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Gowen Marine, a Portland waterfront landmark, sold - Press Herald

Gowen Marine, a Portland waterfront landmark, sold
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PORTLAND – The owner of Portland Yacht Services announced on Tuesday that he is purchasing Gowen Marine at 400 Commercial St. – a fixture on Portland's working waterfront for more than 50 years. click image to enlarge. In this March 2009 file photo
Sale of Portland boatyard seen as important step toward more waterfront Bangor Daily News

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The Maine Brew Bus Extends Schedule - Brewbound.com

The Maine Brew Bus Extends Schedule
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PORTLAND, Maine — The Maine Brew Bus provides all-inclusive trips on a former school bus nicknamed “Lenny” that all feature food, tours and tastings at a number of area alcohol beverage producers. Started just one year ago, the popular tour company

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FairPoint to extend broadband to 44 Maine towns - Press Herald

FairPoint to extend broadband to 44 Maine towns
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FairPoint Communications said today that it's planning to expand and upgrade broadband Internet service in 44 Maine towns in unserved locations or locations with low-speed access. The announcement comes two weeks after the Maine Public Utilities

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Familiar names running for Portland City Council - Press Herald

Familiar names running for Portland City Council
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Maine Today Photo Store. At-large City Councilor John M. Anton and school board members Jaimey Caron and Kate Snyder, did not meet Monday's 4:30 p.m. filing deadline for nomination papers, according to Bud Philbrick, Portland's election administrator.
Portland council and school board races take shapeBangor Daily News

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Finding young Maine artists a cheap space to create - Press Herald

Finding young Maine artists a cheap space to create
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Metal fabricator John Nelson was forced to go off the Portland peninsula to a commercial building on Presumpscot Street in order to find affordable work space, and wishes he could be closer to his West End apartment. John Ewing/Staff Photographer.

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For Maine youths, tobacco is tough buy - Press Herald

For Maine youths, tobacco is tough buy
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Maine's efforts to prevent retailers from selling cigarettes to minors appear to be paying off, with a federal report released Tuesday showing the state tied for first in the country at keeping people younger than 18 from buying tobacco. click image to

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Finding young artists cheap space to create - Press Herald

Finding young artists cheap space to create
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click image to enlarge. Metal fabricator John Nelson was forced to go off the Portland peninsula to a commercial building on Presumpscot Street in order to find affordable work space, and wishes he could be closer to his West End apartment. Nelson

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Poliquin will seek to follow Michaud - Press Herald

Poliquin will seek to follow Michaud
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By Steve Mistler smistler@pressherald.com. State House Bureau. Former Republican state Treasurer Bruce Poliquin announced Monday that he's running for Maine's 2nd Congressional District seat, now held by Democrat Mike Michaud. Bruce Poliquin

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Bulletin Board - Press Herald

Bulletin Board
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The University of Maine women's soccer team will hold a free, one-hour skills clinic for high school girls at 10 a.m. on Saturday at Deering High School's Memorial Field. Following the clinic, the Black Bears take on the Harvard Crimson in a 1 p.m

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Maine Milestones - Press Herald

Maine Milestones
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The Maine Lightning U13 baseball recently reached the semifinals of the Sunset Classic Tournament at the Ripken Experience in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Team members, from left to right: Front row – Aidan Smith and Garrett Aube of Falmouth; Alex McKenney of

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