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  • Outdoors
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    Pairs of nesting piping plovers in Maine hit record numbers

    The Coastal Bird Project attributes the recent success in large part to increased educational outreach to beachgoers.

  • Business
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    Robust home sales draw 2 new furniture stores to South Portland

    The Bernie & Phyl's and Jordan's chains are attracted by Maine's growing market.

  • Cops & Courts
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    State pays $500,000 to settle lawsuit alleging abuse at juvenile facility

    Matthew Keene of Standish was held at the Maine Youth Center, now called Long Creek Youth Development Center, from 1995 to 1999.

  • Local & State
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    Four competing to design artwork for Portland’s 1st roundabout

    The Portland Public Art Committee will present the concepts at a public meeting Wednesday.

  • James MacWilliams
    Local & State
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    Legal pot is coming to Maine, but will there be enough places to puff?

    Only a handful of cities and towns in Maine have laid the groundwork for retail sales.

  • Food
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    Sidewalks help satisfy a hunger for outdoor dining in Portland

    In a city catering to sun-worshippers and dog-lovers, the number of restaurants securing permits for outdoor seating has soared since 2016, a trend that’s ‘100 percent money-driven.’

  • Business
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    The Great Lost Bear roars into its 5th decade

    The Portland favorite of fans of burgers and craft beer celebrates its 40th anniversary this month.

  • Editorials
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    Our View: Family, schools tackle missed days together

    Anson-based School Administrative District 74 has had success with its positive approach to chronic absenteeism.

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