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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
Press Herald
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
Press Herald
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
U.S. News & World Report
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
Seattle Times
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 - U.S. News & World Report

Portland Unrolls New Short-Term Rental Rules
U.S. News & World Report
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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Clark St. shutdown after water main breaks - WCSH-TV

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Clark St. shutdown after water main breaks
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PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Portland Water District is asking the driving public to avoid the intersection of Clark Street and Gray Street in Portland due to water main break. Crews used an excavator to tear part of the road open. draft. Water

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Friday's college roundup: Maine holds on for men's hockey victory - Press Herald

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Friday’s college roundup: Maine holds on for men’s hockey victory
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Bates led by 17 early in the second half but Babson cut the lead to 76-75 with 55 seconds left before Strickland’s free throws. COLBY 94, ENDICOTT 84: The Mules (7-2) finished on a 22-12 run and defeated the Gulls (6-3) at Salem, Massachusetts. Sam

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