Porthole, Comedy Connection Closed Again

Less than a month after being shut down due to health violations, the restaurant and comedy club will close for renovations, and it's not clear when they might reopen.

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    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Friday he had canceled plans for a Veterans Day military parade, citing the “ridiculously high” price tag — a day after U.S. officials said the November event could cost $92 million, more than three times the price first suggested by the White House. More
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    A private company the state has chosen to operate a new psychiatric facility in Bangor has asked to keep many details of its proposal shielded from the public. This is just the latest in the shroud of secrecy surrounding the project. More
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    08/15/2018 - 8:01 pm | View Link
  • The Weekender: 5 Things To Do Aug. 17-19
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    08/15/2018 - 6:21 am | View Link
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  • Barton Fink
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    08/13/2018 - 2:43 am | View Website
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    08/10/2018 - 1:46 pm | View Website
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    08/2/2018 - 7:36 am | View Website
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