Portland, Maine

What is Portland, Maine known for?


news television

England Cable News''' ('''NECN''') is a regional 24-hour (24-hour news cycle) cable news (United States cable news) television network owned and operated by Comcast (as part of the NBC Sports Group) serving the New England region of the United States. It is very similar to CNN in structure and style, but focuses more on regional news. The channel is also similar to Northwest Cable News, which covers the Pacific Northwest. Its main studios are located in Newton


art complex

of Pei, Cobb, Freed & Partners (Pei Cobb Freed & Partners) at the Portland Museum of Art complex (a component of which is the 1801 McLellan-Sweat Mansion), and the Back Bay Tower, a 15-story residential building completed in 1990.


simple song

. Legacy ''Long Division'' remains a favorite among the Rustic Overtones' fan base, despite not being widely available for nearly a decade . Several songs from the album were put into WCYY's regular rotation, including "Simple Song", which topped the station's listener vote-based "top 5 at five" for months. ''Long Division'' is often seen as the band's "breakthrough" album that made them a big name in the Portland, Maine, local music

scene, largely thanks to the large amount of airtime that "Simple Song" received. Prior to the breakup, many songs from the album were commonly found in their setlists. After the band reunited in 2007, songs from the album were less commonly played as the touring focused more around material from ''Rooms by the Hour'', ''Viva Nueva!'' and ''Light at the End'', although songs such as "About a Kid", "Simple Song", "Long Division" and "Pop


energy show

of This) ". ''E! News'', "Backstage Exclusive" interview of Simpson by Ryan Seacrest, aired June 8, 2006. She also performed a cover of "Why Don't You Do Right?". Jay Lustig, "Ashlee throws everything but the sync into high-energy show", ''The Star-Ledger'', July 22, 2006. The song has become a classic


building title

currently home to the studio of ABC (American Broadcasting Company) affiliate WMTW-TV 8 (WMTW), though they have announced their intention to vacate the building and move to a facility in Westbrook (Westbrook, Maine) by October 2014.


fiction story

and pursued, but did not complete, her Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy) Starting as a journalist, her first published work of fiction is thought to be "The Customs Lounge", a science fiction story published in the September 1963 issue of If (If (magazine)), under the byline "E.A. Proulx". ref

Another contender, probably earlier, was a science fiction story called "All the Pretty Little Horses", which appeared in teen magazine "Seventeen" possibly a year or two before this. She subsequently published stories in Esquire magazine and Gray's Sporting Journal in the late 1970s, eventually publishing her first collection in 1988 and her first novel in 1992. Subsequently, she was awarded NEA (National Endowment for the Arts) (in 1992) and Guggenheim Fellowship


providing rock

. In 1859, when Windham's population was 2,380, it had 8 sawmills, a corn (Maize) and flour mill, 2 shingle (roof shingle) mills, a fulling mill, 2 carding mills, a woolen textile factory, a barrel factory, a chair stuff factory, the gunpowder factory and 2 tanneries (tanning). Oriental Powder Company became the largest gunpowder factory in Maine, and remained in operation until 1905 providing rock blasting powder, gunpowder for belligerents


fishing manufacturing

poverty line , including 12.5% of those under age 18 and 11.9% of those age 65 or over. Economy thumb right 200px Municipal boats on the Portland waterfront (File:Ferry Boats.JPG) Portland has become Maine's economic capital because the city has Maine's largest port, largest population, and is close to Boston (115 miles to the south). Over the years, the local economy has shifted from fishing, manufacturing and agriculture towards a more service-based economy (service economy). Most


theme history

PortConMaine_2008 title PortConMaine 2008 Information publisher AnimeCons accessdate 2008-02-02 PortConMaine was the first american anime convention to have an annual theme. History - #74 Portland (Portland, Maine) WCSH 6 DT2 Time Warner Cable 166 Gannett Rebranded as "Newscenter Weather Plus" airing a loop of 10 minute news and weather updates - Maine Minor to moderate flooding occurred across the southern half


bass vocals

and joined the Bleecker Street Presbyterian Church. James, p.16 . '''The Leftovers''' are an American (United States) pop punk band from Portland, Maine, made up of Kurt Baker (Kurt Baker (musician)) (bass, vocals), Andrew Rice (guitar, vocals), Matt Anderson (guitar, vocals), and Adam Woronoff (drums). http: www.mainetoday.com event.html?event_id 87243 Teaching From 2000 to 2006, Lum was Head of the Graduate Program in Studio Art

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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