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'Classic January thaw' to warm up Maine after bitter cold snap - Press Herald

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‘Classic January thaw’ to warm up Maine after bitter cold snap
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The National Weather Service said a new cold weather record for the date was set in Portland when the mercury dropped to minus 12 at 7:35 a.m. Sunday at the Portland International Jetport. That broke the old record for Jan. 7 of minus 10, set in 1941

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Red Claws blow 18-point lead, lose to Raptors 905 - Press Herald

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Red Claws blow 18-point lead, lose to Raptors 905
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Everything seemed to be going Maine’s way when Yabusele finished off a fast break with an alley-oop dunk from Andrew White, but the visitors whittled away at the deficit and reached intermission trailing 53-44. “We just told the guys to keep working

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Driver from Congress Street crash still hospitalized - Press Herald

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Driver from Congress Street crash still hospitalized
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Driver from Congress Street crash still hospitalized. Police said they will not release the driver’s name until he is charged at the conclusion of their investigation. By Beth QuimbyStaff Writer. Email Writer · 207-791-6363. Share. facebook · tweet

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Burlington, Vermont, Portland, Maine, Hit Record Lows - U.S. News & World Report

Burlington, Vermont, Portland, Maine, Hit Record Lows
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Burlington, Vermont, Portland, Maine, Hit Record Lows. Temperatures in Burlington, Vermont, and Portland, Maine, have hit record lows as a deep freeze continued on the East Coast. Jan. 7, 2018, at 11:52 a.m.. Burlington, Vermont, Portland, Maine, Hit

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Kindness to the rescue after fire forces Maine farmers to regroup - Press Herald

Kindness to the rescue after fire forces Maine farmers to regroup
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“The cafe portion just smells really bad from the smoke.” The insurance company has declared the whole farmhouse a loss. They lost their food stock, including dry goods, jams and jellies, and all the personal possessions they hadn’t been able to keep

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Homegrown: Warm up this winter with a chocolatey Maine treat - Press Herald

Homegrown: Warm up this winter with a chocolatey Maine treat
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While my parents kept an eye out for floating icebergs, I watched the news about the below-zero temperatures gripping Maine and stood over a hot stove making drinking chocolate to warm our bones. I like bringing the family a few things from Maine

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A 'legacy problem' – combined sewer-stormwater overflows – challenges Portland - Press Herald

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A ‘legacy problem’ – combined sewer-stormwater overflows – challenges Portland
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It started 100 to 150 years ago when they built the combined sewers,” said Mike Riley, coordinator of the Maine Department of Environmental Protection’s combined sewer overflow, or CSO, program. “It took decades to get into this problem and it is going

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Maine researchers explore link between climate change and Lyme disease - Press Herald

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Maine researchers explore link between climate change and Lyme disease
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Some communities, such as Falmouth and Portland’s Peaks Island, are removing Japanese barberry. Towns and cities could monitor deer populations and reduce them with altered hunting seasons or controlled kills, Elias said. The Maine Center for Disease

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Dine Out Maine: Esidore's Bistro @ Night features harmonious cross-cultural cooking - Press Herald

Dine Out Maine: Esidore’s Bistro @ Night features harmonious cross-cultural cooking
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Chef/owner J. Harris of Esidore’s Bistro @ Night has had much better luck with his choice of roommates for his new Falmouth restaurant. Harris, a Mainer from Orono, had been living in Colorado, where he opened two successful restaurants. After a rough

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