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As fishermen age, Maine looks for new scallop harvesters - The Boston Globe

As fishermen age, Maine looks for new scallop harvesters
The Boston Globe
PORTLAND, Maine — Maine is considering letting new people into the scallop fishery for the first time in nearly a decade because the shellfish are healthy just as some fishermen are getting too old to harvest them. A legislative committee was set to

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Barbershop Quartet Performs Singing Valentines Across Town in Maine - NECN

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Barbershop Quartet Performs Singing Valentines Across Town in Maine
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Valentine’s Day is full of surprises — but in Portland, Maine, some surprise valentines are delivered by four men in matching suits. Every Feb. 14, men from the Downeasters Chorus break off into quartets and deliver “singing Valentines” to surprised

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Portland tests the waters for redevelopment of Maine State Pier - Press Herald

Portland tests the waters for redevelopment of Maine State Pier
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The city wants to convert part of the aging Portland Ocean Terminal building into a public seafood market and startup incubator that would invite foot traffic from cruise ship passengers, residents and tourists. The city has wrestled for more than a

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Portland Museum of Art Expands Its Winslow Homer Collection - U.S. News & World Report

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Portland Museum of Art Expands Its Winslow Homer Collection
U.S. News & World Report
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Portland Museum of Art is expanding its Winslow Homer collection thanks to a donation from the Berger Collection Educational Trust. Museum Director Mark Bessire says the dozen paintings will bolster the museum’s position as
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Flu still running rampant through most Maine counties - Press Herald

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Flu still running rampant through most Maine counties
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The total number of flu cases for the season is now 4,147, and unless flu cases decline substantially, Maine could top the 2016-17 season, which saw 5,830 flu cases. Maine’s more populated counties have been hit hardest with the flu. York County has

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National art group contributes $30K to Portland park project - Bangor Daily News

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National art group contributes $30K to Portland park project
Bangor Daily News
PORTLAND, Maine — The National Endowment for the Arts plans to help pay for a public art project in a city square that was spared from development by a referendum. Portland city officials say the city is recommended to receive $30,000 toward the

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National art group contributes $30K to Portland park project - Bangor Daily News

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National art group contributes $30K to Portland park project
Bangor Daily News
PORTLAND, Maine — The National Endowment for the Arts plans to help pay for a public art project in a city square that was spared from development by a referendum. Portland city officials say the city is recommended to receive $30,000 toward the

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Fire forces evacuation of Portland hotel - Bangor Daily News

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Fire forces evacuation of Portland hotel
Bangor Daily News
An early morning fire at a Portland hotel is under investigation. Crews were called to the Ramada Inn on Riverside Drive around 5:15 a.m. Wednesday. Firefighters say when they arrived they could see fire coming from a unit on the first floor. No one

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Fire forces evacuation of Portland hotel - Bangor Daily News

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Fire forces evacuation of Portland hotel
Bangor Daily News
An early morning fire at a Portland hotel is under investigation. Crews were called to the Ramada Inn on Riverside Drive around 5:15 a.m. Wednesday. Firefighters say when they arrived they could see fire coming from a unit on the first floor. No one

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The Valentine's Bandit is back - Press Herald

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The Valentine’s Bandit is back
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Motifs is covered in love in the Old Port on Wednesday. Staff photo by Brianna Soukup. The Valentine’s Bandit struck again Wednesday, hitting some old favorites and adding some new targets. A heart flew over the Portland Observatory for the first time

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