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  • Cops & Courts
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    Break-in attempt at Maine Historical Society may be key to string of Portland burglaries

    Police say Tim Toun, 30, was arrested and is being investigated in connection with more than a dozen recent burglaries at businesses in the city.

  • Local & State
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    Holocaust survivor who spied on Nazis during World War II shares her story at USM

    Marthe Cohn, 99, doesn't want people to forget the lessons that were learned about Hitler's rise to power and the horrors of the Holocaust.

  • Local & State
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    Petition seeking ranked-choice voting for more Portland offices falls short

    But Fair Elections Portland did gather enough signatures on a separate petition to ask voters to create a local program to provide public financing to political campaigns.

  • Local & State
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    Portland denies developer’s claims in lawsuit over failed Midtown project

    City officials dispute allegations in a lawsuit brought by Federated Cos. over the $85 million project that it wanted to build in Bayside.

  • Food
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    Silly’s restaurant, a fixture in Portland’s East End, to close Sept. 1

    The owner gives several reasons for the closure, including the difficulty of competing on 'the new hipster artisan Washington Avenue.'

  • Business
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    The Wrap: Portland to get a new seafood restaurant; a cook gets a promotion

    Helm Oyster Bar & Bistro is coming in December, a Maine restaurant joins a quirky viral trend, and Ocean has a new executive chef.

  • Local & State
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    DEP tells South Portland council that air testing program will take time

    Residents want answers about emissions from petroleum tank farms, but state environmental officials say definitive results won't be available for months.

  • Opinion
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    Commentary: Mainers can get it right on North Atlantic right whales

    With imagination and perseverance, innovative solutions are possible that allow both lobstermen and right whales to thrive.

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