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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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Portland Wants to Suspend Relationship with “Sister City” in Russia

Portland Wants to Suspend Relationship with “Sister City” in Russia

| June 16, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Activists in Portland, Maine say the city should suspend its “sister city” relationship with Archangel, Russia, because of anti-gay laws adopted by the Russian city. The Portland Press Herald ┬áreports that local community groups began a campaign on Monday that includes an online petition to suspend Portland’s relationship with the Russian […]

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Portland Man Arrested on Drug Charges

Portland Man Arrested on Drug Charges

| May 5, 2014

Portland, Maine- May 2, 2014- The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency announces the arrest of Danny Mitchell 48 of Portland, for Class D Unlawful Trafficking in Schedule Z Drugs (Marijuana). On April 29, at approximately 4:00pm, agents from the Cumberland District Task Force were conducting an operation in the 700 block of Congress Street. Unrelated to […]

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4 Hospitalized in Portland Car Crash

4 Hospitalized in Portland Car Crash

| April 21, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A four-car crash on Interstate 295 in Portland left three people injured and backed up traffic for more than hour. The crash occurred late Monday morning in the southbound lane of the interstate near exit 5A. Police told the Portland Press Herald that the accident occurred when Ardo Amir, 57, of […]

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Ferry Operator to Target Boston in Marketing Efforts

Ferry Operator to Target Boston in Marketing Efforts

| April 21, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Canadian tourism officials and the operators of the Nova Star ferry from Maine to Nova Scotia will focus the ship’s marketing efforts on Boston. The Portland Press Herald reported Monday that the Nova Scotia Tourism Agency and Nova Star Cruises both consider the bigger media market the target for the ferry. […]

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