Portland, Maine

What is Portland, Maine known for?


leading art

is a member of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design (AICAD), a consortium of thirty-six leading art schools in the United States. MECA is located in the heart of Portland and educates artists at all stages of their creative careers. On July 21, 1667, the Peace of Breda between England, France and the Netherlands confirmed the English conquest of New York from the Dutch in 1664.


food community

exciting. As a student of these things, there's just enough Fortune 500 (w:Fortune 500), sports teams, to feed that group. The art community and food community are kind of leading but there's money following them … why not get a beautiful house on the river? I saw places that are just breathtaking. It's also got the Appalachians (w:Appalachians) running through, so it's got stunning geography. The food scene is cool. Lots of good stuff going on. There are these old bars in these old 'hoods


medical history

, one of the two surgeons who had operated on him in Petersburg 50 years previously. He was the last Civil War veteran to die as a result of wounds from the war. Patrick, Bethanne Kelly. ''Maj. Gen. Joshua L. Chamberlain'' A full study of his medical history strongly suggests that it was complications from the wound suffered at Petersburg that resulted in his death. Schmidt, Jim. "


event record

;nbsp;mph (61 km h) and around 1 inch (25 mm) of rain along the coast. In Maine, heavy surf closed several beaches and injured two people. Waves also damaged several boats. Winds were

moderate near the coast, peaking at 47 mph (76 km h) with gusts to 54 mph (87 km h) at Mount Desert Island. The winds knocked over several trees and caused sporadic power outages throughout the state, including loss


association high

to '''Gritty's''', is an American microbrewery, with locations in (from south to north) Portland (Portland, Maine), Freeport (Freeport, Maine), and Auburn (Auburn, Maine), Maine. The '''Cumberland County Civic Center''' is a 6,733-seat multi-purpose arena, in Portland, Maine. Built in 1977, at a cost of $ (United States dollar)8 million, it is home to the Portland Pirates ice hockey team, various trade shows and the Maine Principals' Association high school


school production

by an older sister, who put his name forward to be an extra in a high school production of ''The King and I.'' Despite finding himself standing on the wrong side of the curtain during the final dress rehearsal, he became enamored with the theater. Shalhoub graduated from Green Bay East High School, where his senior peers named him the best dressed and most likely to succeed. In his senior year he suffered a setback, breaking his leg in a fall off


school including

admirable. Political life Born in Portland, Maine, Reed attended public school, including Portland High School (Portland High School, Portland, Maine), before graduating from Bowdoin College in 1860. He studied law. After college, he went on to become acting assistant paymaster, United States Navy, from April 1864, to November 1865, and was admitted to the bar in 1865. He practiced in Portland, and was elected to the Maine House of Representatives, in 1868 and 1869. He served


song sweet

, Lisa Origliasso. Sire Records press release, "The Veronicas' North American Summer Tour Cancelled", Marketwire.com, June 13, 2006. During the concerts of this tour, Simpson had a number of costume changes, including a "risque" outfit for "La La (La La (song))", and performed a cover of the Eurythmics song " Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) (song) Sweet Dreams (Are Made


special support

special, support, and reserve units. Island "call" firefighters man a total of 4 Engines, 1 Ladder, 4 Water Tank Units, and 3 MEDCU Units (Ambulances). Each frontline fire company is staffed by 1 Officer and 2 Firefighters per shift. Each MEDCU Unit (Ambulance) is staffed by 2 Firefighter EMT's per shift. The Marine Division is staffed by 1 Officer and 2 Firefighters per shift, who also cross-staff Engine 7 in the event of a structural fire in the city not requiring a Marine Unit


study dramatic

At 16, she moved to Conneaut, Ohio, with her family. In 1918 she enrolled at Ohio Wesleyan University to study dramatic arts but left before graduating. thumb right 180px Odell Rhodes (File:Work12-OdellRhodes.jpg) Five more people who were intended to be poisoned managed to survive. Reiterman, Tim and John Jacobs. '' Raven (book) Raven: The Untold Story of Rev. Jim Jones and His People

Portland, Maine

'''Portland''' is the largest city in the state (U.S. state) of Maine and the county seat of Cumberland County (Cumberland County, Maine). In 2013, the city proper had a population of 66,318, growing 3 percent since the census of 2000, while the urban area had a population of 203,914. The Greater Portland metropolitan area (Portland, Maine metropolitan area) is home to over half a million people, more than one-third of Maine's total population.

Tourists visit Portland's historic Old Port district along Portland Harbor, at the mouth of the Fore River (Fore River (Maine)) and part of Casco Bay, and the Arts District (Arts District, Portland, Maine), which runs along Congress Street (Congress Street (Portland, Maine)) in the center of the city. Portland Head Light is located in nearby Cape Elizabeth (Cape Elizabeth, Maine) and marks the entrance to Portland Harbor.

The city seal depicts a phoenix (Phoenix (mythology)) rising from ashes, which aligns with the city's motto, ''Resurgam'', Latin for "I will rise again." The motto refers to Portland's recoveries from four devastating fires.

Portland Public Schools (Portland Public Schools (Maine)) is the largest school system in Maine, serving more than 7,000 students. http: www2.portlandschools.org sites default files Fast%20Facts%20Spring%202013.pdf With about 230 restaurants, Portland is believed to have the most restaurants per capita of any city in the United States.

thumb 250px Aerial view of Portland (File:Porltland, Maine, USA, aerial view.jpg) 250px right thumb Deering Oaks Park with fountain and castle pavilion is located at the point where Interstate 295 (Maine) Interstate 295 (File:Deering Oaks Park and fountain, Portland, ME IMG 1838.JPG) meets State Street, Park Avenue, and Deering Avenue.

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