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Seafarers' city ponders heading

Recession buffets effort to save Portland's heritage

Jack D. Humeniuk (background) watched as longshoremen worked to get a tanker underway at the Maine State Pier. Jack D. Humeniuk (background) watched as longshoremen worked to get a tanker underway at the Maine State Pier. (Fred Field for The Boston Globe)
By David Filipov
Globe Staff / February 16, 2009

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PORTLAND, Maine - To the east stretches Portland's city-owned pier, where a blockbuster proposal for badly needed renovations and development fell through last month. To the west, the main cargo terminal lies dormant. And in the center of this waterfront of erstwhile seafaring renown, the clusters of privately owned piers that link city and harbor exhibit various stages of disrepair ... (Full article: 1269 words)

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