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Saturday's college roundup: Maine men's hockey sweeps RPI - Press Herald

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Saturday’s college roundup: Maine men’s hockey sweeps RPI
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COLUMBIA 83, MAINE 71: Aaron Calixte broke a school record for consecutive free throws made in a season in a losing effort as Black Bears (3-12) fell to the Lions (2-10) at New York. Calixte, who finished with a game-high 19 points, sank his 33rd and

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Forecast for Maine: More cold, then snow - Press Herald

Forecast for Maine: More cold, then snow
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Mainers can expect the current, frigid weather pattern to stick around at least through Tuesday, and a snowstorm is on the horizon for Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. The lowest temperature recorded Saturday in Maine was minus 30

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Broken sprinkler pipe forces evacuation of Maine Mall - Press Herald

Broken sprinkler pipe forces evacuation of Maine Mall
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Broken sprinkler pipe forces evacuation of Maine Mall. Customers were cleared from the building for about an hour Saturday afternoon as the fire department dealt with the problem. By J. Craig AndersonStaff Writer. Follow on Twitter · Email Writer · 207

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Toy Fund volunteers see joy of holidays on grateful faces - Press Herald

Toy Fund volunteers see joy of holidays on grateful faces
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The toy fund uses donations from readers to provide toys to thousands of Maine children who might otherwise not receive holiday gifts because of hardships faced by their parents. Now in its 68th year, the fund is accepting applications for toys from

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Bitter cold warms hearts of Maine ice fishermen - Press Herald

Bitter cold warms hearts of Maine ice fishermen
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He said Maine’s ponds and lakes are loaded with springs that send up warm water from the bottom that can erode the ice. “You have to be very cautious. Always check the ice conditions for yourself,” Herring said. On Barkers Pond, John Daggett and his

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Federal regulators question Maine pulp company's dam plan - Press Herald

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Federal regulators question Maine pulp company’s dam plan
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21 said the dam would need licensing even if Maine owns it. Regulators said it’s unlawful to use a dam to help generate power with a license, and worried about the precedent that could be set. Woodland Pulp spokesman Scott Beal said the company is

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Eastern Trail Alliance Reaches $4.1M Fundraising Goal - U.S. News & World Report

Eastern Trail Alliance Reaches $4.1M Fundraising Goal
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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Eastern Trail Alliance has reached its $4.1 million fundraising goal to build two bridges to complete 16 miles of uninterrupted trail from downtown Saco to Bug Light Park in South Portland. Officials say an additional $500

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Hospital Expansion Would Shut Down Busy Road for 8 Weeks - U.S. News & World Report

Hospital Expansion Would Shut Down Busy Road for 8 Weeks
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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Officials in Portland say they’re going to be scrutinizing a proposal by Maine Medical Center to shut down part of a busy road for eight weeks for construction. The hospital wants to close a one-block section of Congress Street

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Portland unrolls new short-term rental rules - WCSH-TV

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Portland unrolls new short-term rental rules
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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Those who rent their homes and apartments through services like Airbnb are facing new fines and registration fees in Maine’s most populous city. Starting Jan. 1, hosts must register their short-term rentals with Portland and pay

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Portland unrolls new short-term rental rules - Seattle Times

Portland unrolls new short-term rental rules
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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Those who rent their homes and apartments through services like Airbnb are facing new fines and registration fees in Maine’s most populous city. Starting Jan. 1, hosts must register their short-term rentals with Portland and pay

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