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White: Portland goes all in with midrises

The human scale of the buildings and mix of retail, restaurants, cafes and recreational activities at street level create an attractive pedestrian environment in Stumptown. Richard White / Postmedia I am ashamed to say I didn’t know anything about Portland’s Slabtown...

Four people from the Portland retirement community tested positive for COVID-19 -WLBZ

PORTLAND, Maine - EDITOR'S NOTE: In the video above, Clay Gordon of NEWS CENTER in Maine shows one of the appropriate ways to remove protective gloves.Another Maine long-term care facility faces a group of coronavirus, COVID-19 case. A spokesperson...

Obituary: Anne Marie Allaire – Portland Press Herald

Anne Marie Allaire PORTLAND - Anne Marie Allaire, known professionally as Anne Gable Allaire on agafineart.com, passed away peacefully on Wednesday April 1, 2020 at the Maine Medical Center. Her husband, William "Bill" Allaire and daughter, Katharine "Katie" Seremeth had...

Arlene Schnitzer, leading lady of Portland philanthropy, dies at 91

Everyone knows her name. It adorns museums, hospitals, universities, temples, scholarships, awards, endowed positions and Portland’s premier concert hall.After presiding over the city’s cultural life for half a century, Portland’s leading lady of philanthropy has died. Arlene Schnitzer died...

Saga Sapphire cruise ship in Portland

While many cruise lines have suspended operations for some time due to the coronavirus epidemic, this has not disrupted a ship that arrived at the port of Portland this weekend. ...

Readers Respond To Wave Of Business Closures In North Portland

Last month, WW published an article on a wave of trade closings in St. Johns ("Missing Links", February 19, 2020). In the past eight months, nine businesses near the North Portland main strip have closed, including...
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Agent Does Not Expect Bradley Beal To Be Traded To Nets Or Anyone Else

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Jaime King’s estranged husband Kyle Newman claims she’s a ‘chronic drug addict and alcoholic’

In newly filed short docs, Kyle newman is claiming his estranged wife and mother of his kids, Jaime King, is a “chronic drug addict...

Albertans in B.C. border towns find hostile reception at times due to COVID-19 worries

As Albertans seek weekend mountain getaways, some are finding their presence in B.C. border communities isn't always warmly welcomed. Jessica Gray, who has...

Morrison government reveals JobKeeper ‘error’ as global COVID-19 cases surpass 5.1 million, Australian death toll stands at 101

So often it's the rats and mice that change the face of history, writes Elizabeth Farrelly. The sword glint that triggers the battle that...