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Portland School Evacuated

Portland School Evacuated

| May 22, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Officials say a Portland middle school has been evacuated because of smoke. Officials say smoke filled the King Middle School gymnasium when power was restored following an outage Friday morning. The Portland Fire Department said in a tweet that there was a fire in ductwork. Patty Apon from the superintendent’s office […]

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Police Find Body Washed Up Near East End, Portland

Police Find Body Washed Up Near East End, Portland

| May 22, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Portland police say they are investigating the discovery of a woman’s body that washed up on the shore near the city’s East End. The woman appears to be in her 50s and her body was discovered at about 6 a.m. Friday. Detectives and evidence technicians responded to the scene. The Portland […]

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New Hampshire Man Sentenced to Almost 20 Years For Heroin and Cocaine Trafficking

New Hampshire Man Sentenced to Almost 20 Years For Heroin and Cocaine Trafficking

| May 15, 2015

Portland, Maine – United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced today that Andre Hunter, 48, of Rochester, New Hampshire was sentenced today in U.S. District Court by Judge Nancy Torresen to 235 months in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release for conspiracy to distribute cocaine and heroin.  He pled guilty […]

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Supermarket Robbery

Supermarket Robbery

| May 14, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Police in Portland are looking for two men who victims say robbed them at gunpoint in the parking lot of a Hannaford supermarket. Police say the arrest occurred at 10:20 p.m. on Wednesday outside the supermarket on Riverside Street. Police say two men approached a vehicle and demanded money while one […]

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Legal Action for Landlord in Fatal Maine Fire

Legal Action for Landlord in Fatal Maine Fire

| February 4, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Portland officials say they will take legal action against the landlord of an apartment building where six people died in a fire for safety code violations at another building he owns. A city spokeswoman tells The Associated Press Gregory Nisbet did not bring his Dartmouth Street property up to code by […]

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