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100 things to do in Maine this summer

After an exhaustive search of our brains, experiences, and the insights of our friends and relations, we at the Portland Phoenix unveil a checklist of Maine summer pleasures.

By DEIRDRE FULTON, MELISSA NELSON, AND JEFF INGLIS  |  June 08, 2012
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Photos: Houseboaters living at the the Shipyard Quarters Marina

Houseboaters living at the the Shipyard Quarters Marina give the Phoenix a tour of their home.
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By MARY FLATLEY  |  August 19, 2011

Patched-together ship abandoned at sea


RawFaith, the ship that was moored in Portland harbor for a while a year or so ago, while its owner tried to keep raising money...
By Jeff Inglis  |  December 07, 2010
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La Voile

Apparently it was an American sailor who motivated La Voile — which means “the sail” — to move to Boston.
Sailing onto Newbury Street with authentic French food
By ROBERT NADEAU  |  January 16, 2008