Portland News for June 11th 2013

Portland man indicted on sexual assault charges – Bangor Daily News
PORTLAND, Maine — A 31-year-old Portland man was indicted by a grand jury Friday in Cumberland County District Court on two charges of gross sexual More…

Portland General Electric Company Announces Public Offering of Common Stock
PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland General Electric Company (NYSE: POR) announced today that it plans to commence a registered underwritten public offering of up to 11.1 million shares of its common stock. Subject to certain market conditions, these shares More…

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Portland Trail Blazers must improve NBA's worst bench this off-season
With a talented starting five, the Portland Trail Blazers should have been more competitive this past season. However, the team boasted a bench made up of rookies, former first round draft pick busts, and journeymen veterans that provided no relief for … More…

Portland Area 4th of July Fireworks (2013) – Dave Knows Portland
Fireworks! You'll find fireworks galore in the Portland area on Thursday, July 4th 2013. All of the shows listed below can be seen from the sponsoring event venues and at least the immediately surrounding areas – find a roof or a hill for the
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Portland considers name change for three streets in West End
The three have about 15 older homes and used to be part of Portland's historically African-American neighborhood, according to Bob Greene, author of “Maine Roots,” a book on the geneaology of several Maine African-American families. The neighborhood More…

Portland man indicted on sexual assault charges
PORTLAND, Maine — A 31-year-old Portland man was indicted by a grand jury Friday in Cumberland County District Court on two charges of gross sexual assault. Ryan Cook is accused of sexually assaulting an underage girl between January 2011 and More…

Could Portland Be Without Chara Next Saturday?
With FC Dallas off this weekend, I caught part of Portland's visit to Chicago on Saturday. And besides the Timbers blowing a 2-0 lead and being forced to leave Toyota Park with just a draw, one play stood out and it was hard challenge by Portland's More…

Could Portland Be Without Chara Next Saturday? | Soccer Blog
With FC Dallas off this weekend, I caught part of Portland's visit to Chicago on Saturday. And besides the Timbers blowing a 2-0 lead and being forced to leave Toyota Park with just a draw, one play stood out and it was hard challenge by
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Portland fisherman goes missing
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Portland police are searching for a fisherman who disappeared from the commercial fishing boat on which he lives. Police say 66-year-old George Manning was last seen at 4:30 a.m. Monday walking down Custom House Wharf More…

Portland residents protesting over dogs' mess
DOG owners, families and residents turned out to take part in a protest against dog poo on Portland. The event, the first of its kind, was organised by community group Portland Locals Opposing Poo (PLOP). Group spokesperson Georgina Bacon said: “A lot More…

Portland's Budget Could Doom Its Drug Impact Areas
Zoned Out. Portland's Budget Could Doom Its Drug Impact Areas. Archives ? RSS Feed ? Twitter ? Blogtown Tip? Blogtown, PDX ? << And Another Thing About Locally Mad… | Shane Torres Wins 2013 Portland's F… >> Monday, June 10, 2013. Ice and/or Fire / TV More…

Former Portland, Philadelphia coach Maurice Cheeks named new coach of the
The 56-year-old Cheeks, who signed a multi-year deal with the Pistons, compiled a 284-286 record from 2001-2005 with Portland and 2005-2009 with Philadelphia, but only made the playoffs three times in eight seasons and never made it past the first round. More…

Portland experiences explosion of panhandling
PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) – It is one of the most talked about issues in Portland right now. The explosion of panhandling across the city. Tomorrow a city council committee will take up a proposal that will address the issue, at least in part. It More…

Rose Festival 2013: Portland's Best Rose Awards, milk-carton and paddle races
Enlarge Randy L. Rasmussen, The Oregonian PORTLAND, OR – June 9, 2013 The 17th annual Portland’s Best Rose contest takes place in Washington Park Sunday morning. Members of the Portland Rose Society, founded in 1889, host the event and judge … More…

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Portland experiences explosion of panhandling. PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) – It is one of the most talked about issues in . More…

Open wheel racing needs to come back to Portland
After reading about Zanardi and his donuts and going to the drags at Portland International Raceway this weekend I started to miss the old Champ Car races held every June here. I really wish IndyCar would host a race here. A scenic 2 mile
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Portland Metro Fire Camp for young women to be held July 13-14 in
The camp, set for July 13 – 14, is designed to give women ages 16 through 19 a chance to develop leadership skills, gain confidence and get a first-hand look at a career in the fire service through hands-on training and experience.
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Portland Timbers Continue to Soar Unbeaten
Midfielders Diego Valeri and Ben Zemanski each scored goals and forward Frederic Piquionne registered two assists as the Portland Timbers played the Chicago Fire to a 2-2 draw at Toyota Park on Saturday night, extending their MLS-club record unbeaten? … More…

Portland 'soundman' rings the alarm
PORTLAND events promoter and sound system operator Michael 'Sasa Fras' Grant says multiple jobs can be created in that parish if government regulates the Night Noise Abatement Act. Grant fears nightlife in Portland will be a thing of the past if More…

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