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2017 in Review: Winter wallop rounds out wild weather year in Maine - WGME

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2017 in Review: Winter wallop rounds out wild weather year in Maine
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It was one of the snowiest Februaries in recorded history in Portland, with nearly 40 inches of snow. But we weren’t done yet. The March 14 blizzard dumped a foot-and-a-half of snow and sent skiers and snowboarders into the streets. A cruel joke by

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Police seize cocaine, cash in traffic stop on Maine Turnpike - Press Herald

Police seize cocaine, cash in traffic stop on Maine Turnpike
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… State Police seized cocaine and cash from a car on the turnpike last week. State police were conducting an aircraft detail in Gray on Thursday and stopped a southbound car for speeding. A trooper ultimately seized 60 grams of cocaine and $2,200 in

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South Portland firefighter suffers minor injury responding to blaze - Press Herald

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South Portland firefighter suffers minor injury responding to blaze
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A South Portland firefighter experienced minor injuries from a fall while responding to a garage fire on Christmas Day. Crews responded to a report of a blaze at 175 Boothby Ave. about 2 p.m. Monday, Capt. Robb Couture said. When they arrived, smoke
Firefighter injured on Christmas callWCSH-TV

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Christmas Day storm creates whiteout conditions across Maine - Bangor Daily News

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Christmas Day storm creates whiteout conditions across Maine
Bangor Daily News
By mid-morning, several inches of snow could be seen on the ground around Portland, with more kicked aloft to turn distant objects into gray smudges and reduce nearby car headlights into faint glowing points. Wind gusts could reach speeds of up to 50
Winter blast could deliver white Christmas from Great Lakes to MaineUSA TODAY
Winter storm warning issued ahead of Christmas Day snowWMTW Portland

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Blizzard alert issued for southern, western, midcoast Maine - Press Herald

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Blizzard alert issued for southern, western, midcoast Maine
Press Herald
Blizzard alert issued for southern, western, midcoast Maine. With snowfall intensifying in many places to 2 to 3 inches per hour, the storm is delivering a white Christmas that’s more a whiteout. By Peter McGuireStaff Writer. Follow on Facebook
Rare Blizzard Warning as Snow Blankets Northern New EnglandU.S. News & World Report
Firefighters remind communities to stay safe ahead of white ChristmasWMTW Portland

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Shaker, Rockefeller, coach among Maine deaths in 2017 - New Haven Register

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Shaker, Rockefeller, coach among Maine deaths in 2017
New Haven Register
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — One of the nation’s three remaining Shakers, the last of his generation in a famous American family, a longtime football coach at Syracuse University and the author of “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” are among people

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Shaker, Rockefeller, coach among Maine deaths in 2017 - SFGate

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Shaker, Rockefeller, coach among Maine deaths in 2017
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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — One of the nation’s three remaining Shakers, the last of his generation in a famous American family, a longtime football coach at Syracuse University and the author of “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” are among people

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Here's a chilling sign that low unemployment has its downsides: Maine can't find enough snowplow drivers. - Wall Street Journal

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Here’s a chilling sign that low unemployment has its downsides: Maine can’t find enough snowplow drivers.
Wall Street Journal
The state’s transportation department is constrained in what it can do because any meaningful wage increase needs legislative approval. A measure that would have raised starting wages for plow drivers in Maine recently stalled in the legislature, a

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South Portland to study Portland Street Pier for aquaculture potential - Press Herald

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South Portland to study Portland Street Pier for aquaculture potential
Press Herald
The resulting pier master plan, including a needs assessment for aquaculture and fisheries by the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, is expected to be completed in June. But long before that’s done, City Councilor Claude Morgan has no doubt there would

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Portland's Polar Express thriving despite uncertain future - Press Herald

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Portland’s Polar Express thriving despite uncertain future
Press Herald
Maine Narrow Gauge Railroad runs a historic passenger train on 1.5 miles of track on Portland’s eastern waterfront from May to October, as well as the popular Polar Express ride around Christmastime. The nonprofit has access to the track until at

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