehensive Gaming Policy, proposed by Rep. Diane Russell, D-Portland, would allow the state to issue two new casino licenses, one in York or Cumberland county, and a second in Penobscot, Washington or Aroostook county.

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  19. Tourism conference draws Portland visitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WMTW-TV Auburn

    More than 400 travel and tourism organizations from 18 different countries are in Portland for the Discover New England Tourism Summit. It runs through Wednesday at Holiday Inn by the Bay.

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  20. Freeman H. WrightRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... Flight New England in June 2014 to Washington, DC to the WW II Memorial Wall. After the war he returned home to Portland and moved his family back to Caribou. He worked for Northern Sales and Service from 1950-1975 in the body shop. In 1954 he ...

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