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Fire at Portland YMCA displaces 31 men housed in dormitory - Press Herald

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Fire at Portland YMCA displaces 31 men housed in dormitory
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The program provides temporary shelter – in one-week increments – for men transitioning from homelessness to stable housing, according to the statement. The fire did not affect the YMCA’s wellness facilities, its youth programs or meeting rooms, and it
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Maine lawmakers consider creating a new class of vehicle for autocycles - Press Herald

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Maine lawmakers consider creating a new class of vehicle for autocycles
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David Miramant, D-Camden, is pressing Maine to revise a law that lumps autocycles in with motorcycles, a provision that would require drivers to have motorcycle licenses and passengers younger than 18 to wear helmets. Given that autocycles are

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Storm blew historic building into Canada; Maine wants it back - Press Herald

Storm blew historic building into Canada; Maine wants it back
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Angus King, I-Maine, said the senator’s staff has worked to facilitate communication among organizations across all levels of government on both sides of the border “to help save and possibly preserve this historic landmark.” The shed’s remains, which

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About 75 attend Portland vigil for victims of human trafficking - Press Herald

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About 75 attend Portland vigil for victims of human trafficking
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Sister Lucille Gardner holds her candle during a vigil Thursday in support of National Human Trafficking Awareness Day in Monument Square. Hope Rising, which held the vigil, is a residential treatment program in Portland that serves victims of human

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Portland landlord slammed with $500000 in fines for multiple violations in 5-unit building - Press Herald

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Portland landlord slammed with $500000 in fines for multiple violations in 5-unit building
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Landlord Gregory Nisbet was acquitted in October 2016 of manslaughter charges, but was found guilty of a misdemeanor code violation for not having a secondary exit from a third-floor bedroom. He was sentenced to three months in jail, but he is expected

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Four doctors join Southern Maine Health Care - Press Herald

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Four doctors join Southern Maine Health Care
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Heather Schwemm, M.D., specializes in internal medicine. Schwemm completed her residency at Maine Medical Center and is practicing at SMHC Internal Medicine in Kennebunk. Anna Scopellito-Olsen, M.D., specializes in internal medicine and pediatrics. She

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Boston Capital Invests in Renovation of Maine Development - Apartment Finance Today

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Boston Capital Invests in Renovation of Maine Development
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Boston Capital is investing in the renovation of Northfield Green, a 201-unit development for seniors in Portland, Maine. Originally developed in 1978, the apartment community will be renovated by general partner Community Housing of Maine (CHOM) with

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Three water main breaks, in Portland and South Portland, may delay traffic - Press Herald

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Three water main breaks, in Portland and South Portland, may delay traffic
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The Portland Water District is repairing multiple water main breaks Thursday morning in Portland and South Portland. In South Portland, one lane is closed because of a water main break in the area of 30 Broadway. Water district officials are urging

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Maine hopes to lure Amazon with incentives, state charm - Press Herald

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Maine hopes to lure Amazon with incentives, state charm
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More than 15 states and cities, including Chicago, Cleveland and Las Vegas, refused requests from The Associated Press to release the offers they made to the company. Bidders who refused to release information cited reasons such as confidentiality and

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South Portland bus service 'doing fine on its own,' snubs merger with Metro - Press Herald

South Portland bus service ‘doing fine on its own,’ snubs merger with Metro
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Handman noted South Portland buses travel into Portland, and about 100 people each day transfer to Metro buses. He said in a letter to the council that under a merger, control would be ceded to Metro’s board of directors, and there is no compelling

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