Portland, Maine

What is Portland, Maine known for?


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. The number was assigned in 1922 as part of the New England Interstate Routes (also known as the '''Dixville Notch Way'''), and, other than being extended from U.S. Route 3 into Vermont, the route has changed little since then. The system was disbanded in the 1930s, and Route 26 was replaced by individual state highways, each retaining the original highway number. '''Maine State Route 26''' begins in Portland, Maine. State route logs show its southern


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working as an attorney. *Scott Litt – production *Bob Ludwig – mastering (Audio mastering) at Masterdisk, New York City, New York, United States; remastered at Gateway Mastering, Portland (Portland, Maine), Maine, United States in June 1999 *Jim McKay – photography In 1996 LaMarche moved south to Portland (Portland, Maine), Maine, to take a job at talk radio station WGAN. Geographical location Population of Castle Rock


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information was further detailed in the June 1, 2006 issue of ''Mix (Mix (magazine))''. Drummer


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from Boston, and brought Victoria Winters to Collinsport, one stormy night. The local newspaper, ''The Collinsport Star'' is published daily. Population has never been confirmed but is enough to support a cannery and keep the Collins family living in high style. Interstates 95 (Interstate 95 in Maine) Maine Turnpike and 295 (Interstate 295 (Maine)) are 65 mph, except for a small 55 mph zone near the New Hampshire border, a 55-mph zone on 95 in Portland vicinity


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


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States, especially in Maine and Massachusetts, the states where the band toured most during their original run. Original alignment NY 3 originally followed a vastly different alignment than it does today. In 1924, it was assigned to the New York portion of the Theodore Roosevelt International Highway, an auto trail that extended from Portland, Maine, to Portland, Oregon. In New York, it connected North Tonawanda (North Tonawanda, New York) (near


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'' with new guitarist Jimmy Crespo onboard, but through the early 1980s, the band's popularity waned. Steven Tyler's drug abuse continued to affect concerts and he collapsed onstage during a performance in Portland, Maine in early 1980. Davis, p. 371 Also in 1980, Aerosmith released its ''Greatest Hits (Aerosmith's Greatest Hits)'' album. While the compilation didn't chart very high initially, it gained popularity later and has gone on to become the band's bestselling


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designed the Marine Hospital, the first of three local works by Supervising Architects of the U.S. Treasury Department (Office of the Supervising Architect). Although the city lost to redevelopment its 1867 Greek Revival (Greek Revival architecture) post office, which was designed by Alfred B. Mullett of white Vermont marble and featured a Corinthian (Corinthian order) portico, Portland retains his equally monumental 1872 granite Second Empire (architecture) Second


architectural books

Charles Bulfinch. Like most housewrights of the era, he often used elements derived directly from English (English people) architectural books, or those published in the United States by Asher Benjamin. Unfortunately, some of his designs were lost in the Great Fire of 1866 (1866 Great Fire of Portland, Maine), but early photographs and Parris' surviving drawings bespeak works of neoclassical (Neoclassical architecture) artistry and taste. The '''Maine Public Broadcasting


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– football, soccer, lacrosse, field hockey, and outdoor track (Capacity 6,000+ seated) * Portland Exposition Buildingbasketball, indoor track, concerts and trade shows (Capacity 3,000) * Portland Ice Arena – hockey and figure skating (Capacity 400) The Portland area has eleven professional golf courses, 124 tennis courts, and 95 playgrounds. There are also over of nature trails. Portland hosts the Maine Marathon each October. Memorial Stadium

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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