South Portland Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Google barge, built in New London, will be scrappedRead the original story

    Friday Aug 1 | The Day

    ... barge from Rickers Wharf Marine Facility in Portland and deposited it at Turner's Island Cargo Terminal in South Portland. Roger Hale, owner of the terminal, said the structure had been purchased by an unnamed "international barging company" and was ...

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  2. the valleyWhat Happened to the Google Barge?It's just ... gone? Kevin RooseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 1 | New York Magazine

    ... barge from Rickers Wharf Marine Facility in Portland and deposited it at Turner's Island Cargo Terminal in South Portland. Roger Hale, owner of the terminal, said the structure had been purchased by an unnamed "international barging company" and was ...

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  3. One of Google's mysterious barges is on the moveRead the original story

    Friday Aug 1 | Network World

    A spokesman for the U.S. Coast Guard station in South Portland, Maine, confirmed that the barge , named BAL0011, was moved from where it's been docked in Portland harbor since last fall to South Portland.

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  4. Pushard leads Brewer by Bangor in Zone 1 American Legion baseball championshipRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Cross-Post 188 of Eliot at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Winkin Complex. Bangor will take on Morrill Post of South Portland at 6:30 p.m. Zone 1 automatically gets two berths in the state tourney this year by virtue of being the host zone for that event. ...

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  5. Editorial: Tarring a Maine pipelineRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2014 | Boston Herald

    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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  6. Leaders needed to enhance Maine's train serviceRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2014 | SeacoastOnline

    ... Democratic legislators who suggest that Brunswick be abandoned altogether and the layover building moved to South Portland, which they believe will improve the chances of trains running to Lewiston. The legislators' letter was initiated by Rep. Mike ...

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  7. Train barn opponents, Downeaster official clash at Thursday meetingRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    ... the proposed facility and a letter from six state legislators urging NNEPRA to place the layover facility in South Portland instead of Brunswick were among the issues they said were being ignored. Reading from a written statement, BWNC member Dan ...

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  8. Tar Sands Rebellion in Maine Port CityRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2014 | Planetizen

    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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  9. Donor, recipient in lifesaving kidney transplant to run together in Beach to Beacon raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    ... a week after running the Beach to Beacon in 2013, Blankenship, a 48-year-old mother and social worker from South Portland, gave Swift one of her kidneys as a volunteer living donor in the kidney transplant program at Brigham and Women's Hospital in ...

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  10. Pot advocates await vote in South PortlandRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2014 | SeacoastOnline

    The South Portland City Council will consider whether to enact the measure on Aug. 4. If they reject the measure, it will automatically go to voters on the November ballot.

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  11. Death in train crash ruled a suicideRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2014 | SeacoastOnline

    ... suicide in a train crash there. On May 31, a Downeaster train hit and killed 39-year-old Nyla Howard in South Portland in a case investigators called accidental, where Howard was trespassing on the railroad tracks but not seeking to die by suicide. ...

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  12. South Portand gets electric vehicle chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    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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  13. How a Town in Maine Is Blocking an Exxon Tar-Sands PipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | Mother Jones

    Citizens trying to stop the piping of tar-sands oil through their community wore blue "Clear Skies" shirts at a city council meeting in South Portland, Maine, this week.

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  14. Portland gets 2 'quick charge' stations for plug-in electric vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Chargers now available to plug-in electric vehicle drivers in Greater Portland. The chargers, located at the South Portland Community Center on Nelson Street and in the Fore Street parking garage, can bring an EV from 0 to 80 percent charge in 30 ...

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  15. Big Oil Threatens Maine City After Tar Sands Export BanRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2014 | Common Dreams

    ... an historical blow against the industry by banning the export of tar sands from its harbour. The decision by South Portland to approve, by 6-1, to ban tar sands exports, has catapulted this small coastal town which is famous for its scenic ...

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  16. Police identify man killed by train in North Berwick, suicide likelyRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2014 | SeacoastOnline

    ... suicide in a train collision there. On May 31, a Downeaster train hit and killed 39-year-old Nyla Howard in South Portland in a case investigators called accidental, where Howard was trespassing on the railroad tracks but not seeking to commit ...

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  17. Experts give views on South Portland move to block tarsands oil shipmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | Canada.com

    ... to sell oil from the Canadian oilsands on the international market. By a wide margin, the city council of South Portland, home to the second-largest oil port on the East Coast, passed a land-use ordinance blocking the loading of crude oil onto ocean ...

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  18. Mary Corcoran HartinghRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | SeacoastOnline

    ... California; Jeff and Denise McCarthy, of Merrimac, New Hampshire; Anne, Jeff, Rob and Katie Jordan of South Portland; Dave, Lisa, Will and Emily Harrison of Kennebunk; Tom Allard, Mary Alice Harrison and Christy Allard of Kennebunk; Eric Harrison of ...

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  19. Line 9 Battle Not OverRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | View Magazine

    ... potential bitumen export plans through an ocean port in Maine, massive public intervention has convinced the South Portland city council to block tar sands passage through that city. On July 9, the council voted 61 to "prohibit loading crude oil, ...

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  20. Experts weigh in on South Portland's tarsands stanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2014 | Montreal Gazette

    ... to sell oil from the Canadian oilsands on the international market. By a wide margin, the city council of South Portland, home to the second-largest oil port on the East Coast, passed a land-use ordinance blocking the loading of crude oil onto ocean ...

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