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Lawmakers from Portland and Biddeford join leadership in Maine House - Press Herald

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Lawmakers from Portland and Biddeford join leadership in Maine House
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Democratic lawmakers from Portland and Biddeford were named majority leader and assistant majority leader of the Maine House of Representatives on Friday. Portland Rep. Matt Moonen was elected House majority leader and Rep. Ryan Fecteau of …

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Equality Maine's Portland holiday cocktail party - Bangor Daily News

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Equality Maine’s Portland holiday cocktail party
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EQME’s Portland holiday cocktail party, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, at The Cumberland Club, Portland. Tickets available at: https://equalitymaine.org/portholiday. Join us for a lovely evening with friends of EqualityMaine as we celebrate the

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Regulators close Maine's shrimp fishery for next 3 years - WRAL.com

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Regulators close Maine’s shrimp fishery for next 3 years
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By DAVID SHARP, Associated Press. PORTLAND, Maine — Regulators voted Friday to close the Gulf of Maine winter shrimp season for another three years, raising fears that the fishery decimated by rising water temperatures may never bounce back.
Regulators block Maine shrimp harvesting for three more yearsBangor Daily News

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Small-business lending drops sharply in Maine in 2018 - Press Herald

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Small-business lending drops sharply in Maine in 2018
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The U.S. Small Business Administration guaranteed about $83 million worth of loans to Maine small businesses during its 2018 fiscal year ending Sept. 30, a sharp decrease from the previous fiscal year. The $83 million figure represents a 23 percent …

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Maine Places to Love: Parkside - Press Herald

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Maine Places to Love: Parkside
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A mix of house styles – many multifamily, many architecturally distinctive – and high-profile local businesses, Parkside is where you can find Hadlock Field, home of the Portland Sea Dogs, and the venerable Expo, where the NBA G League Maine Red Claws …

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South Portland gifts Cash (Corner tree) for Portland Christmas celebration - The Forecaster

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South Portland gifts Cash (Corner tree) for Portland Christmas celebration
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The annual tree lighting is hosted by Portland Downtown and will feature live music, light refreshments, and free horse and wagon rides. On Saturday, Nov. 24, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Maine will be the beneficiaries of the annual Shop for a

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Regulators block Maine shrimp harvesting for three more years - Bangor Daily News

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Regulators block Maine shrimp harvesting for three more years
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PORTLAND, Maine — Citing continuing concerns that further fishing could leave the species beyond the point of return, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission voted Friday to cancel not only the 2019 Maine shrimp season, but the 2020 and 2021 …

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Maine's first major snowfall closes schools and snarls traffic - Press Herald

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Maine’s first major snowfall closes schools and snarls traffic
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Most of southern and central Maine could get 4 to 8 inches of snow Friday, according to the National Weather Service office in Gray. Portland and the southern coast will likely see lower totals as sleet mixes with snow, creating difficult driving
Take it slow! Snow causes numerous crashes across MaineWMTW Portland
Snovember in Brunswick as first significant storm of the season hits MaineTimes Record

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Maine's unemployment in October remained at historic lows - Press Herald

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Maine’s unemployment in October remained at historic lows
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Unemployment in Maine remained low in October, but inched up slightly, the state’s Department of Labor said Friday. The department said the unemployment rate for October was 3.4 percent, seasonally adjusted. The rate was 3.3 percent in September and …

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Hopper painting said to be inspired by Maine restaurant sells for record $91.9M - Bangor Daily News

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Hopper painting said to be inspired by Maine restaurant sells for record $91.9M
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According to a report in Portland Monthly, just before painting “Chop Suey,” Hopper and his wife traveled to Greater Portland. At that time, today’s Empire restaurant featured a distinctive vertical sign reading “Chop Suey” just like the one seen

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