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    Portland work program for panhandlers takes root on city properties

    PORTLAND — It was a good day to work outdoors May 18. Sean O’Brien and Peter LaRoche made the most of it while collecting litter along Back Cove. “This is...

    Russian journalist pedals through Portland, on her way to Florida

    PORTLAND — Lena Faber is on the road again. “I’m not sure if I am a cyclist, but I know how to ride a bike,” she said May 17 as...

    'Part engineer, part artist, part doctor': Maine's only dental college launches 1st graduates

    PORTLAND — One of the primary reasons the University of New England founded its College of Dental Medicine four years ago was to address a shortage of dental care in rural...

    Portland events to mark Memorial Day

    PORTLAND — Memorial Day will be celebrated Monday, May 29, with the traditional Congress Street parade and events on Stevens Avenue. The parade, set to begin at 10:30 a.m., will...

    Awards recognize Maine's best family-owned businesses

    PORTLAND — Companies from across the state were honored last week at the Maine Family Business Awards gala at the Holiday Inn by the Bay. Presented by the Institute for...

    Amended South Portland resolve avoids sanctuary city status

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council on May 15 amended a resolution condemning hate and violence. The revised resolve prohibits cooperation with surveillance programs that target minority residents or show...

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