Portland News for June 3rd 2013

Norwegian bridge being built thanks to Maine firm — Portland
PORTLAND, Maine — With Maine International Trade Day in full swing on Friday, Martin Grimnes, founder of Brunswick-based Harbor Technologies, was at Portland's International Marine Terminal participating in real international trade.
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Portland restaurateur going gangbusters
PORTLAND — Harding Lee Smith was on the phone in his black Chevy SUV, chatting with a chef he wanted to hire for one of his restaurants while he drove toward a copy shop on Fore Street. The 44-year-old chef was talking to Dylan Boepple, "a kid from More…

Great Portland Estates Price Target Increased to GBX 610 by Analysts at Morgan
Great Portland Estates logo Morgan Stanley hoisted their target price on shares of Great Portland Estates (LON: GPOR) from GBX 570 ($8.65) to GBX 610 ($9.26) in a research note issued on Monday, StockRatingsNetwork reports. The firm currently has an More…

Portland's hardest-working chef piles more on his plate
Photos by Gabe Souza/Staff Photographer Portland restaurateur Harding Lee Smith interacts recently with a longtime patron as he prepares for evening service at The Grill Room & Bar on Exchange Street. Smith's fourth restaurant is set to open at Custom More…

Portland's Cadillac tree plan
hales.jpg View full sizePortland Mayor Charlie Hales voted to delay full implementation of the city's tree regulations, noting, "this is not the year in which we get to add new positions. We are very carefully trying to calibrate how to lose less of More…

Portland Thorns FC vs. Chicago Red Stars: Final Score 0-2, Chicago's redemption
Without their USWNT and CanWNT stars, the Portland Timbers struggled against the Chicago Red Stars on Saturday night. In the first half, Zakiya Bywaters scored off a corner kick and Jacqueline Santacaterina extended the lead in the second half with a … More…

Death toll from storms in Oklahoma now 13
PORTLAND, Maine ??? Utility companies in northern New England report that more than 40,000 customers are without power as strong storms move through the area. More than 17,000 are without power in Maine on Sunday night, and more than 13,000 are … More…

APNewsBreak: Atlantic puffins in peril in US
PORTLAND, Maine — The Atlantic puffin population is at risk in the United States, and there are signs the seabirds are in distress in other parts of the world. In the Gulf of Maine, the comical-looking seabirds have been dying of starvation and losing More…

PORTLAND, Ore. – Crews battled a fire at a three-story condo building on
PORTLAND, Ore. ??? Crews battled a fire at a three-story condo building on Hayden Island Sunday afternoon. The fire started at around 12:30 p.m. at the Columbia Point West condos at 193 N Hayden Bay Drive. Residents who evacuated watched as smoke … More…

New fund turns Portland startup founders into investors – Portland
The Portland Seed Fund on Thursday held its Demo Day event, graduating its fourth… More…

7 homeless after South Portland apartment fire
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Maine Fire Marshal's Office is investigating an early morning apartment building fire that left seven people without a home. The South Portland Fire Department was called to a four-unit apartment building on Hill More…

Man's airplane flight from Bend to Portland makes the paper in '38
In Portland the other day, C.S. Hudson told members of the Portland Ad Club that “Portland stands with her face toward the Pacific, her right hand in southern Washington, her left hand in the Willamette Valley, and her back to Central Oregon," and he More…

Portland thorns fc vs. chicago red stars: final score 0-2 – SB Nation
Chicago traveled to Portland for the first time this season and recorded their first win against a Thorns squad that was left unbalanced without their star players Alex Morgan, Christine Sinclair and Rachel Buehler.
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Portland woman arrested following Hwy 97 chase
Oregon State Police, with the assistance of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office and Klamath Falls Police Department, arrested Jennifer B. Jones, 28, of Portland, Saturday morning after she allegedly attempted to elude officers in a stolen vehicle along More…

Portland Timbers top DC United
The Portland Timbers were in the nation's capitol Saturday to take on D.C. United and they came back celebrating a win. The match started at 4 p.m. at RFK Memorial Stadium. Timbers midfielder Rodney Wallace scored first in the 21st minute. He fired in More…

Portland restaurateur going gangbusters
In a year with an unusually large number of restaurant openings in the works in Portland, Boone's is one of the most anticipated. It's a project that will give Smith an unprecedented fourth restaurant within the city limits, and revitalize the late More…

Farmers Market Update: Portland | Upgrade Your Healthstyle
Naturally while I was in town I had to stop at the farmers market, and I must say I was blown away.
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Cleanup goes on as storms move toward East Coast
PORTLAND, Maine ??? Damaging winds flattened trees and utility wires and knocked out power in parts of northern New England on Sunday, flights were delayed in New York City and there were reports of a tornado in South Carolina as the East Coast … More…

Portland City Council OKs plan to cover open-air reservoirs
PORTLAND — The Portland City Council has been fighting covering the city’s water reservoirs for years. KGW confirmed the city will officially stop the fight Monday and announce a plan to cover the city’s water supply. Portland is one of the only … More…

Portland forum told of positive outlook for Glenelg Shire, despite concerns
Industry and business leaders at the Glenelg Shire's Advocacy for Manufacturing Forum in Portland were told the shire's diverse economy, deep sea port and ideal location alongside some of the country's most important timber plantations and productive More…

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