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Portland opposes oil, gas drilling off coast of Maine - Press Herald

Portland opposes oil, gas drilling off coast of Maine
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Maine’s congressional delegation has voiced its opposition to the drilling plan. The resolution, which will be sent to the federal agencies receiving public input on the plan, seeks to exempt Portland’s offshore area to the 2019-2024 Outer Continental

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Despite noise, summer concerts approved again for Portland pier ... - Press Herald

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Despite noise, summer concerts approved again for Portland pier …
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City Council votes unanimously to allow the shows again this year at the Maine State Pier. By Randy BillingsStaff Writer. Follow on Facebook · Follow on Twitter · Email Writer · 207-791-6346. Share. facebook · tweet · email · print. Read Article. The

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Report recommends sweeping changes to Maine jails, including closing some - Press Herald

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Report recommends sweeping changes to Maine jails, including closing some
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Rachel Talbot-Ross, D-Portland. A call to Maine Department of Corrections Commissioner Joseph Fitzpatrick was not returned Monday. In 2008 a state law change sought to consolidate jail operations, creating a board that was meant to find efficiencies

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Portland Science Center Exhibit Aims To Dispel Misconceptions About Sharks - Maine Public

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Portland Science Center Exhibit Aims To Dispel Misconceptions About Sharks
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PORTLAND, Maine — An exhibit that participants can really sink their teeth into has come to town. The Portland Science Center recently opened its doors to “Planet Shark: Predator or Prey,” which traces the evolution of sharks and highlights their

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Maine college teams pressing for top basketball seeds - Press Herald

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Maine college teams pressing for top basketball seeds
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The University of Maine moved into a first-place tie with Albany in America East, each with 12-2 records, after the Great Danes lost at New Hampshire Saturday, 74-68. Maine is 15-8 overall and has a six-game winning streak, heading into Monday night’s

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Portland's church of art honors a different 'cultural leader' each Sunday - Bangor Daily News

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Portland’s church of art honors a different ‘cultural leader’ each Sunday
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Other honored guests to sit on the dias include Portland photography giant Mason Smith, independent curator Bruce Brown, Deirdre Nice of Silly’s Restaurant and St. Lawrence Arts Center fame, art writer Eddie Fitzpatrick and Joshua Bodwell, head of the

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Portland mayor says he will shave head after losing Super Bowl bet - Bangor Daily News

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Portland mayor says he will shave head after losing Super Bowl bet
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PORTLAND, Maine — Mayor Ethan Strimling said Monday that he will shave his head to honor a Super Bowl bet with his counterpart in Portland, Pennsylvania. Betting that the New England Patriots would beat Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LII, Strimling

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Two Maine credit unions seek merger - Press Herald

Two Maine credit unions seek merger
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The interests of the combined 44,000 members of the two credit unions are the focus of the merger, the two credit unions said. For example, they would have access to nearly double the branch locations with a complementary footprint, adding greater

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35 startups selected for Top Gun Maine 2018 - Mainebiz

35 startups selected for Top Gun Maine 2018
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Top Gun is an annual program for competitively selected entrepreneurs that combines mentoring with high-impact weekly gatherings held in Portland, Bangor, Lewiston/Auburn and Brunswick. Beginning with just a dozen entrepreneurs in Portland in 2009, Top

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Woman found dead in snowbank moved to Maine last year - Press Herald

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Woman found dead in snowbank moved to Maine last year
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A friend described Alexie Adams was ‘full of life’ and wanted to be an actress. Associated Press. Share. facebook · tweet · email · print. Read Article. ORONO — A friend of a woman found dead in a snowbank in Maine says the 19-year-old had moved to

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