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Tourist industry says added visas may be "too late" - WCSH-TV

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Tourist industry says added visas may be “too late”
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PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Maine’s tourist hotels and restaurants have been struggling this year to get enough workers. One of the big problems was a cut in the number of foreign workers allowed under the federal government’s H2B visa …

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Construction begins on solar array at South Portland landfill - Press Herald

Construction begins on solar array at South Portland landfill
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“We are very excited to be partnering with the City of South Portland and to be part of this timely discussion of solar power in Maine,” said project manager Josh Baston. “This will be the largest municipal project in Maine to date.” The South Portland

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Maine's lobster business is booming despite record catches - CNBC

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Maine’s lobster business is booming despite record catches
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“Everybody points to this year as a year that was a big learning experience for all of us in the industry and it certainly was,” said Annie Tselikis, marketing manager at Maine Coast, a distributor in Portland, Maine. “What that did was give us a wake

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Ultra-Efficient Apartment Buildings In Portland And Boston Are Part Of "Big Wave" - WNPR News

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Ultra-Efficient Apartment Buildings In Portland And Boston Are Part Of “Big Wave”
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Jesse Thompson of Kaplan Thomas Architects and the Portland Housing Authority’s Jay Waterman on top of ultra-efficient Bayside Anchor apartments in Portland, Maine. Fred Bever / Maine Public. Portland, Maine’s Bayside Anchor apartments.

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Alfond foundation grant of $7.5 million puts plan for Portland graduate center in motion - Press Herald

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Alfond foundation grant of $7.5 million puts plan for Portland graduate center in motion
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The Harold Alfond Foundation is giving a $7.5 million challenge grant to the University of Maine System for its new Portland-based graduate center. The system will receive the funding in increments as it raises a matching amount of money and reaches …
Alfond Foundation Awards $7.5 Million to New UMS Graduate ProgramMaine Public

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Gorham Democrat Jim Boyle enters Maine governor race - Press Herald

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Gorham Democrat Jim Boyle enters Maine governor race
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Maine was once a place where you could work hard and build a good life for your family. It didn’t matter if you lived in Fort Kent, Portland or Millinocket,” he said in a statement. “But those opportunities no longer exist for too many people. I can’t
Cote, Mayhew take early fundraising lead in gubernatorial raceWCSH-TV

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Maine lobstermen rescue seal pup trapped in net - Press Herald

Maine lobstermen rescue seal pup trapped in net
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MATINICUS — The internet is celebrating two Maine lobstermen who rescued a seal pup trapped in a fishing net. WCSH-TV reports Jeremy Willey and Jeffrey Door were lobstering near Matinicus Rock Monday when they saw a baby seal floating in rope.

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Maine Voices: Portland task force's pesticide ordinance is full of loopholes - Press Herald

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Maine Voices: Portland task force’s pesticide ordinance is full of loopholes
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HARBORSIDE — Anyone who has followed the Portland City Council task force deliberations on a pesticide ordinance over the last year has to have been encouraged by the strong showing at a June 21 hearing. Residents testifying in favor of the most …

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Good with names? Portland's new pro hockey team needs one - Press Herald

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Good with names? Portland’s new pro hockey team needs one
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Alex Cote has two words for the owners of the ECHL pro hockey franchise coming to Maine for the 2018-19 season: Portland Seafarers. The longtime hockey fan and former semi-pro player is going to get a chance to pitch his moniker for the team, but he’s …

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With diners prizing Maine oysters, farming them booms along coast - Press Herald

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With diners prizing Maine oysters, farming them booms along coast
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The cold saltwater along Maine’s coast harbors a growing oyster industry that is riding the bivalves’ blossoming popularity and the state’s reputation for quality seafood. Experts predict that the industry, which had a record year in 2016, could triple

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