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Public Schools in Portland, ME

// Made up of 11 grade schools, three middle schools and four high schools, Portland, Maine has a lot to offer in regard to public education. Not all public schools in Portland are located on the mainland. Situated on Peaks … Read More

Events in Greater Portland

Abromson Center, USM PortlandAug 14, 2014 8:00 PMIntimate and invigorating chamber music.
Abromson Center, USM PortlandAug 16, 2014 8:00 PMIntimate and invigorating chamber music.
Abromson Center, USM PortlandAug 17, 2014 12:00 PMFree Children's Concert: Program TBA
Abromson Center, USM PortlandAug 21, 2014 8:00 PMIntimate and invigorating chamber music.
Abromson Center, USM PortlandAug 23, 2014 8:00 PMIntimate and invigorating chamber music.

About Greater Portland

Greater Portland Maine is the state's most populated area, and for good reason. The city has a beautiful skyline that sits right on the bay and makes for a great view. The city's population is about 64,000 and the surrounding area has about 240,000 people. Greater Portland has been named as one of the best places to live, and raise children. The city is full of friendly people and great culture. If you love art and culture, Greater Portland has several art galleries, including contempery art, and fine art. It also has several museums for you to enjoy. Greater Portland is actually one of the best places in the state to enjoy the arts. For some great shopping, you can find lots of options in the city. There are antique shops, several boutiques, and the state's largest mall, the Maine Mall, with over 140 shops. You can also find several outlet stores if you are looking for a bargain. If you want to see some of what makes Greater Portland so special, you should check out some of the city's landmarks. You can take a tour to see some of their historic sites, landscapes and light houses. There is also lots of recreational activities for you to enjoy, including great fishing. When you are ready for some great dining, Greater Portland won't let you down.